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For those who can't see deleted posts: I deleted the memes question. However, I didn't act unilaterally; this decision was made by the moderation team. While it wasn't the best fit for a Meta question, it was locked and doing no harm to the community. Unfortunately, we disagree with the second half of that sentence. The question was initially locked by ...


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As far as I know, questions are never truly deleted unless they contain extreme vulgarity or spam. And I believe only SE employees can do these hard deletions. You can view your deleted question for up to 60 days, but beyond that you may have to save a link. (More about deletions.) However, for your problem, the better solution is to post your question ...


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This was most likely just bad timing. I assume the question you were reviewing is What date encoding could this be?. It was asked at 10:57:13 UTC. It entered the review queue at 11:00:01 UTC. It was deleted 11:12:35 UTC. It left the review queue at 11:14:53 UTC. So the question was removed from the review queue because it was deleted, it just happened ...


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The question got reopened, but not undeleted. This is a really weird situation. As suggested by Peter Taylor (and incentived by squeamish ossifrage), it is unlikely that the old question can be revived because the OP had its account deleted. So, I posted a revival proposal in the sandbox: https://codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com/a/974/3755 In the unlikelly ...


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The user who posted the question was deleted because they were a sockpuppet of Utkarsh Asian Verma. The user posted several low-quality questions, posted low-quality answers to them as his “real” account, and then marked those answers as accepted. Therefore, I’d surmise that the question was deleted because its whole purpose was this sockpuppetry; but I’m ...


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