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I know this is a very old question but I want to know another thing

If I flag my question to moderator then is it possible that they cancel my bounty and return back my reputation?

I really want my points back :( because I have settled it mistakenly

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closed as too localized by Robert Harvey Nov 8 '12 at 4:42

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Which question did you set the bounty on? –  Robert Harvey Nov 8 '12 at 4:40
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@RobertHarvey: stackoverflow.com/users/1321399/… –  hims056 Nov 8 '12 at 4:40
    
@RobertHarvey: Also the status of this same question is completed –  hims056 Nov 8 '12 at 4:42
    
Exactly this one :) –  khan Nov 8 '12 at 4:43
    
@khan: Your bounty is canceled now :) –  hims056 Nov 8 '12 at 4:44
    
@RobertHarvey I am facing the punishment from last 6 months.Dont you think its enough :( please reopen my account as now it wont happen again and ill take care about all these things in future.Please reopen my account –  khan Apr 24 '13 at 10:24
    
@khan: Do you understand why you were suspended? –  Robert Harvey Apr 24 '13 at 14:40
    
I am apologizing and I promise that Ill never break the rules again. –  khan Apr 25 '13 at 8:23
    
@RobertHarvey please :( –  khan May 31 '13 at 11:23

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If you set the bounty mistakenly, you should flag it to moderators and explain the situation. But it does not guarantee that your bounty will be canceled because it totally depends on moderators. They will decide to cancel it or no.

From bounty FAQ

Can I cancel my bounty?

No. Once you start a bounty, you cannot cancel it.

If you feel there are exceptional circumstances, flag the question for moderator attention to explain the situation.

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