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I saw no notification about my answer that was to be deleted

It's very unfortunate that you have not received a notification when the post notice. We (mods) were under the impression that users receive a notification when we do this, but it seems that's not ...
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Should we undelete this answer?

Yes The answer doesn't have much information, but the information that is there seems like it provides some useful advice. It could probably use a little editing after being un-deleted. (if that's ...
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Asker deletes question after posting an answer

Bringing it to meta is the right thing to do, at least to get visibility, so that's a good start.... ... having said that, a user is able to delete their posts as long as there are no upvoted answers ...
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Should deletion be an option for a low-quality accepted answer?

Being good and being acceptable are two different things. Is/Was it a good answer? Definitely not, especially not according to Code Review standards. Is/Was it an acceptable answer? Obviously, ...
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Should deletion be an option for a low-quality accepted answer?

Do I like code only answers? No. I don't. Do I think in general they should be removed? Yes. I do. However, I'm a bit uncomfortable with this situation because it was the accepted answer. It ...
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Should we un-delete useful answers that were deleted by OP?

Once the answer was posted here, it wasn't really OP's to withhold from the world anymore. It belongs to the community and Stack Exchange as well as OP, per the CC-By-SA license. This bit right ...
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Why was this answer for "Add and Search Word" deleted without any comments?

Moderators delete answers for a variety of reasons. Here on Code Review, there is even at least one more reason than on most other Stack Exchange sites. One of the reasons specific to Code Review is ...
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I saw no notification about my answer that was to be deleted

You were already given a post notice, which was also to provide an explanation on the issue with the answer: We are looking for answers that provide insightful observations about the code in the ...
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I saw no notification about my answer that was to be deleted

The answer in question showed up in the low quality queue, and is not a good answer in general for Code Review. We expect code to go along with explanations and answers to not just be a code dump. I ...
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Should deletion be an option for a low-quality accepted answer?

I have undeleted the answer. There is no clear "best solution" that I can see happening/emerging from this discussion. Even the high-voted/accepted answer to this meta question is somewhat ...
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Should we un-delete useful answers that were deleted by OP?

I have requested that an answer be undeleted, but that was because I was the Question Asker and I thought that the answer had really useful information in it that I wanted to use in my code, and I ...
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Should deletion be an option for a low-quality accepted answer?

I'm all for pruning code-only answers from CodeReview. I've seen this horror escalate on StackOverflow and I think it's a much bigger problem for CR. CR exists on reviews. In my opinion, a good ...
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Why is this shown as "Modified" when I don't see anything there?

Sami posted an answer around 6 hours ago. However the answer was subsequently deleted. Deleting answers doesn't remove the question from being bumped to the front page. When you get 10k you'll be able ...
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Why delete a lone upvoted answer on a CR question?

Why was it deleted? Only the deleter can correctly answer that question. It is possible it was for the disciplined badge, as the user got the badge two minutes after deleting the post. But it's also ...
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Should deletion be an option for a low-quality accepted answer?

Quoting the notice directly: Answers that don't include explanations may be removed. This notice was added by Jamal at May 16 at 14:58 (according to the post history). Jamal mentions in his answer ...
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Should deletion be an option for a low-quality accepted answer?

Prior to deleting the code-only answer, I did also leave this comment: Please provide an explanation on this code as well. We don't accept code-only answers. Had the answerer read that and tried ...
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