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Why my question got deleted?

The question was deleted by the system because your account was deleted by a moderator, because it was flagged as likely to be a user that we are having trouble with. This user is creating multiple ...
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Why is my answer on this question deleted?

I'm seeing three separate but closely-related issues here: you think your answer was deleted unfairly, you think your question was closed unfairly, and you believe that the moderator responsible for ...
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8 votes
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Answer deleted by moderator

Napoleon has explained perfectly why your answer was deleted, but since he's a mod and you're asking for the community opinion, I'd like to draw your attention to this Meta question discussing your ...
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Answer deleted by moderator

First of all, the DCEU tag was added to the question since that is what the question is asking about by the mere fact it was asked on this site and this isn't Comics.SE but Movies & TV. You simply ...
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Why questions get deleted?

Those are all questions that have been closed for more than 9 days without any improvements into reopenability. They are thus eligible for cleanup as, being off-topic, they don't provide any further ...
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8 votes

Should we encourage swifter deletion of bad ID questions?

If the vote does go against banning them, I think this plan has merit, at least to help address the problems with the site image that Napoleon Wilson mentioned on the post about banning id questions. ...
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7 votes

Failure of Questions to delete

It is sad to hear that you want to leave this site and I'd urge you to try and bring whatever concerns you have to meta or chat for them to possibly be resolved in order to not have a valuable ...
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7 votes

Failure of Questions to delete

The real question is why are you deleting your account and what can be done to resolve the issues that you've experienced leading up to this point? If this is something that we can help with you could ...
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Do deleted questions affect reputation?

According to this related answer on Meta Stack Exchange the reputation gained from the votes on a deleted post is not removed if it's at least 60 days old and has a score of at least 3. Reputation ...
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my question was deleted

The policy on identification questions is, that they are eligible for deletion when they don't have any upvoted or accepted answers and remained inactive for 4 weeks, as described in the help center ...
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5 votes
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Extend the policy for deleting inactive identification questions

As a result of further discussion and taking into consideration the bad question policies, this is now 30 days, not four weeks. The current way we go about deleting identify-this posts allows a large ...
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5 votes
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Is there any way to delete a question whose answer has been given?

The general rule is, you can't. The exception to this rule is that it's possible to delete a question that has no upvoted answers and no accepted answer. Since your post has got upvoted answers that ...
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4 votes
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Why are ID questions not removed immediately?

They will automatically be removed after 9 days, provided that they are closed and don't have a positive score. There's an automated process for this nicknamed Roomba, no need to bother the ♦ ...
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4 votes
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My post got deleted without any explanation or feedback

Your question was closed because questions asking to identify specific movies, TV shows, or episodes are off-topic here, and have been for about two years now. It's unfortunate that nobody left a ...
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4 votes
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Where to find deleted questions?

Unless you have access to the Moderator Tools which comes at 10k reputation, you will have to resort to that link. Now "Deleted Recent Questions" or "Deleted Recent Answers" will only show the posts ...
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4 votes

My posts disappeared from the site

At the beginning of 2018 the site went through a scope adjustment that finally retired identification questions. As part of that there also was a cleanup phase of the existing baggage of old questions ...
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4 votes
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Why was this question deleted so quickly?

Those questions are prone to get deleted any time once they're closed (and they're in turn getting closed as fast as possible). In fact often the avid users on this site vote to delete them themselves ...
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4 votes

Is there any way to delete a question whose answer has been given?

In general there is no such way if there is already an upvoted answer to the question. In this case only a moderator can delete the question and you would have to flag it for moderator attention, ...
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What guidelines does "Community" use to delete posts?

This is explained in this answer on the main meta, which was lately also added to the help center. To summarize it a bit, there are 3 different deletion periods with their respective criteria1: >30 ...
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Is there a question penalty for a question that was deleted because it had no answers?

As far as I know there is no exception to SE's question banning policy on this site. However, you have to really ask a lot of inactive ID questions without many other reasonable questions asked among ...
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3 votes
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Identification Question Cleanup: Deleting old questions

Ok, this is done! I've deleted a grand total of 3,726 questions. The list is here — if you see something that was deleted but shouldn't have been, or something that wasn't but should have been, lemme ...
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Why is my question gone?

The question was closed by the community on May 28th for not sufficing the site's quality standards for ID questions. Then it was deleted on June 9th for being closed more than 9 days without ...
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2 votes
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Where can I access my deleted question?

You can find your deleted question here. It's unfortunate that it doesn't show in your user profile and you don't get a notification of its deletion.
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