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I hope this is not a dumb question, but in the SO question here the name shown as the OP is "You sir are a idoit". Now I know that anyone can name themselves what they want, but the fact that there is no picture, rating, or acceptance rate, and the name is not a link to anyone's page makes me believe something else must be going on than just someone naming themselves weirdly.

So what is going on in this case?

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Means they can't spell "idiot". :) – Adam Aug 11 '11 at 13:39
@AnnaLear: It also means they don't know when to use "an". – Andrew Grimm Oct 16 '11 at 22:18
Exquisitely ironic. – Robert Harvey May 29 '12 at 22:37
up vote 4 down vote accepted

It simply means the account no longer exists.

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Could the question also have been migrated? – Sam152 Aug 11 '11 at 12:53
Well that was simple. Thanks. I really was confused at first :) – Alexander Bird Aug 11 '11 at 12:53
@Sam it could but in this case doesn't – Marc Gravell Aug 11 '11 at 12:54

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