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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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What is a “locked” post?

A post can be locked. What does it mean to lock a post? Who can lock a post? When should a post be locked? Return to FAQ index
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Couple of issues with Roomba Turbocharging

Recently, a major change was announced: Deleted questions will be visible to their authors, regardless of those authors' reputation. They won't be linked to anywhere that they're not already ...
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Deleted posts are visible through several AJAX endpoints

The question How can you tell if a person is a programmer? was deleted a long time ago. However: anyone can see the question at /posts/895296/ajax-load. anyone can see the comments at /posts/895296/...
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How to get to my answer after author of question voluntarily removed it

I put quite an effort into an answer to a question that was not very clear. Also helped him to clarify and simplify. I think I even answered it for the most part and added information on why and how. ...
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Is there any way for me to access the content of my answer to a deleted question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: View my deleted question and answer with less than 10K Some time ago I answered a question on Programmers which was subsequently deleted. I referenced my answer in another ...
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Someone deleted my question, how can I undelete it? [closed]

Is it ok to undelete my post after a moderator deleted it? Do I need a certain amount of reputation for that? Someone who has 10K rep, can undelete others posts, is it the same for your own? Does it ...
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Can I see my answer to someone else's deleted post?

Can I somehow see the answer I gave to a deleted question from someone else? I know this seems like a duplicate of Show all of my question/answers to me even if they are deleted or Is there a way to ...
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Can I undo the deletion on questions that I deleted myself? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? Is it possible to undo the deletion of my own questions that I have deleted myself? If yes, then how can ...
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Users without full edit rights should not be able to submit edits to deleted posts

Having read ChrisForrence's comment I have done some experimenting and confirmed that the content of deleted posts can be viewed from the edit page. Furthermore, I'm able to successfully submit ...
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Howto view deleted posts <10k rep [duplicate]

Have you ever wanted to view a deleted question even if you don't have the required 10k rep for it? All you need is the link: Take for instance a question from the deleted meta questions archive ...
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Show the deleted question to the question creator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show all of my question/answers to me even if they are deleted Now only users with enough reputation can see deleted questions. It would be good if the question creator can ...
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Where are the meta post about the edit trick? [duplicate]

May I ask where are all the meta posts about the edit tricks that reveals deleted post to users less than 10k? I searched on SO and even on Google, and I cannot find any trace of them. Have they been ...
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Viewing deleted questions edit hack [duplicate]

On a comment of a post I read recently, I found out that you can go to any deleted post, and if you really want to see the post, you can force it into edit mode. If you turn the question part of the ...
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Privileges aren't enforced correctly when editing deleted posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Deleted posts can still be edited I'm able to edit my deleted question, but I cannot look at it. Permissions aren't enforced correctly in the post editor, allowing ...

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