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Is this anwer wrong in the terms of back up policty?

So, I was under the understanding that our answers should be based on our experience; but, since no two people have the same experiences, our suggestions should be based on similar things we did or ...
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Is this answer valid?

Upon review of this answer on "How to tell a friend I don't want his help with miniature painting", this answer got flagged for lacking citations of personal experience on similar matters: https://...
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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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Was this answer an improper frame challenge?

I'm pretty new here, so I am trying to get a better feel for the scope, etiquette, and topicality of this site. I recently answered a question here, which was moderately well received. However, ...
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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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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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Does this post provide an answer or is it missing the point of OP's question?

In the recent question "How do you tell a Facebook friend that they might be on the autism spectrum?" the currently most upvoted answer is giving the same instant response I'd have given before ...
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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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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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What's wrong with apologizing?

I'm a little confused about all the fuss over something that I wrote in an answer today: First off, I'd like to apologise for the onslaught of crap responses you've already received and those that'...
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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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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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Why did my answer get bad ratings?

It's about my answer to this question with currently -4 Score. How can I ask my parents to stop calling me when I'm out or ask me where I'm going? I can and maybe will delete it but I would ...
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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,...
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Does this answer violate the “be nice” policy?

So I came across this answer today on a Hot Network Question. It was highly upvoted, which is why I'm raising this here instead of flagging. I may be off base and this may be my sensibilities speaking,...
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Questionable custom close reason

One of my questions was just closed with a somewhat questionable custom close reason: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it sounds like you've spoken to him about it a few ...
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Rude/abusive flag declined?

I flagged an answer as rude/abusive, here is the answer in it's entirety: Try to flirt with him online, on facebook/whatsapp/whatever. He doesn't approach you because it could be dangerous for his ...
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Why was an answer suggesting dosing a thief with laxatives not deleted?

This answer to the question "what to do if I suspect my friend is stealing from me" suggests to "set a trap" in the form of a hidden camera, which I personally don't find very socially adept or "...