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A common spam tactic is to post "bait" questions and answer them yourself (or have them answered by sock puppets). For example, post a question "How to transfer iPhone movies to PC?" and have it answered by somebody promoting a crappy $29 software. Or this one here. (SU mods only, see the deleted comments)

Anyway, such a question would initially show up under first questions in the review pages. Let's hope such a question is deleted (for obvious reasons).

When the same user posts a similar question again, does it show up under first questions?

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An oval screenshot? Losers. –  Won't Nov 3 '11 at 17:36
All the stuff about spam and reposting the same question seem irrelevant -- is your question just "does a user's question show up under 'first questions' if they have other deleted questions?"? –  Michael Mrozek Nov 3 '11 at 18:14
@Michael Yes. That's why I even emphasized it. However I don't think it's irrelevant, as it's an argument for the importance of being able to see such a question – if that's not already the case yet. –  slhck Nov 3 '11 at 18:16
I'm tempted to create a second sockpuppet account just to test this... –  The Unhandled Exception Nov 3 '11 at 19:31

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Yes they show up. In particular we show:

  1. The first question by any user with rep under 100
  2. All the questions by any users with rep under 10 (who are not suspended)

We exclude:

  1. Closed questions
  2. Deleted questions
  3. Questions you reviewed
  4. Questions 2 of your peers reviewed

phew ... so many rules ...

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