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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Please do not delete closed questions with many views and many upvotes

Recently closed questions appear in the delete queue even though they had many upvotes and many views too. Some examples: What media (music and video) players are there? 52 upvotes 21k views 21 fav ...
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Don't edit spam answers, just flag them

We've been hit by way more spam than normal, just thought I'd point out these discussions on meta that might be useful to folks: What can we do about the increasing amount of spam on Ask Ubuntu? ...
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Hey 10kers... you also have the delete votes

Well, the users with 10,000 reputation or more has access to the moderation tools (commonly referred as 10k-tools) which give more insight over the site itself. There's also the infamous flag queue ...
Braiam's user avatar
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How do I delete/abandon my question when it has answers?

It's a story you hear all too often. I asked a question. I got some answers. They showed effort so I voted them up. I found some time to actually try them out. Then... I changed my mind and did ...
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Serial downvote: how to make it stop? Tired of having my questions deleted

For the second time on, I got serial downvoted. The user who downvotes targets questions with no upvote and no answer so that after the downvote the question will automatically deleted....
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
21 votes
3 answers

Only 30 days and -1 to remove a question?

This was just brought to my attention by this question. From a question can be removed If the question is more than 30 days old, and ... has −1 or lower score has no answers is ...
Mark Kirby's user avatar
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7 votes
1 answer

Should spam-only accounts always be deleted?

Should accounts that have posted spam and don't appear to have contributed any non-spam content to the site always be deleted? My understanding--from limited observation and this may be wrong!--is ...
Eliah Kagan's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

Question deleted as abandoned although I didn't abandon it

I asked this question a while ago. It didn't receive any helpful attention, not even a comment asking for output of some command or something, or suggesting what I could look at. Since I still have ...
fifaltra's user avatar
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8 answers

Can we delete/migrate 425730 question that is about Mint?

Ok, is a good information, but it is off topic. The problem is that with the amount of votes that both Question and Answer have, we would need 4-5 10kers to delete it, but sadly we don't have that ...
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