Sometimes if its a duplicate deal the post will be expired.
Usually I just include a link to the original post and ask that they use that link for the deal.
It could also be that the deal is available again,you could do a search for it and if none come up then you can unexpire the deal and flag as alive again.
xptrish (rep: 85.4k) posted Oct 20, 2012
When I find out i accidentally posted a dup deal, I will flag it as duplicate, but because it can sometimes take mods up to an hour to edit my mistake, I'll usually mark it as expired so its hidden right away. It's not the best solution, but so far the only thing I can think of.
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