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Let's raise some bounty for well-written Q&As

I have increasingly become occupied by matters which have taken a hit on my overall contribution to help increase the quality content on our site. While I'm greatly thankful to everyone who has been ...
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Can a user offer a bounty greater than his total reputation?

I was shocked to see this question: Have a look: the user who has started the question, has got only 6 reputation. But he is offering a bounty of 100! How is that possible? I don't think I could ...
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Help with bounty on an answer

I wanted to reward a bounty for this answer. Intent was to reward 50 of my rep, but the minimum I could reward was 100 (it's a first time bounty on that question, so subsequent bounty clause doesn't ...
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Can a bounty be started twice on the same question?

I want to place a bounty on this question but I think I already did that some time ago. Is it why I don't see the "start bounty" link at the bottom of the question, despite the question being ...
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Seeing different featured question numbers depending on section

I'm seeing different numbers for the 'featured' questions depending on what page I'm on. If I'm on the main page the featured link shows (5) But if i click on it I only see 3 questions, although it ...
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Bounty not awarded on accepted answer?

first off sorry if this isn't the right place for this but I find an alternative. I recently posted an answer to this question which had a 100 rep bounty on it: Contacts with and without ...
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Is it ever acceptable to prod a user into accepting an answer?

I've seen a lot of questions with good solid answers that have been upvoted repeatedly (even questions where the asker has commented on an answer and basically said that it helped them solve their ...