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Here's an interesting thing I noticed on this question:

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So, how does vote to close a question?

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closed as too localized by Wesley Murch, Toon Krijthe, jonsca, Pops, Mystery Aug 24 '12 at 16:30

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Looks like there used to be a user named "status-declined". – Mysticial Aug 24 '12 at 2:10
@Mysticial: What a coincidence. – Mystery Aug 24 '12 at 2:11
Hmmm, it's pretty rare that a 3,000+ rep account would get deleted. Being on Meta, you have to be moderately well-known to reach 3,000. Does anyone know who it might have been? – animuson Aug 24 '12 at 2:40
@animuson given that you already know the user's name, I don't know how you want that question to be answered. I do remember a user named status-declined being active at one point, not too long ago. – Pops Aug 24 '12 at 15:16
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As Mysticial suggests, there was indeed once a user who went by the name status-declined. He had another name too, which you might recognize if you saw it.

But he decided to leave Meta, and took his name with him. All that remains are the echos...

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"which you might recognize if you saw it..." Mysterious. I'm tempted to put a bounty on this question to encourage investigation, just out of sheer curiosity. But that would be wrong. – David Robinson Aug 24 '12 at 6:27

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