In this post if you hover over the bounty (+50) it says "This answer has been awarded bounty of 50 Reputation by Community" Have I missed something where the community "bot" can mark an answer and award the bounty?


Yes, community can award the bounty under certain conditions, see


  • thanks. Reading through the FaQ, was the reason the account was suspended for using a signature/tagline? – tombull89 Jan 18 '11 at 9:15
  • @tombull89 Suspensions are considered private and only discussed with the person in suspension, unless they make it public on meta. – BinaryMisfit Jan 18 '11 at 11:02
  • @Diago, ah ok. It's just such a rare occurance (as I see it anyway) I'd thought I'd ask. – tombull89 Jan 18 '11 at 11:07
  • @tombull89 It happens more often then you think :) – BinaryMisfit Jan 18 '11 at 11:09
  • Sorry, I still don't understand. – That Brazilian Guy Aug 28 '13 at 3:05

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