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Cancel misclicked flags

I'm wondering (since it just happened to me), is it possible to "cancel" ("undo", "delete", "retract", whatever) a flag I just raised if I misclicked it, so the mods won't waste time? I looked ...
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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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What happens if you accidently flag a post incorrectly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? I was just doing "my bit" on SO and was flagging a series of answers as spam... ...
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Any way to unflag a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? I flagged this question Using pascal data into php. When the content was: ...
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Add ability to retract a flag [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? Change or reverse flag I recently flagged a question by accident (I didn't ...
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Unflag a Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? In the interest of saving other people time... if I flag a question for ...
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1answer
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Take back/revert our flags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cancel misclicked flags Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? Whenever we flag a question as something inappropriate,...
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Change or reverse flag [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? This is a feature request to be able to change or undo a flag. I had situations ...
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A way to take back a flag for moderator attention if it was done accidentally [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Removing a flag or otherwise indicate that it should be unflagged I am not sure if there is a way to do this today. I think it would be nice to have a way to take back/retract ...
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0answers
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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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0answers
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What if I flagged a wrong question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag removal: Is it possible to remove your flag or otherwise indicate it should be unflagged? Today I wrongly flagged a question. I copied the url from a wrong tab and ...
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Fastest Gun in the West Problem

I feel like there's a problem with Stack Overflow, as the number of people prowling it increases. Each question's answers are sorted by descending score and then by descending time of posting. This ...
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Can we have a way to undo a flag? [duplicate]

I know there is already a question about undoing a comment flag. However, that question was before there was the concept of flag weight. I flagged an answer for attention because it contains both A. ...
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3answers
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Should there be an option to revoke not yet reviewed flags? [duplicate]

For example, this question was initially posted with horrible formatting, and I mis-read the question. Thinking it was asking something different, I flagged as belonging on superuser.com. When I ...
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4answers
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What’s (not) spam? [duplicate]

Somebody asked the following “question”: Clearly this is just a troll post so I (and other users) flagged it as spam. The spam flag was subsequently disputed (which I think simply means that a ...

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