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I came across this featured question How are unsaved/temporary edits stored during versioned editing? I was curious as to how that was allowed to occur? I haven't seen that type of situation prior to this, nor found any answers to this.

More curious than anything.

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Bounty reputation is removed when the bounty is offered, not when it is awarded. Basically the user has offered more than half of their reputation as bounty for that Q&A.

From my own reputation activity page when I've offered a bounty:

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Yet the bounty wasn't awarded until a week later. This is the reputation activity from the user who earned the bounty.

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So if the user had say 195 reputation, then offered a bounty of 100, they would then have 95 rep.

Bounties are non-refundable, whether the bounty is awarded or not.


Also, see How does the bounty system work? for a more detailed description of how bounties work.

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