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Tonight, I've run into several answers with score 0, no recorded up or down votes, but recorded delete votes. So they get no delete link. But when I downvote, the delete link shows the pre-existing delete votes.

Example where I ran into this:

How to subtract a query result from another query result in MYSQL

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I think your original wording of this post was clearer. –  Anna Lear Aug 11 '12 at 1:09
    
But wrong. I checked, and the didn't have a history of up and down votes adding up to zero, just a big fat 0. –  Rosinante Aug 11 '12 at 1:30

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I believe this is a result of the new review system. Don't know if it's intentional or not.

When clicking "Delete-This is a link only answer" for a reviewed Low Quality Post it seems like that actually counts as a delete vote, even though I can normally only vote to delete answers with a negative score.


And even if it is a bug, 20k users can already downvote an answer to -1 and then immediately vote to delete it.

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Yes, I do it all the time. –  Rosinante Aug 11 '12 at 12:55
    
This is exactly correct. –  David Fullerton Aug 17 '12 at 1:10

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