Originally Posted by Cado
Yeah, I can see your point there. With the rep system you can argue it's meaningless or that it's valuable feedback and either side has a case; it's hard to feel strongly about it either way, I just know that I wouldn't disable neg reps on the basis that, if nothing else, it flushes out people who are oversensitive and probably wouldn't be a good fit for the forum. (Or people who are complete and total douches but are too scared to put it out in the open.)
Lol. Flushes out. That, or it causes sensitive people some slight unnecessary discomfort with no actual upside which couldn't be gotten from talking in a thread or via PM.
But really it is such a "whatever" topic that I'm not sure it's even worth continuing to type about it.