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Why did Moderator Dale M. delete my answer?

A comment on the deleted answer notes: I am sorry, but this is not readable at all with a screen reader In general images of text are strongly discouraged here. If you had used an OCR program, or ...
David Siegel's user avatar
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Why did Moderator Dale M. delete my answer?

I feel like there's something wrong with the way we're doing things if you even have to ask the question. If someone's good-faith answer deserves deletion, they deserve to know why - if nothing else, ...
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Dale M: Stop deleting answers which are not yours

I have been critical of some uses of the "specific legal advice" closure reason, as can be seen in this meta question and its responses. But if there was ever a question clearly falling ...
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Dale M: Stop deleting answers which are not yours

The question This question asked directly for a review of proposed contract clauses the OP had drafted themselves. It was also apparent that the OP was likely to act on any responses they got. It was ...
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How educational is too educational?

The form of this answer is highly non-standard for the following reasons: The facts that come out of nowhere. The highly nested structure makes it difficult to determine how the paragraphs relate to ...
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How educational is too educational?

I have flagged your answer again and downvoted it. Your answer is a spot on "Thema verfehlt" (missed the topic of the question), even for German grade school. Your answer has no connection ...
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How educational is too educational?

Undeleted That said, most users don't grade or write issue spotters. We have variety of backgrounds on the site. Even experienced users (including the person who flagged it) had difficulty ...
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Why did I not lose reputation when I deleted an upvoted answer?

I lost the expected amount of rep. It looks like it just takes a few minutes.
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Why did a moderator delete my answer to "What is the origin of the solicitor/barrister split?"?

Because it didn't answer the headline question Once the abusive material at the front was removed, the answer was a list of hyperlinks and those types of answers are not acceptable here. Once this was ...
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Why was this answer deleted?

The deleted answer read, in full: You need to talk to a lawyer, not a random bozo on the Internet. That's not an answer; that's generic advice. On Law.SE the "correct course" when someone ...
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Why did a moderator delete my answer to "What is the origin of the solicitor/barrister split?"?

The form is clearly rude or abusive towards the OP As such, the deletion was warranted based on violation of the Rules of Conduct.
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