If I cared about the rating system I would have quit skinning a long time ago. But I do appreciate the comments of skinners that I feel are competent.
Also, Why should freeloaders get a voice?
Uh, I sort of resemble that remark. I have paid in the past but am not currently a subscriber. I would consider paying a nominal fee to support the site but.... (probably another thread for this one??)
trouble is....your general user is not particularly equipped to rate technical skill......and creativity/originality is often in the eye of the beholder...
Quite true, and even though I skin it doesn't make me an expert to critique "good" skins.
that's where the comment box comes in....
Ah, but make a negative comment and watch the trashing come about.