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A question was asked, and I noticed a user's mini-profile-thingy is showing as if they were a past/deleted user. It looks odd and thought this may be unintentional. Maybe someone can shed light onto why this looks the way it does?

Screenshot!

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@Shan sorry to put you in the spotlight :) – d-_-b Dec 30 '12 at 17:03
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The question was migrated from Stack Overflow. The user doesn't have a profile here yet (unlike most metas, MSO has a separate account/rep system), however he will have been notified by the migration and ought to create a profile for himself soon :)

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This is the user's profile on SO.

Btw, a deleted user will show up as userXYZ over there -- the username is reverted to the default during deletion.

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I seeeee.... thought it was odd and noticed the migrated from.... cool thanks! – d-_-b Dec 30 '12 at 17:09

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