Originally Posted by Dr. Death
I agree with you, I'm not a fan of a reputation system either since like you say, it can lead to problems. The suggestion you made to accommodate that is good though. I recall I suggested a system of just being able to give 'good rep' before, but it wasn't taken on board as far as I know.
I agree about needing to be unique in comparison to other sites, but we also need to improve, because there's a few things on EWN that are very, shall we say, primitive in comparison to other sites. We need to improve and evolve to draw in more new members.