Ever wondered what that “Reputation” thing is on your profile? Or what that little plus and minus sign are for at the bottom of each post?
If you think a post is particularly interesting, or adds something unique to a given thread or forum, click the little green + sign in the bottom right-hand corner of the post, here:
This will increase the poster’s reputation, which is found on their profile:
Rating posts is useful to help create better content on the forums — the more someone is up-rated, the better their reputation, and the more they’re seen as one of our better posters! Encourage better posting by rating good posts!