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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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Bounties of more than 200 points

If the daily limit for earned points is 200, what happens when your answer is selected as the correct one and the bounty on that question is for more than 200 points? See this question as an example. ...
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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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Why was bounty not awarded?

I'd like to understand better the bounty system. Apparently the bounty on question Gateway / Switch hybrid wasn't awarded by the questioner. But also not by the system itself when the period expired. ...
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Why can't I add a bounty to this question?

I've asked this question a few days ago, and while Jeff's answer is pretty cool, it doesn't really answer my question. So I'd like to add a bounty to maximize the chances of getting a good answer. I ...
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What happens to bounty if there are no answers to the question once the bounty expires?

I have some bounty assigned to a question on a different SE site. This question has been open for 11 days now, and the bounty expires in 3 days. Currently there are no answers, so what would happen to ...
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Change to the bounty system

I think the bounty system is flawed slightly. Currently if you don't assign the bounty to a user before the time expires half will go to the user with the most up votes. Even if you do award the ...
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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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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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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 ...

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