Nobody's really speaking up one way or another on the karma issue so I don't know how to gauge whether people would rather have it, or rather not have it, or don't care at all.
Sorry to be so neutral or indifferent, but I can take it or leave it. Yes, getting karma points is nice and getting negatives is icky, but what the hell...I can't get too worked up over someone nicking me because they didn't like what I wrote. I just think that, to be fair, if someone here has a serious issue with something I write (or anyone, for that matter) they'll be direct and upfront and either email me or confront me publicly in the forum. I think giving someone nicks anonymously is, well to be blunt, chicken-shit.
Just my two cents and frankly, Mike, whatever you decide is fine with me, honestly.