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Are users notified by the site when their answer gets deleted?

When an answer doesn't match the site's requirements, one should follow the following process (granted they have enough reputation to do so): Flag the answer with the appropriate reason, (Hopefully) ...
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What changes do I need to make to my answer to get it undeleted?

The Question: Approach friends about getting un-invited last minute with terrible communication and rude behavior? The Deleted Answer: The Interpersonal Skill here is Setting Boundaries. Note ...
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Heavy handed deletion of an answer

Over a year ago, the question How to get spouse to empathetically listen to problems instead of offering solutions? was posted here. My answer was brief, offered a book that was perfect for the ...
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Tell me **exactly** what is wrong with this Answer [duplicate]

Another Answer was wrongly deleted with not justification. How to show appreciation to colleague? You will note in the comments that the Commenter freely admitted they missed details in the Question....
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Tell me **exactly** what is wrong with this Answer? Again

I have another answer that was wrongly deleted with no explanation or opportunity to address. How to finish a date gracefully? I want to now exactly what wrong with this Answer and why it was ...
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Example of answer that was deleted too quickly

This answer (screenshot) is (to me) an example of an answer that was deleted far too quickly. The original question was how a guy could get his friends to get more serious about starting a business ...
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Answer deleted after a year and many positive votes

Been awhile since I have been here, hope all is well. I am curious past the very brief explanation given by the moderator and the generic stuff in the help section as to why an answer that clearly ...
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What button do I press to flag for undelete?

I recently had an answer deleted. I also got a comment, saying: (...) You can improve it by following the guidelines mentioned [here]. Feel free to flag it for review for undeletion once you've ...
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I can't find my recently deleted answer

Before the weekend I posted an answer which was reasonably well received, with a bunch of upvotes. It was deleted because, although it told an of interesting and relevant experience, it did not ...
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Tell me *Exactly* what is wrong with the Answer

Deleting my Answer was completely unjustified. My Answer is still not restored and no justification for it's deletion has been provided. Please update me on this situation before I escalate. I want ...
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Regarding the deletion of an answer for not answering the core question

In the recent question How to communicate to my mother that I find it hurtful when she cooks dessert for everyone except me who is vegan? my answer got deleted. I see the point of the answer not ...
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Answer that should not have been deleted

I just ran into this answer that was deleted. Maybe there is some legalistic hair-splitting reason why it was deleted. But my lord, it's the right answer. He asked her out on a date (see Seinfeld)....
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Answer deleted as duplicate - not a duplicate

There is a recent question about an argument concerning veganism. I wrote a short answer Well, you started: "In fact, not all wines are vegan" Just don't make controversial (that people ...
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Can we undelete this answer to the heat wave / fan question?

There's a question posted earlier today that described a situation where the OP is conflicted about getting their fan back from their colleagues, due to the extremely hot weather that they are all ...
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Question on why some answers to an onhold question deleted, others not?

Question My wife and I just had a big blow-up was put on hold because it was considered unclear. I have been through a similar situation and had posted an answer. There's a comment from sphennings ...
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Kindly un-delete the valid and nice answer posted to the question

This answer (10k link) to Asking guys to quit shouting in a bar was deleted for claim Hi! This doesn't really focus on what has been asked. You should also keep Be Nice policy in mind while ...
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Question 15411 had a high rated answer disappear - how do I determine why this happened?

Yesterday Question 15411 had a fairly highly rated answer that I thought was the best answer. There was a "please back this up" comment on that answer. Today that answer is completely gone. Is ...
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No apologies and parting notes

I just received a message from a moderator that my answer, which received 112 up-votes and 11 down-votes was deleted. That was my personal straw which broke the camel's neck. How to establish ...
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Apologies and parting notes

I've given this a lot of thought over the last month or so. Initially this was going to be a heated rant about how awful the minority experience on Interpersonal Skills is, and how that's the reason I'...
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I edited my answer. What can I do to get it undeleted?

Catija deleted my answer (deleted, viewable by 2,000+ rep users only) to this question. Dad wants me to invite his mother to my wedding. How to push it back? My answer started with: "Cancel the ...
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Why was my answer deleted last night?

Why was my answer to this question deleted? How do I effectively get people to look past my age when considering my abilities, if they know how old I am? My answer is below, for reference. I ...
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Why was my answer (8456) deleted?

I have an answer to a question that a few people agree with and a few disagreed with (normal). However, someone deleted the answer I believe overzealously. After rereading the answer, I agreed with ...
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I have substantially edited, expanded and improved my deleted answer. Kindly undelete or explain how to further improve my answer

Request completed: soon after I posted the expanded and improved answer, members were kind enough to undelete. Your guidance and prompt response is much appreciated. Edited: I have substantially ...
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Answer deleted, without notice, no chance to improve etc.?

EDIT: I edited my answer, could it please be undeleted? I posted an answer to the question How to convince my parents I’m happy with my social life? and it seems the answer was deleted. I received ...
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Why was an answer I liked deleted?

Yesterday, I posted a question and got some good answers. One in particular really helped me get the wording on confronting the issue right, but I can't see it, nor can I accept it anymore because it ...
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Can this answer be salvaged?

This answer (link for users of 2k+ reputation) has been flagged as rude/abusive and deleted and locked. I believe the rude/abusive part can be edited out without needing the rude/abusive part. The ...
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Is this kind of answer acceptable by this site?

https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/a/6609/49 So, what I ended up saying was: Oh, [person]? Sometimes when you pee, there's a little bit left on the floor in front of the toilet. ...
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Why was another one of my answers deleted?

I answered the following answer to How can I ask an unfamiliar coworker to eat more quietly? Explaining to the asker that what he wants is not possible is perfectly fine on SE Is "Don't do ...
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Why was this answer deleted?

https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/a/6839/49 I don't think this answer is worth deleting. The facts in the question are reiterated in a blunt way, not rude. The inappropriate word has been ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

The following was my answer to this question - Is mentioning that a synagogue is located in a well off neighbourhood a racist remark? That was an honest and polite answer, had 5 upvotes and downvotes,...