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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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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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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Is there need to patrol for deleted questions?

In a recent discussion Mariano Suárez-Alvarez told us, that if we are aware of users, who delete their questions after receiving an answer, we should bring them to the attention of mods. (IIRC the OP ...
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Why do some users delete their questions after receiving an answer?

It has happened several times now that a question is deleted by its author a few minutes after I post an answer. I suspect it's because the question is a homework question and the user wants to ...
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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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How to delete my question

I just posted this question on SE: How to make two vectors orthogonal? I want to delete it because I have come up with a way to word it better and manipulate it so people can understand what I'm ...
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Can I view all recent deletions, especially self-deleted questions?

A few minutes ago I put a comment on a question by https://math.stackexchange.com/users/50707/kalima asking where he found his problem. The problem was something along the lines of Diophantine $4 a^2 (...
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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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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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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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After my questions is closed and deleted - is the reputation lost from downvotes returned?

Sorry I can't link to the question. I knew going in that I would get a few down-votes because the question was a little abstruse. I was willing to take my lumps. However, when the thread was ...
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Why can't I revisit my own deleted question?

I posted a question and then deleted it. The text block turned red, and the "delete" button changed into "undelete". Presumably if I click the "undelete" link it will undelete the question; this has ...
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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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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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