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This discussion is a little old and stale at this point, but if anyone is interested, a reason why it's a good idea occured to me yesterday when i only had a few minutes to browse the site....

I typically only look at the Newest Nodes node, skim it, look for Node names that jump out at me, things that look interested, etc... on this particular page I would love if there was some designation of user "level"

"Why?" you ask ... because if my time is sort, I don't really want to spend it looking over "trivial" questions from newbies. That may seem harsh, but it's true. sometimes I'm in the mood to be helpful, and read very basic questions and give very basic answers. But other times I'm here for me -- I want to read things that are challenging and interesting and weren't posted here under a different name 3 days ago. The simple truth is that, on average, nodes posted by people with high XP tend to be of a higher caliber then people with low XP (the nature of the moderation system system basicly dictates it will allways be that way.)

Should people vote based on XP? absolutely not. But letting people pick which nodes deserve their valuable time based on the XP of the poster is just a valid an idea as letting them pick based on the Node Tension.

In reply to Re: Indicators for user experience by hossman
in thread Indicators for user experience by hagus

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