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First I think the idea with the personal Top10 is not too good, because only few people actually change their Top10 when they see a new film. I think votes should be better, so my proposition are weighted votes.
There should be a "voting strength" that is calculated through different aspects wich could be gold user or not, superuser or not, number of posts, number of submitted plugins, number of force points, number or/and quality (from other voters) of submitted films (Wich I personally think should be important), length of beeing an AlamDV Member or whatever you can think of.
So as an example, if UserA who has no force, posted 3 times and has never submitted a movie votes lets say 1, and UserB who has lots of force, is a regular poster in AlamDV and has submitted 4 movies that where rated pretty high votes lets say 5, the avergae vote wouldn't be 3, but something like 4,5.
I think these weight-differences should be pretty big, such as that UserAs vote simply counts factor 1 and UserBs vote counts factor 4 or Factor 5 or whatever.
In Addition to that I would set a minimum of voters before a film is actually rated. So if lets a films rating will not count before he has at least 5 or even 10 votes or so. And after that the final rating appears and the film qualifies for the rating system. That would work against new films never even appear in the Top10 or pop at Place 1 just because the creator has voted 5 on his own movie (wich is something that should be disabled as well in my opinion - the ability to vote on ones own movie I mean).
And there should be popups or so less than the Top10 wich should show random films or films that do not have enough votes to qualify yet so that all films have its chance to be seen and not just the ones in the Top10 over and over.
And as a last addition I think the voting should be divided into cathegories like Overall, Story, Editing, Sfx.
So, that was a long post now. For all who are still awake, what do you think?