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July 26th, 2010

I Give this Ping Five Stars!

Ryan and I were talking about star ratings in music management applications today when I admitted that I never use stars.

To me, they’re not worthwhile. My main argument against them – besides having another piece of metadata attached to a music file – is that if I have a song in my library I at least like it. If it’s not there, I don’t like it… simple. I did try rating songs for a short while but found it to be tedious and kind of not useful.

In contrast I find play counts to be very useful if only to demonstrate that I really have been listening to the same 10 songs over and over. Why, I’m like radio!

What about you? Do you rate songs?

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