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Having the Community user offering bounties instead of bumping

No, because I don't think we should have 170 bounties open at any one time (that's 24 * 7 = 168 from bumps and 2 from real users). Moreover, it's the mostly the same questions getting bumped (see how ...
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Having the Community user offering bounties instead of bumping

A question bumped by Community might need be closed: Perhaps it slipped through the cracks originally Perhaps the rules have changed since then Perhaps there are other circumstances that would ...
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Having the Community user offering bounties instead of bumping

I don't think it's a good idea: It wouldn't be fair to users who have to spend reputation in order to fund a bounty on another question which either doesn't have an answer or an (for them inadequate ...
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The website link field is inconsistent between Community's profiles across sites

Just like Community user profile has a non-HTTPS link in the "About" section, I made a SEDE query to check - right now, it returns 231 Community user profiles (including Meta sites) where it ...
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Should the Community user's reputation be displayed or hidden?

I dislike the idea of community user being special cased and becoming the only account without badges and reputation. It might seem like a refinement but it creates a display difference to all other ...
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Should the Community user's reputation be displayed or hidden?

Makyen made a comment that this would require special case code to be added, which can get messy and time-consuming. I have a better solution that avoids all of this and even simplifies the code. ...
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Should the Community user's reputation be displayed or hidden?

I would like to put in my opinion here. This improvement has little to no benefit with a certain cost of editing the code and possibly making it more complex. I think it's better to keep things ...
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Should the Community user's reputation be displayed or hidden?

Has it ever caused confusion? If it has, it may be worth doing something to hide it. But since it has its own freakin' label, I don't think there's much room for ambiguity.
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