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The recently introduced rule that 10 delete votes is enough even for old highly upvoted questions seems not to work for questions that already have more than 10 votes.

For example, this question has 11 delete votes without being deleted

What is your most useful C/C++ utility?

As my vote seems to be one of those 11, I cannot test if yet another vote will trigger a delete.

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Any now it only needs 8 (eight) votes to undelete – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 15 '12 at 18:45
Right. :-) Also seems like the next vote >= 10 triggered a delete. – Bo Persson Mar 15 '12 at 18:50
Which was me... – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 15 '12 at 18:50
And after it has been deleted for half an hour, it already has three undelete votes. – Daniel Fischer Mar 15 '12 at 19:17
Despite being one of the people who voted to delete, I changed my mind and cast an "undelete" vote. I think this should be one of the "historical interest" questions—available, but protected. Did we ever figure out how to nominate questions for that status? – Cody Gray Mar 16 '12 at 4:59
And I don't agree with Cody, obviously. This is the kind of off-topic/non-constructive questions we quickly close nowadays. If we believe that they collect valuable info over time, why don't we want more of these to stay open and collect even more info? – Bo Persson Mar 16 '12 at 6:40

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