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Why was this question automatically deleted by the Community Bot on 08/13/2022?

Why was this question automatically deleted by the Community Bot on 08/13/2022? (And for no apparent good reason, that is!) I tried voting to undelete, but it says I can no longer vote to undelete, ...
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Are bumps by community user shown/logged somewhere?

Community user bumps some old unanswered question from time to time. Is this activity shown somewhere? Quite often it can happen that someone edits a post in order to improve it - since the questions ...
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Community bot can send messages now?

Today I saw this this comment by the community bot profile.. has MSE community bot achieved artificial intelligence? post
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Community user new profile photo.

Browsing the forum brought me to a post where I saw the “robot” community user had edited. At first, I thought this user was someone with another name until I saw their original sprite: As you can see,...
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Who Created the Community User. There is a Saying on Their Account that “They are not Really a Person”, But Who Made Their About Page?

It has been interesting to see the robot user editing other people’s posts as if a person is editing them. I understand that there are a pattern of posts, but some of them seem human like. This ...
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Did the Community user make a mistake?

Community deleted this question: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/3977648/how-can-i-find-the-mass-of-the-pencil-cylinder/3977750#3977750 Yet, it certainly does NOT meet the criteria for ...
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Review audit on my post. Reviewer is Community♦ [duplicate]

I looked at one of my old posts and saw that it was used in a review audit. Here is a link to the audit. Rather than an actual person being the reviewer, it appears that the reviewer is Community♦. ...
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How do Community bounties work?

I recently answered a question with a bounty offered by "Community". How are such bounties awarded? Who decides which response gets the bounty?
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Community makes content edits?

In this particular answer of mine Community account made an edit - I always thought Community is a bot- account. It flipped the colour description of the functions wrongly - what is happening? ...
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Non-human reviewer

In this Low Quality Post review, the Community user gave Looks OK to the review target. How can a non-human being review posts like real users?
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What is the recommended procedure to request disassociation from a post?

As far as I know, it is possible to transfer the ownership of a question or an answer to the community user. For example, this was done for answers in some of the sandboxes here on meta (as I've ...
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"Community" added swear word to answer 4 years after the answer was typed

In Brian M. Scott's answer to this question: Determine whether the relation $\ge$ is reflexive, symmetric, antisymmetric, transitive, and/or a partial order. it seems as if the user "Community" edited ...
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Why community user doesn't have a badge?

As everyone of us using the site get badges when we complete a task like editing posts, raising flags, voting on questions and answers etc. Then why this user don't have any badges.
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Funny edit by community

Regarding this review/edit. When I approved this edit, I didn't notice the text "anonymous user" and for some reason thought I was approving the OP's edit. Then I see the edit as done by "community". ...
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"Copying" someone else's comment for an answer

This is similar but different to this question. I am often reading through current questions and, as I am trying to think of an answer see a helpful hint in the comments. Is it unethical to base an ...
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Community user wearing hats for voting?

I just checked on the profile of the Community user and saw that its avatar was wearing hats. Fine, he should be allowed to do so. But I checked that he was having 2 hats for voting on questions and ...
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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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"marked as duplicate" by community?

A few minutes ago I flagged this question as a duplicate of an earlier one; when I came back to it, it showed as having been "marked as duplicate by Steven Stadnicki, Community". I've never seen the ...
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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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How does the community user poke questions?

According to its profile, the community user randomly pokes old unanswered questions every hour to get them some attention. What does this poke consist of? Is it an action ordinary users are ...
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What is the community user doing?

The community user has been making some odd edits. I was wondering if anyone knows why? (I presume someone does!) The edits claim that they are "(Migrating) MSO links to MSE links". The ...
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Two Similar Edits, One Rejected by CommunityBot

So I was looking at my activities at Math.SE when I noticed that my edit suggestion for this question was rejected. I decided to take a look into the question again, and found that my edit only had ...
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Why did Community decide to delete this question?

Deleted question: How can I show by Induction The best reason that I can see, is that it got 3 down votes and 0 up votes. Was that the trigger?
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Bounty by Community?

A bounty by community? How does this work? Was the user deleted while the bounty was active?
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Meta.Meta: A bug in the meta Community♦ user?

This question was bumped by the Community♦ user, even though it has an upvoted answer, and it was tagged status-completed. Maybe the meta Community♦ user should be trained not to bump meta questions ...
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Unusual deletion of an answer and user account

In the active question "Abuse of site with homework assignments ", an answer was posted and very quickly deleted, together with the account of the answer author (user114176), by the Community user. ...
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Why did Community add the algebraic geometry tag to my question?

Here is the question. I'm not complaining, I'm just curious why it happened.
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Random bump of a question? Is this a bug?

I saw a question this afternoon: minimizing the norm of a curl over a domain Then I went on to cook up an answer. After I submitted, I was about to edit OP's question to make it better formatted. ...
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When does the Community bot bump posts, and how do I bump posts?

I apologize if this question is on a FAQ somewhere, but a cursory search turned up empty. I am trying to find out: Under what conditions will the Community bot decide to bump my question onto the ...
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Edits by Community ♦

As a 10K user, I can approve/disapprove edits by low-reputation users. BUT: Why am I being asked to approve edits done by Community ♦ ... Presumably, despite having only reputation 1, it can put in ...
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Community approved my suggested Edit

Clicking on Community, you'll find: Hi, I'm not really a person. I'm a background process that helps keep this site clean! I do things like Randomly poke old unanswered questions every hour so they ...
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Old Questions Unlikely To Have An Accepted Answer

A routine question with answers, but no accepted answer, gets bumped by the Community bot. Checking the OP's page reveals that the user is likely gone for good. Barring intervention from the OP, will ...
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Why some questions are marked as community.

I found some of my questions marked as community ? I request you to kindly tell me what it is all about. EDIT : this is the question. EDIT: This question is about why some questions have "Community"...