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Why did a moderator delete this question about a paradox?

Update #2 The question has now been mod-hammered open by moderator Thaddeus Howze. Update #1 The question, having initially been deleted by moderator Thaddeus Howze, has now been undeleted by ...
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Why was this question deleted?

This question shouldn't have been deleted and it certainly shouldn't have been deleted by moderator action without the moderator offering an explanation in comments. Per the "theory of moderation" ...
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Why were these questions about sexual assault in the Harry Potter franchise deleted?

I did raise a flag on the first question, because the question seemed really iffy (introducing a controversial topic with minimal effort on a vague premise of "someone said") and I thought a moderator ...
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Why were these questions about sexual assault in the Harry Potter franchise deleted?

Echoing my comment on the original question, although notability isn't something we generally check for, I felt that the total absence of any good reason to think that such a thing had happened (and ...
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Why was this question about Luke Skywalker looking at a gravestone deleted?

As is clearly explained on the banner beneath the question: deleted by Community‚ô¶ 9 hours ago (RemoveAbandonedClosed) This question was automatically deleted. Please see the help center for more ...
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Why was this question about Luke Skywalker looking at a gravestone deleted?

Look at the deletion banner: deleted by Community‚ô¶ 9 hours ago (RemoveAbandonedClosed) This question was automatically deleted. Please see the help center for more information. Following that ...
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Why was round 3 deleted?

Rogue Jedi, the event organiser, asked for the question to be deleted due to community disapproval of the chosen pairing for Round 3: Due to general opinion, I'm going to scrub Round 3 and start it ...
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Why are there so many deleted posts made on 2015-08-22?

You came closest to the mark with this: My guess is that many of these posts were due to a very busy troll Suffice it to say that a large number of offensive posts, mainly attacks against a ...
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Why are there so many deleted posts made on 2015-08-22?

As you suggested, we had "a very busy troll". Without getting into the details, the incident was dubbed "sock fest". A user believed he/she had been treated unfairly and ...
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Why were these questions about sexual assault in the Harry Potter franchise deleted?

Just to point out the obvious, the reasons for deletion are posted in the comments section: I'm voting to delete. Given the lack of notability in the claim, these sorts of questions could be asked ...
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Can we please undelete this question about Uncharted 4?

The question is not closed, but deleted by the querent. There's a significant difference between "closed" and "deleted," and it's very unusual for the Stack to un-delete something which was deleted by ...
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Why were these questions about sexual assault in the Harry Potter franchise deleted?

I think deleting both questions was the right thing to do. It's got nothing to do with the subject matter, it's just a lousy question that deserved to be closed and deleted. I don't think anyone ...
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