Date: 2013-10-15 09:32 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
It's certainly a weakness of reputation-based systems. In theory, they sound great, a way of drowning out the trolls and spam, and giving weight to people with a history of positive contributions. But in practice, it's hard to avoid the situation described here, where the only way to gain reputation is by agreeing with the people who already have it...
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