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Why are featured questions not actually featured?

This question is based on my experience with bounties I've placed on two separate questions in the past couple weeks, spending a total of 400 rep. After placing each bounty the questions were moved ...
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How to reward an answer that isn't my accepted answer

I asked the question Handling critical hits easily when using average damage and literally every answer is good. I've up-voted them all accordingly. For context, I accepted Rubiksmoose's answer, then ...
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Why was the bounty awarded to the third most popular answer?

I am curious as to how the bounty was awarded on Is Greatsword superior to Greataxe?. All four answers were posted before the bounty was placed. The top answer was accepted before the bounty was ...
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Update the Bounty auto-award information to clarify your own answers are ineligible

The rules for the bounties make it clear that you cannot award your own answer. However it makes no reference to the automatic rewarding of half the amount to the highest scoring answer. After the ...
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Bounties are being listed twice on profile page

That's how my "bounties" tab looks like now. It seems like my current bounty is being shown twice (as my previous bounty on the same question was made a bit earlier than 5 hours ago).
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Should I award my bounty if the best answer is not that good?

I placed a bounty on this question and it's coming to its end. As it is there is no question that really answer my problem, even if one provides a beginning of an answer. Should I award the bounty ...
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Can we bounty things on meta?

While researching up some examples for my recent suggestion for a new close reason, I found this. It's pretty awesome, so I want to bounty it. But I can't find the bounty button! After some ...
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At what point can an answer be considered outdated

I was searching recently for a way to grant Wizards in Pathfinder a way to cast cure spells when I ran across this question. It is a year old and I know a lot of stuff has come out since this ...
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One featured question or none? Make up your mind!

I noticed something odd in the sidebar just now: an ad for "01" bounties with no total bounty amount. So I went to check it out, and found this: After hard refreshing, this remains. I checked my ...
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Rewarding old answers with bounties

Thrice recently I've placed a bounty on an old question (1, 2, 3). My intent in each case was simply to reward an existing answer, and I indicated such in my bounty notice. I feel like these bounties ...
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How do you 25 point bounty?

This... has a 25 point bounty? What's up with that? Is that a thing? If it is a thing, how do I do it? Bountying seems to start at 50 if I approach it the normal way.
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Any way to award a bounty to an editor?

I edited this question: Does casting a spell from an item allow you to apply class abilities that are used when casting a spell? and placed a bounty. No new answers have been offered. The only ...
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Tell us more about those repercussions of bounties that aren't mentioned anywhere

A while ago I posted my first bounty, on this question: What are the key considerations to creating compelling environments? There were two different things I didn't know about bounties that, if I'd ...