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/me puts on his scratched 78... High rep is useful as a guide to who is, IN GENERAL, worthy of emulation, and whose posts suggest our social norms. Rep/post is a useful stat to consider, and is my favorite, though like all simple stats, is less useful by itself than when taken with others. Now I would lurve to see individual cumulative charts (updated daily) to show repcount/day as well as (rep/post)/ day. This would be kewl for a member who, say, had a low aggregate rep/day over a long period then a steady upsurge. Thus we could chart, maybe, his rate of increase of wisdom. (hee hee)