I would mind. I created a bookmark just so I can get to Rising from my phone.
What is your ultimate goal here? If you’re trying to cater to the top 5% of users, go ahead. If you want to keep traffic up, I’d recommend no
It would make it really hard for new people to get any traction, and I think it would create a lot of new cheaters.
Nah. Who cares? It’s just stars anyway.
I think the problem is that newer folks won’t get exposure. Plus, it takes practice to write good jokes that people respond to.
I think people would miss it. There’s a fair amount of participating users who only ever make it to those boards. I was going to suggest dropping the RT requirement for them but not Top (or staggering it), but it looks like you’re going the other way