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Originally posted by Implosion
Point being, applause seems to me, to be recognition that someone with the power to award thinks along the same lines as you. As it is handed out by relatively few, you can make posts that many find to be outstanding, without any recognition whatsoever.
I don't think applause should be in the mix at all. There are many people who post great contributions to threads, and have little applause, and many who post a lot of rubbish, and have lots.
Originally posted by thehumbleone
No offense SO, but I hate this idea.
I know a ton of members who don't like to make threads, but they are excellent posters.
[edit on 1-5-2007 by thehumbleone]
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
The existing system of voting on individual posts has been failing to provide a clear leader for three months now. I understand some of the concerns raised here... but the previous system some seem to prefer was no longer producing any results.