posted on Jul, 10 2004 @ 12:17 PM
Yes. I like that as an added bonus to a members Purchase of the right to award applause points.
Although I would make the point number lower, say 50 or so. Because you could end up with some members taking points away simply because they disagree
with the content of the post. One mans idiocy is another mans treasure you could say.
But I understand what you mean with the idiotic posts. There's a difference between saying purely nothing with the purpose of obtaining more and more
points (although I think the moderators have a good handle on this already, but it would be fun if we, as members could have that mini-status) and
disagreeing on a thread on a given topic and having someone accuse you of posting idiocy, and I think the seasoned poster (whose earned the points
necessary to buy the privilege) wil know the difference and play fair with it.
I think a contingency plan could be implemented to this purchase that if you abused it, you lose it. That should automatically stop any abuse of the