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I would like to include an expert Q and A system into my site that works like stackoverflow but also gives the user the option to promise money for the answer.

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What exactly does promising money entail in your mind as a feature? I "promise" you ten bucks if you respond to this comment. See? Now any Q&A system can handle your request. –  Su' Mar 4 '12 at 11:39
    
@Su' - every +1 is funded from upvoter financial account, -1 - from answerer, accept - from asker. Just idea of real interst instead of child toys with "leagues" –  Lazy Badger Mar 4 '12 at 17:38
    
@LazyBadger that actually sounds like an interesting idea. –  John Birdie Mar 6 '12 at 13:04
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FYI, there are already a few sites like this. Most of these are very large sites using a custom developed web application. The cheapest solution would be modify an open source Q&A platform to integrate payment processing into it. You'd need web development experience (or hire a developer) + a merchant account and subscription to a payment gateway. –  Lèse majesté Apr 3 '12 at 6:59

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OSQA is an excellent Q&A that you may consider. I'm not sure wheather it has bulit-in capability to 'pay for answers'. However since it based on Django framework, you can extend and add features if you are familiar with Django.

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Q&A - It's a Wordpress plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/qa/

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I see no evidence of a "payment for answers" feature(whatever that might mean, as per my comment above). Can you expand on this suggestion? –  Su' Mar 4 '12 at 11:42
    
The "payment for answer" part is something he'll have to implement. And my guess is that he wanted to implement something close to this: learnable.com –  alfasin Mar 4 '12 at 18:18
    
actually I am looking for a system like justanswer.com (just simpler) –  John Birdie Mar 6 '12 at 13:10

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