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I wish I could rate comments on Slashdot. I'll go somewhere else where I can.

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  • Moderator points show up at random, not everyone gets them at the same time.

    • by Megane (129182)

      In particular, you get a certain amount of points from reading comments that eventually gives you a few (usually 5, sometimes 15) mod points that expire in 3 days.This does a great job at preventing the circle-jerk effect of sites that let everybody rate every comment. (Anyone still remember Digg?) I don't think that was the intent, but it's how slashdot has stayed reasonably relevant for so long. So enjoy your circle-jerk, OP!

      If you want to leave slashdot, at least leave it for the right reason: this stup

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