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7 answers
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Four-year old question with 48 upvotes and 81 stars just got deleted [closed]

I had often referred to this question (for <10k) and last time I checked, it had 48 votes upvotes, 81 stars and 11 answers, with a total of over 100 upvotes. Today, after the question was live for ...
Dan Dascalescu's user avatar
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1 answer
141 views

How to request undeletion?

One of my answers was deleted by a mod today. I have since then corrected my answer and I would like to have it undeleted. I'm not able to do that myself, and there appears to be no explicit method to ...
Šime Vidas's user avatar
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4 answers
10k views

What happened to "What real life bad habits has programming given you?" [closed]

The question What real life bad habits has programming given you? (10k only) is one of the all-time most popular questions on Stack Overflow. It had 341 upvotes and around 157k views, but it looks ...
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May we have the Jon Skeet Facts thread back?

I did a google search for "Jon Skeet facts" but the meta page which listed them all is gone: Jon Skeet Facts Google cache still has a copy, but may I ask the Powers That Be to UPDATE TABLE SET ...
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11 votes
1 answer
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Upvoted answer to a very specific question deleted

My answer to this question has been deleted. This is a very relevant question (with 2 upvotes) and my answer specifically addressed what was asked and I provided a working solution. I suppose that's ...
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0 answers
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Please undelete my answer [closed]

As per the advice at How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion? I would like to politely ask if anyone could ...
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Can the deleted question about custom bootable appliance be undeleted? [closed]

Is there any way to appeal a deleted question? I spent a few minutes coming up with a constructive answer for a very badly worded question, and the whole lot just vanished a minute or so after I ...
Colin Pickard's user avatar
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1 answer
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My answer got deleted, even though the OP said it was correct?

So, I was answering some questions, and I came across this one here. My answer got deleted, even though mine was the one that the OP stated (in the chat transcripts) that it was correct. How should ...
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