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I think the real question is this: why aren't you satisfied with the answers to the original question? If you think that the original question would receive good answers if people paid more attention to it, then set a bounty. If you think that the original question didn't receive the answers you're looking for because it wasn't focused on the particular ...


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I would only ask a new question, if it is new. If you ask a duplicate question, it will get closed. The original question is not great, but it is not awful either. I would try a bounty, if the question addresses the issue you are after. I do not think my answer is great, but what type of answer are you looking for?


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From the help center instructions to those who offer a bounty: If you do not award the bounty within 24 hours of the bounty period ending, half the bounty value will be automatically awarded to the top voted answer posted after the bounty start, provided it has a score of at least 2. If no new answer matches this requirement, no reputation will be awarded ...


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Moderators can unilaterally close bountied questions, and refund the bounty, as explained in the linked meta question. However, I would use such a heavy intervention only for blatantly off-topic questions or egregiously problematic ones. I don't see, at the moment, any such case. For all other questions, I suggest to let the bounty follow its cycle and then ...


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I like your idea, what you've proposed seems like a good starting point to launch some discussion about the best way to address the sentiment portrayed in your proposal, and, overall, I think it would be useful to try to make this site more teaching-friendly (after all, some of us take our teaching responsibilities as seriously as our research). Perhaps in ...


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