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Is something wrong with the Bounty system?

This question currently has a 100 point Bounty, however the user who posted the Question and the Bounty only has a reputation of 21 on SA. Since you are supposed to have 75 reputation to place a ...
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Highlighting standard bounty reasons on bounty info page

I'm sure this may have been discussed over at the meta site for Stack Exchange in general (though I couldn't find it in a quick search), but I find the standard bounty info page to be a bit misleading ...
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Is it appropriate to offer a bounty for an answer already given?

I've read over the general guidelines about bounties, and they mostly seem to be about drawing attention to a question and getting users motivated to write better answers. But what if a user has ...
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The bounty contradiction (off topic)

Just a thought, but I've noticed that each time I've given a bounty, before the bonus expires, I end up with more points than before. Do you have this same experience? Is there a way of proving ...
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When is a Bounty appropriate/OK?

I'd like to start a bounty on one of my questions because it hasn't received and adequate answer yet, and it's an unanswered question I've had for a long time. Is this a good reason to start a bounty ...
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Why was my bounty removed?

I think I had at least one day more. I read a couple of hours ago "your bounty will expire tomorrow" and usually the hours are shown, for example "it will expire in 10 hours", etc. It was for this ...
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Did something happen to “Start A Bounty”?

Is it my imagination or could you Start a Bounty on someone else's question? I've finally found a question that I'm willing to give some rep to, but I cannot find the link.
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Making awarded bounty icons clickable?

I got an auto-awarded bounty on my answer and got confused. I tried to click on the +25 icon but to no avail. I respectfully suggest making awarded bounty icons clickable to explain the bounty ...
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What is a bounty by Community?

I just got a bounty worth of 25 points. Community, thank you very much! But I wonder: who can give such bounties and why? Edit: Aha! These things happened: Someone awarded a bounty to the fondue ...