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Originally posted by TheWill
reply to post by Seventytwo
I like the idea of there being a negative rating system, which would effect your overall WATS score, but seeing as everyone's opinion of each post varies, I would prefer that there was one rating system for positive responses (i.e., stars), and another to indicate that you feel that it's a poorly made, or non-contributory post.
I think this is especially true where there are heated debates, such as the "creation/evolution" debate - posters who make a point that goes against the consensus might get starred by a minority, and d-starred by a large number even if their point is well made and/or valid.
However, if there was an extra rating system - maybe tiny little trolls - that you could use to say "I felt that this point was badly made or not worth making", that would be good.
Originally posted by Expat888
Am already leary of posting due to my rusty english.. As only use it here.. Would worry that end up lose due to mistranslation.. Think current system works ok..
Originally posted by jimmyx
please, we are not in grade school where we should expect to have "stars" given or taken away for simply expressing an opinion, or providing information. nor, in my opinion, should the mangement have to provide any incentive outside of simply providing a forum for the sharing of ideas.
by the way, i'm still online even though under my moniker on the left hand side of the page says that i was "on 8 minutes ago"edit on 24-12-2010 by jimmyx because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by LadySkadi
Serious question: How many times does this thread topic have to come up? There are a gazillion threads on this topic, why not just add to one of them? Especially since there isn't any new or interesting suggestions here?
Hey look, one is still active!
edit on 24-12-2010 by LadySkadi because: (no reason given)