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Can we have the ability to retract a close vote before it closes?

Sometimes you vote to close something and the OP then changes it to fix the issue or issues. You can't take a close vote back though. It would be nice if you could. With the new Duplicate close ...
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Show duplicate suggestions as answers

Turning @Shog9's original idea into a feature request: The way duplicates are handled should be revamped. When a 3k+ user votes to close a question as a duplicate, instead of a "possible duplicate" ...
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Changes to “close as duplicate”

As you may have noticed, Jarrod's been hacking away at some design changes to the "close as duplicate" UI. These are the first fruits of some discussions we've been having internally regarding the "...
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Revamping the Duplicate question System

Now that we have over 3 million questions on Stack Overflow, the "Duplicate Question" problem is becoming way more difficult to handle and address. We are seeing over 130 possibly duplicate questions ...
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Should users be allowed to remove the “Possible Duplicate” links on closed questions?

I've noticed the following happen a few times: A user posts a question. The question is closed as a duplicate and the usual "Possible Duplicate" links are added at the top. The user promptly removes ...
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User with review super powers

Take a look on this user. Ordinary user, no diamond no text in the About Me indicating he's employee or anything like that. Now sift through his reviews. Exhibit A Exhibit B The user ...
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2answers
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Stop generating “possible duplicate” comments

When a question has pending close votes, the system now adds a banner indicating that the question might be a duplicate: But the first user to vote still generates a possible duplicate comment: ...
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3answers
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Don't automatically edit the post to insert “possible duplicate” links

When a question is closed as a duplicate, its body is edited to auto-insert the link to that duplicate. I think there are a couple problems with that: If the question is reopened, the auto-generated ...
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“Duplicate of” banner and link to duplicate removed when a post has reopen votes

Not sure if feature or bug: () No. No no no no no no. Now I have a closed duplicate with no link to the duplicate. That is amazingly bad because: What if I want answers? Well...I know this is a ...
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Duplicate target erroneously rejected although it has upvoted/accepted answers

This review is not possible to finish, because I get that this question can not be closed as a dupe of this question, because it has no accepted or upvoted answer (although it has two answers - each ...
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Improve UI flow for “close as duplicate”

At the moment, to agree with a "possible duplicate" suggestion, one has to See the "possible duplicate" comment in the first place - sometimes difficult if there's a lot of other comments Click "...
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Remove mark as duplicate

I know that it has already been requested that a user is enabled to remove his close vote and it has been rejected here. Still a have a case that is a bit more special. I had two tabs of ...
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Why isn't there a possible duplicate banner on some questions? [duplicate]

I've seen several of these now, here's an example: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15045661/css3-transitions-work-in-ie. The question has 3 duplicate votes, and yet, no banner is shown for it ("...
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You should be able to vote to reopen a question before it is actually closed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Canceling a “Vote to Close” How about a “Vote not to close” option to counter the “Vote to close”? Granted, you can't reopen something ...
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Can we please rescind “Close as Dupe” votes, or at least flag for special-casing? [duplicate]

The question: Couldn't understand how the command line option "-T" is used in practice I am aware of: Can we have the ability to retract a close vote before it closes? IMO not ...

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