Ok, I’ve been threatening this … With all the discussion about ratings and civlity, etc., I thought I’d get all y’all’s opinion on what the editors of the site should actually do to encourage robust, civilized debate and raillery.
Under the best of circumstances, we have to walk a fine line between giving everyone an opportunity to speak his/her mind, and yet keeping an atmosphere free of bullying and mindless flame wars.
I’m hoping this gives everyone an idea of the choices available to us.
So do take the poll, on the flip — it’s a multiple-vote poll, so you’re free to choose more than one option. And I realize that I will not have phrased the questions to everyone’s satisfaction, so give your input in the comments.