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Do you sometimes have trouble deleting questions?

Asked by filmfann (48492points) March 10th, 2011

This happens to me all the time.
I delete a question that doesn’t interest me, and the next time I come to the Questions Just for You section, there are those questions again!
Are other questions being accidentally deleted? Is there a reason these questions boomarang back?

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marinelife's avatar

That has occasionally happened to me. It was happening yesterday.

snowberry's avatar

There must be some sort of bug. I have trouble loading just about anything, giving lurve, and in general trying to navigate the site. At first I thought it was due to TJBM question being a zillion posts long, but it’s renewed, and we’re still having fits. Hey, MODS! Whazzap?

Dog's avatar

The servers have been lagging. This causes errors. Support has been notified. It got worse a couple of days ago when several old long questions were accessed. Hopefully it will be resolved shortly.

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

Yep, happens to me pretty frequently.

SpatzieLover's avatar

This happens to me often.

Lightlyseared's avatar

No. I completely ignore the questions for you section. That’s why I have 1000 questions queued there an even when I delete some the total never seems to change.

SpatzieLover's avatar

@Lightlyseared I have the same amount in the “questions for you”: 1000

personally i always thought, “well that’s a dumb feature that doesn’t work” and sorta wished I could delete the whole thing from my profile page

YARNLADY's avatar

I often click on “not interested” or “remove question” only to see the same question later.

SavoirFaire's avatar

I have the opposite problem. If I don’t look at or answer the questions I’m interested in the first time I click “Questions for You,” they’re gone the next time I look.

wilma's avatar

Me too @SavoirFaire . I think that they are removed when they get a certain number of answers.
I really wish they didn’t because probably they are good questions, getting lots of answers.

Lightlyseared's avatar

@SpatzieLover it used to show the exact number but they put a limit on it a while back for some reason. At one point the actual number was much much higher than 1000.

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