Answered questions are tracked by subject, and when enough data is available it would show who answers the most questions in a subject.
No! Not rightly so! Because his ability to answer water questions and his ability to give intelligent debate in Politics are two completely separate things, and they are being lumped together here into one thing. I can't see any possible way that this is of utility to anyone trying to figure out whether or not someone is worth asking a question of.
Cyclo has always been a "Ima take my ball and go home kinda weenie, ain't ya, Left-eye...
(go drop my rep, like I give a ****, junior)
Are you seeing a lot of malicious and vindictive nonsense?
For it seems to me that, at least in the former politics forum, the quality of the discussions has slightly gone up.... he says cautiously....
I doubt that people are logging in for the first time with a water treatment question
A lot no. Some? Yes, and it has been admitted.
I have seen a LOT of feelings get hurt when a perfectly decent thread is voted down multiple times and buried without ever having a fair chance to attract much interest and discussion.
I do agree that the quality of discussions have improved--at least I see a lot less of the posts specifically to insult somebody. That is refreshing.
I think it goes back to one man's treasure being another man's poison. I learned a long time ago that what was no big deal to me was in fact a very big deal to others and vice versa. So in the end, sometimes we have to accept that what makes sense to us doesn't make sense to most others and accommodate that.