Today, I took part on a comment discussion on English SE site and I saw my username being striked-out like this:

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What does that mean? Am I being flagged or marked in any particular manner? Here is the link to the comment:

Whats wrong in using the words Whilst and Due to?

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    No worries, it's just a design bug related to you being the owner of the question. The .owner is using the extra sprite image in the background and doing an awful job of it. – Tim Stone Mar 5 '15 at 18:48
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    @TimStone that's very disappointing to hear. I was hoping for something more... entertaining. Like, this is a sign that some moderator is angry at you and that you are at risk of being suspended... – gnat Mar 5 '15 at 19:03
  • It means that (some part of) your writing style is outmoded and will be officially deprecated when English 17.9.0 is rolled out to the world at large. Any day now…. – Nathan Tuggy Mar 6 '15 at 9:48

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