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Bounties for Meta topics

On MSO, bounties are used extensively to raise awareness about specific issues. Child Meta sites don't have bounty support. The reason is stated in this related MSO topic: Child Metas don't have ...
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Proposal: Sponsoring some Community FAQs and Canonical Answers

The other day in chat, Daniel Beck and Surfasb helped come up with the idea of sponsoring questions with bounties to create or improve some Community FAQs and canonical answer posts. If you're not ...
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Reasons for Bounty

I just started a bounty on a question of mine, when I was asked for the reason why. Unfortunately none of the answers I could select were totally applicable. If I had the choice, I would have liked ...
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can I promise a bounty, but only put it in place once there is an acceptable answer?

I have a question that will require extensive work, and is unlikely to be solvable within the bounty period. I'd like to offer the maximum possible bounty for it, but I absolutely want that bounty ...
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Questions with expired bounty

In case of questions where the bounty amount expires, I believe the bounty is supposed to be given to the highest voted answer after the bounty was announced, with atleast 2 upvotes. However, how ...
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Will awarding bounties remove privileges?

If I award a bounty, and my rep therefore goes lower, do I lose the privileges I've earned? For example, if I was just at 1001 Rep, and put up a bounty for 50 Rep and awarded it, do I lose my ...
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Can I award a bounty on an already-accepted answer?

A few days ago, I asked a question and quickly received an answer... What setting will convince Windows menus to appear to the right, instead of left? Because the answer was received quickly, I ...
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Waiting period to start a bounty?

I posted a question early this morning. So far it has very few views and no answers or comments. It's a complicated topic and I want to add a bounty to attract more attention and hopefully get an ...
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What happens to bounties when a question is moved to another Stack Exchange site?

Just wondering what happens to the reputation.
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My bounty is about to end and I'm not sure I like the answers. What do I do?

Hello guys, I've put a relatively large bounty (350) on a question I asked, and now the bounty's about to end. (Just to put you all in context, I was looking for a non-crappy way to use a physical ...
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Does bounty apply to a CW question?

On this question the OP opened a bounty, however the question is Community Wiki. Should bounty's still apply to these questions? Edit To clarify I am trying to determine if the bounty will actually ...