Do you like the star rating system here?

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Mem, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. Mem

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    I don't, for the most part.

    There is someone out there giving many threads a one star review. If I don't like a thread I just ignore it, or don't even read it if I do not like the subject line. Whoever is doing that is childish in my opinion.

    The system is flawed because a jerk can come by an give you one star on all your threads just because he does not like you. I would prefer if the rating system were public and we could see who voted for each thread.
     
  2. Industrialsize

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    I pay NO attention whatsoever to the star rating, totally uesless in my opinion.
     
  3. D_Kay_Sarah_Sarah

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    Ive never noticed it before
     
  4. Manbap

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    Depends on the age maybe...
     
  5. Northland

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    It exists, I occasionally notice the rating put up for someone. Do I give it any weight or power? No, and neither should you.
     
  6. SteveHd

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    In a word: no.

    The rating should be suppressed until a fair number, say 10, have voted. Some O/P's will rate theirs "excellent" which skews it before anyone else weighs in.
     
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    I've noticed it, I totally ignore it.
     
  8. dong20

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    I'm often amazed at the things that concern people who are, to be here at all presumed to be, well adults.
     
  9. IntoxicatingToxin

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    I never notice it, really. I know it's there, I just pay absolutely no attention to it.
     
  10. ManlyBanisters

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    Yup - 'nother vote here for the 'cares not one jot' brigade.

    I barely even see the bloody things.
     
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    I just put a "best" rating on this thread for kicks; it showed two stars.
     
  12. ManlyBanisters

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    Hah!! I just worsted it to cancel you out :tongue: :tongue:

    Ooops! Sorry mem :redface: :rolleyes:
     
  13. Mr. Snakey

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    I find your threads and polls very interesting. Every rating system is not perfect and has flaws and room for abuse.
     
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    I'd like to see it be meaningful by suppressing the rating and not allowing the OP to rate the thread. There are too many great threads getting lost because silly threads get overrated. I largely ignore the star system because of that.
     
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    Didn't notice there was a star system. And now that it's been brought to my attention, I'll just keep on fucking ignoring it.

    Next....
     
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    Oh, Industrialsize...LOVE the new avatar!!! Anything with 'you' in it is hot...
     
  17. Axcess

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    I usually ignore it. Many of the best threads on the site got poor star ratings.
     
  18. b.c.

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    whhaaaa? There's a star rating system???
     
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    I never paid it any attention.
     
  20. Mem

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    Thanks :biggrin1: but I cut back on polls due to popular demand.
     
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