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How should trusted users deal with non-answers?

Shortly after earning 20k reputation, I've encountered a couple of non-answers and – out of habit – flagged both posts as not an answer. Then, I've remembered my newly gained super powers,...
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Why are questions which are on hold, never deleted?

So today while working on bad tags (Looking at you delete!) I found two questions on hold https://superuser.com/questions/1201542/how-to-password-protect-file-on-delete which I believe add nothing ...
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How do you delete a Super User account? [duplicate]

Over on Super User, I logged in accidentally with another Gmail account, and created a new profile. Because of all the cookie/JavaScript/IP hocus-pocus, instead of a decent no-fuzz PHP login, Super ...
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Long list of probably worthless questions

Long list of posts was generated by running a program over the data dump for superuser. Unfortunately, the data is a bit old, and some of the questions have been removed since then. When I tried to ...
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Restoring deleted questions and answers here on Superuser…

I don't know how I did but it appears I have deleted all of my questions and answers here on Superuser. How do I restore them? I want to restore them and then go through them so I can "mark" the right ...
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Why aren't more questions deleted?

There are a lot of questions that have already been asked (same title or something), or are just... not questions or are very poor attempts at questions. Why aren't questions like these just deleted ...
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Is it bad to delete the question?

Is it bad to delete a question when it is not answered to a no. of days or the answered suggested are not working and no more answers are coming. In short I want to say that I have asked some ...
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Dealing with answers that simply discuss other answers to the same question

According to the FAQ, "Answers that are commentary on the question or other answers may be removed". Came across this question with 8 non-deleted answers, 5 of which are fine. The remaining 3 though ...
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Deleted answer (virus warning)

I'm sorry, but I don't understand why you deleted my answer on the following topic: How to change the theme of Windows 8 to the classic theme? It was just about to warn everyone, that a file is NOT ...
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Can I not delete my own questions, after answers were posted?

I have some questions that are just sitting there, for which I either don't agree with the answer / it doesn't work for me. Can I not delete a question once someone has posted an answer?
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Informative comments, should they deleted?

I've recently come over to SU to ask a question, being an active user on SO. It seems at least here, that the opinion is that informative comments ta should be deleted, and wonder why that was so? I ...
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My “answer” was deleted, why?

I have a question about my Super User post: wget.exe in batch script, save result to variable One of my answers was deleted, but an answer was the only option to post back ALL the code, including THE ...
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Can I get notified when my comment is deleted

Two days ago I replied to a comment (under my own question, which happened to be closed later). To my surprise my last comment was seemingly deleted by an admin. The comment was acceptable, as I ...
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Deleting a question that was unsuitable

Why is not possible to delete a question where another user has posted an answer ? What if the original poster realized afterwards that it as in fact a bad question to ask; and perhaps should have ...