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List of bounties with no deadline

50+ rep whenever you outgolf xnor I've reached 100K and it's time to gift it back! I offer +50 rep to any new answer that outgolfs one of mine. Answers to outgolf Rules Submit an answer that's ...
xnor's user avatar
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32 votes

Offering a bounty in exchange for upvotes

This is not allowed. I've removed the offer. Stack Exchange works by ensuring that the best information rises to the top. Thus, the motivation for upvoting a post needs to be anchored in the merits ...
Dennis's user avatar
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List of bounties with no deadline

1000 – 2000 rep for figuring out how to program with both halves of a Stack Cats program This bounty needs a bit of background, so bear with me. Stack Cats is an esolang with fairly strong ...
Martin Ender's user avatar
21 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

Disclaimer: This bounty was posted by a person whose job is to promote APL. 50 – 500 rep for an APL answer I will reward 50 rep if all of the following conditions are met: The answer is in Dyalog APL ...
18 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

1000 Rep for a meta answer that solves the popularity problem Popularity contests have been discussed many times, always with much conflict over what counts as a pop con, whether they should be on ...
18 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

100-200 rep for good answers in interesting new languages This is a bit subjective of course, but here are my criteria: The language is fairly new, and is interesting (in my opinion) The answer is ...
Rydwolf Programs's user avatar
18 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

300 rep for Vyxal answers I'm basing this off the Japt bounty, so some of the wording is going to be the same Vyxal. It's one of the golfing languages ever made, and I think you'll like it. In fact, I ...
15 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

500 to 2000 rep for a quine in Hexagony There are two ways to write a quine in Hexagony (which will probably result in very different solutions). The former is clearly the golfier version but the ...
Martin Ender's user avatar
15 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

100-500 rep for answers to good, old questions with few answers Please note: I'm nearly out of rep and can't award anyone anymore. If someone else can continue the bounty, that'd be really great. This ...
14 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

200 rep each for answering good unanswered questions I don't like seeing good questions go unanswered, so I'm offering 200 rep each for valid answers to unanswered non-tips non-koth non-cops-and-...
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Proper Bounty Usage

Bounties are about two things Rewarding excellent answers, and incentivizing users to answer a specific challenge, or even a sub challenge, e.g, the shortest bf answer gets a bounty, outgolf this ...
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Is awarding 1500 reputation to a specific user inappropriate use of bounties?

In general: no You can only award reputation as bounties if you've already earned that reputation, and you are free to award as much of it as you like to as many posts as you like. If several posts ...
Dennis's user avatar
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Why is the no deadline bounties post not featured?

No it shouldn't be featured. There's only so much space in the sidebar. I think 4 or maybe 5 questions is the maximum. Occasionally one of them is a blog post and/or a feature post on Meta.SE. Then ...
Martin Ender's user avatar
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I created a bounty to award an answer that was deleted; what now?

I can see three options here. Wait and hope @DestructibleLemon fixes their answer. They still have 5 days to do so. Award the bounty to another answer that fulfills the criteria. @Riley's seems to be ...
Dennis's user avatar
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12 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

Absurd thematic challenges These can only be claimed once each, first come first serve. I will answer any clarifying questions for any challenge given below if needed. 500 rep for answering Non-...
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11 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

100-200 rep for your first 5 Pip answers My language Pip has finally reached version 1.0! To celebrate, I will award 100 rep to anyone who: Is not a "👋︎ New contributor" Has posted fewer ...
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List of bounties with no deadline

500-1000 rep for further work on (-a) × (-a) = a × a (no longer active?) This now classic atomic-code-golf question has 3 answers at score 18. Is 17 possible? 500 rep will be awarded for an ...
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10 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

50-500 rep for answers to Bubbler's challenges in any of previous LotM languages LotM languages often go inactive again after the event ends, so here is an attempt to keep them alive (or revive?). I (...
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List of bounties with no deadline

250 or 500 rep for showing off some skillz on code.golf code.golf is a competitive code golf site, where all solutions are hidden and users compete for a better solution for each task in each language ...
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9 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

100-500 rep for APL answers to Bubbler's challenges To celebrate me (Bubbler) reaching 25k rep (with over 100 answers in APL, 50 challenges written, and several thousands of rep gained from Adám's APL ...
9 votes

Improving Bounty Reasons

Get rid of most, keep a couple I more or less agree with Martin's points in the previous post about this, but with a few thoughts of my own. "Current answers are outdated. The current answer(s) ...
caird coinheringaahin g's user avatar
8 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

500-1000 rep for outscoring in Multiply with restricted operations The current best score is 22 operations. ...
xnor's user avatar
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8 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

50-300 rep for answers to unanswered questions Similar to this offering, I will offer varying amounts of reputation for answers to questions that meet the following criteria: The question is ...
8 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

100-500 rep for solving challenges using an ACE exploit in an esoteric language I've reached 2300 rep, so here's a bounty for you RE/CTF enthusiasts for an answer I really want to see. CVE-2018-6849: ...
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8 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

50-500 rep for answering one of my challenges in one of my languages TL;DR: I will bounty your answer if you answer one of my challenges using a language I made. Eligibility Eligible challenges are ...
DLosc's user avatar
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7 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

50-500 rep for answering in my languages I've (currently) published 21 languages, all of which can be found here and 16 of which are on Try it online! I'm offering 50 rep to any answer that meets the ...
7 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

50-100 rep for answers in TypeScript's type system There aren't many answers here written in TypeScript's (turing complete) type system; as of posting, there six, two of which are my own. I like ...
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Does (Should) instituting a bounty count as earning negative rep for the daily rep limit

You can earn a maximum of 200 reputation from upvotes per day. This limit is not affected by either placing or earning bounties. For the scenario you describe in your question, the final reputation ...
Dennis's user avatar
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List of bounties with no deadline

500-2000 reputation for a golfy language This bounty will be awarded to a new golfing language (more precisely, to an answer in that language by its author to Showcase of Languages) that Bests all ...
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