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Undeleting a deletion by an ex-moderator

I found that I could vote to undelete this answer, deleted by Willie Wong, on 23rd of February 2012. According to his Sheriff badge, he was a moderator at the time, though obviously he is not any more....
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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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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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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 07/2018 - today)

The purpose of this thread is to help focus the attention of the community on posts that may require reopen and undeletion votes. A request should be posted as an answer below (one request per answer)....
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Moderator powers prior to moderator status

I cast an undelete vote for this question but was auto-informed that the question could not be undeleted, since it was deleted by a moderator. Looking at the folks who deleted it, I did notice quid on ...
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Please help me find my missing comment

In this thread What are hyperreal numbers? (Clarifying an already answered question) someone, I believe @Noah Schweber, explained a very interesting point to me regarding the question of separating ...
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Is undelete of comments already deleted.. possible?

If something new or relevant needs to be said, deleted comments if retraceable could be re-edited for renewed comments. Not needed often though.
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Is there an “undelete queue”?

Now Undeleted I have a question deleted by Community due to RemoveAbandonedClosed. I tried editing it so that it becomes on-topic, and I casted "undelete" and "...
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Is it possible to withdraw a deletion vote?

Is it possible to withdraw a deletion vote? Most probably not, but I want to be sure. (A few words about the motivation of not permitting this is also welcome.)
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Post new answer or significantly edit old wrong answer?

Here's the situation I ran into: I posted an answer to Maximum $C$ such that every shape in $\Bbb R^2$ with area $<C$ can be placed to avoid $\Bbb Z^2$ and it garnered a few upvotes before I ...
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Whether, when, and why to have a new reopen and undelete request thread

Over two years old and with 230 "answers" (some deleted) is the original Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes, etc. (volume 10/2012 - 12/2014). Some were interested for several reasons in ...
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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes, etc. (volume 01/2015 - 07/2018 ) [duplicate]

The purpose of this thread is to help focus the attention of the community on posts that may require exceptional handling. This includes requests for reopen and undeletion votes. A request should be ...
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What is going on with undeletion lately?

Some questions have been undeleted that... frankly, shouldn't have been. 10k users can see the whole list here, but here they are for the pleasure of everyone else: https://math.stackexchange.com/...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I answered my own question and the answer was deleted by a moderator. The answer is an adequate solution to the question asked, but I am looking for other solutions. I feel that my answer could have ...
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Should the old “losing Bill D.” thread be undeleted and re-locked?

In recent events Bill D. has left the site. During a now-closed thread pointing that out a comment was linking to the previous thread started by the user Math Gems when Bill was suspended for a month. ...
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Getting back a deleted question

I asked a question and posted it. Immediately I saw a flaw and deleted it hastily. Now I want it back to correct it. What to do? Thanks for any help.
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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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simple infinite series question

The question Simple infinite series question was answered in the comments, then deleted by OP. I have voted to undelete, on the grounds that the question was no simpler than lots of the questions ...