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How do I self close vote on my own question?

My this question is no longer in the scope since the service has become obsolete. So, I just found that someone has already voted to close the question as off-topic with good reason: I'm voting to ...
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How did I manage to flag this question twice?

I flagged this question as primarily-opinion based however, it is now showing that I flagged it as a duplicate: along with the original flag. What is happening here?
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Are closed questions valid Duplicate Targets?

When voting to close as duplicate, should I consider closed questions?
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Should we close questions on custom wordlist generation?

Users frequently ask questions on how to generate custom wordlists like here or here. They usually have a particular tool in mind (e.g. crunch) and list a number of special criteria for the generated ...
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Why my vote to close (duplicate) on my own question is nto authoritative?

I asked a question and discovered after some time that it is a duplicate. I flagged it (my question) as such but my vote was recorded as a vote only. Why isn't it authoritative to close the question ...
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When flagging with “belongs to … site” reason, should we consider the current form of the question?

There was a question today which considering its subject belongs to StackOverflow, however in its current form it would be immediately closed there. In such cases is it better to: flag/close as "...
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What happened here? Wrong closure reason?

I voted to migrate this question to Super User (Eg: Vote-to-close -> This question is off topic -> This question belongs to a another site in the stack exchange network -> This question belongs to ...
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How to access skipped reviews?

I'm taking advantage of another question asked by Begueradj to know if there is a way to access previously skipped reviews? The use-case is as follow: There are several close reviews pending, One of ...
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Why are direct close votes and reviews close votes disconnected?

I like how the historic of edited text is handled: a link on the post allows anyone to tell who has done which modification and who approved it if applicable. On the other side, I have some ...
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Why can't we retract a close vote?

When question has been closed or is on hold and has been edited, SE system considers that the question might worth to be reopened and therefore put it on the reopen queue automatically. In other words,...
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Can people please be a little less zealous with close votes?

This question currently has 3 flags against it for "primarily opinion based". If you read it, and its edit history, at no point was it opinion based. It is quite clearly asking whether VSTs could ...
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Vote to close? Why doesn't this question follow the faq?

I recently asked: WPA2 audit tool It's been voted to close. Could someone suggest where my question goes outside the faq, and how to amend the question so as to spare it from closure? The question ...
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Is it safe to use _______?

I have to fight a strong urge to VTC any question that shows up in this format on Sec.SE. Am I doing the community a favor by showing this superhuman amount of restraint, or are these questions a ...
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FAQ — A guide to moderation: Voting to close a question

What does it mean to close a question? Who can do it? Why should you do it? This is a very nice guide provided by Ninefingers on the Cryptography Meta Site. As it is of value on any SE site, I'm ...