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The subjunctive in Latin tends to indicate potential, possible, or unreal actions. To my ears, velisne? means something like "potentially, in the future, might you want it?" The indicative, on the other hand, indicates actual reality. Visne? sounds more like "do you, at present, in this actual reality, want it?" So I would use the indicative here. You're ...


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