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A 'reputation system' is a mechanism that weights pots according to their source, where the source is weighted according to a 'reputation' derived from a series of metrics, such as clicks, replies or votes. Reputation systems are no gaining increasing currency in online communities. See Reputation and Social Currency, by Peter Barnes. The emint post, some comments for designers.

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