I also think if a certain number of forum members vote that a smite is bollocks it should be removed and thrown back to the smiter.... just kidding but it would be fun.
I don't think that's a bad idea at all, Lori. It might cut down on "spite smite" wars. Maybe not throw it back in the smiter's face, but at least nullify a smite that's merely "Oh, yeah? Well, take this
Now, if we could actually do
something with positive karma -- For instance, declare one's own new thread to be a karma-free zone so that people can open up a bit without fear of retaliation, or extend the edit window another 2 minutes so that typos can be fixed more gracefully.