My Star Rating has gone down because...

October 26, 2008 9:35am CST
Could It be because I haven't posted for a while or does it only go down from bad ratings? I hope it does not affect earnings and I was quite proud of my little "9" star (: Hmm.. I wonder why it has happened! How do you help raise your rating When has yours gone down and why? Does your star rating affect your earnings? Do you judge people by their rating How often do you + or - for a person?
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@JoyfulOne (6242)
• United States
26 Oct 08
Maybe part of it is how active you are on the site, or if you take the time to rate others in the discussion? I don't know, I've been here for a couple of years and haven't ever had my rating star change. I take the time to rate each and every one who added to a discussion I took part in. I don't know if it's true, but somebody said once in a discussion that if you give a negative rating to somebody it drops it down. So, I will only give a plus, and if somebody was pointedly rude back to me or something (like the other day lol), I just don't rate it at all rather than give a neg. I don't know if star ratings affect your earnings or not. I'll be interested to see what others reply here, I've wondered about all that too.
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26 Oct 08
It is a very interesting thought that giving negative brings you down but surely that isn't fair? After all, if somebody posts lots of stupid posts, but nobody votes down, what is the point of the system? Thanks for your response (=