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When trying to delete this question of mine, which resulted because of a misunderstanding of how the election system works, I encountered this error:

Sorry, this question has answers and cannot be deleted; flag it for moderator attention instead.

(click on this box to dismiss)

The FAQ states that if there is only 1 non up-voted answer, you can delete your own question. Yet there is only one answer, and it is not upvoted. Have the rules changed or is something wrong?

screenshot of not being able to delete my question

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This reminds me of when I ran into pretty much the same scenario in the old deletion rules. Oh, the memories of frantic experimentation to figure out just what exactly was preventing the deletion... ♪ – Grace Note Feb 28 '11 at 14:06

2 Answers 2

up vote 1 down vote accepted

A fix for this is checked in and will be deployed this evening.

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What was the issue, exactly, if I may inquire? – Grace Note Feb 28 '11 at 16:27
p.AnswerCount >= 1 – Geoff Dalgas Feb 28 '11 at 16:34
Any idea where I can see the source code for SO? – YatharthROCK Jul 21 '12 at 10:42

Well, per my answer at

Does systematic self-deleting need to be prevented?

This doesn't seem to match. I'll have to follow up with the code.

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