The feedback system definately has some value. I've been fortunate so far because almost every one of my transactions here have gone quite smoothly. Being in retail sales myself, you can't always make everybody 100% happy, but I think that the intent should always be there. My understanding for feedback to be valid is that there has to be a completed transaction. I'm sure that all of us have been "jacked around" by buyers and sellers at one time or another. Negative feedback on one deal out of many could simply imply a disgruntled buyer or seller. I would definately stay away from a member who has multiple negatives in a small number of transactions. I don't think any system would be perfect, but if you only let one party in the deal leave feedback, who's to say what the other side of the story is, particularily if the feedback is negative. Without a feedback system, it would just be like shooting craps...just plain gambling!