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Why do people keep deleting my answers on this question (and without notifying me)
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The post author did delete their question two times, which automatically deletes the whole thread including its answers. It was reposted later, for the second time now. Thus, you'll have to address ...

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Outside interference
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There are two steps of "escalation": It is your post and you have every right to do a rollback and make the edits undone. If your post is re-edited in a way you consider inappropriate, ...

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Why I'm blocked from asking a question?
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Andrew correctly posted the corresponding help center page. It is an automatic ban, no moderator or other specific person targeted you. Now more specifically why you, personally, have been banned from ...

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Can I view my answer, to a question that was deleted?
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I think you refer to this answer. Generally, all of your answers, including deleted ones, should be accessible through the activity tab of your community profile page.

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Should I use philosophy stackexchange?
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From our help center You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. This does not fit well with what is usually called "philosophical questions"...

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Should there be a "reopen/undelete suggestions" thread on meta?
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No, we should not have such a thread Basically, closed questions get deleted automatically if they are abandoned by the OP. Direct deletion applies solely to serious violation of our terms of service. ...

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Should there be a "reopen/undelete suggestions" thread on meta?
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Yes, we should have such threads Sometimes good posts (questions and answers alike) are forgotten and never appear in the review queue after closure or deletion (there needs to be at least one vote ...

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Why close/delete questions about simulations?
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As of the first question, I suggested what the problem may be in a comment. I think what happened here is that we have a lot of text and a lot of thought going on which basically blurs the question ...

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Friends, how can we shift from meta Q&A to action?
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To be honest, we do have such a mechanism: Open a Meta discussion, offer several (diametrical or at least competing) views in answers, and count the votes. The art of using meta that way is to have a ...

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Friends, how is it that a one line answer can have 22 votes, and another can be deleted for low quality?
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The question was flagged as 'not an answer'. The standard system-side procedure when moderators approve that kind of flag is deletion. So why did I delete this answer? Firstly because it is, other ...

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Yechaim Weiss, Might I Address Your Answer?
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This is one of two answers (the other one will follow later this day). This one focuses on StackExchange and its nature. It think the OP contains the background content of assumptions about SE and how ...

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Yechaim Weiss, Might I Address Your Answer?
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This is my other answer. I hope it does not sound overly apologetic, harsh, or reactionary. I simply want to have the discussion going and give my personal view on these points. Discussions are ...

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Are questions about educational tools relating to philosophy on-topic?
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I do not think it should belong here. This question is essentially about website mechanics, not about philosophy. That is reflected in the place where your question was migrated to: super user is ...

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Friends, what exactly is the difference between 'being a philosopher' and 'being a philosophy SME'?
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First off, the idea has never been that there would be a clear-cut dichotomy. But I think that is not even the question which the point is focusing around. It is, first and foremost, how we reconcile ...

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Questions related to references of reproducibility of scientific results
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I am not knowledgeable enough in the field to give a definite answer, but I, personally, would deem this to be a perfectly valid reference request (if this answer turns out to get some up votes and be ...

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Friends, Are We Not Philosophers: Is This Place a Bazaar or a Cathedral?
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A discussion long overdue First off, I very much welcome any discussion or discourse. This community essentially is a cathedral, which is a pity and it does not even fit the StackExchange model. We ...

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Friends, Are We Philosophers and What is the Purpose of This Site?
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Philosophical questions and questions about philosophy are hard to disentangle at times, but as a rule of thumb, it is definitely more correct to say that the site is indeed suitable for questions ...

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Deletion Of Posts Concerning Epoché And Trance In Phenomenology
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Question threads which are closed and not edited and reopened within a certain amount of time are considered abandoned and eventually get deleted by the system automatically. Generally, if the post ...

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How many good answers before question asking is restored?
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I'm not quite sure the answer is correct on that particular point. The help center article does not state anything which suggests answers have any effect on question bans whatsoever. In fact, the ...

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Asking a brand new question that has never been answered before counts as a bad question?
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The reason your question attracted downvotes is already explained here on meta and in the comments: The title question has nothing to do with the body of the question The body of the question mixes a ...

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After I asked this question I was blocked from asking questions
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You have been automatically blocked from asking due to a number of badly received questions. This is not about the last question in particular. Also, there is nothing we can do about it. Only you can ...

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Why would this answer be voted down?
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Because it simply does not answer the question as asked. The question asks for an explanation of the reasoning of Quine and the extent of consequences following out of it. Your answer states some ...

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Discussion shouldn't be moved to chat
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If they provide necessary clarification, this should be edited into the question and answer proper. Comments are temporarily by nature and if one wants to have information contained therein to be ...

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A plea for tolerance
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There does not seem to be a particular user routinely downvoting you, since this kind of voting pattern would be automatically detected and we would get a notification. Also, this is like the 3rd? ...

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Why am I not allowed to ask for clarification?
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The post has been flagged due to its language. That's all. Profanities are forbidden by our Code of Conduct. Thus, any post which uses strong language will eventually be deleted. This kind of flag ...

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What’s up with this cargo cult style of answers?
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To be fair, I am increasingly annoyed by wall-of-text like musings which tangentially touch the actual question, are written in pseudo-lecturing style and lack any depth, useful reference, or actual ...

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Can't we just accept that there are philosophical questions that people ask that aren't from reading a book?
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I think no one in their right minds would say that this kind of question does not exist or is not asked. The problem is not about whether we accept that people ask these questions. It is not like we ...

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Fake users with fake questions?
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I checked the examples given and can assure you that they do not have anything to do with one another or more regular users. I'm afraid the perceived raise in numbers regarding basic logic questions ...

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Is this site dying?
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I think we could realise the StackExchange model (mind, "Experts answer your questions") more rigorously. The real question ever since I joined this site is: Do we want to? I remember several tries ...

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Is this site dying?
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A general problem with philosophy.SE indeed is that humanities work kind of differently compared to, say, mathematics or programming. The main problem is that the kind of questions which arise in ...

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