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Questions tagged [deleted-posts]

For questions about questions or answers that are deleted.

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Views counter still working even after question deletion

If you open a deleted question the view count will increase. Is this a bug or status-bydesign?
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Shouldn’t deleted:1 return all deleted posts, not just those of the one searching?

According to this thread, once a user hits 10K, the deleted:1 search operator becomes available, but it only allows users to see their own deleted posts. This seems a bit counter-intuitive to me. ...
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If you delete a question with a positive score will your reputation go down? If so, how long does it take? [duplicate]

If you delete a question with a positive score will you get reputation back? Basically what I'm asking is, suppose you have a question with a score of 22, and I delete the question. Would I lose ...
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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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Flagged comments show as “helpful” when post was deleted but remain visible

This could potentially be a duplicate of Why does flag marking as helpful/declined not always correlate with moderator action?, but the timing makes me think maybe not. There was a lengthy discussion ...
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Can we make it easier to see a deleted user's deleted posts?

Moderators can see a list of posts from a deleted user, which is very useful for cleaning up two kinds of problems: rage-quits, where we might want to undelete some of those users with a pattern of ...
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Auto-deleted posts from spammers and trolls should get the “this is spam/rude” warning

When a post is deleted by spam or rude/abusive flags, users who can see deleted posts see a warning along the lines of "this post was deleted as spam or offensive". If they want to see the actual ...
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Change the word delete to hidden

Having your post deleted is very demoralizing. You likely don't feel like participating in it again when it happens. It's also intuitively considered permanent. "Deletes" on SE are soft, meaning the ...
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There are PostHistory records for deleted posts, but only a very few

Checking for the PostHistory entries in the SEDE for deleted Posts, I get some results, but only a very few. For example, there is only 33 such records for the whole SO. All of them are from 2018. I ...
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Restrict the access to suggested edit reviews on deleted posts

This suggested edit on an answer deleted as rude/abusive is visible, even without logging in (and for users with less than 10k reputation). These users can't see the answer 'directly', via the ...
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What's the reasoning behind the delete:1 restriction for only content I own?

I recently reached 10k reputation on Stack Overflow, and noticed that I now have the ability to view deleted posts with deleted:1 via the search bar. I'd like clarification as to why the restriction ...
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Is it possible to see posts I wrote that were deleted when I'm using an iPhone?

Can I see the posts that I wrote that have been deleted - either by myself or other users when on an iPhone? I’m asking this because, I'm using the iPhone 6 and when I try to find posts that I created ...
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Percentage of deleted posts per site

I would like someone to post the ratio of deleted posts to total number of posts for each site, preferably computed over a recent time period such as the last three months. Could someone please do a ...
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Clearing red flags shouldn't undelete a post that wasn't deleted by flags

Today I saw a red flag on a post that was already deleted. That's fine; we want red flags to survive deletion. The post wasn't deleted by flags; it was deleted by its owner, who probably didn't even ...
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May I ask for the tag information of the deleted posts in the SEDE?

In the current SEDE, the PostTags table contains information only from the currently existing questions (i.e. from the questions in the Posts table, but not from the ones in the PostsWithDeleted table)...
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“This post has been deleted” banner overlaps Close Vote Dialog [duplicate]

If an answer is deleted while the close vote dialog is open on the parent question, the "This post has been deleted" banner overlaps the modal. This also renders the dialog useless, as clicking on it ...
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I deleted a post, is there a way to add comments to explain why I deleted it?

I have just deleted a question in Meta Exchange - I reported a bug but worked out the problem was due to a browser plug-in not Meta Exchange. Someone commented on the post before I deleted it. Is ...
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Visibility of the posts deleted by authors in 10k tools [duplicate]

As far as I see posts deleted by the author are not visible in recently deleted section of the 10k tools. What is the reason to don't show them?
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Why are self-deleted posts not shown in the 10k Tools?

I noticed on Retrocomputing that self-deleted posts do not show up in the Deleted section of the 10k Tools. Why is this? It seems like it would be useful to have all deleted posts show up in this ...
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Activity summary page counts votes on deleted posts in vote totals

My summary page on Ask Ubuntu says that I have cast 3,173 downvotes. However, on posts that are not deleted I have cast only 1,102 downvotes (since we can't see deleted posts in the downvotes tab). ...
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Can we see deleted posts which we downvoted?

At the moment, we can see, in the activity and flags pages, deleted posts which we have cast close or delete votes, or flags. However, the list of downvotes doesn't include deleted posts, even if the ...
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The Markdown rendering on deleted content should be disabled or reduced [duplicate]

Deleted content, including content that is deleted via spam and rude/abusive flags is still visible to users with enough reputation (generally 10k+, I believe). I think the Markdown rendering of this ...
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I'm unable to see a deleted post. How can I see and undelete it? [duplicate]

I deleted a post today on Hinduism SE and am not able to see the deleted post for undeleting or editing it. Reputation is not yet adequate.
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Should off-topic or poor quality posts be deleted immediately?

I often encounter an off-topic or otherwise unsuitable post, and comment so on the post. The OP might immediately reply asking for the best course of action. Should I tell the OP to delete the ...
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Why was this answer not deleted at the sixth Recommend Deletion vote? [duplicate]

The last I heard, if an answer in the Low Quality Posts review queue gets six Recommend Deletion posts, it gets deleted immediately, and the post is marked simply as 'deleted on ...', such as this one ...
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What can I do with valuable content that was deemed unfit for the site it was posted?

It happens sometimes that some content that for better or worse isn't in its current form fit for the site it's posted and is deleted or going towards deletion. What can I do to salvage the bits of ...
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“This post has been deleted” box's Z-Index is too high, overlaps dialog overlays and looks weird [duplicate]

Screenshot tells more than 1000 words: (Oh and I think it's not an exact duplicate of this question because it's only about overlapping parts of the post's content including flag bar if I read it ...
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'This post has been deleted' appears above the flag bar

When a post is deleted and the notification comes through, it scrolls over the inline flag bar: The entire post also seems to capture clicks instead of letting them get to the flag bar. Looks like ...
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10K+ users can [still] search any user's deleted content

Following up on this post; Despite the message: Note: only content you own is returned when searching for deleted content I'm able to search a specific user's deleted content using a search query ...
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10K+ users can search any user's deleted content

Despite the message: Note: only content you own is returned when searching for deleted content I'm able to search a specific user's deleted content using a search query such as: user:X deleted:1 ...
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What are all the penalties to delete or close our own Questions or Answers? [duplicate]

EDIT: This is wrongly tagged a duplicate as it deals with clarifying and finding out information about penalties for the deletion and closing process, a topic that has spawned much confusion and past ...
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Why was that deleted? Provide better information for deletions from review

When questions are deleted by the Community user, they say "deleted by Community" and now also have a reason: When any post is deleted as spam or offensive it also attributes the deletion (but doesn'...
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Please let us keep the reason for community-deleted posts [duplicate]

I just noticed this (on this post, but seemingly applying to all Community-deleted posts): This is awesome, and I'm concerned that it's an oversight and is meant only to be enabled for developers. ...
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Am I supposed to see notifications for comments on deleted posts?

I received a notification for a comment-reply addressed to me, but when I followed the link to the post, the post had been deleted. At this point I figured I just had a stale view of the page, so I ...
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Should I be able to see the first few lines of a deleted post from my flag summary section?

I don't have enough rep to view deleted posts yet. So should I be able to see the first few lines of a post via the tooltip?: (ie. rolling over the titile of a post gives you a tooltip with the first ...
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After how long are deleted posts really deleted from the system?

I can find my deleted questions and answers provided I have enough rep on a site. Would they always be on the site for me to undelete? Or, does the system purge such posts time to time? If yes, what ...
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Allow to filter deleted posts by source of deletion in the 10 k tools (or it least indicate the source)

From time to time I check the deleted posts in the 10 k tools (http://[site].stackexchange.com/tools?tab=Delete) as to whether any posts have been deleted by other 10 k users that shouldn’t (of which ...
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Let us do something with links to deleted content (Android app version)

This is an Android app corollary to an iOS app suggestion: Let me do SOMETHING with a comment link to a deleted question As its users know, the Android app doesn't have support for viewing deleted ...
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Please let me kick a bad post when it's down

On sites where I either have 10k rep or am a moderator, I'll sometimes see a clearly-bad post -- incoherent, not even remotely an answer, etc -- that's already been deleted. So yay for the immediate ...
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Is there a way (for a moderator) to search for posts that were deleted as Spam?

When site users are on the ball they should be spam flagging posts so they get removed from the front-page and eventually deleted. All this happens without moderator involvement. However, sometimes ...
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Posts deleted by the community (from the low-quality review queue) don't show why they were deleted

If a post is deleted by its owner, it shows the status "deleted by owner". If it's deleted by users casting delete votes, it shows "deleted by (names)". If it's deleted through spam or offensive ...
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What's up with deleted wiki posts?

I understand that past a certain amount of rep I can see deleted posts but I'm not sure what the intended behaviour of deleted wiki/wiki excerpt posts is. Deleted questions and answers are ...
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Flagging a deleted post should not give “you don't have permission”

If you try to flag a post that has been deleted since you loaded the question page, the system returns a rather unfortunate error message: You don't have permission to use this type of flag ...
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How do notifications on deleted posts work?

Given the following scenarios, what would happen? User Alice posts an answer. User Bob comments on the answer. User Charlie♦ comments on the answer and deletes it. User Alice checks her inbox a few ...
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Moderators should be able to see deleted posts in the Activity tab on a user's profile [duplicate]

As a moderator I can see deleted posts in a profile, but -- without visiting each one -- I can't see when they were deleted. This came up because I came across a user with a small number of posts, ...
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Are the images from deleted posts kept?

What happens to the images from deleted questions and/or answers? Will they be kept or they will be deleted with the answer? What happens with the images, that are edited out from the post? The ...
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Allow all reviewers to see deleted posts they reviewed

So moderators just got the ability to provide custom reasons when they ban users from review. Often, these bans are due to specific very bad reviews, like approving spam or non-answers. It will be ...
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Around how many questions get deleted in Stack Exchange and by whom?

Someone argued with me that people in the SE network don't try to delete stuff actively (voting to delete) and leave that work to the Community user. I'm not convinced. So… I would like some ...
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How to view my deleted post?

I see the post about How does deleting work? but it does not describe how to get to the deleted question. Can someone help with more detail?
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impaired meta participation by linked deleted posts - what can we do about that?

Whenever there is a deleted post linked, I personally get the impression that I am actively prevented from useful contributions. In certain Tags and question milieus it is very difficult to reach the ...