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I just found out that I can see all my deleted answers on my profile page here on Meta.

Excited about the change, I visited another user's profile page. I can see his deleted questions and answers as well:

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Is this a new feature or is it a bug? (Please let it be a feature.)

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Is this only on meta right now? I can't see any of my deleted answers on SO. – Mysticial Feb 12 '13 at 2:09
    
Seems to be Meta only. I can't see anything on SO or SU. – Dennis Feb 12 '13 at 2:10
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+1 for the example account you picked to link :p – Andrew Barber Feb 12 '13 at 2:10
    
Maybe this affect 10k+ users only? – juergen d Feb 12 '13 at 2:10
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It's a bug. Enjoy it while it lasts ;) – Yannis Feb 12 '13 at 2:11
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@AndrewBarber: Well, I had to pick an account with deleted posts. It was the first that came to my mind... – Dennis Feb 12 '13 at 2:11
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I can't see what you're seeing in your screenshot at that link you posted. – Austin Powers Feb 12 '13 at 2:11
    
@Yannis You seem sure of this. Did someone in the TL confirm this as a bug? – Mysticial Feb 12 '13 at 2:12
    
@juergend: That would make sense for others' deleted posts. – Dennis Feb 12 '13 at 2:12
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Quick! Let's find all the deleted posts while we still can! – animuson Feb 12 '13 at 2:13
    
@animuson See if isdeleted:1 works in the search. – Mysticial Feb 12 '13 at 2:14
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All I have to say is: $@*&^! – Jarrod Dixon Feb 12 '13 at 2:17
    
[looking straight to your eyes] : I see DEAD Posts! – brasofilo Feb 12 '13 at 3:55
up vote 8 down vote accepted

The user pages have different visibility on deleted content than most other places - I misused an existing property for checking a user's ability to see deleted content and this was the result.

It should be fixed now.

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You call that fixed? Meh. – Dennis Feb 12 '13 at 2:31
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Please unfix it, pretty please. – Lance Roberts Feb 12 '13 at 2:31
    
Once again shrouded in mystery :) – Jarrod Dixon Feb 12 '13 at 2:31
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You, sir, are a tease! – Andrew Barber Feb 12 '13 at 3:59

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