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Here's something which I noticed first in SuperUser yesterday but dismissed it, this time I saw this in SO. I logged onto SO today, and there was a notification - "You have 2 new answers and 1 new notification". alt text


I clicked on the link, it shows me there is only 1 answer and 1 comment.

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The same happened yesterday on SuperUser as well

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I see this every time I log into StackOverflow and have new answers. Whenever I have e.g. 3 new answers, it always tells me I have 4. – Joe White Apr 16 '10 at 14:30
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Fixed - see Shog9's answer for details!

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@Jarrod : Thanks! – Sathya May 6 '10 at 15:02

Most likely an answer was deleted by its owner before you clicked on the link. Once you reach 10K pts, you will be able to see deleted answers.

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Hm, hadn't thought of that aspect. – Sathya Feb 11 '10 at 12:21
    
However, you don't see deleted answers in the notifications. – ChrisF Feb 11 '10 at 12:25

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