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Possible bug? Feature? Overlooked detail that doesn't matter?

Users with less than 10k reputation can view (at least part of) deleted questions that they have flagged.

As a <10k user:

  • Go to your user page
  • Click on the number of helpful flags
  • Find a question that has been deleted
  • Put your mouse over the title of the question
  • View deleted content

Is this intentional?


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This is a marginal issue. –  ChrisF May 30 '12 at 14:53
Additionally, should 10k and 10k-tools really be synonyms? I'm sure there is a lot of overlap, but this question is one example where 10k would be relevant, but 10k-tools is definitely not relevant. –  Jim May 30 '12 at 14:54
If you flagged for deletion, wouldn't you have already had access to the original content anyway? –  Robert Harvey May 30 '12 at 14:56
Yes, but the same could be said for any deleted question you've asked. –  Jim May 30 '12 at 14:57
I guess my point is that it's not revealing anything you haven't seen before. –  Robert Harvey May 30 '12 at 15:10
I can't reproduce this on Google Chrome 19.0.1084.52, on Linux. –  Makoto May 30 '12 at 15:38
I'm reproducing pretty consistently with IE8 on Windows 7 –  Jim May 30 '12 at 15:43
No repro on my Gaming.SE profile –  BoltClock's a Unicorn May 30 '12 at 16:38
Well you already saw it before you deleted it, and you only see the title (and maybe the mouseover?) –  Ben Brocka May 30 '12 at 16:40
Hm, it looks like it only works on Meta. Couldn't repro on SO or english.SE –  Jim May 30 '12 at 16:40
@Jim That's probably because you mostly flag questions on MSO. The snippet preview only works for questions, not answers. On any site. –  lunboks May 30 '12 at 19:48
@lunboks Seems you are correct. Checked SO, and I can see it for questions but not answers. Doesn't look like I have any MSO answers flagged for comparison. –  Jim May 30 '12 at 20:10

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