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What to do with an overwritten question with an open bounty?

I have removed the bounty and rolled back the edit. In the future, if this comes up again, feel free to raise a custom moderator flag, since moderators have the ability to remove a bounty, refunding ...
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No button to create a fourth bounty on my question?

Each time you add a new bounty to the same question, the minimum amount of reputation that you can offer is doubled. From the Help Center: Additionally, if you offer multiple bounties on the same ...
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Why did this user not get their points back?

A bounty offered on a question cannot be awarded to the person who offered the bounty. See the help page. How is a bounty awarded? The bounty period lasts 7 days. Bounties must have a minimum ...
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Bounty button missing

You can't start a bounty on per-site metas, as those sites don't have a reputation system, they just copy the reputation of the main site. Meta Stack Exchange does have its own reputation system, so ...
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How do bounties work with repcaps?

Because the cap is based on total rep gained from upvotes per day (possibly also suggested edits if your rep were lower) not net rep gain per day. Reducing your reputation by any means does not alter ...
Trent Hawkins's user avatar
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How do bounties work with repcaps?

Working as intended. Bounties, whether you're giving or receiving them, do not count towards the rep cap.
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Bounty for Great Answer - Can't award straight away

This has been status-declined on Meta SE. At a cursory glance it would make sense to allow bounties that 'Reward Existing Answer' to be applied immediately. However, there are some concerns that have ...
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