Questions tagged [undelete]

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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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Should we un-delete useful answers that were deleted by OP?

This meta is prompted by a specific Q & A, but I'm curious how the community feels about un-deleting useful answers that OP themselves deleted for whatever reason. I think it will be easiest to ...
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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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Should we undelete this answer?

So, backstory first... Once upon a time there was a new CR user. This user posted a number of spammy answers in a short period of time. All of them linked back to his company's website. Most of them ...
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