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I have add a bounty, then answered myself, no one else answered? what to do?

Can I receive bounty back to myself, or may be better to give it to anybody who will write something useful on topic, not necessary answering a question? The question is link Edit: I have added to ...
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How was an answer posted after the question was closed?

I looked at this question not long after it had been asked and it had already been put "on hold". There were no answers. However, sometime later I happened open the question again, but now there was ...
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Other user answers question with answer that only convers a relativly small thing that I missed

I answered a question, missing part of the implementation (because I don't know about the OP's system and am waiting for a reply to my question asking his system). Four hours later, another user ...
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Lengthy answers not always warranted and actually lessen the benefit / readability for future visitors

This may sound like I'm nit-picking but quite often, I open up questions and see answers from users who continually seem to write a short book for almost all their contributions. Don't get me wrong, ...
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Accepted answer appearing below most voted answer

In this question, the current accepted answer appears below the most voted answer: Notes: it is surviving refreshs, using FireFox
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“I don't think this exists; here's 240+ maybes”: acceptable answer?

[Very Short Version: Answers should generally match the scope of their questions; most people are looking for one suggestion, not directions to the mall.] When it was posted, this question smelled a ...
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What to do with “marketing” answers?

This is a slight variant on the previous topic about obvious advertising. Let's say there's someone who enters 7 answers within a few hours of sign-up, and hasn't returned since. Half of those ...