Questions tagged [deleted-questions]

For questions about deleted questions, especially on the Role Playing Games Stack Exchange mainsite (but potentially on Meta as well). This covers both general policies/practices surrounding deleted questions and issues relating to specific deleted questions.

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Delete an unanswered question if I no longer need the answer?

I wrote the following question: Can Ride be used to Push a mount/animal companion? containing multiple questions. I was asked to separate them out, so I did. Once I separated out the question When ...
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Answering off-topic questions

Recently, the question What are some easy all-in-one options to play TTRPGs online with only phones? was closed (correctly, I think) as off-topic. By my understanding, the Roomba will clean it in ~9 ...
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Am I supposed to be able to add tags to a deleted question?

So, today this question was asked: Can the Warforged Integrated Weapon Trait be Disarmed? It is currently deleted (and therefore you need 10K rep to see it). I just edited the homebrew tag onto it, ...
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What to do about undeleting this deleted question (10K only)?

So, today this question was asked: Can the Warforged Integrated Weapon Trait be Disarmed? It appears to be about some 3rd party homebrew content from dndguide.com. It was closed as unclear, then ...
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Is undeleting a potential duplicate acceptable?

This question (deleted, viewable by 10k+ rep only) is deleted within minutes after a VTC as duplicate to this question is called. It is indeed a duplicate to the suggested question. Given that ...
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If a question is marked as a duplicate or is closed, should I delete it?

If a question is marked as a duplicate or is closed, should I delete it? I really don't know if I can clarify that any more.
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How can I see a reply to my comment on a deleted question?

I recently discovered that I have gotten a reply to one of my comments. However, the question that I commented on is deleted, so I can no longer see any of the comments on the question (including the ...
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Are deleted questions visible?

Title kind of says it all. There was a question I recall a from a few days ago that I'd commented on, but I can't seem to find it so it was likely deleted. To clarify from a similar question, the ...
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Delete this post for me

I have a question about my Role-playing Games Stack Exchange post: What is 5e's Damage Dice Progression? I am removing the Question for a lack of valid input in an attempt to clean up spam and ...
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How can I find my deleted questions?

There are badges that require a "positive question record", and this post gives the following way of calculating whether you have such a record. ...
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I'm sure there was an Advanced Fighting Fantasy question somewhere - what happened to it?

There was a question on RPG.SE about the game system called Advanced Fighting Fantasy. I think it was the only question that used the tag for that game (there was also a tag, probably called advanced-...
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Deletion of a Q

I have posted a reasonable Q, in my opinion: one that presents a line of reasoning, backed by rules, and asks for validation. However, I would like it to be removed. It's currently on hold. The ...
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Why was this question about VtM dice mechanics deleted?

I just happened to randomly click on the "deleted recent answers" link in my profile, and noticed that this answer had been deleted along with its question, How to calculate the probability of the ...
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How do I judge "no lasting value whatsoever"?

My 10k rep moderator tools include voting to delete questions, and it offers this guidance for my voting: Closed questions that are of no lasting value whatsoever should be flagged and deleted. I ...
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Can there be recourse for answers to deleted or closed questions?

Granted there might not be much that can be done for deleted answers (a question for the submission of answers to deleted questions perhaps?). However could it be made possible to submit answers to ...
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Why did the Community user delete one meta post by a deleted user, but not another?

The user lately known as xxx got their account-deletion request fulfilled earlier today. Shortly after, it appears that the meta post (10k users) at the centre of that event was deleted, while this ...
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Do you lose reputation when a post is deleted?

I'm just wondering if you lose reputation when a post that you contribute to is deleted. Example: If you were to edit a question and that question gets deleted would you lose the 2 rep that you ...
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