sxtc wrote:It would make judging faster and easier.
No, it wouldn't: faster maybe, but not "easier".
What could this do any better than a click on the report button?
It's still your job as a mod/admin to verify the background - provided you don't take a given "reason" as the only truth possible and bear in mind that sometimes things come a long way before they become visible.
What does this any better than a click on the report button?
Would you really be willing to check each and every personal rating to prevent its misuse?
And it will
be misused sooner or later as even a simple thanks button has been misused wherever this feature was intruduced.
Maybe by a few only - but "a few" is all it takes to possibly start a process that gains its own dynamics: never heard about "group dynamics"?
It takes, imho, a highly responsible-mindedly acting community to keep things from getting out of control once such a feature as you have in mind is introduced - and a correspondingly skilled board staff.
One of it lacking ...
rating has more to it than just being a "nice and harmless tool": it's a potential and most powerful weapon as well ...
And: it's not a tool intended to making an admin's/mod's life "easier".
sxtc wrote:And reputation is only unwanted by members with a bad personality because they will be reminded of that fact too often.
Sorry, that's not an argument, that's plain nonsense.
One has to be "improved" already
being provided with such a tool