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Majik Sheff (930627) writes "Plans are underway to build a ghost town on government land in New Mexico. The model town will be used to evaluate everything from the practical problems of green tech to RF experiments." Link to Original Source
I've spent a year with Excellent karma, and not even one mod point. Now that dry spell is broken (or was). In the past week I've received 15. I realize that It'll probably be another year before I get more because I use them to mod up people who have been punished by the Slashdot groupthink. I can now fully expect to be bitch slapped by metamods.
I'm not complaining. The system is what it is and I understand that there is a lot of history and trial-by-fire behind it. I just needed to express my disgust with the usage of negative mods to indicate "I disagree".