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Do we really want to delete undecidable answers, even if they were declared non-competing?

Please note: the intended tone of this question is an "Are you sure? (Y/N)". It doesn't have the flavor "do anything differently". The problem emerged with this question, having currently at least ...
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No notification upon post deletion by moderator?

My answer (2k+ only) to a code golf was rightfully deleted by a moderator because it turned out to be wrong and unfixable. This morning, I planned to delete it myself, but all direct links to my ...
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Why is this answer considered non-competitive?

A few weeks ago I posted this answer on a challenge. Yesterday it was deleted because "it isn't a serious contender for the winning criteria" despite getting the second best score in the challenge. ...
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Is it OK to delete old answers?

Since this is not a QA site as such, I don't think there's a whole lot of value in keeping old solutions around for future reference. And for new users to the site, it's a bit like discovering an ...
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Answers written in “joke” languages [duplicate]

As an answer to this question, I wrote an answer in the "programming language" 2014 (screenshot). The answer was deleted, accompanied with this note: I'm temporarily removing this post in ...