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Retrieving answers from deleted questions

There were two questions posted by someone recently on measles virus, to which I devoted several hours of work in producing answers. The questions and answers disappeared completely over the weekend. ...
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Should we close questions that do not provide evidence of prior research?

Should we close questions that do not provide evidence of prior research? For example, Do stronger muscles lead to a decreased tendon load, and if so, why? seem to have been placed on hold for that ...
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Should this question about the proportion of biologists who believe x be re-opened?

What is the proportion of biologists... was closed by @Remi.b (gold tag close hammer) as a duplicate. There was some discussion in the comments about whether the question should have been closed.
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What happens to the bounty when a question gets closed?

When an open bounty is on a question and this question gets closed, will I get my reputation back or can people still answer this question?
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Why was this question about human monogamy closed?

This question was closed as opinion based: Is monogamy a human innate behaviour? I'll bring up the two reasons I've encountered so far. If the authors want to elaborate or explain why my objection is ...
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How to post an answer to a closed question?

Question is here, I commented my answer to it, But I want to post my answer in Answer box, Due to closed status, I can't do anything.
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Reopen closed ID question originally deemed “too blurry”

I was hoping to get enough votes to reopen this question: I found a bug on my bedroom floor. Is this a bedbug? It was originally closed primarilly because the picture quality is awful -- the ...
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Does it make sense to re-open a question and immediately re-close it to mark it as duplicate?

This question was fueled by below linked question. The idea behind this question, namely re-opening poorly posed closed questions and mark them as dupe instead, may be important as a general issue, ...
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Visual dynamic range question mod-closed - why?

I just wished to bring up this question - I didn't write it, I didn't answer it, but I think it's a valid question - How are colors outside the standard RGB color scheme perceived?. If it was ...
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How do I make my question non-personal?

So I asked this because I've seen a funny youtube video which talked about such a situation, and couldn't google up anything concrete about it. The question remains − how does the heat affect sperm ...
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Physics borderline questions

The borders between different sites is always an interesting point of dispute. The following question was [mod-] closed. Why is wind cold for humans? It was basically closed because it was about ...
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Hide answers for poor questions

I think one problem with our current system is that people can come here and post poor quality, off-topic, or homework questions etc. Normally these are closed fairly quickly, but often in the mean ...
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Unclear question? please help

This question is about human body control. I don't understand what was so ambiguous about it. Maybe if someone made it easier for me I could have explained it better. Please help.
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Can we avoid counterproductive disciplinary fragmentation?

I am frankly concerned by the closure of this question: What are the olfactory chemicals in whiteboard/permanent markers and what do they bind to in the nose, lungs, and brain? and in particular by ...