Questions tagged [deleted-questions]

This tag refers to all questions deleted from Stack Exchange sites. The tag "specific-question" should also be used when referencing a specific question that has been deleted.

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Asker deletes question after posting an answer

Yesterday I answered this question. Today when on my profile I noticed my answer was deleted. This was not a DMCA takedown, and so this meta and this one don't help in this situation. This meta, ...
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10k tools on meta do not have latest deletion info

So there's a pretty recent question I knew to be deleted. I'm including a partial screenshot for date-related purposes. Now let's check the moderation tools (where I was hoping to find the question ...
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When should the community undelete a question that has been deleted by its author?

Today it happened again that I wanted to post an answer to a question, which all of you know can take some time to write, but some minutes ago the question had been deleted by the owner. For the (...
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Ability to edit self-deleted questions

I understand that preventing edits on deleted answers can help defeat FGITW (Fastest Gun In The West) problems on other sites (or here?), but it seems deleted questions cannot be edited either. This ...
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Does getting OutOfMemoryError really mean broken code?

This concerns this currently deleted question.(*) My opinion is that a program getting out of memory after 3 hours is basically working. It may not be good enough for what's required, but it's exactly ...
14 votes
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Question removed after a harsh review

After I reviewed code in this question, the question was deleted. My review was harsh, but I warned it would be in the first sentence, and I thought being fair was more important. If the community ...
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Moderators deleting a question

I posted a question about a syntax error in a Python for loop. It got closed and then deleted in the time span of a minute without me having any sort of feedback on ...
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Should we delete off-topic questions by new users right away?

Brand-new user likely only have 1 rep point, but trusted Stac kExchange users have 101 when they make their first post here. When they post an off-topic question, they usually get downvoted and ...
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Losing suggested edit points when questions are deleted

3 questions were deleted because of being closed and off-topic. I had edits on various places on those posts and lost points for the edits that were approved by the community. Is this the way it is ...
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Dispute on a now-deleted question

A question was closed/delted because of a dispute? This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta. With: this question has been deleted ...
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Is my question really too broad? How could I improve it?

My question Send default 404 error page when Referer does not match got "closed as too broad" by a moderator and "deleted by Community ♦", eight months after I asked it. As far as I can see, it got no ...
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Flagging closed questions for deletion

I've flagged two questions recently: