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Offering a bounty in exchange for upvotes

I saw this challenge which makes the following offer: Note: A bounty will be placed on this question once it gets 10 upvotes Although we discourage begging for upvotes, excessive self promotion, ...
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Bounty on a challenge?

I'm considering adding a bounty to this question, once it qualifies: Bot: Outsnake the game! I just wondered what the etiquette is for bounties on code challenges: Should it be awarded in a given ...
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How should we edit questions which have non-expiring bounties attached to them?

Just like we have a format for answering code golf, cracking cops and robbers, and posting most challenges, I am curious as to what (if any) format we should have for questions that have bounties with ...
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I created a bounty to award an answer that was deleted; what now?

A while ago I offered reputation to the first person that could come up with a solution to this problem using Brain-Flak/Brain-Flueue. A user was successful and I created a bounty on the question to ...
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Bounty ad not appearing correctly

I was looking at a question and I saw this: It looks like a bounty ad's image wasn't loading. In case you are wondering, the image URL was https://stack-exchange-dynamic-ads.herokuapp.com/codegolf....
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Why is the no deadline bounties post not featured?

This post, "List of bounties with no deadline" is a collection of, well, bounties without a deadline. It's not featured, and I wonder why? It's a very useful and important community post. I ...
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How might I reward a Robber for an especially good crack?

To keep a concise title I have left out a few details, but here is the dilemma: I have a cops post that has not yet been cracked. I would like to reward the first person to figure out my solution ...
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How could the bounty reasons be improved?

One of the more popular suggestions from We're not a Q&A site. But what should be done about it? was to improve the wording of the bounty reasons or maybe change some of them altogether. We've ...
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Is awarding 1500 reputation to a specific user inappropriate use of bounties?

Recently, three answers gained 500 rep bounties at about the same time, with the following bounty explanation: One or more of the answers is exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty. ton **...
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Proper Bounty Usage

What is considered Proper usage of a bounty? I am interested in offering a bounty to user X as I am interested in seeing one of his ideas come to fruition. It is not a bounty for a specific answer as ...
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Does (Should) instituting a bounty count as earning negative rep for the daily rep limit

In the current state does placing a bounty on a question count as earning negative rep on the daily rep limit? Currently I believe that one can only earn 200 rep daily. Thus, say user foo has 800 rep ...
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Alternative winning criterion bounties

The reason for this post is due to the binary decimal representation challenge, where @primo is, as of writing, awarding a bounty for the fastest solution to a code-golf question. In response to this,...
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List of bounties with no deadline

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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Unsatisfied Bounty

My bounty on Coating Every Pancake expires shortly but no one has answered the question in the Pancake Stack language which was the goal of the bounty. Should I just let the bounty run out and award ...
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Why can't I award my bounty?

This might be better for https://meta.stackexchange.com/ but someone here might know. For my question Musical Quines on an ASCII Piano I'm trying to award my bounty to this answer: https://codegolf....