Questions tagged [deleted-questions]

This tag refers to all questions deleted from Stack Exchange sites. The tag 'specific-question' should also be used when referencing a specific question that has been deleted.

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Question deleted by Community

This question is interesting, but I found it deleted by Community. I'd like to know who actually delete the questions under this generic name, and what are the the reasons behind such decisions.
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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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On deleting a question

My meta question seemed to be deleted. Where can I find an explanation on deleting a question(on meta or main)? I would like to know on what conditions a question can be deleted. I searched help, meta,...
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Reputation points from a bounty after deleting the question.

I had a question for which I put $500$ points in a bounty. The bounty wasn't taken by anyone. I deleted the question just now and it seems that I got the points back. At least my rep. went up pretty ...
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What's going to happen with my questions when they're deleted?

I've read that some questions are deleted after some time due to low number of upvotes. If this happens, will it be possible to retrieve them some way? I guess some of my questions may not have a big ...
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Is it possible to find deleted questions via the tools menu? If so, how?

As far as I can guess, a comment on an answer that I made this morning disappeared because the parent question to which the answer (and hence my comment) was attached was deleted. I tried to find ...
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Closed questions being deleted and re-asked as new questions

This seems to be a phenomenon: Someone posts a question. Others ask them what they've tried / put the question on hold. The OP simply deletes the question, and re-asks it as a new question (and gets ...
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Question “voluntarily removed by author” immediately after answer

So this topic has been discussed multiple times on Meta. I am posting this to report a specific incident. This homework question was deleted by its author shortly after an answer was posted. Yes, the ...
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Question deleted and reposted by same user.

A user just asked this question but removed it after it was heavily downvoted. Then he proceeded to post the same question again with no apparent change whatsoever. Is this allowed? It seems like ...
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Question deleted by OP for no apparent reason; how to find out why?

Yesterday I was surprised to find that this question was deleted by the time I had finished writing an answer to it, so that the answer could not be posted. Apparently it was OP himself who deleted ...
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A question of mine has apparently vanished

It was titled something like: 3-d representation of CQHRL(5). If I deleted this, it was not intentional. Can someone restore this question? Thanks in advance.
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Deleting questions with answers and no upvotes?

I recently answered a question: Matrix Algebra Question (Linear Algebra) The author, now that they have an answer, immediately deleted the question. Is this the way the site was intended to work? ...
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How do I find my old questions on here?

I asked a couple of questions on here that I want to find, but I can't find them because I don't see any options that let me review my old questions. Thank you
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How to find the recently deleted questions in some section?

Today an user (I can't remember his username) have posted two interesting questions in the Commutative Algebra section, but these were not very well formulated, so he got few downvotes. Then he ...
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Problem in posting my questiom

Yesterday I have posted a question then I deleted today. Right after I tried to repost my question with a different title because somehow I wasn't specific. The problem is that I can't post it anymore ...
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Why was this question deleted?

I'm just curious, beyond the loss of 65 points. Bayes' Theorem question
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Question on a deleted question, google's cache and SE betas…

As I opened my account today I found: hmm, ok. I tried to have a look at it, without success. Ok that was expected. Then I tried the Advanced Ninja Search, resp the Google search. The question was ...
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Deleted questions

I had previously posted some questions, and they have now been deleted without notice. I am not certain of what happened to them. If I could be shown the questions and given an explanation by a ...
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Reposting a (mathematical) question that disappeared

Yesterday I posted a comment on a recent math.SE question that interested me, suggesting a "perhaps.. fruitful" approach. Later with a bit more insight I looked back and found the question had ...
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A re-post and a delete of the original question

About an hour ago I answered this (now deleted) post: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/220018/showing-fx-is-constant But after I answered (and there were a few comments) the OP posted a ...
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Why was my question about integral binary quadratic forms removed?

The title of the question is probably: Relations between fractional ideals of an order of a quadratic number field and binary quadratic forms
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Why was my question removed?

I asked a question about the possibility of writing a good mathematical textbook which consists of series of exercises(it contains no proofs and the readers are expected to prove all the propositions ...
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People who ask homework questions and then remove them

It just happened (again) that someone removed a homework question after getting responses in comments. I realized this because the OP had responded to my comment before deleting the question, so that ...
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What happened to the interesting question about $L_1$ approximation of $x^n$?

Earlier this morning, there was an interesting question on this site about finding the closest approximation to $x^n$ by lower degree polynomials, in the $L^1$ norm on $[0,1]$. I've figured out how ...

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