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A bounty is a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.

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Bounty as 'thank you'?

Is it appropriate to use a bounty to say 'thank you' for an already-supplied answer? Will the site let you assign a bounty to an answer that exists at the time you read the question?
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What is the most polite way to ask for more help on a basic or too localized question?

On the main TeX.SX site, I asked a question about a missing \endgroup error for a Beamer standalone frame using Martin Scharrer's standalone package with the subpreambles=true option. The question ...
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Afraid to risk 11% of my reputation for a bounty

I'm thinking of a assigning a bounty to some question (not the one I recently wrote about here on meta). It hasn't been answered for a month. But - I'm afraid to do it. I don't want to risk so much of ...
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What happened to the bounty?

The question Include a line break in algorithmic while maintaining indentation was offered a bounty by @BorisBukh after not receiving enough attention: The drop in reputation on @BorisBukh's account ...
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Why can't we change the bounty amount while the bounty is in progress?

I was just wondering why we couldn't update our bounty to a higher amount while the bounty was in progress. I can understand why we can't decrease it to a lower amount but why not to a higher amount?