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That was me, and moderators can comment anywhere, anytime. When a post is deleted it is not removed from the site. What does deletion mean for a post? Deleted posts are usually not physically deleted (that is, removed from the system); they're just hidden (AKA soft-deleted). This means they won't appear in search results or data dumps, and normal users ...


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You have six deleted questions. Five you deleted, and one (probably the one you are looking for) was deleted by the community bot. Here you go: How to make these “orbit tubes” with fewer shapes via script? In case you wanted to see your other deleted answers: How to draw or illustrate object's paths in space along with cycles rendering? Is Blender simply ...


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As a regular user, no. Users with access to moderator tools can only see deleted questions within at most 30 days, or search their own deleted posts with deleted:1 search operator. It's still possible for them... to traverse each question posted in 2016 (from ID 44022 to 70222) manually. For users without that privilege, they can only see their own ...


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I have no idea why the OP deleted that question. There were no down votes, nasty comments, or anything that would make them want to delete it. (Maybe they just realized some stupid mistake.) The question was deleted by the OP at 2017-02-21 08:43:01Z, your answer was posted at 2017-02-21 08:03:49Z some 40 minutes before the question was deleted. In those 40 ...


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The fate of the original question aside… the best way to handle this is edit the original question to add (back) enough of the original context so your question can stand on its own. That sort of inter-post dependency works better in a threaded discussion forum, but as the content of this site is always expected to be updated and changed, it is best ...


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