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20k users can vote to delete answers with a score of -1 or lower (at any time, I believe), but the voting lacks a check to see if the answer is an accepted answer. IIRC, accepted answers have to be unaccepted before being deleted, even by mods, so such a delete vote should be disallowed completely.

As a test a while ago, I voted to delete this answer, and just now also voted on this one... for fun, I guess.

Since the first one was Jeff's post, I commented on it, but that didn't draw much attention, so I'm posting this. Of course this isn't a huge bug, but it should be fixed eventually.

(Admittedly, I'm very curious to see if 3 delete votes would actually delete the answer and break things horribly. I suspect at least the former would happen.)

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I added another delete vote for you. Here's to horribly breaking the system! – Adam Davis Mar 16 '11 at 3:40
I would finish the business, but I'm just a little short of reputation... – juan Mar 16 '11 at 3:48
nothing will break but we probably should not allow you to vote to delete accepted answers – waffles Mar 16 '11 at 3:50
Mods actually can delete accepted answers – Michael Mrozek Mar 16 '11 at 4:44
If someone accepts a really bad answer, why shouldn't 20k-users be able to delete it? – gerrit Jun 29 at 14:43
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Though nothing will break, I went ahead and disallowed this. If you want an accepted answer deleted, flag it for moderator attention.

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+1 because you don't have enough rep. – Adam Davis Mar 16 '11 at 3:57
Quickest bugfix ever? – Jon Seigel Mar 16 '11 at 3:57
@Jon its fixed ... but yet to be deployed :) – waffles Mar 16 '11 at 4:00
Quick! Someone delete jeffs accepted answer before it's deployed! ;) – Adam Davis Mar 16 '11 at 4:08
Ahhhhhhh... ruined... we'll never know now. Edit: vote to undelete works. – Jon Seigel Mar 16 '11 at 4:12
@Jon, I deleted it and posted an answer that is slightly more accurate. – waffles Mar 16 '11 at 4:15
Ah yes, I see now. I didn't think you were going to post an answer. – Jon Seigel Mar 16 '11 at 4:17
Possible regression? This answer currently has one delete vote despite being accepted. – mmyers Jun 9 '11 at 18:53
@mmyers ... delete vote may have happened after accept? I need to check – waffles Jun 9 '11 at 22:21
Is this still supposed to be true? We're voting to delete accepted answers on Gaming. – user149432 Apr 29 '12 at 1:29

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