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I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SOthe featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

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I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bountywho is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another userupon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

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I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

I noticed that too. Most of these questions are around a 50-100 points bounty. That means, that are worth about 2-3 answers (or one really good one). In most cases that I've seen, they then tend to want a lot - close to a finished plugin and similar - but don't get it. People can do basic math (at least most of them) and 15 points for a solution + 10 for an upvote = worth half of the bounty.

EDIT Here's the reputation history of a user, who is only gaining reputation to use it as do my task for my-bounty.

I personally don't really care about this, as the amount of such bounties is still low. If you look at the featured section on SO, then this might be a problem in a year or two. But then we're maybe at a point, where simply raising the min. bounty is enough.

EDIT 2 As I stumbled upon another user who uses bounties to get people to code close to finished plugins for him, I'm not too sure anymore if we're handling this issue correct...

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