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Questions linked by meta questions shouldn't be permanently deleted

I recently asked a question about terminology/'is there a name for this' that was promptly deleted. So then I looked on the software engineering meta to see 'are questions about terminology on topic?...
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The cup of coffee has gone cold

The steam coming from the coffee cup in the favicon blends in with the background on an inactive Chrome tab (OS X). Although it's still barely visible, there should be more contrast between the steam ...
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Badges and tag “X” buttons misplaced

While I only have one badge, it is appearing incorrectly on meta: While I was reporting this bug, I noticed that the "X" button that appears in the tag field is misplaced as well:
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Why does Meta have a close reason 'primarily opinion based'?

I was very surprised to see that Meta questions can be closed as 'primarily opinion based'. IMHO, that doesn't make much sense :-) Can the close reasons on Meta be different from the ones on ...
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New custom close reason here on meta [closed]

I've proposed the following new custom close reason for here on Meta.Programmers: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances affecting the ...
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What does it mean for the question vote counts to look “folded”?

What do those "folds" mean?
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Why many features and bug reports are pending for years without being implemented/fixed?

From what I notice, a number of requests notified on Meta are abandoned without being fixed. For example my request related to the color of the links and posted a year ago is still ignored, while is ...
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Why are so many questions closed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are so many questions closed? I just joined this stackexchange, and I'm sure this question will get closed like so many others as being subjective or "not constructive". I ...
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How can we get more people to participate in P.SE meta?

I found this post on SO's meta site, and since the question was about meta participation on P.SE, I thought I'd post the same question here. What can we do to improve meta participation on P.SE's ...
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#vote-differences link anchor seems broken in the Meta FAQ

Mousing over the "What does voting mean here?" section of the Meta Programmers FAQ displays the correct link: https://softwareengineering.meta.stackexchange.com/faq#vote-differences. However, ...
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Should questions about SE and not about PSE be moved to MSO?

Sorry about the all the acronyms in the title. There are many questions here on Meta Programmers that are neither: about Programmers.SE at all about a general SE problem, but related to a question ...
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What exactly is the purpose of Meta?

I'm fairly new to SE and wonder what exactly Meta is supposed to be used for?
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Is this the absolute meta of programming? [closed]

stackoverflow.com is about programming programmers.stackexchange.com is discussion about programming so it is meta-programming this is meta.programmers.stackexchange.com, so it is a discussion ...