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The difference between a bad answer and a non-answer

It seems to me (I may be wrong) that there is some sort of confusion or disagreement (recently) about what makes something "not an answer" as opposed to a bad answer. I think it is important that ...
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Why doesn’t a poster get notified when his post is deleted?

I’ve noticed several questions lately regarding people asking, some more politely than others, why their posts randomly disappeared: Why did my answer disappear? How do I contact the moderators here?...
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Getting dinged for 'not an answer' when I think I'm providing a specific answer

In re: Who is the author of Sefer Shoftim (Judges)? The OP asked for the views of 'secular scholars'. I believe that my question is an accurate, brief, summary of their views, based on several ...
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No notification on a deleted and restored answer

This answer to my question was deleted by its author about a half hour after posting. He edited it some and undeleted it. I come back to the site and do not find any notification of a new answer to my ...
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Are answer posts of the form "your answer isn't..." okay?

One of the questions on Mi Yodeya is: I remember hearing that Rachel Imeinu was buried in kever Rachel, but was only there for one night and then she went to Mearas Hamachpaila. I can't ...
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Deleting off-topic answers.

I just ran across this deleted answer, which missed the fact that the question was specifically about halachah on Shabbat. I don't feel that the appropriate response was to delete this answer, just ...
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My unjustly acquired reputation

I recently deleted an answer that I had posted. The answer had attracted one downvote and one upvote. (Net effect on my rep. +8). One of the comments clearly demonstrated that the answer was wrong. ...