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Where can I complain about the way my answer was deleted?

Answer: here, on Meta. And this probably serves as the real question, now that some moderator moved it. I think people (in the comments) are confused by your nomenclature. I suspect you did not "...
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Why is there zero moderator accountability on this stack?

What is the process for lodging complaints about moderator behavior, and how is that process resolved? The typical process is to start by flagging the post your grievance is related to with a custom ...
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Where can I complain about the way my answer was deleted?

To be clear, this is a question and answer site. If posting an answer to a question then what you post needs to be an actual answer. Yours was not, so to keep the question and answers clear and clean ...
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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

They weren't quoting a contentious belief, they were representing rhetoric uncritically as fact. To quote from one of the comments left under the post: “they [action] because of [reason]” and “they ...
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Penises = rude and abusive?

Have a look at this post in the main Meta: What causes a "Rude or offensive" comment flag to sometimes cause instant deletion? It is now closed as a duplicate of What is the SE version of ...
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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

The answer did not quote the mendacious words of Hitler. On the contrary, the answer presented those odious views as beloging to the respondent, and and as an established fact. To make it clear: The ...
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Penises = rude and abusive?

That was probably not the reason Looking at the activity log for the answer... ...we find that the user was removed from Stack Exchange a mere 13 minutes after posting the answer. As far as I know, ...
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Penises = rude and abusive?

Probably an over sensitive/over protective keyword bot. Does Community respond to user flags? If so, then that might be part of it, if over sensitive people didn't like it and decided it needed to be ...
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How can I see my removed questions and answers?

At the bottom of the reputation tab on your profile, make sure "show removed posts" is checked: Alternatively, if you have at least 10k reputation, search for "deleted:yes" plus any other search ...
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Any way to read an answer that was deleted?

There is a privilege at 10,000 reputation that allows you to read deleted posts. Copying from the privilege text from access to moderator tools: Viewing deleted posts You now have privileged access ...
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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

"To know your answer you just need to dig up a bit of history..." That is not an answer, more an insult. Backed with a highly dubious argument about Hitler's motivations - I'd like to ...
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Where can I complain about the way my answer was deleted?

I think that the answer in question is https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/a/38384/2113 (deleted, so visible only at 10k reputation or higher). It was deleted by a vote of three users, not just ...
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Flagging comments on deleted answers?

Once a post is deleted, it's out of view of most visitors to the site -- only users with 10k rep who go that far down the page will see them. So it's not super-important to flag those -- and, in fact,...
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How long do you have to undelete your post?

Questions can be deleted at any time as long as they have no answers. Deleted posts can be seen by moderators and users with the right privilege. Excessive deletion of content can be sanctioned, as ...
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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

Under normal circumstances I'm against the deletion of answers for merely being factually incorrect. However when someone is quoting the words of Hitler for any purpose other than a discussion of the ...
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Deletion of Comments from Sandbox?

Personally I started to delete some of my comments with the newest Sandbox because of this specific issue and my personal habit of always leaving lots of very long comments. But I don't think it's ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

As the moderator who deleted the answer that is the subject of the OP's post, my reasoning was this: The answer had been flagged for being low quality, and the question treated brain transplants as ...
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Why is there zero moderator accountability on this stack?

I'll assume you're talking about this answer, this is almost the definition of a link-only answer, see point five of the list for Why and how are some answers deleted?. It relies on a series of links ...
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Any way to read an answer that was deleted?

It might be unclassy of me to do this, but here are the deleted math parts. Please read my note at the bottom. The specific energy (i.e., $\text{J}/\text{kg}$) of your habitat, which was ...
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