Questions tagged [deleted-answers]

Questions about answers which have now been deleted.

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Can anything be done to prevent askers from deleting their question once answered?

I've just had a very weird experience with the following question: https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/157748/apostille-two-times-of-the-same-document-with-a-translation-added Moments after I ...
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Deleted answer breaks inbox menu?

A question I asked long ago got migrated to "web apps."  Today, the inbox showed it had an answer "19 hours ago" that mentioned Guadalajara.  When I clicked on it, I got my profile page instead.  When ...
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Can my answer be undeleted?

I just posted an answer to this question here Accessing the Mount Teide summit without permit , and somebody deleted it. I must say I'm rather annoyed by this. When I travelled to Tenerife I had ...
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Answer deleted 14 months after posting

A moderator deleted my answer on this question 14 months after it was written, and despite 13 up votes. I realize that the answer was skeptical of the OP's presentation of the issue, in which he "...
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Deletion of questions from new users without explanation

I just encountered a post that was essentially a duplicate question posted as an answer to the question of which it is a duplicate. The question was US to UK visa or no visa for multiple visits. The ...
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Do we delete answers just because they are wrong?

I am writing about https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/29029/19400. The answer is perhaps wrong, but its position is defensible, and I don't think it should have been deleted; that's what downvotes ...
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Why are deleted answers not deleted

This may have been asked before, but I couldn't find it. Why are deleted answers not deleted, only disabled? There have been a couple of occasions where I misread a question, typed an answer, then ...
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When should answers be deleted?

So, obviously when answers clearly don't answer the question (like actual comments or new questions, often from people who think SE is a forum) they should obviously be deleted. However, what if ...
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Was my answer deleted because it lacked sources, or for another reason?

Can travellers see Buddhist temples in Saudi Arabia? 20 hours ago, I replied to the above question with an answer that explains why Saudi Arabia, even with so many Buddhists, does not have any ...
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Clarification about delete vote [closed]

Someone voted to delete this answer. I'm the only one who called the troll's bluff, and now it's clear to everyone that he was just trolling you. The amount of downvotes there is a testament to his ...
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Deleting an (undownvoted) answer and moving it to comments

My question is in regards to the following question. I've provided an answer. Someone felt that answer wasn't good enough, deleted it and moved it to a comment. Now, I come from SO SE, and maybe ...
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Answer deleted without reason?

This answer was deleted without any reason given even though OP agreed it's certainly an option, so what's the reason for deletion?
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Are answers being deleted too easily?

In the question Is there another destination like Thailand?, I came across this answer, which I upvoted, only to notice shortly afterwards that it had been deleted. This was jeffmcneill's first ...
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