14 votes

Why was my question deleted?

Ever since you joined this site, it's been a little bit hard to tell if your motives are altruistic, or if you are hoping to use ELL as a free advertising platform in hopes of driving increased ...
J.R.'s user avatar
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7 votes

Why was my question deleted?

This site is a bit different from other sites. We don't swap content with "non-affiliated" sites to drive traffic here. This is a community, and the content contributed by the community is ...
ColleenV's user avatar
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5 votes
Accepted

How can I find out what I did wrong?

This wasn't your question. It was someone else's, and you answered it; you got one upvote (+10) and one downvote (-2) for a net of +8... which was removed when the question was deleted, for -8, which ...
Nathan Tuggy's user avatar
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4 votes

I deleted my post but it isn't gone

You can still see the post, and that is by design; you might want to undelete it after a while if you found out how to improve it. Most other users cannot see it; you can test this yourself by opening ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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4 votes

Why did "Community" (the system) delete three questions with their four answers?

The questions were deleted because the user account was (self-)deleted and those questions satisfy the criteria listed here by Shog9: ...score < 0 AND ...are closed OR ...have no answers scoring &...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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4 votes

Why was my question deleted?

Your answers so far on the site have been of extremely poor quality, and in many cases, incorrect. The fact you have gained a small measure of reputation on the site is due mainly to your scattergun ...
Astralbee's user avatar
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1 vote
Accepted

Finding deleted threads

You can still read deleted posts if you have posted them and have a link to them (either via the 'Recently deleted questions' at the bottom of your profile – that link will soon show all your deleted ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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