It should be possible to change the closing reason or at least remove it.

  • Could remove the close vote when the user edits the post
  • Could change the closing reason if need be

But the most useful thing is that you could change the question that you marked as duplicate. If I vote and say this question is a duplicate but I misread or the post was edited or I want to change it for whatever reason, I can't. Also, it will automatically put a comment of me saying that this question looks like a duplicate of x other post so I should be able to change the post it refers too.

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    You can already remove close votes. The feature was added a few months back. You still can't change what you're voting for though. – Servy Jan 3 '14 at 21:58
  • @Servy It's kind of a nice workaround but it takes 2 votes because I'm sure retracting one doesn't give it back to you. – ʞunɥdɐpɐɥd Jan 3 '14 at 21:59
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    @insertcleverxmasname you can't revote after you retract the vote. It only let's you undo a close vote you mistakenly issued. – psubsee2003 Jan 3 '14 at 22:00
  • @psubsee2003 Thanks. Never tried didn't know. Anyways, gives even more sense to my current request. – ʞunɥdɐpɐɥd Jan 3 '14 at 22:00
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    @insertcleverxmasname it's also a dupe, looking for the older post now – psubsee2003 Jan 3 '14 at 22:01
  • @psubsee2003 Thought so. Didn't find it thought. Post it here I will close it – ʞunɥdɐpɐɥd Jan 3 '14 at 22:02
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    @insertcleverxmasname I do happen to agree with you though. This is a much needed feature as it makes closing confusing if a question is edited before it gets closed and still gets closed for the old reason instead of the new one – psubsee2003 Jan 3 '14 at 22:03
  • Related: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/915/… – Lance Roberts Jan 3 '14 at 22:37

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