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User that has < 100 reputation has posted a question with a Bounty of 100, how is that possible?

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 ...
Midavalo's user avatar
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How to "reask" questions that might have more modern solutions?

I suggest we should change our policy a little: allow to re-ask existing questions if the other ones are, lets say, more than three years old close the old question as duplicate of the new one so ...
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If no answers are offered in a bounty, automatic message should not be "you must award answer"

Modification to how bounties work is not something that we at GIS SE can customize at a site level. Consequently, you would need to post such a feature request at Meta Stack Exchange which deals ...
PolyGeo's user avatar
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How to "reask" questions that might have more modern solutions?

I have never used the bounty-system, but re-reading the question, it occurred to me, that maybe it was implemented for this very reason: To encourage re-visiting "old"/"solved" ...
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Getting underlying thought of someone who has put bounty on old question

As commented by @Aaron: There is an option to include a message in the bounty, which will be displayed prominently with the bounty. In this case the message written by the person placing the bounty ...
PolyGeo's user avatar
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How to "reask" questions that might have more modern solutions?

If you know (or can find) a newer or better solution then add it as an answer. If you don't then attaching a bounty is a good way to encourage people to look for the answer for you.
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Is multi-part question (with open bounty) too broad?

I think it is too broad too. My feeling is that multi-part questions are not in the spirit of bounties (nor the site in general), and irrespective of the bounty I think it should be closed. I have ...
PolyGeo's user avatar
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