A user posted an answer to my question. I found the answer useful, although it didn't answer the particular question well. Being a disciplined user, he deleted his own answer. The problem is now I want to go back and re-read his answer but it's gone. Is there anyway to recover this data?
You can't do it yourself, but users with more than 10k reputation on the target site can.
I assume this is the answer you're looking for. I don't see anything here that the answerer would be bothered by reposting, so here you are: