What happened to this question? Password protect my internet (10k only.)

Deleted questions usually have the list of people (or Community) who did the deletion, but this one shows no-one, and the user appears to have been deleted too. I don't see that question in the list or recently deleted posts in the 10k tools.

The question doesn't have the

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footer either (in Chrome 17 or Firefox 9 on Linux - starting to think this could be front-end related).

What can cause a question not to have the usual deletion note?

Note: This is not a request to undelete that post.

  • Automagically torched due to extremely low quality?
    – user7116
    Jan 29, 2012 at 19:31
  • It might have been auto-deleted with the user's account. I'm not sure though.
    – jjnguy
    Jan 29, 2012 at 19:37

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A mod destroyed the user account.

  • Yup; and since the account no longer exists, the (presumed) self-user-deletion would have no valid context to show "deleted by ___". Jan 30, 2012 at 5:18
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    @AndrewBarber: No; destroying an account deletes all of its posts without attribution.
    – SLaks
    Jan 30, 2012 at 5:25
  • Ahh! I almost put a question mark on my comment; I should have! Thanks for the correction/clarification! Jan 30, 2012 at 5:26

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