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This question had a bounty. The grace period expired and the bounty disappeared.

I have a +4 answer there and as far as I know I was supposed to get a half-bounty.

This is not a rant. I know this answer is not worth it, but I am just curious.

  • were the votes acquired during the bounty period? – Mateo Oct 10 '15 at 10:56
  • Yes, It was already +4 a few days. – Pilot6 Oct 10 '15 at 10:57
  • before the bounty started? – Mateo Oct 10 '15 at 10:59
  • 3 upvotes happened after the bounty was started. – Pilot6 Oct 10 '15 at 11:07
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It seems that I know the reason.

The answer was posted before the bounty started.

It does not matter when it was upvoted.

Half-bounties are awarded only for answers posted after the bounty starts.

  • Are you not going to accept this answer? – user364819 Oct 10 '15 at 16:04
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    @ParanoidPanda Thought it needed a day or 12 hours or w/e to accept ones own answer? – Thomas Ward Oct 10 '15 at 18:16
  • @ThomasW.: Oh, I forgot about the 2 day wait... – user364819 Oct 10 '15 at 18:19
  • This is correct. – Oli Oct 11 '15 at 6:31

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