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I have assigned a bounty for a question asked by another person, but would it be possible to revert back that action so that I can remove the bounty

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Once you have assigned a bounty to a question you can't remove it. Hence the confirmation popup.

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Once you assign a bounty, that rep is gone forever. Actually, that's not strictly true; a diamond mod can refund the bounty if you have a valid reason (or if they feel like it). It's probably likely that you don't (and they won't), though.

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It would have been more like, hey I made a mistake and gave a bounty can I revert it back within say a few minutes of that. Its possible that no one has viewed it so far. – Joshua Jun 24 '10 at 10:54
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@Joshua: you could always flag the question for moderator attention and try your luck. It's a bit hard to "accidentally" add a bounty though, there is the warning and everything ;-) – Andy E Jun 24 '10 at 10:59

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