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There's a list of recently migrated questions that are available as part of the 10k tools. The list shows the usual vote/answer/views count. Unfortunately, since migrated away questions are automatically deleted, the answers count shows zero for all questions on the list, making it useless. Either show the proper answer count, or remove the column as it is a waste of space.

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(With exception of this question, seen at the bottom of the image, which strangely was not deleted automatically. Could this be another bug?)

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This is intentional, we'd rather have the question list here like almost every other question list on the site than be jarring on a switch, even between "here" and "away" on that screen. Also, the answers can be undeleted (though rare), it won'tn always be 0, as you see in your screenshot.

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But shouldn't the list show the answer count to actually be useful? "Like any other list" doesn't make a lot of sense as I do not believe there is a list of deleted question of this kind displayed to 10/20k users anywhere else on the site. And that question in the screenshot might be a bug, since I don't see it being deleted in the first place in the revision history: – Yi Jiang Dec 14 '11 at 10:31
@YiJiang's - There are some title-only lists out there, but the format of vote, answer, views is used on every /questions page, /unanswered, everywhere in the profile, etc...showing it slightly different only here isn't useful, it does more harm than good and breaks the rule of least surprise. Also keep in mind that migrations in the other direction do have answers, so switching the UI between subtabs for this column also isn't something we want, it's jarring and unnecessary. – Nick Craver Dec 14 '11 at 11:09
Well, there's the option of actually show the answer count instead of all zeros. 10k users can see those deleted answers anyway so I don't think it's that big a deal if they can see it on this page too – Yi Jiang Dec 14 '11 at 11:13
@YiJiang's - Underneath, it's not a very small deal, keep in mind that's a normalized number that's surfaced on the view, not something we calculate every time...and we can't determine what was deleted as part of the migration and what was deleted for another reason in an efficient way. You can't even join +/- on migration date because a question can bounce. – Nick Craver Dec 14 '11 at 11:17
Mmmhmm, fair enough – Yi Jiang Dec 14 '11 at 11:19

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