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I recently answered a question about a simple strategy game. (Mine was the only answer.) The OP deleted the question about a minute later. It occurs to me that he might not have wanted a potential opponent in this strategy game to see the answer. Is this acceptable behavior? If it is not, how does one report it?

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    $\begingroup$ This? Undeleted. $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Apr 21 '18 at 8:15
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    $\begingroup$ Can't help to note that this is a really bad question, hence resisting the urge to answer it and voting to close instead, as the site recommends, would prevent such later unfortunate events. $\endgroup$ – Did Apr 21 '18 at 8:18
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    $\begingroup$ It just got redeleted.....Rather frustrating. $\endgroup$ – C Monsour Apr 21 '18 at 8:21
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    $\begingroup$ See also: Why do some users delete their questions after receiving an answer? (And other discussions linked there.) $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Apr 21 '18 at 8:39
  • $\begingroup$ Reundeleted. The question is not great, but it is not for the OP to decide - you be the judge. I also made sure they won't redelete it for a little while. $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Apr 21 '18 at 10:29
  • $\begingroup$ "Rather frustrating" What? To see users answering questions that they should insta-delete, if only they took the rules of the site seriously? Yes, this is most definitely frustrating, you are right. $\endgroup$ – Did Apr 30 '18 at 12:37
  • $\begingroup$ @ Did, perhaps you should read the rules of the site at math.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic where it specifically says we welcome questions about solving mathematical puzzles. $\endgroup$ – C Monsour Apr 30 '18 at 23:56
  • $\begingroup$ Sure we do, this is well known believe it or not, but even questions about puzzles should include some context. (Unrelated: Do you know the effect of inserting a space between the sign @ and a user's name?) $\endgroup$ – Did May 6 '18 at 16:20

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