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Why did community user delete this meta question where multiple answers had up votes? [duplicate]

The following meta question was deleted last night by the Community user. Normally, I wouldn't see an issue with this, but for this particular deletion, I can see three issues: We try not to ...
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Don't auto-delete questions from deleted users if there are positive score answers [duplicate]

Recently, when a user deleted his account on Lifehacks, his questions with negative scores and no accepted answers were deleted, including this feature request. However, some users thought that this ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

What circumstances can cause a question or answer to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can a post be deleted? When can't I delete my own post? Can I still see my post even after it's ...
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How do I get attention for old, unfixed bug reports and feature requests without official responses here on Meta?

I posted a question here on Meta Stack Exchange, or on a per-site meta, regarding a bug I found in the system. I got no comments, or a few comments stating that this is a legitimate bug (and not by ...
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People deleting their own questions once they have an answer

This has happened to me at least 3 times in the past few weeks. Basically, a user asks a question. I put some time and thought in an answer and reply to their question. I come back a bit later to see ...
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Can Community Managers contact deleted users?

The short version: This question over on Ask Ubuntu got downvoted into oblivion (-6 is oblivion for AU) and subsequently deleted. I posted an AU meta question to prevent other users from deleting ...
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Do we lose users (users voluntarily deleting their account)?

This question is triggered by a discussion in Tavern on the Meta. Shog9 provided us with data on chat activity and after the Stack Overflow criticism "Suffering on Stack Overflow" the chat activity ...
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In 10k tools, show posts that are automatically deleted when a user's account is deleted

According to point 11 of How does deleting work? negatively voted posts are automatically deleted when a user's account is deleted: The system will automatically delete any question (and its ...
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Don't delete negatively-scored posts by a deleted user on META [duplicate]

When a user's account is deleted (for any reason), all their negatively-scored posts are automatically deleted by the Community bot. From this post: The system will automatically delete any ...
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Is it possible to view the markdown source of a deleted question that I answered?

Recently, a question and my answer to it has been deleted because the user asking the question had their account deleted and the post received a negative score. While the question had some flaws, I ...
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How did an accepted answer get deleted? [duplicate]

I was looking through a list of wpf questions with 0 answers and found this one: WPF TreeView with IsVirtualizing="true" jumps around when changing focus and scrolling The caveat here is ...