Ok, so pretty much everybody agrees that the review vote changes introduced by Amazon are at least better than the old way of doing things.
I'm wondering whether Amazon need to introduce a similar thing to votes on comments left in a forum. Actually, I couldn't care, but I did notice that another poster was put off by them, so thought it would be an interesting topic of debate.
What I would put forward as an initial suggestion is this.
On a Per Thread basis, limit the positive or negative votes that one person can leave for another to 3. If you leave a fourth it will register, but the first one you left will disappear.*
As an optional extra. If you have hit your maximum on 10 threads, any future votes will be discounted.
Any (friendly) comments?
*Actually, it would be good if that applied to reviews as well.
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