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Bounty- User puts 50+ bounty but gives 25+ [duplicate]

I answered a question (Is there a limit on pinned taskbar items?) Which the user put a bounty of 50+ reputation. After the grace period ended, I was rewarded, but only 25+. Is this normal behavior? ...
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How to start a bounty as a reward for a question that's protected?

I ran into a tricky issue on OS X where a windows was being displayed on a second monitor that was not present. I found a question and an answer at Move an off-screen window back on-screen on Mac OS X....
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What to do if open bounty for question that can't be solved

I made this question and forgot to mention the operating system was running as a virtual machine. It turns out, as such, I cannot accomplish what I set out to do. Should I award the bounty to the one ...
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Why can't I award the bounty to my own answer

I answered my own question, why can’t I award the bounty to my answer or do something to prevent it from being half-awarded to the top-voted answer?
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What if there are no good answers to a question with a bounty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My bounty is about to end and I’m not sure I like the answers. What do I do? Does one have to accept one of the given answers?
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How are bounties cancelled?

How is a bounty canceled when the person is asking for nonsensical details about a question that has been clearly asked and answered? Why do some RJ45 plugs have the lock release clip under a rubber ...
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Poster lost reputation when post migrated to SO

I encountered a puzzling chain of events on this post : User posted a bounty on SU for all his reputation I answered and was awarded the bounty The post was migrated to SO. The bounty was deducted ...
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Can someone get a bounty for his own answer?

I know this sounds ridiculous and most of the stack exchange websites does not allow a user to get a bounty on his on answer. I know that user cannot award himself bounty for answer on his own ...
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Bounty system : case of bounty awarded but no acceptance

I have lately encountered several cases where a poster has awarded the bounty, but has not marked that answer as accepted (or any other answer). This is the symmetric case to the grace period ...
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A user can't add a comment on the answers of him own bounty, because it requires rep

I'm a frequent user on Stack Overflow** site, and very sporadic on Super User site. I've reached the +50 rep on Super User site, then I did a bounty because I need to solve a problem. Problem After ...
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Suggestion of a measure to avoid abandoned bounties

I see too many posts with bounties being abandoned on our site. Bounties are an efficient attention-getter device which does well to attract answers to the post. If the post is abandoned, this seems ...
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Question concerning the new code of conduct

I have read the new "be nice" code of conduct and would like to see whether it applies to the behavior I have encountered in this post. This post has a bounty attached for 500 rep, which started a ...
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So, we "have nots" can't give 5 reputation bounty to some one as a thank you?

yesterday, one person gave answer in great details to one of my question and that made several things clear to me and satisfied. I wanted to say thank you to him, so I thought to give 5 points bounty ...

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