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Questions are rarely deleted. Generally, questions are only deleted for these reasons: * They are considered spam or vandalism. * They are completely unanswerable or unintelligible. However, questions might seem to "disappear" for other reasons, including: * If a question was asked before, with a slightly different wording, it may be merged into the other question. * Many questions are edited. The mission of WikiAnswers is to grow simple, universal "FAQ-style" questions and answers. Questions are often changed to improve spelling or grammar, or to make them more concise. For example, this question was asked as "If it is possible to delete a question posted by another person why would someone do that Kinda rude don't ya think They usually do it anonymously coward maybe?" It was simplified. * Many questions are moved. We want questions to be in the most appropriate Topic areas. For example, this question was originally placed in the Miscellaneous Topic but it was moved to the WikiAnswers Topic.

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