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I just dedicated a bounty to someone elses question. But on the second thought, it didn't deserve it. How can I undo my bounty?

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Why not just improve the question so that it does deserve it? Clearly you want an answer or you wouldn't have set a bounty in the first place. –  Cody Gray Aug 9 '11 at 10:30

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Um, you can, by flagging for moderator attention and requesting the mod remove the bounty.

I've removed the bounty you placed on this question... with my mind.

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You can't.

Once a bounty is started, that's it.

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Simple and affirmative. :), why not? How to ask for this feature to be added? –  Saeed Neamati Aug 9 '11 at 8:52
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@Saeed: No. There is no need for such feature. Once offered bounty should not be taken back by owner. –  Harry Joy Aug 9 '11 at 8:59
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@Saeed: you can post a separate question as a feature-request, but I guess you won't get what you ask for, because this behaviour is absolutely by design: it should be this way. –  Joachim Sauer Aug 9 '11 at 9:00
    
@Saeed, just wait unless bounty is expired - it would not return to you, but also would not make a score to someone else. –  kagali-san Aug 9 '11 at 9:43
    
@mhambra - it will be automatically awarded if someone's answer qualifies - meta.stackexchange.com/questions/16065/… –  ChrisF Aug 9 '11 at 9:48

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