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Please don't be too eager to delete duplicates

On the occasion of this question, about losing rep over deletion of this one Rubbish does not belong on the site. After a question has been marked as unclear, off-topic or too broad, one might ...
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What is the difference between "delete" and "recommend deletion" votes?

I can't quite get how the Low Quality queue works. How many delete votes are needed to delete an answer and is any "Recommend deletion" votes are enough? And what is the difference between these ...
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Can I delete a downvoted question that I answered myself (where nobody else has answered it)?

Recently I asked a question on Ask Ubuntu. I did not get any answer. Then after searching I found the solution and wrote it as an answer. I got one upvote for the answer and 0 for the question: how ...
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Need to edit the content of a constantly changing canonical question

After I flagged this canonical question: Is a clean install better than upgrading? to be locked to prevent it from being deleted after it had already received 3 delete votes, my flag was reviewed as ...
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What happens when I vote to delete an answer?

Does it go to the Low Quality review or not? This is related to flagging questions. For high rep user maybe VTD is a better option.
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Does it make sense to kill this question?

I noticed this old software-recommendation question is closed (rightfully so, imo) as "too broad": Video editing software options? I also noticed it has attracted some delete votes too. Does it ...
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