Questions tagged [deleted-answers]
Questions about answers removed/ or deleted by moderator or community intervention.
I don't believe my answer should have been deleted
This post explicitly asks why people use the phrase in question: I assume people say it just for fun, unless there is a good reason to say it this way, is there? My answer is the only one that ...
Answer needs to be undeleted
Lambie's answer to "Counter" in "countersteering" an adverb or adjective? which was recently re-opened should be undeleted promptly. I see no valid reason why it was ever deleted. ...
Why was this Answer deleted by "Community"?
I'm sometimes accused of being a bit heavy-handed with my closevotes, but at least if I get it wrong, there have to be four other users voting the same way before anything actually happens. Whereas ...
Why was my answer on the "caps in soccer context" question removed?
From the comments beneath the answer, there is significant disagreement that it is in fact NAA: The NAA review was completed by a moderator. Another moderator chose to delete. Please explain why it ...
Why are the deleted answers to a post shown "modified" and prompted at the top?
This is commonly seen that when someone with 1 reputation point writes an all promotion answer, they get almost a dozen downvotes and then the answer gets deleted, either by a moderator, high-rep user ...
I posted a short -- but not too short -- answer to Narrow streets behind houses but it almost instantly disappeared. Can you tell me why?
Should we delete answers that have no explanations?
From time to time one runs across answers here that offer nothing beyond a bare answer to the question taken in a narrow sense. In particular, there's no general explanation, no attempt to show a ...
How can I find out what I did wrong?
I logged in this morning, to find that I had somehow accumulated 8 down votes on a single question. The activity page says that the question has been deleted. I am new to this site, and eager to ...
When should I vote to delete answers that I wouldn't flag?
I recently asked When should I vote to delete answers that I wouldn't flag? on the mother meta, but so far haven't gotten a lot of feedback. Since ELL is the only site I can currently directly ...