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How can I delete my question on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I cannot delete my own question on Stack Overflow. When I try, I get the following error message: Sorry, this question cannot be deleted: too many existing answers, or upvoted/accepted answers (...
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51 votes
4 answers
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Do closed questions ever get deleted? [duplicate]

Do closed questions ever get deleted and, if so, is reputation recalculated (subtracted) for that question and all its answers? What happens here in meta, given that feature request "questions" are ...
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2 answers
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How to delete your own answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? I can't seem to find any way to do this.
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34 votes
2 answers
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How can I delete my question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can I delete my post on Stack Overflow? Hello, now I am asking a second stupid question. And I ...
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22 votes
1 answer
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Are my deleted answers visible to others? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? I have deleted my answer and after refreshing the page my answer is highlighted and shows deleted by ...
Kishore Jangid's user avatar
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1 answer
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Can I delete my own question? [duplicate]

I don't know if it is possible to delete my own question, however I would like to delete the question: Diference Behaviour Of Dispose Method Between Winforms And Textboxes I get down-voted everyday ...
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1 answer
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Are answers ever deleted permanently? [duplicate]

I can see my deleted answers. Will they ever be purged from the system, either manually or automatically? Does this kind of "deleted post cleanup" occur periodically, or will all deleted answers ...
Muhammad Hasan Khan's user avatar
14 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why can't I delete my own question? [duplicate]

I'd like to delete a question of mine that was downvoted and has close votes, so I flagged it and asked for a mod to delete it but they didn't. Why can it not be deleted? Here it is. I can ...
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8 votes
3 answers
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How to delete questions with answers and comments [duplicate]

Is it possible that I can delete questions in SO which have 3 answers and some comments? Due to privacy concern, I definitely need to delete that.
Mirage's user avatar
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2 votes
5 answers
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Is this self-deletion of an answer and thereby also the comments below it acceptable? [duplicate]

Today I asked a question. I received four answers. One of the answers was from UserA (unnamed at this moment). UserA's answer led to 22 different comments in response to that one answer. Amongst ...
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3 votes
4 answers
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Consequences of deleting a question [duplicate]

I asked a question on SO in late March (unable to bind event to datetimepicker plugin). Today, a month and a half later, it received a downvote. I don't like to ask questions. (That is, so far, my ...
Derek Henderson's user avatar
13 votes
2 answers
299 views

Why was a correct answer deleted and converted to a comment? [duplicate]

Please refer to the following question (on SO): How to list all the files changed by a perforce change list One of the answers to the question was deleted and converted to a comment: Although many ...
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15 votes
1 answer
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I cannot delete answers on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Sometimes I misinterpret questions and like to remove my irrelevant answer. For the past few days I could not delete my own answers anymore on Stack Overflow. The following dialog appears after ...
Anne's user avatar
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17 votes
3 answers
477 views

How do Deleted Posts affect rep? [duplicate]

Say I post an answer on a recently asked question, yet a FGITW scenario means that so do about a half dozen other SO users. My answer might get a handful of upvotes, but ultimately someone else gets ...
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2 votes
2 answers
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Why I can't delete my own question which has answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? I can delete my own questions without any answer. why am I not able to delete my own question, when it ...
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