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Deleting reason of a question/answer

I recently discovered a question being deleted some very short time after it was posted (and answered, as I took time to do it ^^). What bothers me is the lack of information about it (no comment or ...
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How should we be handling close-worthy questions that have poor optics?

We've had these before, and I'm sure we'll have them again. Questions that aren't great questions, questions that probably deserve to be closed, that also touch on taboo topics... (most obviously and ...
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Why was meta question 2469 undeleted?

So, the community has always been told by moderators to not hesitate to delete stuff that was 'blatantly off-topic'. Does this only go for main, or meta too? We had a user go on a very rude spree ...
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Is it ok to delete a question, revise it, and then repost?

What happens if I edit a question so that more than half its content is gone, then decide to delete the original question and post the new, shorter question? Is that bad to do? Why? For reference, ...
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Should we be deleting questions that have active reopen votes?

This specific question is in the curious position of being deleted without being closed. It used to be closed as a dupe, but this was disputed in the comments: Is this really a duplicate? The ...
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Deletion & Closure: How do you tactfully answer when someone asks if you're shopping around, when you are?

I've since edited since its closure, in incorporating the suggestions in the comments. Anything else to clarify? In the body, I explain how each ...
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Deletion of question with 2 upvoted answers: How to explain tactfully that someone has misrepresented you?

Why was How to explain tactfully that someone has misrepresented you? deleted? The 2 upvoted answers (that I again was too late to accept) can help others.
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2 Deletions: 1 with an upvoted answer that I would've accepted, and 1 with an upvoted comment

I'm not sure why the following were deleted? had 1 answer that someone else also upvoted, but I forgot to accept it and would now. https://...
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Should we undelete and reopen this one? For those that can't see deleted posts: I am an 27 year old woman. I will be getting married this December. I have a sister-in-law who is 3.5 years ...
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