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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Please don't delete your question [duplicate]

This is not a question; it is simply that something happened that annoyed me and I wanted to record it. Moments ago, I was typing an answer to https://math.stackexchange.com/q/3672909/8157 when ...
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Mod-deleted answer is hidden on mobile but not on desktop?

A (meta) answer was deleted by a moderator. When I view it on desktop, it merely appears to be deleted, but when I view it on mobile the content of the answer is hidden with a text saying This ...
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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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Why is there a rep requirement to delete your question

Why is there a reputation requirement to delete your own question, particularly if it has no answers? It seems like something even unregistered users should have the right to do unilaterally, and I ...
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undelete missing for a posting recently deleted

I have just deleted " Towards generalization of Euler relation ". I wish to fix it and re-post it , but it is missing from " ask questions " or other headings. How to recover the same? TIA
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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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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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Locking & deleting

Recently, a question was deleted while locked. The Help Center says, In most cases, a post which is "locked" cannot be modified in any way. Locking prevents... ...voting on the post (...
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How (if at all) can I vote to undelete a question (and its answers) without also voting to reopen it?

A question with several answers, including one by me, was closed, and shortly afterwards it was deleted. I can see what appears to be an active "reopen" button on the question itself. There is an ...
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How to keep track of the questions I've voted for deletion?

The title says all: I want to see what's going on with the questions I've voted to delete. This is important for me, because I want to know if other users think like me, or maybe I've to review ...
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Recently proposed problems in mathematical journals are subject to contest problem policy?

I'm wondering what was the reason for the moderator Asaf Karagila deleted this question: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/4088822 I know the question is a problem in the last AMM issue for the ...
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Why was the question I link below, deleted?

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2926649/what-is-the-value-of-k/2926665 Why was this question deleted? You can just provide a very simple reason. Thanks.
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A question's life after being deleted

I realize this site is primarily for questions and answers. However, assume for the sake of argument that a question was deleted for lack of interest (as sometimes happen) but an identical subject ...
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Returning lost reputation after removal of downvoted question or answer.

I noticed that today my reptutation was lower than it was yesterday. As a result of a user removing his or her account, I had lost some reputation. This got me looking at my reputation history. ...
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Why can't I edit my own deleted (hidden) question?

There was an issue in my last question on Math.Stackexchange. I wanted to first formulate the general idea of my question, and then work on the question a little bit. It would be ideal if I could do ...
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Please delete my duplicate question even though it has an answer?

I asked a question on my cell phone which was very poorly received. The question is very clear in my opinion but it is a duplicate and the answer in retrospective is so obvious, I am embarrassed for ...
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System not allowing me to ask questions on math.stackexchange.com

So I got the wait 6 days before posting again issue on math.stackexchange.com: Why won't the system allow me to ask questions for several days? The thing is I have only two questions asked, both with ...
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Undeletion of deleted question

Can I undelete a question I deleted on meta SE? If I can will I be able to get back all answers and comments on that question?
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can we do something to stop people from self-deleting stupid questions?

Its really common that someone asks a question which is kind of dumb and turns out to have a "boring" answer, and may even be trivial to someone with a bit of practice in the field. Many times the OP ...
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Should I delete this question?

Today I asked the following question here: Domain of multiplication operator As it turned out, it was a foolish question on my part. I had made a silly mistake. Should I delete it now because future ...
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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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Why was this question removed? “Example of a metric space where diameter of a ball is not equal twice the radius”

The question Example of a metric space where diameter of a ball is not equal twice the radius was recently removed (around an hour ago). I noticed this because I had written an answer to the question, ...
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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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Recover closed question on math.stackexchange?

Is there a way to recover a question (talking about Veblen ordinal hierarchies and tetration) on math.stackexchange that has been closed time ago? Need to archive its contents on my webpage and I ...
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A missing question in the list of recently deleted questions

I saw a topology question 15 minutes ago, and I had seen it somewhere else... In fact, the question asker self-deleted her own question and re-posted it. I would like to retrieve the URL of the self-...
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Why was my answer deleted without me knowing about it?

I answered this question yesterday but I noticed that my answer was deleted without my knowledge. My answer was written 13 hours ago and both the question and my answer were deleted 10 hours ago. ...
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Deleteing a bad question with answers

I asked a question which I latter realized was silly. It had already received answers. Should it be deleted or should an answer be accepted?
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Viewing deleted questions from the user profile

I would like to verify claims like this easily by going to a user's profile page and looking at the question list. The problem is, deleted questions aren't shown there. It might be helpful to include ...
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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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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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Cleaned up a mess of a question for user just to have it deleted

Is there anything to stop the users from deleting their cleaned up posts? I completely cleaned up this post https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/3916570/show-that-nt1-1re-alpha-ntnt-is-equivalent-...
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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 view my own answer for a deleted question?

I was trying to remember a problem I answered a month ago but could not find it in my profile page answer list. I think it is safe to assume the question was deleted. Is there any way I can look at a ...
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If I post a question or an answer, which gets upvotes, and I delete said post do I lose reputation?

My Question (most likely a duplicate, but I couldn't find such): If I post something (i.e a question or an answer) and it gets say 2 upvotes, and I delete said post do I then lose all the reputation ...
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There was a post that was recently voluntarily deleted, but I want to answer it. Can anyone help find it?

There was a question trying to find a closed form solution for, $$F(n)=\sum_i^n \lfloor i/5 \rfloor$$ I got that for $n$ in the range $[5 \cdot k-6,5 \cdot k-1]$, where $k$ is a positive natural ...
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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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A question missed in my “recently deleted answers” link [duplicate]

I had a deleted question (with no answer) two months ago and it could be found always in my recently deleted questions link. Today, I needed a good comment on that post but the post (the question) is ...
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Cannot delete a question after deleting its duplicate

Thanks to a recent comment in CRUDE, a duplicate question from a new user was found and deleted. However, I can't cast a deletion vote on its duplicate target, which has been closed and inactive for ...
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Deleting a question with obvious content

Few days ago I asked this question, that a user – correctly – pointed out was not really the question I had in mind (that can now be found here). Notice also that the answer is really (really!) ...
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Edit during deletion period for corrections/improvements

Due to an error noticed too late after posting, can the OP opt to edit to correct it while delete is active, before re-posting?
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Should I undelete my posts?

Today, I received a message, in which I was informed that posts should not be deleted without any significant reason. If I had a good reason, I should send an e-mail. Is it against the etiquette to ...
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Curiosity about a deleted question.

This question has been deleted, but I'm still a little curious about the claim. This is not the first time I have been curious about a question, but later I find out that it has been deleted. I'm not ...
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Where can I see my deleted questions [duplicate]

Sometimes I ask Questions which are regarded useless or off-topic and then they got deleted, however I have usually added many Details in the Body of the Question which help me to understand something ...
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Deletion of my answer did not lead to reputation loss [duplicate]

Recently (more than 24 hours have passed) one of my answers got deleted, as collateral damage. However, it is strange that my points +98 (10-2) have not been revoked. In my experience when I was ...
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Looking for a removed question. Can I still find it?

Recently, I noticed that a couple of questions I posted were removed. This is unfortunate, because my questions become a reference for me when I go back into the texts, and reading them again helps ...
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Premature Deletion

A while ago a question was deleted for which I had spent quite a while doing the research to answer it correctly. The reason for its deletion appears to be that most people didn't think enough ...
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OP Deleting Question Immediately After Answered? [duplicate]

I recently answered a question, Classify stationary points of $f(x,y) =8x^3-3x^4+48xy-12y^2$, and it was deleted immediately after answering. I found previous posts like this, but this is very odd ...
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sometimes, deleting a question shouldn't be immediate?

It is the second time it happens to me today, I take 5 minutes to understand a question, then 10 minutes for writing (and editing multiple times) a detailed answer or comment, I'm proud of me, and ...
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Can't find post about propositional logic, probably deleted.

There was a post on m.se a few days ago, I want to say Thursday or Friday night (SEpt 17th or 18th 2015) where a user was asking for help showing some propositional logic result without using truth ...