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Why can't I set a bounty for my own question

Recently I wrote this question and I've had a couple of interesting answers but it's all gone a bit quiet. I'd like to offer up some reputation as a bounty to encourage more activity but I'm not ...
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Can we remove "based on actual problems that you face. " from the FAQ?

The FAQ contains this sentence: You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. I think a lot if not most of the questions right now don't fit this ...
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Should we have a bitcoin-canon tag?

While looking over this question, it occurred to me that not every one would have heard of the famous "Bitcoin pizza" event, and so I suggested to @David Perry to add a link "to build up the Bitcoin ...
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Are there any interesting questions we could ask about GLBSE?

I think it is one of the more interesting questions, yet it hasn't been mentioned here. Can you think of interesting questions to ask regarding GLBSE?
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Too many closed questions?

It is hard to know what should be closed and what shouldn't and we are still in the process of finding that out. There have been a couple of closes that I don't think that are that obvious so here it ...
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Are questions about economic impact allowed at all?

There have been a few questions about how Bitcoin can effect the economy: Effect on economy if Bitcoin was widely adopted Could Bitcoin work as a world currency? Can the price of Bitcoin ever be ...
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How do we improve question and answer quality?

I've noticed a few questions on here that are pretty, well, chatty, and a lot of answers where people are just offering their opinion on the poster's question. Since we want this to be the premier ...
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To what extent are out-bound links acceptable in this forum?

Sometimes links are necessary for references or other purposes, given that a large number of questions have already been answered in the original forums does this type of behavior belong regularly in ...
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Questions with different answers depending on country/region

There are a couple of question on the site now which could have a lot of different answers depending on what country you're in. What is the current legal status of Bitcoin around the world? What are ...
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Closed as "exact duplicate" due to significant overlap

Is it okay to close a question as an "exact duplicate" when it is not in fact an exact duplicate? I'm not suggesting that word for word identical questions should be required, of course. My question ...
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Waiting time before accepting answers

I usually wait one day before assigning a correct answer to my questions. I think that accepting correct answers too quickly is a mistake because It may demotivate other users to answer A new better ...
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Vote early, vote often!

An essential point raised in another StackExchange beta I participated in was that at launch a community pretty much sets the "level" of voting that occurs. For example, on some sites a good question ...
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Should we allow question about the developers?

Should we allow question about the developers? Where do we draw the line?
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Promotional Ideas?

So how should we go about promoting the site, once it's live? I recognize some faces from the forums so obviously the links in our forum sigs worked, and I'm sure the link we placed on the Wiki did ...
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What should our logo and site design look like?

Another one of the The 7 Essential Questions of Every Beta. Quoting the blog post: .5. What should our logo and site design look like? This one is pretty straightforward. Solicit contributions,...
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What characteristics should our moderators have?

Time to get started on The 7 Essential Questions of Every Beta. So, what should our moderators be like? See this question for more info on moderators. Here's a quote from the answer: Shortly after ...
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How do we capitalize Bitcoin (or BitCoin, or bitcoin)?

In this question (where the topic includes the word "BitCoin") eMansipater writes the following in regards to capitalization: The capitalisation thing is my own arbitrary convention to ...
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Are questions about other crypto-currencies on-topic?

Originally in Area51 the proposal was for Bitcoin, but then it was suggested to enlarge the scope to all crypto-currencies. This idea seemed to have gained some traction, and the name and description ...
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What does the 'basics' tag mean?

We now have 7 questions tagged 'basics'. What does this tag actually mean? In my opinion, it is too ambiguous and we should remove/change it.
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Should these two questions be combined?

lemonginger asked What happens when I make a typo?, and I also added the question Can a transaction be reversed? since it's fundamental to the bitcoin network. Is it desirable to combine these ...
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Should questions that are about a specific alternate blockchain be tagged alternative-blockchains?

E.g. should questions about Namecoin all be tagged alternative-blockchains as well?
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How were the initial moderators for Bitcoin Stack Exchange chosen?

I found this question on how moderators are chosen for public beta and "open site". How were the moderators chosen for the private beta?
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Are questions on how much Bitcoin does a person/business have fair game?

Should questions like "How much revenue Mezza Grill generated?" and the yet to be asked "How much Bitcoin does Mt. Gox have?" fair play? I did ask the question about Mezza Grill, but in second ...
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How should duplication between sites be addressed?

The question "Is BitCoin future-proof?" is a duplicate of the Stack Overflow question "Is bitcoin protocol future-proof?" with only a slightly different slant, and the same answer. How should inter-...
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FAQ needs correction

What kind of questions should I ask here? bitcoin - Stack Exchange is for people who like playing board games, designing board games or modifying the rules of existing board games.. I don't ...

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