Cordially Resistant

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Cordially Resistant

EDIT: Updated Profile

It is widely agreed that the BNBR rules are fair, warranted and just. It is also widely believed that Moderation is often far too strict with their punishments.

Many Quorans have lost their accounts for trivial reasons. They are accused of violating rules, when there is no evidence for such a claim.

We’re not here to oppose moderation, or BNBR. We have one, specific goal:

To urge moderation to act more fairly on reports.

We are inviting you all to join us in our mission to help Quorans understand the necessity of writers being allowed to express their opinions. This isn’t a ‘revolution’ against Quora. On the contrary, it is a respectful request for moderation to evaluate their punishments more carefully.

EDIT: Original Profile

I agree with Kathleen Grace on very little about Quora, but I agree with her comment at…. So I’m leaving the original statement here.

The many recent bans of teen Quorans reflect the opinion moderation has about teenagers as a group. We have watched countless people lose their accounts for trivial reasons that hardly warrant such a strong response.

This is not a rebellion, we are not setting out to overthrow moderation. However, we do have a purpose.

We are inviting you all to join us in our mission to help Quorans to completely comprehend the cruciality of the teenaged voice. We have all agreed that the best way of doing so would be for all of us to stop writing for one week.

Of course, prior to this soon-to-be-decided date, we are planning on sharing our opinions on a blog. If you are interested, please PM Dylan MacIntyre, Morgan Evans, Ivan Tregear, or Brooke Taylor to let us know if you would like to take part.

Was Quora down today, March 28th 2017?

Was it ever. As posted on Preemptive Real Name block? by Nick Nicholas on Bug? or Feature?,

A number of weirdnesses happened on 2017–03–28, including this [three Quora users turning into “Quora User”], a post disappearing from The Insurgency [Habib Fanny: BNBR violation against myself by Nick Nicholas on The Insurgency], and one of the people here’s answers ending up misattributed to another—before an outage that lasted hours. Seems like Quora’s database(s) were corrupted.

Did Adam D’Angelo name himself Top Writer for 2017?

That’s an absurd notion. D’Angelo is a CEO, he’s not going to micromanage that kind of thing. It’d be embarrassing.

Obviously Quora staff who decide on the Top Writer programme have named him Top Writer.

(… Yes, Quora staff who report to Adam D’Angelo.)