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Low reputation users delete their questions/answers when recieving downvotes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does systematic self-deleting need to be prevented? It happens quite often that low reputation users delete their questions or answers whenever they recieve a downvote. ...
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Deleting own question should be somehow limited [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does systematic self-deleting need to be prevented? I read the comment in this question: Why did you delete stackoverflow.com/questions/9936151/… ? I thought it was a good ...
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Recent Reputation History Changes

Update (March, 2012): This has been rolled out to all sites in the network. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of the issues we'...
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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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Should we require minimum reputation to continue asking questions?

We are reevaluating this based on community feedback. The new heuristic to prevent questions being asked will probably be based on a combination of question closes, question deletes, question flags, ...
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What can I do when getting “We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”?

Do not repost the question you were about to ask until you have READ EVERYTHING WE ARE ABOUT TO TELL YOU. While trying to ask a question, one could get: We are no longer accepting questions from ...
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Disallow deletion of questions for 24 hours after last answer was posted

Currently, authors can't delete their own question if it has multiple answers if it has a single answer with one or more upvotes, even if it has a negative score if it has an answer with an awarded ...
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Should self-answered “It was something stupid I was doing” questions be deleted?

There are a couple of categories of the self-answered question that to me, seems like noise. Personally, I think the first category should be deleted, and I'm in the air on the second category - ...
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Should I avoid deleting my questions?

My Stack Overflow account is blocked. When I try to ask a question it shows me the error below. Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. I did some research and found that ...
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If I can't delete my own question, why ask us for permission to delete the question?

So I tried deleting a question, my question. I'm not a mod, but I have reputation above 10k. I received this message after hitting delete, asking me to make sure I wanted to: But after clicking ...
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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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No way to delete an answered question

Here's my issue, mostly with privacy: I connected all my SE accounts long ago but recent events have made it much easier to jump from my profile here to my profile elsewhere. I have questions on site ...
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I get page not found “voluntarily removed by its author” after I wrote an answer

I get a "Page Not found: voluntarily removed by its author" page on a question I answered. Why can the author decide just to delete the question and my answer? I even see a truncated comment by the ...
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User systematically deleting and re-posting questions

There are users asking questions, deletes and re-asks them if he doesn't get an answer, and also deletes them as soon as he gets a satisfactory one. Examples for solved questions he deleted (I ...

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