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Users can undelete their own posts when deleted by reviewers [duplicate]

According to this post: If a post was deleted by users other than its owner, the owner's undelete vote will no longer instantly undelete - it will be counted just like other users' votes to undelete. ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Notes: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye on the post. This site, Meta Stack Exchange, is usually ...
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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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Why are there automatic moderator flags (autoflags) from the Community User, and what are they for?

Occasionally as a moderator I've noticed flags from the Community user. I've got a few questions: Why do they exist? What events trigger them? How might moderators act on them?
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What can cause an answer to get deleted without information about who actually deleted it?

Usually when answer gets deleted directly (i.e. not as side effect of its parent question deleted) it says "deleted by [name here] [time stamp]". Plus, it always leave a revision. However, I just ...
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Haalp! Really long question titles are a bit borked! You can (no longer) see the bug in action right here

I just noticed that when a question's title is long enough that it would normally wrap around, it does so a tad late. If the title has a word in the right place, it gets cut off by the background(?!?) ...
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Why do we let users (of all reputation levels) unilaterally undelete their own posts if deleted from review?

Today on a site I moderate we got a disputed low quality review flag on a post with the reason "Post was undeleted by the author". By the standards of our site, this deletion was entirely valid and ...
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Low Quality post shows as “Review completed” with all “Delete” votes, but it's not deleted?

This answer currently shows "Review completed 21 mins ago" with one "Delete" vote and five "Recommend Deletion" votes. However, the answer is still visible on the page; how can the review be ...
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Can anyone tell my why my answer was deleted? [closed]

I answered the question posted here: Angular directive templateURL not being loaded. Why? There was only 1 possible solution to the question. My answer was the first answer to the question. My ...
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Add “delete” event when post is deleted via the low quality review process

After asking here what can cause an answer to get deleted without any information who deleted it any why, I learned that when 6 users vote "Recommend Deletion" in the low quality review process, the ...
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Can I undelete an answer myself if it was deleted via Recommend deletion votes from review?

In the FAQ it says: Depending on who deleted your post, you may or may not be able to undelete it. If it was deleted by [...] from review (without three trusted users voting to delete): you can ...
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Don't automatically clear the disputed low quality flags when a post is deleted and undeleted by the owner

When a post is deleted by the review and the post owner undeletes the answer, it automatically generates a disputed low quality review - Post was undeleted by the author flag, and has a nice bold ...
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What happens when a question in the Close Votes review queue is self-deleted (and undeleted)?

I had flagged this now-deleted question on Stack Apps because it appeared to be a duplicate of this question by the same author. The author has now removed their own 'duplicate' question, but my flag ...