Startups take devotion; and you don't get devotion with a bunch of random people collaborating on the web. Quirky could create some tiny gadgets that fill tiny needs, but this will never create a disruptive technology.
Great execution definitely requires devotion, execution, along with probably 100+ other traits.
If I'm a fantastic executor in the beverage industry, why am I not being connected to ideas like the Coke flavored ice cubes? That's just one example, but I'm sure there are hundreds of other great beverage industry ideas.
If my business forte is the sports industry, why are we not serving up those brilliant sports guys with awesome ideas?
Think of it like Aardvark meets ideas instead of questions.
Think of it like Match.com meets ideas instead of singles.
As a reasonably competent programmer with no good ideas for a startup, I look forward to your forthcoming list.
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2756270 (post is titled Startup Ideas July 2011)
For now, let’s codename it iCombinator or ideaCombinator.