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Why has my upvoted answer about xz been silently deleted?

I strongly disagree both with the mod's decision to delete the post and with the way the post was handled. In my opinion your suggestion of running the xz --version command is not problematic, since ...
BeastOfCaerbannog's user avatar
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Why has my upvoted answer about xz been silently deleted?

It is true that mods are not required to leave comments explaining deletions. It is still a good idea to do so though, to avoid precisely the confusion you describe in your question. So as a general ...
terdon's user avatar
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Why has my upvoted answer about xz been silently deleted?

While certainly Thomas lacked leaving a (due in my opinion) comment, I second deleting the answer in the state it was when it was deleted (and in which apparently still is, which is: lacking a GIANT ...
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What does the site look like to a moderator? (2.0)

To quote my last answer, it's not drastically different. 95%+ of moderator time is the the same old flag queue though. But the tools accessible through the admin section are slightly better laid out (...
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Wonder why I got downvoted?

So, the vote score you see is the combination of upvotes and downvotes. You have two upvotes and three downvotes on your question, for a total of -1 score. I've even screenshot the current vote ...
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Wonder why I got downvoted?

The post currently shows -1 vote. From Thomas' answer, you see how that -1 is actually a sum of 5 votes. Here we are talking about votes. In your reputation history, on your profile page, it shows -2 ...
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