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A bounty is a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.

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What is our reason for wanting bounties on questions?

Please read the answers below and vote on the answer(s) that you feel best describe your opinions on the issue discussed here. There has recently been some discussion about bounties on questions, as ...
GentlePurpleRain's user avatar
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List of bounties with no deadlines

This is a list of unofficial, deadline-less (hence not searchable) bounties offered by users on various challenges on the main site. Disclaimer: There is no guarantee that the user will award the ...
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Is it fair to transfer 3000 rep to a friend?

I have noticed a few comments by other users, so thought I would ask about the recent transfer of 3000 rep from d'alar'cop to rand al'thor. According to this discussion on, using bounties to ...
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Attention on bountied question

I have provided bounty on a question but it has not received much attention as expected. How do I draw attention apart from this?? The question is not mine but I desparately want to see an answer to ...
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How about a "promised-bounty" tag?

I don't know if this has been discussed before on some other site. Often I feel like putting a bounty on questions (usually my own) questions, because they are based on optimisation and better ...
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