15 votes

a spate of deletions by "Community"

They got selected for deletion because of lack of community interest: If the question is more than 365 days old, and ... has a score of 0, or a score of 1 in case of deleted owner has no answers is ...
11 votes

Should we try to re-start manual deletions or is the situation fine anyway?

I support not re-starting manual deletions. The situation today with automatic deletion and no manual deletion is better than it used to be in the manual deletions era and it is also better to avoid ...
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10 votes

Decluttering MathOverflow

There are a couple ways this is already done. When a question's score drops to -4 (or below) it is removed from the front page, and is therefore "hidden" from many/most viewers. In this case the ...
10 votes

Should we try to re-start manual deletions or is the situation fine anyway?

The title of the question mentions manual deletions, and Gil Kalai's answer voices his opposition to that. Let me answer quid's other concern: the system is currently automatically deleting some ...
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7 votes

Bounty from Community

This is answered at the StackExchange bounty FAQ. If a user account is deleted with an outstanding bounty, then the Community user becomes the bounty owner, and the points are eventually awarded ...
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4 votes

Updated questions

If you check the revision history or the timeline of your post, you can see that the question was bumped by the Community user. You can find pointers to some information about community user in the ...
1 vote

Auto-bumping of unanswered questions

Depending on how one reads your post, it can be considered as two or three (or perhaps even more) closely related questions. Could (and should) we change behavior of the community user such that it ...

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