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This question was posted by a user who has been trolling the network by creating sock-puppets and posting low-quality questions with an intention to get a reaction. This person is not welcome to participate on our network and should not be posting questions or answers - it's not an automatic artifact of the merge (the merge by itself doesn't trigger the ...


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This question was automatically (edit: apparently manually - see Cesar's answer) deleted when the poster's account was merged with an account currently serving a network-wide suspension. This has occurred recently - see the timeline for this question, for example. In that case, the post was undeleted by (Pol.SE mod) JJJ, in part due to it being well-received ...


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As Cesar explained in his answer, the user who posted the question is no longer welcome to participate on this site (or any other site in the Stack Exchange network). For moderators, there are basically two options on how the user's questions can be handled: We can leave the question unharmed, but the asker won't be back to respond to comments or to accept ...


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It does provide an answer to the question even if you may consider a a poor answer. It points out that a hand count is slower than a computer recount and gives Trump more time to maneuver while it is being performed. Your flag was declined because multiple users said the post looked okay and didn't need deleting in the review. https://politics.stackexchange....


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You've failed utterly to even attempt to provide any sort of evidence that the aforementioned answer, in its original form, violates the Code of Conduct in any way. What it seems to me, rather, is that you object to the content of said answer, and are effectively attempting to have that content censored by using the CoC as a hammer to do so. Ironically, this ...


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The question appears to be asking for something, and there's a fundamental aspect missing from the vocabulary that is related to the concept being asked about. I think this is a relatively common thing when asking a question and expressing a genuine interest in a topic, and should not be discouraged. The biggest issue I see is that it is basically asking for ...


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I think in this situation you are better off to downvote if you disagree with the usefulness of the answer, rather than flagging it as not-an-answer. In turn, people who disagree with you can upvote. The bar for answers to be removed as not-an-answer is relatively high. In most cases where it isn't clear, the answer should remain. Mods may use their judgment ...


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I could be off-base with this and I would like to see some numbers on it, but I have a suspicion that a lot of the problem comes from HNQ. Questions that make it into the HNQ sidebar are almost guaranteed to be maximally viral (read: maximally contentious) and so you have a perfect storm of people who: Aren't regular users of the site and have no worries ...


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