Like the website facepunch.com incorporates. Basically, when you hover your cursor over a post, a few non-intrusive small icons show up in the bottom right, like so (using facepunch as an example): Check mark for agree X for disagree Yellow face for funny Medal for winner Lightning bolt for zing i for informative Heart for friendly Tool for useful Rainbow for optimistic Paint tool for artistic Clock for old (like old news) Box for dumb (maybe exclude this if it's too rude) When you click on one, the icons disappear and are replaced with a fading "Rated!" Then under each post, if people rated it, the rating totals are shown, like so: (This was a sticky so people rated it to oblivion. It was a warning about a security problem, hence all the friendlies) When you click on list: Anyway, its a pretty neat idea and even just having a few of these would be excellent. What say you?