> Let me argue again for dropping the gold credit.
> I know it is meant to encourage participation in the Times, but all it
> encourages are worthless "journal entries" and the like. I'd rather
> see a Times with less of that sort of participation, and I've heard
> many others express the same opinion. If you want, give everyone 25
> gold credit a turn, but don't make it a bounty on a Times submission.
I agree with this wholeheartedly! I doubt the Times will die due to lack
of interest and the signal to noise ratio will increase significantly.