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@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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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 talk in person with someone you respect and whom you want to respect you. If you don't have time to say something politely, just leave it for someone who does. ...


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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 trolling. Especially when the usernames are nothing but profanity, we often just delete the 'account'. In other cases, such as this one, it looks like the account was ...


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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 or if it was actually your post (please don't, you did get one downvote on your question and maybe it was him but who cares). You also shouldn't negotiate votes, ...


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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 had developers of other games answer questions in the past, so it's not out of the question. As for the 'notch' user - I doubt they are the actual Notch from ...


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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 moderation Your ability to moderate the website comes from the reputation that you accrued You gain reputation by asking and answering questions in one specific Stack ...


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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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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. If you do have someone on this site who is intentionally unfair to you, they can only do so much damage. It is best to just move on, the positive rep you can ...


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