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Why is there no name on this comment except for "delete"?

The first comment under this answer is seemingly by someone with the name "delete". And yet, no tooltip/message appears when you mouse over this name. Screenshot: For convenience, here is ...
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Is there a policy about political messages in usernames?

Is there a policy about political messages in usernames? Of course the answer should be the same regardless of whether I agree with the message. The question applies in general. This time it was ...
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Users whose "names" are a series of numbers, e.g user37562. Does ELU tell users they are able to change their moniker?

I'm having a hard time telling apart users whose "names" are a series of numbers. The avatars don't help much either, if you have three users whose "names" are @numbers answering one question or ...
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Is there a way to report a rude/inappropriate username?

A new user just posted a question, and I find their username offensive and inappropriate (I can post the name if necessary). Is there any procedure for reporting a username? I also found their ...