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Old 05-31-2013, 06:02 AM   #1
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Blocking should apply to all ratings.

For regular contributors to UG, ratings abuse can be very hurtful - emotionally, whatever, but in terms of site rating and points etc. It's also much more permanent to pick up enemies on UG than a site that doesn't have contributor ranking.
As such, I think blocking should remove a user's ability to vote on contributions by the person who blocked them. This way, dishonest down-votes can be avoided and users being harassed by ratings abusers need not worry about being knocked down.
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Old 05-31-2013, 10:10 AM   #2
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Makes sense to me.
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:36 PM   #3
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Yeah, I've had a guy create 3 accounts apart from his own to down-vote my stuff. Just in the last day, actually. Barrels of fun. Great thing to come home from work to.
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:56 PM   #4
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What about blocking votes by friends so they don't game the system in the other direction either
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Old 06-05-2013, 01:17 AM   #5
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Makes sense. Although it will have to be programmed in a way so it's not retroactive.
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Old 06-05-2013, 03:35 AM   #6
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I thought it did already? That people you block can't vote on your tabs/etc?
If it isn't like that, definitely agree that it should be.

Also agree that votes by friends probably shouldn't be allowed. I had one in my friend list one day just 5 star several of my tabs within a short time period. Although I think they're fine, it didn't feel right and thought it was a hint at doing the same the other way around - which is a kind of thing I expect happens a lot on here.
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