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"I'm against this question primarily because of the username and icon"

At the very least, claiming to be against a question primarily because of the poster's display name and profile picture, while also dropping a vote to close the question at the same time, represents a ...
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Why was this question downvoted and who downvoted it?

By design, voting is always anonymous around here. You do not gain the ability to see how someone voted by accumulating more reputation.
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"I'm against this question primarily because of the username and icon"

I want to address the last part of your question, which was about how we handle questions from non-native speakers. ELU offers gets questions that are quite obviously (based on their content or ...
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Book of literary genres and character types?

Some suggestions: Vladimir Propp, Morphology of the Tale (1927) Stith Thompson, Motif-Index of Folk-Literature (1932-58) Hans-Jörg Uther, The Types of International Folktales: A Classification and ...
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What can I do to improve my questions that my questions will be accepted again (regrettably I have got the question ban)?

As it says in the MSE FAQ I previously linked for you: To help prevent you from encountering a ban, the system will give you a warning if you are on the road to a ban, and may temporarily prevent you ...
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Why are questions summarily locked?

It was migrated via community vote, locking the copy here on ELU. Please answer on ELL: "Could" at the beggining of a non-question sentence
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Can I download / buy Cambridge English Corpus / Cambridge Learner Corpus? Where to download these corpus?

You can use this tool https://skell.sketchengine.eu/#result?lang=en&query=my%20name%20is&f=concordance Quote How can I access the corpus? • Sketch Engine – provides several standard tools for ...
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Why have I got a question ban?

All algorithmically imposed question bans have the same cause and the same cure, as detailed in this FAQ. Please read through that question and its answer very carefully, for within them is contained ...
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