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Can deleted low quality questions be brought back after they disappear?

I have this question ban that has been lingering over me for years here. I recently learned somewhere on SE chat that bad deleted questions (which is a strike to delete now counts as 2 strikes to a ...
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Why was my question about cabin chimes on a specific plane closed as primarily opinion-based?

I recently asked Why are the cabin chimes one semitone lower on the Boeing 747-400 than on other aircraft? on the main site. It was later deemed to be primarily based on opinions, but it's not. I ...
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Can I have my deleted questions undeleted?

Can I have any questions that I deleted counting towards my question ban undeleted so I may work on them to get my asking privilege back?
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Will enough time pass where I'll get a fresh start here on Aviation SE?

I can't see when I got a question ban nor have any idea when I will be allowed to ask again. Can I get a date or direction? I can't revise my current questions without getting more down votes or ...
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Can we ask 'What something does' (through a picture, or perhaps through a video link)?

I started writing a question on the main site but then realised that it may be considered off topic. As I hovered over the menu for the Aviation S.E group I noticed it said "...
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Please reopen: 'How can I search online for pilot transgressions and wrongdoing, by airline?'?

The comments to https://aviation.stackexchange.com/q/33416/128 demonstrate some like (e.g. these 4 upvotes and 1 supportive comment) and mislike of it, and so should it be reopened? I reply to some ...
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Why was my question closed as a duplicate?

Can anyone chime in on why my question is closed as a duplicate? Fortunately I got the answer I wanted before it was closed, but I truly can't see why any answers in the linked question applies. ...
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Why is this question closed as a duplicate?

This question, What are winglet and endplate? And how is their functioning?, asks regarding both winglets and endplates. Neither of the supposed duplicates address endplates whatsoever. I understand ...
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What explains the enormous difference in reception between these similar questions?

I ask to seek kindly advice and recommendations on improvement. These 2 open questions Pilot passed out in a small GA plane. What can a passenger do? and Can a passenger realistically replace ...
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Why would people vote to close their own question?

I have noticed this a couple times now. Personally I would edit to get it reopened, delete it if I realize it was legitimately a bad question, or stand by my case that it was a good question to ...
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What should we do about question that is readily answered on internet?

Recently I found question regarding ILS CatIII and after burner system. Should I close these question? What reason should I use? My concern is should we encourage people to ask question that has ...
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Is unnecessary context a valid reason to close a question

If a question contains context that is factually correct, but not absolutely necessary for the question. Is this a valid reason to close a question? Please do not answer different questions and limit ...
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Kegworth air disaster - Example of 'How can passengers help in the cockpit in an in-flight aviational crisis?'

I accept the rarity of such events, but still, does this event counter or negate the negative feedback aimed at How can passengers help in the cockpit in an aviational emergency? I'd also be ...
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Why was my question closed as off topic?

https://aviation.stackexchange.com/questions/9054/do-drones-such-as-predator-reaper-have-to-boresight-the-aircraft-to-launch-mis The question above, was indeed about aviation. It asked about the ...
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Why was my question closed?

Please help me find the guidelines that were not followed when asking this question. If jet engines did leave chemtrails, wouldn't the chemicals cause adverse reactions in the engines? I have ...