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Why the question was judged unsuitable for this site This question did not meet the criteria for single word requests, and the original poster never edited it or returned to it in the approximately five days since it was closed (closed Aug 18 at 13:59, deleted Aug 24 at 1:58). The question, stripped of fluff, basically consists of this: Is there a word ...


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I undeleted the original, which had been deleted by an automatic process, but then realized that it had been closed as a gen ref question. So I redeleted it and reopened the other instead (un-duplicated it). It is a good idea to flag these with a custom flag and tell us that the linked duplicate has been deleted. This kind of thing happens sometimes, where ...


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Duplicates are not bad. In fact, they're good: There’s often benefit to having multiple subtle variants of a question around, as people tend to ask and search using completely different words, and the better our coverage, the better odds our fellow programmers can find the answer they’re looking for. [...] I wish people wouldn't delete questions with ...


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Based on advice from the help center on question deletion, as well as from these SE Meta discussions... How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion? When should I vote to delete a question ...it seems well-established that a closed question "that cannot be improved and ...


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What’s the policy on deleting closed questions? Closed questions should ultimately be either deleted or else fixed up so they can be reöpened. The one referenced in this question simply went the former route: deleted two years after closure. Here’s another example of one of those. And also this one. All three of these accord with the guideline that closed ...


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Including deleted questions: Deleted Closed Open Closed% Deleted% Cl or Del% ------- ------ ---- ------ -------- ---------- CORRECT 938 1513 1687 47% 29% 51% GRAMMA 250 341 333 51% 37% 54% RIGHT 111 17 294 38% 24% 41% Any 1299 2031 2314 47% 30% ...


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It's been deleted fully automatically by a script. If the question is more than 30 days old, and ... has −1 or lower score has no answers is not locked ... it will be automatically deleted. [...] This check is run every week across all sites.


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The question is located at https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/128000/cockney-how-should-i-know-more-about-it. It was automatically deleted because it met the following criteria: If the question was closed more than 9 days ago, and ... not closed as a duplicate has a score of 0 or less is not locked has no answers with a score > 0 ...


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(This answer simply states the general principles. I didn't vote to close or delete the question, so I'll leave it to those who did to confirm.) Whether a question is suitable for the site is decided at the time it is put on hold, i.e. when voting to close a question. Those votes don't immediately lead to deletion. Questions are put on hold so that the OP ...


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Posts that have been deleted with that indication next to them were not deleted because of the automated script that deletes certain old questions, sometimes known as the Roomba. Rather, that indicator says that it was locked and deleted because it had received ‘enough’ flags that it "was marked spam or rude or abusive". This usually takes six such flags ...


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There is an MSE post about deletion of questions. The system will automatically delete unlocked, unanswered questions that have negative score after 30 days. I didn't realise this applied to Meta posts, but I suppose there's no reason not to. Your post was not locked, was at −1 and had no answers. The last comment on it was on March 27, ...


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The last elections ended on March first, while the question you are referring to was deleted on March second. This means RegDwight voted to delete the question before becoming moderator (he was already a 10k user), and then voted to delete the question again, when he was already moderator, and his vote was a binding vote.


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I'm curious what the point of resurrecting the old question in order to immediately close it as a duplicate of the newer one. It seems to me that we now have a canonical answer to the TL;DR question, that goes further than the original question or the original answers. The second question is higher-quality than the first. If we had never deleted the first, ...


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The answer is: it's Nortonn S. There is more information in my questions about sockpuppet policy and finding deleted questions. Mods (apparently) no longer have the ability to merge accounts to make sockpuppetry obvious. Another change which was made is that SE policy is now to allow sockpuppets' questions to remain and survive or fall on the merit of the ...


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It wasn't deleted by a human moderator; it was deleted by the Community♦ account. That deletes negatively-voted questions without an answer ten days [? a week? some time, anyway] after the last activity. Because it wasn't deleted by an actual corporeal moderator, it appears it can be undeleted by community votes. Since the question was closed as "Unclear ...


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The question has been deleted automatically because it was closed for longer than a week with less than zero score and no editing activity. If you plan to edit the question, I can undelete it for you. And to answer the more general question, you can post a question on Meta to ask to have a question undeleted. I believe high rep users can vote to undelete ...


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These are all your posts. The darker background color signifies a post that has been deleted. In your profile, deleted posts are only visible to mods and devs, but any 10k user can see them in the 10k tools or access them directly if they have the URL (or really just the question ID), which was supplied in your previous meta question you mention. In fact ...


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There isn't any way for regular users to search for deleted questions. Only mods can do so. High rep users (10K+) can view deleted questions and answers, but only when they already have the link. You could save all the URLs to the questions you answer in a notepad document, just in case you need them later, or you can ask a mod nicely if they would search ...


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The question is asking why the Greek numerical prefixes are used in naming these compounds instead of the Latin prefixes; i.e. the nature of the etymology of these names. However, your answer addresses how one uses these prefixes, but it doesn't address how they originated. That's why your answer was deleted. Generally, we don't delete answers that are ...


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In general, if X wants to recuperate from or be compensated by Y, then wouldn’t X be recovering money or property from Y? The answer to this questions is yes, as any good dictionary will tell you. Doesn’t against denote X’s opposition to Y, which contradicts the fact that X wants something from Y? You make no case for why opposition precludes ...


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The question was closed as 'not constructive'. As the notification says, "We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or specific expertise, but this question will likely solicit debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion." Whether or not it is reasonable to ask for a word meaning '1/52 of annual' (which might itself be an interesting ...


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I didn't vote to close, or to delete, so I can only speculate. I specifically was looking for the 52-version of 'semi-annual'. I'm not sure that such a thing exists, at least, not as you've phrased it there. The answers to the question did seem to start wandering into the realm of silliness. It's one thing to ask for a more quirky word for weekly (and ...


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Yes, you can either edit your original question or delete it and post a new one. To attract more attention you can place a bounty on your questions. – user240918 Jan 21 at 11:31 That said, Editing the question will already move it to the top of the list of active questions, so people who have not seen it before will see it for the first time. I would ...


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I was one of the users who voted to keep the question closed, and Tonepoet's answer explains the deficiencies in the question that I too had been concerned about. There'd been fair opportunity to edit it so that it was no longer a duplicate, but I'd also been concerned that the question was trying to cover too much territory: far too broad. If you counted ...


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I'm not sure since our version of the help center has lacks some information, but it seems like Roomba does take pending reopening votes and duplicate status into consideration, but only from the time it is first old enough to be eligible for deletion until the time it is a month old. Those factors are no longer considered after that, which is likely in ...


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Minimally? Because it's not closed, and because it hasn't been a year yet. The exact automatic deletion criteria are complex. See: Enable automatic deletion of old, unanswered, zero-score questions after a year?


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