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Why is this question not considered an off-topic homework problem?

This question currently has a bounty on it and is receiving a lot of attention. But to me it looks like a question that is normally closed for being off-topic. The question reads like a homework ...
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Banes and Boons of “extra” Bounties

In the past few weeks I have seen users placing "extra" bounties on questions with answers that are "exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty." While the said answers undoubtedly make some of the ...
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what do I do if I started a bounty on accident

I started a bounty and I did not mean to can I do anything to undo it. if there is not I request that there is a way to retract the bounty on the same day.
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Can you start bounty here on physics meta if your question didn't receive enough attention for example?

Can you start bounty here on physics meta if your question didn't receive enough attention for example as you can do on the other websites in the network outside meta?
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Did I award the bounty?

I recently put a bounty on this question: Prove isometry preserving excision is Killing-like? and Valter Moretti answered it just before it expired (I think). I took the weekend to consider his ...
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Ways of promoting questions on PhysicsStackExchange

Is there way of promoting our questions to seek attention without bounties? I have seen people changing titles, keeping weird and strange titles ("The dark black holes"), sometimes even challenging ...
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Reputation points in bounty

I get that points should be irreversible and the person who has set bounty should not be able to claim bounty award but I don't get it that if no answer is provided or if answer is so horrible that it ...
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Bounty going to waste - what should I do?

I recently put a bounty on a question, but still no one is answering it. When the bounty period ends, will the bounty just go to waste? If no one is answering I would prefer to just answer the ...
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Bounty (not) awarded automatically - the exception that proves*) the rule?

I have read various posts on bounties, as well as the help center. There, I find the following: If you do not award the bounty within 24 hours of the bounty period ending, half the bounty ...
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Why can't I set a bounty on my question that I've answered myself?

My reputation is 76 and therefore I'm eligible for setting bounties, I can set a bounty for eligible questions and even on my own previous eligible questions, but when I want to set a bounty on my own ...
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Re-asking a Duplicate Question

What should I do if I want to ask a question which has already been asked but does not have satisfactory answers? How can I make the older question active again, or re-ask the question without it ...
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What happens to bounty reputation when no answer meets the criteria?

From the rules on awarding bounties: How is a bounty awarded? The bounty period lasts 7 days. Bounties must have a minimum duration of at least 1 day. After the bounty ends, there is a grace ...
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How to get list of questions that used to have a bounty?

Of course the questions with a current bounty are in the featured list. But how to get the questions that used to have a bounty? I'd like to have a look through them since other than votes a bounty is ...
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Answer received Bounty but got closed/deleted?

I agree that high amount of Low Quality posts are preventing to use much time for each review tasks, and thus produces a deleting habit. But what is the point of closing/deleting posts, which has ...
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Bounty Rejections and Penalty Time

What would prevent you from placing a bounty? How long is the penalty time?
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2nd place gets the bounty

In Physics I asked a question and got 3 answers, 1 from a moderator and 2 from users. All 3 are good answers, but the moderator is spot on. I can tell 1 of the users are close in quality and took some ...
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Do I have to award the bounty even if the answer does not deserve it and is downvoted?

Do I have to award the bounty even if the answer does not deserve it and is downvoted? This is in relation to this question of mine where there is only one and that too downvoted answer..
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What's the purpose of the tagline in the Bounties section of the profile?

This struck me as rather odd. The Bounties section of any given profile, for any of the three tabs (active, offered and earned), contains a list of post links with the amount of rep of the bounty in ...
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A bounty set by the Community user?

See this question. The question sits on a +2 -18 vote status, but has +100 bounty on it, from "Community". Digging further into it leads me to this, which seems to suggest that Community is a kind ...
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Can I increase the bounty amount over time?

Can people be able to increase the amount of bounty after they put the bounty on a question? If there isn't, I think it should be because when a question still stays unanswered after you put a bounty ...
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Bounty icon is poorly placed

I just had a bounty awarded for my answer. (Thanks, Ruslan!) When I went to look at it, though, I noticed that the bounty marker icon looked kind of awkward, like it didn't really want to be there, ...
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How to offer bounty to a person who answers my question?

I have a question and i want to offer bounty, how do I do it. And what exactly is bounty?Is it giving away your reputation to somebody
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Cut-off display and wrong displayed text in posting bounty

I was putting a bounty on a question for the first time, and the text window started bugging out. As you can see, some of the prompt is cut off on the left-hand side (the "E" in "Enter", the "Ar" in "...
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Bounty for attention (though it's a good question) [closed]

Ok, Guys. Recently, I poked into this question: James Webb Space Telescope's halo orbit at Lagrange point L2 asked by @Michael which is pretty good. As it didn't get enough attention, I started a ...
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Why can I add a bounty to already answered questions?

Some clarification: I didn't actually try to add a bounty to a question, I just noticed that in already answered questions (questions not created by me), the link for "add a bounty" is still available....
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Is the time scale for bounties too short on stack exchange?

So far I posed one question at the Physics StackExchange. Since I really want to know the answer I offered a bounty of about 70% of my reputation. However, I am sure that a good answer to this ...