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I've added bounty to the wrong question (not mine).

Is there any way to cancel the bounty if I made it only minutes ago?

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Not by yourself. However, you can flag the question for Moderator attention and mention that you want to cancel the bounty (and provide the reason too), Moderators can take a look and choose to refund the bounty.

Note that in most cases moderators are reluctant to revoke bounties that've been active for more than a short time: it cheapens the meaning of them if they can disappear without warning. Also, moderators cannot revoke bounties that've already been awarded.

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