Can I find out why this question was deleted and whether there are changes that could allow it to be undeleted? I have found an answer and would like to post that.

  • It was deleted because it wasn’t (answered, commented, nor edited) since it was submitted in November 2021.
    – Ramhound
    Jun 5 at 2:44
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  • AIUI your free to post a question and answer it yourself. So for you to share your answer an undelete is not a requirement. Jun 5 at 10:15
  • @JoepvanSteen - No, when the question is deleted, it's hidden from other users and does not accept answers.
    – NewSites
    Jun 6 at 1:17
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    @Mokubai - If it was deleted because it had no answers, and I want to answer it now, can you undelete it so I can answer it?
    – NewSites
    Jun 6 at 1:20
  • @NewSites, yes I understand that, he can post the question again, can he not? Jun 6 at 2:05
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    The linked help article provides a link to this other question and one of the answers explicitly advises re-asking, so this should be an option. Jun 6 at 15:41
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    @JoepvanSteen - The author should focus on improving the existing question so it can be undeleted instead of submitting the same question that was already not answered after 2 years.
    – Ramhound
    Jun 7 at 15:00
  • @Ramhound, but I can not even find that question anymore (following that URL) so assumed really deleted, as in gone. Can author still see and edit this question then? Jun 7 at 15:24
  • @JoepvanSteen - The author of a deleted question can see their own deleted question.
    – Ramhound
    Jun 7 at 16:10
  • @Ramhound Thank you, understood. Jun 7 at 16:22

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https://superuser.com/q/1686639/116475 was deleted by Stack Exchange's automated question deletion script (aka, Roomba) as it has a score of 0, low views, no answers, and fewer than 2 comments.

Proposal: Decrease the required view count to prevent Roomba deletion when score = 0 on smaller sites

I've personally had well over 100 questions deleted by Stack Exchange's automated question deletion script.

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