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First of all, all of us make mistakes and you need not be more than mildly embarrassed by past errors. The user with the most reputation points on the site, Joel David Hamkins, has also deleted on occasion. So you're in very good company here; all we can do is try our best to minimize our mistakes and just keep learning -- all of us here are lifelong ...


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Let me digress a bit and respond just to this part of your question: It is little embarrassing to know that my stupid answer/question is still visible to so many users. At least in the case of the questions, they are not "that much visible". Users with 10k+ reputation points can see deleted posts provided they have the link. So they can find and see ...


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I cannot speak for the people who voted to delete, but from my point of view, your answer had two problems. First, the English is written in a way that is quite difficult to parse. Phrases like "we can't do not choose $x$" do not occur naturally in the English-speaking part of the world. Second, it seems that the mathematical content in your answer (as ...


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From this comment is seems that you were interested also in some additional information: That was user no in MSE. I am just checking if there are any posts in MO. user number will be same for both right? Although it is digression from the original question (which is already perfectly answered), I might at least add something to this - which might ...


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