Robert_Charlton - 6:58 am on Sep 3, 2010 (gmt 0)
...the embarrassing abundance of "TOP TEN LIST" posts.
I think these lists are a direct result of voting. From the "Feedback Days" discussion about whether to have voting on WebmasterWorld...
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...Voting distorts why people post and the kinds of posts you get.
You end up with a lot of cutesy 10 Best Ways to Reinvent The Wheel type posts... and the forum can become a lot more cliquish.