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Is it possible to sink my own deleted answer to the bottom?

Sometimes, in the case of a vote tie, the deleted answer will be ranked at the top (for example, for this question I deleted one of my duplicated answer), as shown below:

It is best if you can always assign the lowest priority ( regardless of votes) to the deleted answers

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

Some time ago, answers sort by accepted (if not self-accepted), score, and deleted questions at the end. Apologies this question was never updated, going through and leaving updated info on these now.

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I agree, but so few people see them that I don't think it matters.

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Since only you (and moderators) can see the deleted answers, this really only affects your view, correct?

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And 10K+ users. –  Jon Skeet Sep 23 '09 at 6:35
    
Of course, 10k users have probably implicitly accepted the quirks... –  Marc Gravell Sep 23 '09 at 11:41
    
I thought (erroneously?) that >10k rep == moderator? –  warren Sep 23 '09 at 15:34
    
Moderator = one who has a little ♦ after their name. 10k+ users have more privileges than lower-rep users, but are still limited. –  mmyers Sep 23 '09 at 18:11
    
aha. That clears that up :) –  warren Sep 24 '09 at 7:34
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