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Derek Tonn

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Say, I was just wondering how folks are supposed to use the "ratng" feature of the new Resources area. I see five boxes, which appear to be equivalent to the numbers 1-5, left to right. However, what does that mean? Is "1" good? Bad? The comments feature seems helpful/logical, but I guess I don't understand the rating function. Just to test it out tonight, I gave all six of our firms listed a "2". However, I have no idea what that means. If 1-2 is "bad", it'd be nice if Nick could clear out my "ranking" vote (as to not artificially lower any of our ratings)....although I think I'm the only person to try that feature out on the live site so far. (?)

This is obviously pretty low on the priority list, of course! I'm just curious to know how the whole ratings area is supposed to work....or if it is even necessary.

Thanks!

Derek
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mapformation, LLC

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Hans van der Maarel

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Logically speaking, I think it'd follow the same lines as the user level blocks. The more, the better.
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Yes, higher is better. I will clear out your votes Derek and try to make some indications as to how the rating system works.

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