Questions tagged [expired-bounty]

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How did the grace period start before the bounty is over?

I got this message in my inbox: It says that 25 minutes ago my grace period for my bounty on this question started But I still had 16 minutes left: How is this possible?
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Can a bounty be split in the case of an expired bounty?

Firstly, I understand why Accept Multiple Answers or Split Bounty among Several Users was declined, and I even personally agree with the decision: there should be one best answer, and the system ...
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Bounty reward for co-winner [duplicate]

I was participating to a bounty with another user. we both have 2 upvote and 0 downvote. Sadly none of us find a solution. According to bounty documentation: the highest voted answer created after ...
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I want my baby back bounty or my bounty back baby [duplicate]

So I put a bounty on something. Then I figured it out. Can I just wait the next 7 days for it to expire and then get my points back? Is there any way to salvage them? Please, people, I'm desperate for ...
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My bountied question is likely not to have a answer that works. But there is an upvoted answer that doesn't actually answer the question

How could Visual Studio 2012 be set to use a custom tool to customise the Reading/writing of existing editors? I don't care if the bounty disappears as what I want is a working answer. Since it's ...
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Find questions with bounty in grace period

We can quickly see a list with questions that have an open bounty in the Bountied tab. But if a bounty enters the grace period, the question is not longer available in that list. So, here's my ...
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Request to Modify Bounty Timing

I realize this has been requested before, but people tend to miss a compelling point: I've spent the past several weeks googling for an answer. I'm finally at the point where I've concluded that ...
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Second bounty should be doubled the amount only if there is an awarded bounty in the question

I've offered a +500 bounty in this question, and it has not been awarded to any answer. However, I would like to offer another +50 bounty to award one answer, but the system only allows me to award +...
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What happens if you answered your own bountied question, and the bounty expires? [duplicate]

What happens if I answered my own bounty, and no one else's answer fit my question? When the bounty expires, I can't award it to anyone. What will happen?
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where is my bounty gone? [duplicate]

I had assigned a bounty of +50 to my question on SO. Later on many efforts I got solution and I posted it as answer to my bounty question. I know that one can't get bounty points on his own question. ...
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Regarding the awarding of half the bounty amount for bounties not awarded within stipulated time

I have read the bounty documentation but my concern is regarding this. If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty ...
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About the bounties of an unanswered question

After setting bounty to a question, if the question remains unanswered till the end of the bounty period. Why the bounties are not refunded as there is no one to award? Or why there is not a ...
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After Bounty, my question did not get a satisfactory answer. What next? [duplicate]

I am really confused about this. My question didn't get much attention even after offering the bounty. What will happen to my bounty now? Will I be getting it back or is there any way to increase its ...
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Change the text in revisions page when bounty ends with no winning answer

When a bounty is over with no winning answer (example) the text is: Bounty Ended with no winning answer by Community♦ While as a programmer I can see the reason behind this, removing my programmer ...
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Bounty expired before I could assign it to answer: punish me, not my answerer!

I asked a question which didn't get an answer, so I assigned it a bounty. There was still no activity on my question for most of the bounty period, but then near the end of the period, a correct ...
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Bounty not applied to accepted answer but question owner did not post the bounty

The Bounty disappeared post sort of addresses my question but not completely. Open Source Linux Acrobat Javascript Editor had a bounty assigned to it, not by the question owner, but by another user ...
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Self earned bounty on another posters question

I recently wished to learn about assembly redirects for unsigned assemblies in .Net. I found that someone had asked the exact question that I wished to be answered on SO, however this question had ...
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My question gets no answers, what happens to the bounty when exceeding the grace period? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? My bounty is for the question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13772554/toad-problems-with-comments But no gets answers, only comments. ...
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Automatic award of bounty after it expired, for pre-existing answer, when the reason for bounty was to award exceptional answer

Imagine a situation where you want to reward an exceptionally good answer to a question, with an additional bonus bounty. Why don't we have the ability to specify which answer it is in the first place,...
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What happens if an OP doesn't get answers to his question with an open bounty and answers it himself? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? I have gone through the following question that explains everything about the bounty. How does the bounty system work? As this answer says ...
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Why the automatic bounty are not awarded is not clear some times?

The FAQ on bounties: 1. The bounty period lasts 7 days. Bounties must have a minimum duration of at least 1 day. After the bounty ends, there is a grace period of 24 hours to manually award ...
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Is there any way to see the custom messages/remarks of resolved/expired bounties? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add bounty remarks to a question's revision history I put a bounty on a question which already have had 7 bounties on it, and I'm interested in seeing their custom ...
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Why I didn't get half of a bounty?

It says in the faq: If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded half the ...
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Adding more bounty after bounty has expired

I asked the following question about a week or 2 ago. Paypal SandBox IPN always returns INVALID I added bounty, which expired. Now I want to add more bounty to the question, but I am not getting an ...
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Are answers posted during the grace period eligible for bounties?

The FAQ on bounties: The bounty period lasts 7 days. Bounties must have a minimum duration of at least 1 day. After the bounty ends, there is a grace period of 24 hours to manually award the ...
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Grace periods considered harmful?

When bounty grace periods were introduced, Jeff commented: I decided it can't hurt to extend the auto-award period 24 hours past the true end of the bounty. There has now been time to observe how ...
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Bounty re-assign? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? Why aren't bounties refunded if they are not awarded? “Abusing” bounties for unlimited profit I had this question to which ...
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“Store credit” for expired bounties?

If you put a bounty on a question and the question fails to get new answers, the points attached to the bounty expire unused. It makes sense that the bounty points do not get "refunded" to you, but I ...
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Where's my bounty points gone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? I had started bounty question on stackoverflow but haven't got any useful answer. No answer has up votes that can qualifies for auto bounty ...
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Bounty place on another's question about to expire [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? EDITED I have placed a bounty on someone else's question. It has received 12 up-votes and 4 favorites, but still no answers. How do I deploy ...
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Bounty grace period claims to be expired while it's in its last hour [duplicate]

This SO question (10k, sorry), which is being discussed here, has a bounty that ended "at 2011-12-14 17:06:44Z", but as of now (2011-12-15 16:30:00Z, near enough) "the grace period has ended". Isn't ...
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Why when the bounty is over do I not see how long I have to select an answer?

For example on meta I have a bounty that expires in 2 hours: Ok so fine. I have 2 more hours until the bounty on this question expires and noone else can post an answer that is eligible. On stack I ...
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What happens when a bounty expires? [duplicate]

I have a question for which I have set a 50 point bounty. What happens if I don't award anyone my bounty? Will the points be credited to my reputation? Or will they be wasted since I have not used ...
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What happens to your reputation if you start a bounty and don't get an answer? [duplicate]

What happens if you put a bounty but there's no answer? Do you lose your rep? To whom?
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Why aren't bounties refunded if they are not awarded?

I have a question with a bounty that will expire in a few days. It looks like nobody will get the bounty; only one answer was posted during the bounty period, and it has no upvotes. In cases like ...

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