Originally Posted by Brutus
My recollection was that the rep system was an unmitigated disaster. I recall that it created a lot of hostility and people ganging up on one another.
The other issue I seem to remember was that people were giving negative rep points or positive rep points on whether they agreed with a post and it became more about popularity than rather someone was abiding by the rules and being nice to one another.
This is precisely why I'm inclined to give the idea of re instituting the rep system a
I have no confidence at all that negative rep points will be given out solely based upon trolling/acting like a jerk, as in theory they should be. Which, may in turn, if anything, actually discourage posting.