Or: When they were young.
Should Quora notify users when their answers are collapsed? Question from 2011.
Four answers in the positive. One in the negative.
2017: Quora still does not notify users when their answers are collapsed.
The answer in the negative is William Pietri’s answer to Should Quora notify users when their answers are collapsed? No use blaming him for the ongoing refusal to notify, he abandoned Quora in 2013.
What I found cutest of all is this comment left on his answer:
As much as I want to disagree with this answer it’s actually very good and I’m having trouble doing so. One assumption I disagree with is that downvoting is common enough that it would be a factor in deterring people from the site, but I’m not sure you’re wrong on that – I just think you are. […]
Brill didn’t get employed in Quora until three years later.
The notion that Quora avoids collapse notifications, so that it doesn’t make users’ experiences unpleasant, must fill regular readers of this blog with some… amusement.