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Others' opinions are a litmus test that saves me a lot of time in the long run. I simply don't have the bandwidth to go deep on everything that hits my radar.

Which is why an 'ambiguous' vote is a good system. It provides you just the right amount of information: "a lot of people think this is worth your time to investigate." Nothing more, nothing less.

This is only true if 'ambiguous' is synonymous with 'exactly matching my own criteria'. Usually, it isn't.

And if I could see that vote, that would mean something. But votes are invisible here.

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