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Re: Rating System? Dr. Bob

Posted by Weary on October 30, 1999, at 19:38:26

Dr. Bob,
A rating system was not what I had in mind when I started the original thread. I doubt I'll remember to use it, but I guess that's not such a big deal since some of the proponents have already forgotten to use it within the same thread. LOL! Seriously, I can tell by screen names whether the content is likely to be long, expressive or technical and (as noted) can decide to read or not read it. I think a rating system will discourage some people from posting and cause more confusion than it's worth. I guess I was just hoping for some tigers to change spots and it is patently obvious that isn't going to happen. My main intent was to avoid run-on threads. If I don't care about the "suggestions" thread for example, and it takes up half the page, that limits the amount of valuable information I'm going to get about other topics I may care about before the page is archived. Once archived, someone will bring the darn thing forward just to say "you go Weary" or "you suck Weary" and there will be even less info before the next archive. Is there a technical way to limit threads to maybe 10 posts (or less)? If the limit is reached, the poster could be prompted to reference the previous thread or post they are answering. Just a thought.

I liked the idea of removing the previous post prior to answering. In cases of multiple questions or comments, some quoting may be appropriate for clarity.

I value the sense of community here as much as anyone else on the board. I value useful information also. I do not value twaddle. I am willing to bypass the twaddle to get to the information if there is room left for it.




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