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By massively deleting flawed, downvoted or wrong answers, you're taking away the opportunity for the answerer to improve their answer if there is a dissenting viewpoint that someone may not have initially addressed in their question, or in the community voted answer. Disagree. We have no mechanism way of "closing" an answer in a way that other people can ...


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This site is different than the other SE sites. This site is not about a specific topic, but about a certain way of answering questions. Pretty much anything can be on-topic here, which is part of the strength of this site, but also it's greatest weakness. We don't have experts for everything here on the site, this makes the usual mechanism of dealing with ...


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Just to present the opposite opinion and allow actual community consensus to be formed here: You're absolutely right. Wrong answers should get elaborate comments by active users (such as the other moderators answering here) explaining why they are wrong. The community should next vote to the best of it's ability in deciding what they think of the answer, ...


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Closed, unanswered and abandoned since 2012 Why are we able to see objects that are several light years away, but we've been unable to determine if there is one in our celestial backyard? Is anything known about the origin of the "Tomato Man" alien body hoax? Is there any proof, enhanced airport security in US has significantly reduced terror ...


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I don't agree with neither the deletion nor the closure of these questions: https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/2131/does-the-cia-own-part-of-facebook It has a good answer. It has been closed as too localized, but this question could be like general information. Facebook has billion of users, so they might be interested to know if CIA owns part of ...


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Some questions should be strongly considered for migration, assuming target site mods are willing to take some of them. I'm almost certain that some of them are downvoted and abandoned due to mis-fit with Skeptics model (lack of notable claim) and not due to innate poor quality. Some of these are for new sites, possibly post-dating the question's closure. ...


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Closed, downvoted and unsalvageable Is fluoridated water toxic? Do I have the right to reject it? Why doesn't the high amount of fluoride found in tea or tobacco prevent dental caries? Or does it have to be hydrofluorosilicic acid? Does Deutronomy 22:13-21 say that non-virgin wives will be executed? Why nobody ever attack Switzerland? Do fire-eaters eat ...


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I deleted it because it's not possible to save it via an edit: it must be rewritten. Also, it's been closed by another moderator and received no reopen votes. We normally cycle and clean off closed questions where there is no activity from the home page. The question can't be saved because we decided not to debate religious topics on this site: being a ...


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In addition to the other answers, I'd like to address another point you make. In each case, it seems like moderators have gone far more reasons for deletion of an answer, where only those exist so far: I assume you are referring to this help center page. Firstly, I'd like to clarify one thing: the article says clearly that "Answers that do not ...


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