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Questions tagged [retracted-close-votes]

Use this tag for questions having to do with close votes that are casted, but the voter has decided to retract the vote before the question gets closed.

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How can I change which question the current question is a duplicate of? [duplicate]

I would imagine this is a fairly common situation, but I haven't found it discussed: I vote to close a question as a duplicate of a specific other question. The asker edits the question so that it's ...
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Close vote count is not updated after retracting a vote

A nitpick: Vote to close something => "close" changes to "close (1)" Retract the vote => the label doesn't change back unless I reload the page
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Impossible to revoke my vote for close

After I voted for close the question it is not possible to revoke close vote from ios-app: I can do it only from web. I am not sure is it bug or should be a feature-request, please feel free to edit ...
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Re-flagging an unflagged question

I just flagged a question for closure as too broad. I almost immediately decided 'opinion-based' was more correct so I retracted my original flag but now I apparently can't choose to re-flag for ...
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Let me change my close vote, after the question was significantly edited? [duplicate]

I'm aware of the "How do I change a close vote to a duplicate?" question from a few years back, but mine's slightly different A user asked a question, which wasn't clear. I left a comment explaining ...
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There's no guidance in the help center for retracting close votes

I've seen a few questions around here about retracting close votes, and they bring up two primary points: It's not obvious that opening the close menu again will allow you to retract a close vote you'...
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Rationale for disallowing close votes after rescinding my vote [duplicate]

Today, while working through the Close Votes Review queue, I was distracted for a moment and clicked to close a question for the wrong reason. So I opened the question page and rescinded my close ...
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Allow to re-vote after casting vote as “unclear what you're asking” [duplicate]

EDIT: This is a feature-request. Please don't vote to close this as a duplicate of questions which ask how to re-vote; I know you cannot and that's the whole point of this feature request. Currently ...
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Retracted close vote still appears when question is closed?

I voted to close detect the class of a property with name in objective-c (as "unclear what you're asking") but I'm fairly certain that I retracted that vote after the OP's clarifying edit. However, ...
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Can't retract close vote when revisiting post on mobile site, and other inconsistencies [duplicate]

Summary of issues: Can't retract close vote on mobile after a page refresh Voting to close on mobile shows close 1 and then when page refreshes it shows close (1) Retracting vote on mobile doesn't ...
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Are retracted Close votes retained in the user Reviews history and in the queue history?

Is it correct that: users' public Reviews history shows all close votes (cast in the Close review queue) including those that were retracted? Displayed histories of the various Close reviews on a ...
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In what conditions can a close vote be retracted?

I did not see it spelled out anywhere in the retracted-close-votes tag, but it seemed as though a retraction of a close vote is always permitted, except (?) in case of the deciding final vote. Is that ...
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Allow another close vote after retraction

tl;dr Users that have retracted a close vote should be able to vote again on that same question. I don't believe there is any danger in allowing this, provided some controls are in place (see below)...
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Can not close after retracting original close vote [duplicate]

Today I closed a question as a duplicate, only to realize it should be closed as off-topic. After retracting the close vote, I could not close it as off-topic. Is this by design? Or an accidental ...
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Retracting a close vote in the first post review queue counts as Reviewed action

I came across this question in the first post review queue. I have read it and decided to close it but then I went and retracted my vote as I clicked the wrong close reason. Then, I realized that No ...
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Should I be able to retract a reopen vote? [duplicate]

Earlier today I voted to reopen a question, but on further consideration decided that it should remain closed. Since we can now retract close votes, I tried to retract the reopen vote by clicking on ...
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I can't (vote to) close a question I voted to close before but then retracted? [duplicate]

For example... I closed a vote for 'too broad'. But then I realized I wanted to close it as a specific duplicate of another question instead. So I retracted my close vote. That worked. But I can't ...
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When retracting a close vote, if that vote led to a comment, the comment is not deleted

An example would be a vote as a duplicate. When the user retracts the vote of a duplicate, the comment is left behind. Personally, I'd like to see these auto-comments reconsidered, but at least delete ...
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Retracting close vote does not refresh tally

When we vote to close a question, the vote tally automatically updates, as well as giving us a popup saying that our vote has now been recorded. When we retract a close vote, however, a popup still ...
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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 ...