Originally posted by The King of KeithReading this about the +1 made me wonder...have you ever thought about installing some kind of voting/liking system on individual posts? I know we have the instant rating system, but I view that as more of a rating on the poster, not the post itself. Is that something that could be cool, or something that would generate more troubles than it's worth?
(I HAVE threatened to create a series of badges for people to "earn" because it's all the rage on the Internet but usually I start thinking about the same series of headaches that can come from such an incentive system and I stop myself.)
The thing about randomness is that people don't really understand what randomness looks like. "Every person gets chosen once every 3 years" is not random. Random means some people get it more often than they should, and some people get it less....