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Can bigger bounties have longer expiration dates?

Is it possible to refine bounties to have longer expiration dates? What would be the down side? Is this something that can be changed just for SE.SE? It would encourage more bounties.
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What happens when time runs out on a bounty for a question with no answer?

On SE.SE when a question isn't answered to give a bounty to can the time be extended on the bounty? Does the bounty get refunded? Can a diamagnetic sail satellite work using Earth's ...
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Will/would it be impossible for me to add a third bounty here? Why was 500 my only choice for #2?

I've seen some behavior from the bounty system that I did not expect, though it couldn't be called official unexpected behavior. One example is this question. I've been working on it for about 3 ...
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How does the bounty auto-award work?

This just happened here. What are the precise rules with which the auto-awarding algorithm operates?