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Can I find out why a user got deleted?

@Frank is right. We don't release information on why a user was deleted, so you're just going to need to remain in the dark about it.
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Should we change inappropriate nicknames?

The enforcement of appropriate content (on User's Profiles or otherwise) is covered by the Be Nice Policy: Rudeness and belittling language are not okay. Your tone should match the way you'd ...
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What does this user icon mean?

That's exactly what it means. Sometimes users are deleted by mods for specific reasons. For example, unregistered accounts created purely to post nothing but spam, or overwhelming and obvious ...
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How can I negotiate with this "angry" user?

It actually won't show other people a rep change when you downvote. If you really sat there and did math you could get extreme reason to believe at some point they downvoted, but you don't know when ...
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Are there any users from Mojang on Arqade?

Are there any users from Mojang on Arqade? Likely not, but we won't know unless they announce themselves in an answer, comment, or on their profile page. That isn't to say it can't happen: we have ...
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People who comment or action questions when they don't play the games themselves

There is absolutely a kernel of truth in what you say. I have expressed this already in this discussion, but consider for a moment this: What makes Stack Exchange unique is its crowd sourced ...
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What does this user icon mean?

Another case in which this happens is when the question is migrated from a different site. In that case, the original asker/answerers might not have accounts on the new site.
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How can I negotiate with this "angry" user?

I would say you are probably communicating how you feel to that user with this meta post. But whether that's a good idea is another matter. Being so defensive about down-votes can't lead anywhere good....
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