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What is the significance of a mostly blank user card?

Does it simply mean that the account has been deleted/banned?

Here is an example.

Greyed out signature

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marked as duplicate by random Sep 8 '11 at 14:01

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Or the post was migrated from another site and the user doesn't have an account on this site. – Flexo Sep 8 '11 at 10:53
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It means the user does not (yet) have a profile on the site. I believe this could be the case for one of two* reasons:

  • User account has been closed (by user or moderator), or
  • Question was migrated from other site, but user has no account on this site.

*) List may not be exhaustive.

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It means that the user has no profile on this site.

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