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Questions tagged [retracted-flags]

Questions about retracted flags, which users have withdrawn.

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Can't retract Very Low Quality flag on question [duplicate]

Earlier today, I cast a Very Low Quality flag on this now deleted question. While it was still pending I couldn't retract the flag; instead of a Retract Flag button, a disabled Flag Question button ...
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Allow retracting a moderator flag if the post has been deleted and I don't have enough rep

Currently, custom flags for moderator attention are not automatically invalidated (marked helpful) when a post gets deleted. Ordinarily, one can retract a moderator flag by going to the post, clicking ...
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Is it OK to retract flags?

I have a habit that whenever I see a bad answer, I flag as NAA or VLQ and leave a (auto) comment to point out the reason for my flag. Sometimes after six to eight weeks a few hours the author sees my ...
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Disabled button not visible in flag dialog on some sites

Three days ago, I posted the following question on MathOverflow's Meta: Since a while, it's possible to retract a flag by opening the flag dialog again and clicking the 'Retract flag' button. Of ...
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No confirmation dialog when retracting a flag

I just retracted a flag that I cast on an answer and noticed that clicking the "Retract" button caused immediate retraction of the flag, without any confirmation dialog. We have such confirmation for ...
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Will moderators decline flags that they think should have been retracted?

Let's say I mod flag an off-topic bounty question for closure shortly after the bounty is added. The question is not answered, the bounty expires, and the user deletes the question. Deleting the ...
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Make it possible to retract comment flags

I misread the content of a comment, and flagged it. Then I realized that the comment wasn't what I had initially thought. Would it be possible to have the ability to retract comment flags, just like ...
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Retracted Spam flags should not reflect the Moderator action on the post

I recently saw a borderline spam answer from SmokeDetector and quickly flagged it as spam. Upon further reflection, I wasn't sure if this was actual spam or a new user with a bad answer. I retracted ...
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Do not hide VLQ flag option from users who already flagged and may wish to retract

System hides an option to flag Very Low Quality in few cases, namely when post is: in Triage or Close review queue older than 7 days of positive score Because of that users who already flagged it ...
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At flag history page add a link to filter by retracted (“self-removed”) flags

Since October 2015 flag history page provides filters for various flag outcomes: links which can be used to easily see declined, disputed, helpful, etc outcomes of your flags... These changes ...
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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 ...