bis, ter, quater?

These are Latin multiplicative adverbs (“twice”, “thrice”, “four times”), which were traditionally added to volume numbers and things of that sort when you had two or more of the same. So you wouldn’t say, back in the day, Vol 87 part 1, Vol 87 part 2, Vol 87 part 3; you’d say 87, 87 bis (“87 twice”), 87 ter (“87 thrice”), etc.

The list of adverbs goes on as long as you’d like:

Avverbi numerali

No Speculations

I am spreading word of this blog where I can, and Jordan Yates has as well, God bless her.

I do need to emphasise once again that speculation on why users should be banned must not be entertained here, in order to prevent this blog falling afoul of Quora Privacy policy.

It is not impossible that Quora’s Privacy policy will be mobilised against this blog anyway, as it becomes more visible.

I have seen a user posit on a question answer that the very act of publishing names violates privacy. (No, I will not link to the answer.) I fail to see how, when the edit logs are public and the red banners are huge. I have raised an inquiry with Quora moderation about this a while back, and have not received a response.

If I am reported and banned, then… c’est la guerre. If it is demanded of me to delete this blog, I will do so, and I will be scathing about it until I am banned.

This blog came about from an act of protest. I refused to report users, because I did not want to support a broken system: I will not hit your Report button by Nick Nicholas on The Insurgency. Once I yielded and started reporting, I started this, to make the extent of moderation activity more visible to the community: The fight continues by Nick Nicholas on The Insurgency.

I don’t know whether Quora Inc thinks I am in the right.

I know I think I am in the right.

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