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I stumbled across this question where the original poster edited her own question to replace the entire content of the question with multiple "delete" words. This change has been reverted by another user.

Is this a correct action to take?

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Yes, of course. –  Doorknob 冰 Jul 19 '13 at 13:46
    
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Ha ha, looks like someone wanted to have his homework done for him and then tried to delete the question so that teacher couldn't google for it :) –  Eugene Seidel Jul 19 '13 at 14:03
    
Not just the linked question either, all four of their still existent questions had the same vandalism and then rollback. –  jball Jul 27 '13 at 22:57

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Yes - revisions can be rolled back by people who don't own the post.

And the rollback can indeed include changes by the post owner.

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Ok, thank you for clarification. I would have expected the owners decision would be binding, similar to the edit review. –  bummi Jul 19 '13 at 13:57
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@bummi It can't be, because they could decide to vandalize their own content, as in this case. We need some way of handling that. (But yes, normally, you should let edits by the post owner stand and refrain from rolling them back.) –  Cody Gray Jul 19 '13 at 14:06

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