From this question, it appears that the same system for blocking new questions by those that have a history of bad questions used on Stack Overflow also applies to Meta Stack Overflow. Should it?
Downvotes appear to be a significant component of this algorithm (the specifics of which are not re...
@mog - well you must remember the timezone variable - If you make a post - and it gets lots of downvotes fast - that only shows the opinions of the people who are live and on meta that moment. People on the other end of the world have not yet seen your post - so things might change...
But in general I think the consensus is "If its not broke - don't fix it" :)
@moguzalpenel_hak Still, my advice stands - MSO isn't a sandbox for self-expression, you've gotta be able to communicate what you want effectively. There are countless examples already of folks who've managed to do this well, and even more who've failed - learn from them.
@mog - the people you need to convince have been using the site for along long time... sometimes even from the beginning. In order for you to convince them that something needs changing you'll have to make a very very solid argument :)
@moguzalpenel_hak Tens of thousands of questions, feature-requests, discussions and bug reports have been posted on MSO. There's very little that hasn't been talked about to some degree already, but finding it - much less reading it - takes time. But if you don't take the time, those who have won't respect you.
@TimStone I know... It's not quite "flight simulator in Excel", but it's pretty unexpected.
@moguzalpenel_hak Experienced users have seen what you're offering already. Unless you have a new perspective on it, justifications that address concerns raised in the past, you give them no reason to give you any attention.