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Questions tagged [auto-delete]

Auto-deletion is a process which helps cleaning the site by deleting some questions. Criteria for auto-deletion are based on low score and age of the question.

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My question was automatically deleted

My question on Mathematics Stack Exchange (A different type of exponentiation) was automatically deleted for the reason "RemoveAbandonedClosed". Why?
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Comment disappeared

In the following question: Are there any irrational/transcendental numbers for which the distribution of decimal digits is not uniform?, I distinctly remember adding a comment about "God being lazy ...
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Downvote / Close / Delete

Down voting, closing, and deleting content on this site are important tools to help ensure the quality of this site. My impression is that there is a distinction between these tools, though. We ...
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Question disappeared?

I asked a question like a year ago. It was pretty detailed. Recently I realized I lost my notes on this so I thought I could just go and look the question. The problem is that I cannot find it. Is ...
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Should we delete the worst of questions?

One may view some arguably delete-worthy questions by sorting questions by votes, then going to the last page. As of this moment, that page is 16440, https://math.stackexchange.com/questions?page=...
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The use of the phrase “RemoveAbandonedClosed” in deleted questions

I was checking the list of recently deleted questions and then I tripped upon this question. This question, however, has nothing to do with whether the question should be closed or reopened; deleted ...
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What happens if a question is deleted for old age and lack of response?

Say I made a question a year ago and it gets deleted for old age or lack of responses. Can I recover its content and if so for how long after such a deletion? Also is it possible to keep track of ...
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How/why did community delete a question? And how to prevent it?

I just realized that a question of mine was deleted by community. In contrast to this meta-question there were neither downvotes nor am I deleted. Since this happened around one year after I posted ...
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A question I answered seems to have been deleted [duplicate]

From what I understand, based on my read of this answer and this question, a question with an upvoted answer cannot be auto-deleted or manually deleted by the poster, but one of those things seems to ...
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What happened to my question asking about the integral closure of an algebra of finite type over the ring of algebraic integers?

What happened to my question asking about the following question? It seems to be deleted. Why if that is the case? Let $A$ be the ring of algebraic integers in a finite dimensional algebraic number ...
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What happened to my question on discrete valuation rings?

I asked a question whose title was Two discrete valuation rings one of which is contained in another(Two discrete valuation rings, one contained into another). It was closed, but I have no idea why it ...
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Notification when questions/answers will be or are deleted

I just realized that one of my question was deleted by Community. I can't remember being been notified about that. And since happens already at least the second time, I would be nice if SE could ...
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Should on-topic questions, with score $\leq$ 0, be deleted on meta.MSE?

I have recently noted that one of my old questions on meta.MSE has been deleted by the community moderator. I guess, the auto-deletion script deletes posts on meta sites too. Initially I felt that it ...
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Why was this question deleted by Community, after being closed but with score not below $0$?

There was a question: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/987284/fuel-level-in-horizontal-cylindrical-tank/987290#987290 It was closed but wasn't downvoted below 0. So Why has it been ...
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Can a question having upvoted answer be auto-deleted?

I thought that the question with an upvoted answer cannot be auto-deleted. (And that it can be deleted only by votes of users who have privilege to vote for deletion.) In faq entry How does deleting ...
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Can (should) answer from an autodeleted question be migrated to a duplicate?

Suppose that I encounter the following situation: I see a question which was ´autodeleted, and together with the questions also some answers, which I consider keeping on the site have been deleted. ...