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Cannot retract downvote if post has been edited within first 5 minutes of posting

The OP posted the question redirect with www with a line of text:

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It was almost exactly like that. I felt the need to downovte. He ninja-edited, and I don't have a problem anymore... except, I can't undo the vote.

ninja edit

  1. When one edits a question close to the posting time such that the revisions are not logged or shown, and the post appears as if it is original. The work of a ninja, assasinating previous content in total darkness.
  • It's also known as the "grace-period", I've added that tag. – Kevin Vermeer Oct 26 '11 at 20:30
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    It's called the "grace period" after the notorious ninja master known only as "Grace Note". – mmyers Oct 26 '11 at 20:32
  • I thought Grace Note was known more for getting things perfect the first time, @mmyers; kinda the opposite of a ninja. – Pops Oct 26 '11 at 21:01
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    @PopularDemand: How can we mortals tell the difference? After five minutes and a little bit of swordplay, there are no witnesses to say. – mmyers Oct 26 '11 at 21:03
  • @mmyers: Why, by being at the scene of the non-crime, of course. I've non-seen it a couple times. – Pops Oct 26 '11 at 21:05
  • You can wait five minutes (the grace period) before downvoting, this will ensure whatever was in the post would get logged. :) – Shadow Keeps Social Distance Oct 26 '11 at 23:10
  • I think we should raise him upon high for editing. – user1228 Oct 27 '11 at 13:55
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I don't think we need extra functionality for this.

If someone is in such haste to just get ANYTHING posted up, no matter the quality, then they risk a downvote.

It's unlikely that you will downvote a question like that because of a minor spelling or formatting error.

If you feel the need to remove your downvote, edit the question yourself. Personally I think it should stand since they DID put plzplzplzplzzplzplzplzplzplz in the question initially, which was totally unnecessary.

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Just wait till you get the reputation to edit the post -- then edit the post so you can change the vote.

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