Sgt_Kickaxe - 9:39 am on Mar 4, 2011 (gmt 0)
The more I think about this the more I find myself I'm irked a little. Let us assume there is NO WAY that the humans answering the questions each reviewed every site on the internet for a second. That would mean google took signals fromthe highly rated and signals from the lowly rated and applied blanket treatment to all sites that "fit those profiles".
If that's the case the single most important SEO factor isn't anything we try to do well, instead it's just avoid sharing factors with low quality sites. Some of that we can't control, like how many people follow you on twitter, but some we can, like using a custom CMS and having a custom css.