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Old Jul 14, 2003, 11:36 AM   #1
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MR news rating

I wonder what the news rating is about. I can vote "postive" or "negative". Does a positive vote mean

a) I think this rumor/news is right,

or

b) I hope this rumor/news is right.

This obviously makes a difference, as a rumor which I want to be true could be fake anyway. So how do I use this feature?
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I second that question. I think it SHOULD be whether you think the rumor has credibility or not. Anyone have any thoughts?
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I think it means 'I hope this rumor is right'.
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Old Jul 24, 2003, 10:09 AM   #4
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to be honest... I don't even know what it means anymore.

It's relic from the early days, and haven't gotten around to clarifying. For now, it means what you want it to mean.

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Old Jul 24, 2003, 10:47 AM   #5
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to be honest... I don't even know what it means anymore.

It's relic from the early days, and haven't gotten around to clarifying. For now, it means what you want it to mean.

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I'm surprised to hear such an answer from you

Anyway, now I understand why the replies took so long: I guess noone really knew the answer.
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Old Jul 24, 2003, 10:51 AM   #6
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I think in general, if you are like the article (for whatever reason), you can vote positive.

If you don't, negative.

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Thank you for the semi-clarification, arn. Now I will know how to vote.
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