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Software proof that a hardware design problem is unsolvable - why was the answer deleted?

My question is regarding a mod-deleted answer to: Digital Logic circuit - exam question. In this day and age with modern design methods, it seems to me that a software algorithm used to solve a ...
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How to challenge the deletion of an answer?

I was pretty shocked to see my answer to this question deleted by moderators within 20 minutes of posting. Particularly since they were alleging that my answer need to go because it was a "follow up ...
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Question closed with negative votes but then improved, OP quit, question deleted. OK to re-ask? Or is that a duplicate?

A question about how unequal currents come to exist on power distribution lines was asked (link only usable by those with > 10k reputation). In its original form, the question was flawed, and it ...
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Double standards

This question was asked yesterday. I answered it and, about 2 or 3 hours later, my answer was deleted by Dave Tweed. However, there is nothing fundamentally wrong with my answer and it gets right to ...
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Why was my direct answer to this question deleted?

I answered this question with: OP has identified it as the JST brand ZH series connector, after a small reminder. I directly answer what type of connector OP needed identified. It is neither a ...
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Advice about why my answer deleted? After it was deleted, I've edited it to include a summary. I'm not sure if my answer wasn't clear before or it was perceived as technically ...
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How does this answer not answer the question

This answer was deleted as not an answer. Why?
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Why was my answer based on information from a quote of the asker's comment deleted by a moderator?

I posted an answer based on an exact quote of a question asker's own clarifying comment. Why was this deleted by a moderator? The quote may or may not reflect reality. If the quoted comment is ...
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I feel moderators wrongly inferred my intent! I want to reply

I have provided an answer to Selecting a battery for a DIY project that I feel has been inappropriately deleted. My point? The motivation for deletion was that I allegedly "recommended" another board ...
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Why was this answer marked as disputed then closed?

This answer does not seem to warrant a content dispute warning or forced hidden and deletion. Why did it receive that.
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Why was this question closed (and then deleted)?

Since the medium length question was apparently too complex and the short question wasn't apparently clear enough, I will try to rewrite the question about the closing in a more answerable form, ...
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