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Recovering (own) resource that has been deleted by community bot

In the case of the deletion of a resource (a question in my case) by the "community bot" - whatever this is - I simply want to know if it's possible to either: know the reason why it has ...
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Dirty deleting of questions

Many forums are starting to implement policies that ban members that "dirty delete" posts. Dirty deleting, for those who are unfamiliar, is when an OP starts an engagement and after ...
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Undelete question about population by timezone offset?

I thought (What percent of earth's population live in a time zone whose UTC offset (in hours) is not a multiple of 1?), was a good, on-topic question since it: articulates a quite complicated ...
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Understanding why post is hidden

How do I make the answers to my questions posted earlier visible?
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Flagging own question as duplicate or deleting it?

I recently asked the question How to get signal when toggling a group? where @FranciscoRaga kindly referred me to another post which provided an answer. Should I mark my question as a duplicate or ...
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Deleting/Closing pointless questions?

During my time using GIS SE I have seen quite a few questions posted that attract attention, often as comments as people try to get the Original Poster to elaborate as their initial question does not ...
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Would it be possible to warn OP that a question is being answered to avoid deletion?

A question was deleted just before I posted my answer. In this case, this is a pity because: the user might not come back and, the comment could have misled him (in my opinion, the answer in the ...
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How can I find deleted or migrated questions?

I voted to close a question (unable to find the link, something about accessing Oracle database tables from Python) that I initially thought was off-topic because there was no explicit GIS aspect ...
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Can a moderator delete "When will ArcGIS 10.0 SP1 be released?"

matt wilkiesaid I should delete my ArcGIS 10 SP questions, but I get this for SP1: "Sorry, this question cannot be deleted: too many existing answers, or upvoted/accepted answers (click on this box ...
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