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I am aware that unanswered questions with a score of 0 are automatically deleted after 30 days. Does this mean that those questions will be deleted even if they contain useful information that has been posted as a comment, instead of being posted as an answer?

I've noticed that some 0-score unanswered questions contain useful information that has been posted in comments instead of being posted as an answer, and I certainly don't want this information to be lost forever. For example, I got some useful advice from another user in this question here, so I don't want my question to be automatically deleted even if its score never rises above 0.

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    Unanswered, zero-scored questions are deleted after one year. Unanswered, negative-scored questions are deleted after 30 days. – animuson Apr 21 '13 at 18:18
  • @Bart What qualifies as "something to indicate that it's useful"? Would a single upvoted comment be enough to save a question from automatic deletion, or would the comments be lost even if they had been upvoted? – Anderson Green Apr 21 '13 at 18:18
  • Only if the question has a max of 1 comment – juergen d Apr 21 '13 at 18:19
  • Unanswered zero-scored questions with 1 or 0 comments and low views are deleted after 1 year. – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 21 '13 at 18:19
  • @benisuǝqbackwards Does this mean that questions with at least one comment will never be automatically deleted? – Anderson Green Apr 21 '13 at 18:20
  • Read the answer you link yourself. – Bart Apr 21 '13 at 18:20
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    No @AndersonGreen, it means that questions with a score of 0 or higher and at least one comment will never be automatically deleted... – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 21 '13 at 18:20
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    If the information is useful why don't you take it and post it as an answer?! – Hugo Dozois Apr 21 '13 at 18:26
  • @HugoDozois The comment doesn't directly answer the question, but instead offers a useful workaround for the problem, so I'm not sure if it would be appropriate to post it as an answer to that question. – Anderson Green Apr 21 '13 at 18:28
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    Well a work around is still an answer you could put it as an answer telling it's a work around. An nothing obliges you to accept that answer, but it would offer the information in a clearer way than just comments – Hugo Dozois Apr 21 '13 at 18:30
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Yes, that is exactly what it means.

If you feel the information is worth saving, improve the question, post an answer, raise the overall quality level, then it won't be deleted.

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