I agree, people just end up categorising stuff with anything random just to get through the screening process, so the mechanism doesn’t work and it should be optional because DreamHost must be losing out on a hell of a lot of useful ideas from their customers. My own gripe with the system is that I’ve lost count of the number of suggestions I’ve made, but there’s no follow-up from DreamHost so you never know what ideas they are taking seriously, which ones are in progress, and you can’t even see how many votes your ideas have got. Also, if a suggestion doesn’t get enough votes in a certain time period it’s auto-closed no matter how valid the original idea was. I gave up inputting into it about a year ago because the suggestions system just seems like a black hole (valid or not, that is the impression). Case in point, if you filter the suggestions for ‘suggestions we’re working on’, the latest time stamp is 19th August 2009.