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Which answer wins a bounty? Most popular or asker’s choice?

I had two answers to my Star Trek question and chose a correct answer then awarded a bounty however the bounty shows up on the incorrect answer. The answer which shows the bounty somehow shows my ...
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List of bounties with no deadlines

I like the list of "bounties with no deadline (which is based on Puzzling and Code Golf equivalents) on Literature, so I am stealing it with attribution; this is almost completely copied and pasted ...
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Can't receive reputation notification after starting a bounty

I found a good answer today so I started a bounty for it. After deduction of the rep of the bounty, my net rep for today was 45. Since then it has gone to net 75 but I am not receiving any ...
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Award Bounty to Answer Editor

A while back I asked a question and recieved a good answer from a well known site member. It's a solid answer and I have no intention of unselecting it. Recently another answer was provided. This ...
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What's the best course of action for my Hogwarts question?

My question ("What changes have been made to Hogwarts throughout the series?") asks for some details from the movies about the changes in Hogwarts castle from film to film. What's the best way to ...
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Why are pre-existing answers not eligible for automatic bounty award after editing?

I was second to answer a question which as it happened turned out to be decently voted and accepted by the OP. It is currently the top voted answer on the question. Later another user put a bounty on ...
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Can you make a decent video or gif of Thaddeus' bump?

Last night during Rick and Morty, Adult Swim aired a bumper card which mentioned our own beloved moderator, Thaddeus. I'm trying to find a decent quality video or gif of the bump. It read, in part: ...
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Do offered bounties count against the 200/day rep cap?

Related: What factors would allow people here to acquire more than 200 reputation points per day? So receiving bounties doesn't apply against the limit. Sorry if this one is duplicate too. When you ...
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Why do I have to wait 24 hours before awarding a Bounty for existing answer?

I have just started a bounty to reward this answer. I chose the bounty reason of 'Reward existing answer'. But when I tried to immediately award the bounty, the following error message popped-up: ...
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Is it acceptable to post a bounty on the question to raise awareness of your own answer?

I just posted an answer where: The question is 3 year old The main accepted answer has 30+ upvotes However, the answer was heavily (50% to 100%) invalidated canonically by EU material published after ...
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How to increase bounty?

I put a 50 rep bounty on this question but frankly it's driving me insane. I'm happy to increase the amount (to gain more attention) and I don't want to wait until it 'times out' in four days. Is ...
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Are we allowed to award bounties on questioner's other answers?

If I greatly like an answer on SE, I can reward it with a bounty. However, if I greatly like a question on SE, I can at best upvote it (yes, I can award the bounty to that question, but helps the ...
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Why do we get low amount of featured questions?

I rarely find featured questions on SciFi.SE and the number is zero at this time. This is uncommon to many SE sites I have used. Why do we get low amount of featured questions?
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Subsequent bounties

I wanted to start another bounty for Is the "Zion Archive" (Animatrix) Machine Propaganda? There was already a 250 rep bounty some time ago, but I'm still not happy with the answers (as ...
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Why is the bounty of 50 not available on a question?

I was trying to offer a 50-rep bounty on this question: How many Jedi (Knights) lived in the galaxy before The Clone Wars? And the bounty pop-up's smallest bounty value was 100. Why wasn't 50 rep ...
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Can you put a bounty on a question you answered?

I answered a question - How many Jedi (Knights) lived in the galaxy before The Clone Wars? but the answer was not complete. I don't think there's any canon info to improve the answer (I researched ...
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What happens if no one answers a bounty?

I read the FAQs and it says that no matter what, you will lose your bounty for the question. But the stipulations of how the bounty is rewarded is unclear on if your question goes unanswered for the ...