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Do deleted answers eventually get removed permanently?

I'm new to the whole '10k rep' level, so bear with me. I can now see deleted answers on questions, which isn't a problem - but some of them seem to have stuck around for a long time, even long after ...
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Am I using the 'very low quality' flag wrongly if the reason is because the answer is an exact duplicate of a previous one?

I have flagged a couple of answers that were duplicates of previous answers as 'very low quality' and the flags were deemed 'helpful' and the answers got deleted. However, some of the answers I ...
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Why can I not delete my answer after someone accepts it?

I posted an answer in response to What will happen if I do not attack Sephiroth on the final battle? There is now an outstanding post that proves my answer is incorrect. I tried to delete my answer ...
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Why do we leave “Welcome to Arqade” comments on answers that we're about to delete?

Yesterday, I flagged an answer (on this question) from an unregistered user as "doesn't answer the question", and started typing up a "Welcome to Arqade" comment. As it happened, Oak was doing the ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I answered the question that the original user posted with a perfectly correct answer. He asked about sage dps. The answer I gave him was correct according to my empirical experience.