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Lack of interest Thread Rating

Chris D

XenForo developer
Staff member
#5
Hmm I fail to see how the rating of a thread would be of any benefit to anything. A thread is likely to consist of good posts, bad posts and normal posts. How can you quantify a rating on an entire thread? A thread/topic on its own is no value. It's the posts within it that add the value. So for that reason, the individual like ratings for each post are a much better indicator.
 

CurveGotti

Active member
#6
I always saw the thread rating system as bloat myself, I am sure there are some ways it could be useful, but I honestly think such a feature would be better as an add on.
 

simbolo

Well-known member
#7
Hmm I fail to see how the rating of a thread would be of any benefit to anything. A thread is likely to consist of good posts, bad posts and normal posts. How can you quantify a rating on an entire thread? A thread/topic on its own is no value. It's the posts within it that add the value. So for that reason, the individual like ratings for each post are a much better indicator.
I think thumb up/down voting per post within a thread is more useful. Then if you wanted to take that and add those votes up that *might* be more representative of the entire post.