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My question on Portuguese StackOverflow just disappeared as if never existed? [closed]

I asked a question on the Portuguese version of StackOverflow almost a year ago and now I wanted to check if anybody has answered anything (I don't follow my e-mails too frequently, so I wouldn't know ...
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If a Roomba-deleted question gets undeleted, please make it exempt from its next runs

If a question deleted by the Roomba gets undeleted, that means that a strong part of the community (at least two 10k+ users, possibly more, possibly also mods) think, yes it should exist. This is ...
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What percentage of questions which are deleted by the Roomba later get undeleted?

I'd like to know the percentage of questions that are deleted by Stack Exchange's automated deletion scripts, which later get undeleted, on each site. Initially, I thought I could query for this in ...
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No comment filter

Is there any way that I can filter a question with no comments in it? The reason I ask this is because sometimes it is frustrating to click on a question just to see that has been already answered as ...
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2answers
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What happens to highly downvoted answers?

Does anything other than appearing lower on the page happen to downvoted answers? I had thought that sufficiently downvoted answers get set to moderator review or get hidden altogether, but I haven’t ...
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Adjust the thresholds for automatic deletion of questions closed as duplicates

This may be a duplicate of Should we stop auto-deleting dupe-closed questions? but the wording of the staff answer seems to indicate that it was effectively declined in 2012. It's now 8 years later ...
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1answer
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Question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative score at deletion time

A question deleted under RemoveDeadQuestions does not show negative vote at deletion time. From the question timeline (link needs mod access on Earth Science SE): At score 0, it should be removed ...
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Should I improve questions that are not mine by adding information?

First it sounds like, yeah of course. But here's an example: bot not playing music This question has almost no information. But what I can read out of it, it's about a discord bot that refuses to ...
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Why are we happy to delete open questions with 0 score but not terrible, incorrect answers?

I’ve come across some really bad answers on Stack Exchange, including quite a few that are just one sentence with no sources or badly written speculation with no basis. From what I understand, our ...
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RemoveDeadQuestions should not apply to Meta posts

There is an automated system that eventually deletes all unanswered negative scoring questions (as long as they're not locked). I understand why this exists for regular sites – a negative score ...
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1answer
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Can (and should) duplicate questions be automatically deleted? [duplicate]

Yesterday a question of mine on EL&U, Is “shipping” today's equivalent of “matchmaking”? [duplicate], which had been closed as a duplicate, was deleted automatically by the system. deleted by ...
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Community user profile has a non-HTTPS link

I was recently reading about Community, when I noticed this ironic, very minor, problem in its profile: the link to an answer in its profile is not HTTPS. However, Stack Exchange moved to HTTPS almost ...
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MSE should handle questions about a single SE site when they're asking for external input

A fairly old question about how we do things on Ask Ubuntu just got closed with the site-specific off-topic close reason that you have on MSE: This question's topic is only applicable to one ...
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What limits should we place on automated voting?

This has come up a few times now in moderator circles, but with the exception of Andy's Robot there hasn't been a lot of public discussion that's applicable. That feels kinda negligent to me, so... ...
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0answers
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Link to help center instead of meta FAQ on community user profile for automatic question deletion

On the Community user profile there is a list item Remove abandoned questions. This item links to this meta faq, but should probably link to the help center article: The help center also includes a ...

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