Bob has kindly turned on a rating system for posts in this forum.
This forum has provided many real world solutions to common and not common problems for many users, be they old hands or newcomers, and to make the rating system work it might help to know how to use it.
If you see a post that is well thought out and contains something that helps, or maybe something you havent really thought of before then rate it. If it does help you in some way then rate it higher.
This tells the person who posted that they helped in some way. They might even do it again too :)
The same goes for questions....some questions are just brilliant. I have seen many questions that I have never asked before but wished I had. So rate those too because not knowing the answer doesn't really mean much if you have never thought of the question does it :). A good question is worth something to me.
Both Questioners and Answerers (sic) alike can gain points in this system and because we feed off each other, this rating system will encourage participation from both seekers and suppliers.
so that the conversation will remain readable.