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I have two questions which are closed and unanswered on Please delete these questions... Thank you!

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If they're unanswered, you should be able to delete them yourself. And anyway, we can't do anything about them unless you link to them or at least associate your accounts. – mmyers Feb 12 '10 at 17:43
@mmy These are the questions: and But they're migration questions, not sure if they can be deleted – juan Feb 12 '10 at 17:47
@Dow: Ah, I see. Only moderators can delete them because they're locked. But I don't think that it's general practice to delete questions that were migrated somewhere other than Meta, is it? – mmyers Feb 12 '10 at 17:50
They can't be deleted by their author since migrated questions are automatically locked. A moderator will need to step in. @mmyers: since the author knows where they went (and they weren't exactly wildly popular or anything - <100 views apiece), I don't see a problem with them being removed. – Shog9 Feb 12 '10 at 17:50
Why do they need to be deleted? – Sampson Feb 12 '10 at 17:51
@Jonathan: perhaps the author does not wish to have useless questions showing up in his profile? – Shog9 Feb 12 '10 at 17:53
With all due respect, be careful about what you ask. Besides, many users will still see the posts even if they're deleted. – Sampson Feb 12 '10 at 19:03

Once (s)he knows they've been migrated the author does not need the place holders any more - the author should be able to delete his/her own migrated questions.

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Questions do not belong to authors the second they're posted, they belong to the community – juan Feb 12 '10 at 18:59
It's important they remain for future searches – juan Feb 12 '10 at 19:00
@Downvoter: in this case, it isn't. No one is visiting those questions. And they're off-topic. At best, they'll do nothing; at worst, they'll thwart the search rankings of the same questions on Server Fault and Super User. – Shog9 Feb 12 '10 at 19:30

First, you could post a link to the questions so it's easy to find them.

Second, they'll get deleted if they have to, closing them is the first step towards that in the question life cycle.

Third, if they don't have answers, you could delete them yourself clicking on delete

Edit: Both questions are closed because they were migrated, so they will remain in the original site as placeholders, and to find them in the sister sites.
They should not be deleted

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I see they're migration though, not sure if you can delete those - moderators? – juan Feb 12 '10 at 17:45

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