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I know that one can list users by most karma but this is not very useful to show those with great commentary. For example, Joel Spolsky has an average of 27.27 yet is not on the leader board because his karma is not high enough. As a matter of fact not even Paul Graham is on the list.

I am assuming that based on incremental privileges one gets with karma (for example the ability to downvote), one will reach a stage where this feature (list of users sorted by average) will be available.

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HN's "average" points are weird because they're calculated on a random, sporadic basis news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2632222 – Sathya Nov 10 '11 at 5:29

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