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What to keep in mind while answering puzzle?

It's just not a good answer. I'd be surprised by anyone finding the answer inappropriate or vulgar. If you look at any number of other accepted answers for riddles, you'll see that each line in the ...
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Why was I downvoted for a correct, well-explained answer?

Ideally, down-voters should leave a comment to explain (or up-vote a comment of another who explained already), but the world is not always ideal. Don't be too discouraged by DVs. Yes, they should ...
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Why was this post deleted?

I agree that being a "harmless joke" is not a reason to delete an account. Being a sockpuppet of a suspended user, however, is a reason to delete an account, and that's what happened.
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Comments deleted without explanation

As per meta.SE: Comments are temporary "Post-It" notes left on a question or answer. You should not expect them to be around forever: Due to this transient nature of comments, and due to the fact ...
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Why did my answer get deleted?

I was actually one of them (or maybe the one) who flagged it for deletion, so I guess you get an explanation directly from the source! I flagged it as low quality for a few reasons actually. A) This ...
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Why did my answer get deleted?

Your answer was essentially we do not know that apples are food. This is not an answer so much as a sarcastic comment; hence, it was flagged as Very Low Quality and I deleted it.
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Why was my answer severely downvoted?

Your answer went +1/-3 for a total of -2. I’m not sure that getting one upvote is anything resembling a trend I would call “doing okay at first”. And collecting (literally) 3 downvotes total is not “...
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Is a spoiler-markup-only edit to this answer acceptable?

In this post, I am speaking as a user, not a moderator. I don't think such edits should be made. Some users prefer to spoiler-tag all of their answers, and some prefer never to use spoiler tags; ...
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I would like to know why my answer got deleted

This answer should not have been marked as offensive. Mentioning suicide bombers is not offensive in itself (if it was, a lot of news reporters would necessarily be offensive). These people do exist ...
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