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What happened to the dear user "quid" (9072), they appear deleted?

The user formerly known as quid asked for his account to be deleted from MathOverflow. That was quid's own decision.
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What happened to the dear user "quid" (9072), they appear deleted?

quid has outlined his reasons for leaving in this answer (See Footnote 1), in relation to his nomination for a mod position on math.SE.
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What happened to the dear user "quid" (9072), they appear deleted?

Taking Asaf's post as truth that the user requested deletion of their own account (and having no information to the contrary), I encourage people in this community to at best send their well-wishes ...
16 votes

What happened to the dear user "quid" (9072), they appear deleted?

A recent discussion in comments under Alon Amit's answer prompts me to offer some reflections on quid's publicly stated feelings and judgments about MO and the differences between MO and Math.SE. I ...
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What's happens to a user's questions, answers and comments after an account is deleted?

When an account is deleted, posts made by that account on the main site with a negative score are deleted along with it. (Posts with a score ≥ 0 are preserved.) Previously all negatively scored ...
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Is it possible to know the list of removed users?

Let me first say that I'll try to answer your question generally, not to concentrate on the specific user you're looking for. So I understand the question as: "Is it possible to find user account ...
12 votes

Do we have a privacy problem when people try and leave the mathoverflow community?

On Meta Stack Exchange there is a rather detailed faq post explaining (among other things) what happens if an account on a Stack Exchange site is deleted: How can I delete my account? In this specific ...
9 votes

To moderators: is my account deleted?

The drop down to 1 reputation was due to the fact that you were suspended, independent of any discussion of deletion (suspended accounts automatically go down to 1 reputation; I think this was an old ...
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Finding previously highly active deleted users

It is rather difficult to calculate the reputation exactly from SEDE1, but the total score (i.e., the sum of the scores of all user's posts) can serve as a reasonable proxy. Here is a query which ...
7 votes

Account not deleted

Mark, I've sent Community Management a message. I trust they can sort out what is going on with your account.
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To moderators: is my account deleted?

There are alternatives to deletion. In particular, I still have accounts on other stacks that I don't use anymore, but can return to if needed. You might consider editing your profile to indicate you ...
6 votes

What happened to the dear user "quid" (9072), they appear deleted?

There is some concern that quid's contributions have disappeared. I can verify that they are still here. For example, this question was answered by quid, and the comments are still preserved. It ...
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Is there a way to check all questions/answers posted from a deleted account

From this comment is seems that you were interested also in some additional information: That was user no in MSE. I am just checking if there are any posts in MO. user number will be same for both ...

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