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If a moderator has deleted a post, users are not able to cast undelete votes on it. They will receive the following error:

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However, if a post was deleted by someone who is no longer a moderator, users with more than 20k+ reputation can cast undelete votes on it. For example, this post, deleted by a former Science Fiction and Fantasy moderator:

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Is this a feature or a bug?

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  • @Laurel - It seems like exactly the opposite case, though it may very well stem from the same code: evaluating actions based on the current status of a user, rather than the status at the time they took those actions.
    – Adamant
    Commented Aug 21, 2016 at 0:02
  • If you read til the end, it mentions the reverse scenario too.
    – Laurel
    Commented Aug 21, 2016 at 0:04
  • @Laurel - Ah, so it does.
    – Adamant
    Commented Aug 21, 2016 at 0:04
  • @Laurel - That said, it seems that that behavior still hasn't been fixed, three years later!
    – Adamant
    Commented Aug 21, 2016 at 0:05

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