Originally Posted by GullyFoyle
I've always assumed rep points where for individuals who added something worthwhile to the discussion... which is different than agreeing with me.
Frankly, I've given points to people I totally disagree with, but they made interesting posts.
I try to rep things that make the board interesting to read, whether I agree with them or not is immaterial.
I go out of my way to give pts to people that bring up information that I don't agree with if it provides interesting conversations on the board. Heck, I even repped BF a few times when he posted something close to thought provoking.