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The 2018 Easter Bounty Bonanza!

The 2018 Easter Bounty Bonanza Rules For the whole month of April we will be running a bounty giveaway. Users sign up and agree to place and keep three bounties live during the entire month. In other ...
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PROPOSAL - The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bounty Bonanza

The Proposals Our 5 year anniversary falls on the 28th of June this year, if we consider our birth date to be the date our public beta went live. Time to celebrate this Travel.SE style - with a ...
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How to bounty a question on meta?

I was expecting, when clicking on the Badges option, for the results to be the same whether from meta or main, though I appreciate what is displayed at the very top of the page, between reputation and ...
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Can bounties be refunded by mods now?

I have no particular objection to the withdrawal of a bounty, specially if offered by a mod and even more specially by one who has lost about 30k rep in good causes, but I do rather object to ...
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Is there a way of silencing bounty notifications?

Every time I post a bounty, StackExchange starts annoying me with useless notifications: "Your bounty ends in 3 days", "Your bounty ends in 1 day", "Your bounty is over", etc. Is there a way of ...
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The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bounty Bonanza - CLOSED - mts won

The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bonanza Our 5 year anniversary falls on the 28th of June this year, if we consider our birth date to be the date our public beta went live. Time to celebrate this Travel....
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What to do when there is no answer to a bounty question?

I filed Extension of conference/business visa for 17 days instead of 10 days for South Africa - New Application? with an open bounty which didn't evoke any responses. Now, I got a notification telling ...
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Active bounties for X reputation layout bug

When viewing the active bounties from the user activity page, the h1 header saying "Active bounties from X reputation" is too close to the separator line below it. I'm guessing this happens when the ...
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Does spending/losing reputation via setting bounties remove privileges?

Like for example, if I spent all my reputation giving out bounties next month, would I lose my editing, voting and commenting privileges?
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Bounty September competition

I propose we use some bounties during September to reduce the number of unanswered questions. So if you want in, post your name in its own answer below. The idea being that you want to have the most ...
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Can we get our unanswered questions to 0 by end of year? BOUNTY TIME!

I will be offering bounties continuously on 3 questions at a time until the end of the year. I have points to burn and would rather see them answered :) Currently we have 55 days (depending on ...
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How to award bounty to someone else's question?

How can we award bounties to an answer on someone else's question?
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How to spend bounties wisely?

I have crossed the 4000 rep points mark, giving me all the privileges available. Now I can become the big spender ;) As you might have noticed I have already experimented a bit with giving away some ...