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Why was this question deleted?

I just saw this question, which has been mod deleted. Another Question was marked as duplicate of the one that has been deleted. Preview for members who can't view deleted posts: The question: is ...
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Why were these questions about sexual assault in the Harry Potter franchise deleted?

In the past 2-3 days we received 2 practically identical questions: Question #1 Question #2 Both are about sexual assault in Harry Potter. While I think these questions should have been downvoted as ...
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Why did a moderator delete this question about a paradox?

What story has someone step on a butterfly in the past and change the future, and what is that effect called? I can see some reasons for it to be closed (as 'Too Broad', per @Mike's comment). But ...
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Should high-rep users vote to delete bad closed questions?

When a closed question has zero redeeming value and bad content, is it encouraged that high-rep users vote to delete it? As an example: " world with words of power " (which Gorchestopher H correctly ...
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When is it acceptable to undelete another user's post?

Note: I am not implying or arguing that a user should ever be restricted from deleting their post - this question is about acceptable etiquette on the part of other users after a post has been deleted....
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Why was round 3 deleted?

Why was this meta question deleted? There's no comment explaining, and it was mod deleted so no ability to nominate for re-opening. I can't see any other meta questions explaining it (including the ...
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Why was this question about Luke Skywalker looking at a gravestone deleted?

This question: Is Luke Skywalker looking at a gravestone and whose is it? [closed] was deleted 9 hours ago. Why?
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Why are there so many deleted posts made on 2015-08-22?

I made a graph of deleted posts on the site per day (day of post creation, not its day of deletion): The spike on 2012-06-28 is because of Answerama, a Stack Exchange promotion that did not turn out ...
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How can I delete my user account from the scifi stack? Also, how to meet the quality standards?

I am an active member of SO sites but I want to delete my account from this site, scifi.stackexchange.com. How can I do that? I have tried to delete my questions from this site, but it's giving me ...
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Why has this question been deleted?

I posted this question, Does any science-fiction handle the ethics of teleportation ("kill and clone")? a long time ago and it was closed. Now it seems to have been deleted. Why?
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Is there a policy/guidelines on deleting questions?

Do we have an official SFF or SE policy/guideline on which questions (among closed ones) merit a deletion? I usually just exercise my judgement (e.g. duplicates are OK to stay to help with SEO, ...
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Why was my question about SG-1 deleted?

I just asked a question about SG-1 but it's not showing up when I went to check for answers. Maybe this should go to META but I can't post there.
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Shall we delete this old, off-topic but highly viewed, question?

This question was recently bumped by edits: In what order should I read the Robert Langdon books? At first I was going to delete it because it's off-topic for our site, but then I saw the incredibly ...
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How do I find out how and why my question was removed?

I just noticed in my reputation listing on my scifi profile: -1 2 days ago -1 03:00 remove What is the exact step by step process of Borg assimilation? Why was my question removed? I had no ...
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Undelete this non-constructive question. I want to re-phrase the question

I asked a question with title "Is this plausible that best Lanterns failed to beat Parallax and felt fear?" under green-lantern tag. It was first closed as non-constructive. Now, it has been deleted. ...
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Can we please undelete this question about Uncharted 4?

The question ... How do the pirate tests in Uncharted 4 get reset? ... was deleted by the OP, presumably in response to some (unwarranted) criticism about the question being off-topic. I've now ...
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I am confused as to why this question “What is the exact step by step process of Borg assimilation?” was too broad and closed?

I asked this currently closed and deleted question, "What is the exact step by step process of Borg assimilation? [closed]" (only visible to 10k+ users; sorry). I can't figure out for the ...
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How do I delete Questions that I posted?

The site has " Can I delete an answer I posted?" but I don't want to delete answers I want to delete questions. I don't really want to delete it on this SE, but I might want to on the automotive SE, ...
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Why am I unable to delete my own question?

The question https://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/42882/why-couldnt-harry-destroy-horcruxes-by-touching-them doesn't have any answer. It is just closed as duplicate (with which I am strongly ...
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How to make this question suitable for this site?

@Richard deleted a question of mine: https://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/83396/whats-the-stamina-of-wolverine-on-bed And, I respect her decision. I want to make the question suitable for this ...