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I just discovered that it is possible to get a post in the Low Quality Posts review queue that you have already flagged for closing, making reviewing that item impossible. Obviously, I don't want to 'Looks Good' something that I know should be closed, but at the same time I cannot 'Recommend Close' something I have already flagged leaving the only option being to skip the post.

Can the queue be changed so that it does not show posts which you have already flagged?

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    Existing logic prevents you from seeing a post you've voted to close, but ignores flags (mostly). I guess I can't think of a good reason to have you reviewing a post you've already flagged though, regardless of the type of flag.
    – Shog9
    Commented Aug 14, 2013 at 0:39
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    I noticed this a while back as well. Rare but annoying.
    – Mansfield
    Commented Aug 16, 2013 at 17:23
  • @9Shogsa-Shogging AFAIU. Flagging is actually calling for attention and action. While casting a close vote is that actual action. Right? Commented Dec 30, 2013 at 20:31
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    @Mansfield Can easily be found on beta sites. Commented Dec 30, 2013 at 20:32
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    @Shog9 any chance to bump this bug internally, two years later? Not critical bug, but it keeps bugging people. Commented Sep 17, 2015 at 13:32
  • Could you at least make the "You flagged this question for closure" more apparent? At first I thought it was a browser bug that I got the selection of deletion reasons without visible checkboxes.
    – phk
    Commented Jan 15, 2017 at 0:41
  • So any chance this will get fixed / changed?
    – Luciano
    Commented Jun 6, 2017 at 15:12
  • @Shog9 Five years later, any chance of fixing this? Commented Mar 6, 2018 at 9:51
  • If / when someone has time, it'll get fixed, @GaurangTandon. No idea if / when that'll be.
    – Shog9
    Commented Mar 6, 2018 at 20:29
  • Re: "No idea if / when that'll be" — almost one year later; about 5.5 years after the issue had been raised. :-) I'm actually surprised it did get solved.
    – stafusa
    Commented Jul 21, 2021 at 0:28

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This should be fixed in the next build. I updated the filter for the Low Quality review queue to exclude items flagged by the reviewer. This filter was also updated on some other queues that were missing it.

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