I answered this question. My answer was accepted as correct, and then a moderator deleted it. I read the "Why was my question deleted?" FAQs and it didn't match any category. Any help here?

Here is the image of the deleted answer for non 10K+ users:

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    your answer looks fine to me ... :) – NullPoiиteя Sep 17 '13 at 6:23
  • Could you provide your actual answer for non-10k users to see? Also that's for questions, not answers. See stackoverflow.com/help/deleted-answers for answers. – Qantas 94 Heavy Sep 17 '13 at 6:32
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    Agree with @NullPoiиteя here, flagged to ask for undeletion. – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask Sep 17 '13 at 6:41
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    I am following this thread with bated breath. – Thomas Sep 17 '13 at 6:50
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    Flexo is your savior. :) (@Thomas you can breathe again ;)) – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask Sep 17 '13 at 8:29
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    So what is the real reason for deleting in the first place then? Accidental? – Bolu Sep 17 '13 at 11:46
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    @Bolu an accident is the only thing that makes sense to me there. I have no other idea why I would have deleted that. Apologies to achase90! – Andrew Barber Sep 17 '13 at 12:51
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    Ask @AndrewBarber (secretly) to delete another accepted answer and if you will get12 more upvote on meta you will get 100rep associated bounes :D :P – NullPoiиteя Sep 17 '13 at 13:26
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    @NullPoiиteя haha! Related point: I've stopped posting 'answers' to these questions about my fat-fingers, because I feel it's unfair that I get reputation out of my mistakes (or, admitting them, I guess!) and I don't think CommWiki is meant for just avoiding rep. Also related point: I really do handle flags much more carefully than something like this would suggest! Honest!! – Andrew Barber Sep 17 '13 at 13:37
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    You're slipping @AndrewBarber. We all make mistakes, but we don't get caught. Oh well, you're still new, you'll learn... ;P – yannis Sep 17 '13 at 14:09
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    @AndrewBarber it's fair, see how others do this :) – gnat Sep 17 '13 at 15:36
  • @gnat hahaha! :) – Andrew Barber Sep 17 '13 at 15:39
  • Thanks ya'll. I'm new here, so I'm glad I didn't just screw something up. – achase90 Sep 20 '13 at 18:38
  • I don't think there's anything wrong with getting an upvote when you admin that you've made a mistake. Without an answer this question continues to remain technically unanswered, and I'd think it would be better if it would be answered when it actually is (and fixed as well). – eis Nov 19 '13 at 9:04

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