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Why was this user awarded my bounty, when all 3 answers had the same number of upvotes?

It's awarded to the oldest answer (posted within the bounty period). From the Help Center article What is a bounty? How can I start one?: If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Why doesn't my bounty show up by default?

Should I blame caching? To avoid heavy load on the servers, question lists are cached. I'm not sure what the cache time is, it might depend on the site, but this answer suggests it's a minute or so.
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Expiring bounties assigned automatically - what now?

Unfortunately it's not possible to retract a given Bounty, even if its made by the system. Sorry
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Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible