Robert_Charlton - 2:13 am on Sep 3, 2010 (gmt 0)
In theory, voting should work in a community with diverse and engaged members.
An SEO/SEM community on the web might be more driven by self-interest than other types of communities. Michael Gray's article about Sphinn, mentioned by theebbandflow, expresses some strong feelings about this, as you can see from its title....
The SEO Community Ė A Tale of Friends and Scorpions
Itís my belief that, in the long term, you canít maintain an SEO community website without heavy moderation and trusted editors guiding the content. IMHO the best places for this currently is the subscribers section of WebmasterWorld or the paid forum on SEObook.