I said that I would review the credibility system after a few months, and despite some tinkering with the various settings I don't think that it has really added much to the forums in the end.
It has been an interesting experiment, but I've decided to call time on it now.
So it's gone! No more blobs! This should make a few people happy
Of course, if it turns out that we miss it now it's gone, I can always turn it back on again . . .