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Is it OK to choose an accepted answer but grant the bounty to an other

The idea is that you accept the answer that is most helpful to you, but you can award your bounty to any answer (it makes sense to award it to one that is of value, obviously, but it is your bounty to ...
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Is it OK to choose an accepted answer but grant the bounty to an other

The official recommendation for accepting answers is Choose one answer that you believe is the best solution to your problem. The accepted answer is the one that shows up at the top of the answer ...
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Is it acceptable to create a bounty and award it straight away?

There's a 24 hour wait period on awarding bounties after they have been offered. If you try to award it sooner, an error message will display notifying you that you can only award it after n hours, ...
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Bounty not awarded?

Solution found: wait another few hours and the bounty comes through. Nevermind!
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Can't give bounty for a question when having enough rep points and after deleting my own answer

From StackOverflow help To avoid overly promotional bounties, if you are offering a bounty on a question that you have already posted an answer to, your minimum spend is 100 reputation (not 50). ...
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