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Why are [featured] questions not on the featured questions tab?

This is a quirk specific to this meta site, Meta Stack Exchange, since it's the only place where you can have both questions tagged "featured" and you can feature a question by placing a bounty on it. ...
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Please give us the ability to sort "featured" tab by bounty amount

As proposed in comments already, and inspired by a post on Meta StackOverflow: Please make the bounty list sorted descending by offered bounty. Always. I really have to go the entire list to see a ...
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Is it recommended staying signed in at Stack Exchange sites from a security perspective?

General strategy for personal computers This is for machines that ONLY YOU have access to, where this access is protected by strong software and (ideally also) physical barriers. Don't worry about it;...
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Questions with ended bounties are not being removed from the "featured" tab

status-completed, as explained by Marc Gravell in his post on Retrocomputing Meta, this has been fixed. it was everywhere, but it would only be observed if there was a site with an index that was ...
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Please give us the ability to sort "featured" tab by bounty amount

I've created a userscript that allows you to sort bounties by their amount (smallest-to-largest or largest-to-smallest). // ==UserScript== // @name Sort by bounty amount // @namespace http:...
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Why do links from tags that don't exist take me to the "featured" tab which then incorrectly says there are no bountied questions?

The sorting options in question lists (i.e */questions), which the tag page you're talking about is a part of (the URL is */questions/tagged/), persist between views. If you change it from "Featured" ...
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Don't put reward-existing-answer bounties on the Featured page

I'll go with a different approach. Add option to filter the bountied questions based on the bounty type/reason: This way they're all still there, but you can also filter based on what you prefer ...
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Should I suggest to have the bounty un-awarded to myself?

The purpose of the featured tab is to get more/better help for the OP. So, once the OP is satisfied with the answer and has awarded a bounty (and also having accepted the answer), there is no point ...
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What does the bounty filter box's "Has bounty" do?

Filters are independent of tabs, which is a good design choice to make storing and choosing filters independent of tab as well, so it does nothing, but it's still logical for it to be there.
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New contributors don't get the most out of Bounty offers (due to premature awarding)

I would imagine that some users may have gotten burned with awarding the bounties prematurely in the past I question your characterization of anything that happens here as being "burned". Let's say ...
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Inconsistent title bar reference to "featured questions"

This slight inconsistency has been fixed. With you in the next build.
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Please give us the ability to sort "featured" tab by bounty amount

As others have asked, please make the bounty list able to be unconditionally sorted by offered bounty. There are currently nine pages of bounty questions on SO. This is part of the last page, and it ...
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Advanced search criteria for bounty questions?

I realise this is MSE, but please let me point out the importance of this feature for StackOverflow specifically. While StackOverflow is ever growing, I find this feature is getting more and more ...
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What is the order of featured tab?

Super User has a good number of bounties right now and they appear to be in a strict, "soonest ending" order. Clicking through them (hover over the "ends in ___" to see the ending ...
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Should I suggest to have the bounty un-awarded to myself?

There is no way to revoke awarding a bounty short of involving a mod, or maybe even only a dev. So this is not actually possible as outlined. – Nathan Tuggy 4 hours ago
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When viewing bounties, non-bounty questions should not appear via the '1 new question' link

this should be fixed now, but please double check
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It would look better with a bit more space above icon on tabs

When I hover over it there is a small amount of whitespace between the tab line and the icon (in Firefox):
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Display user who started a bounty on question in featured tab

that seems to be the more pertinent information in it's being in the "featured" queue I don't think so (it is my opinion, others opinions may differ). Question is promoted with bounty, and it doesn't ...
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Don't put reward-existing-answer bounties on the Featured page

A bounty draws attention to a post. It can be used to draw attention to a question that has not received the attention it deserves, or it can be used to draw attention to an answer that has not ...
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