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Can I award myself a bounty? [duplicate]

I was just curious, let's say that I posted a question, then put a bounty on it, and then found the answer myself, could I then award that bounty back to myself?
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What are the job opportunities in askubuntu [closed]

I am extremely interested in this Q&A site and I would like to contribute seriously. But I also need to earn money to feed myself and the two cannot possibly go along. So I would like to know if ...
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Discussion about voting system!

Is it possible (or should it be) to know who down/upvoted my post?
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Why didn't I gain reputation when I edited a post?

Why don't I gain reputation when my edit is accepted? I edited in here but I didn't gain any reputation.
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Why most metas aren't colorful to the public, but every meta is colorful for mods?

On a conversation with ByteCommander [which I understood wrong and who I thought is *] a mod, he tells me that in every meta he sees colors. But it seems the rest of the public only see black and ...
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Close a highly upvoted question?

OK, so the How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? has collected a close vote (as it showed up in the close vote queue), so someone else feels like me but actually cast a close vote. I have ...
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I asked a question but now I can not find it

I asked a question: Create Bash Alias That Accepts Commands but now I can not find it.
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Month and Quarter reputation tab borked?

When I went to look at the Quarter reputation tab I noticed I'm number 1 in the stats and the same goes for the month but as I know I'm vastly inferior to Rinzwind 0:-) I'm suspecting something is ...
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2k "Review" access lost when reputation has fallen below 2k because of bounties

I had access to 2k reviews (Low Quality Posts, Suggested Edits) for at least 4 months. Yet, I gave some bounties away which reduced my reputation below 2k, effectively barring me from such reviews. ...
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Why is Ask Ubuntu set up to discourage users from participating?

For a while now I have noticed Ask Ubuntu has a system of PFO in place. The system I have experienced does not allow me to post or answer questions unless I have 50 reputation points. The system ...
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Trademark infringement in display names of user accounts

I came across a user account bearing the name of one of the Ubuntu flavours. I was not aware of Xubuntu operating its own team account and this one uses the flavour's name. I've pinged the team in ...
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How do i restrict editing on my questions?

I just don't like people messing with my questions on askubuntu, and i don't get all the specifics I need.
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What can I do after my account is gone?

I logged in this morning, and instead of logging in, it asked me to join the community through stack exchange again, and now I am at 101 reputation, instead of the 360 I was at yesterday. How can I ...
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What takes so long to respond?

On other sites on Stack Exchange, I have received quick responses for most of my questions - by quick, I mean within a 24-hour period. I have asked three questions in Ask Ubuntu, and each one of them ...
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You could be antagonizing newcomers [closed]

I've seen answers antagonizing newcomers and people that got out of the mainstream questions that could potentially yield significant learning/lessons. What's the point of using a FOSS system if you'...
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People clearly didnt read my post and jumped to judgement

I have a question about my Ask Ubuntu post: General Data Protection Regulations I asked a question, and its contained in the first paragraph, please not the question mark. A appreciate you may not ...
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Is there any mechanism to block trolls from harassing you?

I have a question about my Ask Ubuntu post: Backup for Cloud Email Is there any mechanism to block trolls from harassing you? I asked my first question (linked above) and it's infested by someone ...
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Why have two users Thomas and Thomas Ward? [duplicate]

I want to know why have two users, Thomas and Thomas Ward? is there a different people but username almost same?
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Why doesn't the search feature work properly?

I am fed up of having my posts marked as duplicate, if the search feature worked properly and drew out relevant answers then I wouldn't have an issue but the fact is, I ask a question because those ...
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How do i get contacts of askubuntu members? [duplicate]

Having phone contact or address of other members will be useful. How can i get in touch with other members. mail facility will be better option. does this site provide this facility ?
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What we have here is a failure to communicate

What we have here is a failure to communicate I am not allowed to ask questions - reached a limit - but Y am also not allowed to clear such limit . I am also not allowed to say this because my "...
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Can we please stop telling people to use "apt-get" when simply "apt" accomplishes the same thing? [closed]

It's just bad advice to give to tell people to type in longer codes than are necessary. Think of all the wasted seconds spent typing that extra -get that could be spent on other things. Yes, some apt ...
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Why does the chat has to be so aggressive at banning you?

(Seth and the mods already know about this, moderators do not post) So today I was talking blah blah blah where the point that I was suspended for 60 mins for NO REASON. then I wasted 60 min. of my ...
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Duplicate post or not? Why is the mod deleting questions that are clearly not duplicates?

I just self answered two questions that I see get asked a ton. They both follow the same template. How do you remap Caps Lock to Control in Xubuntu? How do you swap Control and CAPS Lock in Xubuntu? ...
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