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Cancel misclicked flags

I'm wondering (since it just happened to me), is it possible to "cancel" ("undo", "delete", whatever) a flag I just raised if I misclicked it, so the mods won't waste time? I looked everywhere, but I ...
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“False” flags waste moderators' time [duplicate]

I run into quite interesting situation: While I was reviewing Low Quality Posts queue, I have noticed Logic operations implementation question with content as follows (only one line): 1's ...
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Why is there no way to cancel a “flag” request? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cancel misclicked flags Can we have a way to undo a flag? I flagged a question as not an answer because it (at first) looked like it was a "comment" on the correct ...
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Unflag previously flagged posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have a way to undo a flag? Should there be an option to revoke not yet reviewed flags? I know we've covered this ground before in Unflag a Question, but I ...
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Remove the flag you just made [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have a way to undo a flag? If I flagged a question wrongly, for example, selected the wrong site it belongs or I did not read the question properly the first time ...
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Enable the Ability to Undo Flagging of a Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have a way to undo a flag? I feel we should have the ability to undo a flag if we accidentally click on the wrong flag in Stack Overflow... There should be a ...
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Can I withdraw my flag? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have a way to undo a flag? Image this: I flagged a post. Then it got edited by the user a few seconds later. I regret my flag and want to remove it. Is it ...
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Can we retract active answer flags? [duplicate]

I've flagged many posts for link-only answer when the user posts only a link with no explanation (e.g., to documentation). However, some users return after the fact (I've seen 3-4 hour delays in the ...
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Shouldn't there be some option to took flag back after raising it? [duplicate]

After raising a flag, as initially user couldn't understand the language, and found any answer not worthy. But after that he came to know about the worth of answer and, edit it by emphasizing the line ...
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Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? [duplicate]

I flagged an answer which appeared blank as "not an answer", but upon refreshing the page I saw a code block. How can I remove my flag? I don't want to lose flagging weight just because of a browser ...
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Apology for bad flag?

I flagged this answer as "not an answer" because as originally written it didn't address the question at all. But within a few minutes, the author edited it into a nice answer, and now my flag is just ...
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How to flag an answer that does not answer the question? [duplicate]

I have flagged this answer as "not an answer" - the description of the flag is: This was posted as an answer, but it does not answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, another ...
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Can you undo flag comment? (not to be confused with undo upvote comment)

This http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/71271/can-you-undo-flag-comment was marked duplicate of this: Should I be able to cancel my up-vote on a comment? I hope this question is more clear and ...
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How to unflag a comment when it was flagged by mistake? [duplicate]

I recently made an "oops" when I flagged a valid comment as off-topic, when I had meant to flag the question as an off-topic question that should be migrated. Unfortunately, unlike upvotes, downvotes, ...

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