Ok, when you see "Poor", think "Terrible". When you see "Below Average", think "Bad". When you see "Average", think "Mediocre". When you see "Above Average" think "Good". When you see "Outstanding" think "Great". And click away.
It's a rating on a scale from 1 to 5. Make of it what you will.
And I think, given the ratings page that lists all the books and their polls so far, that changing the way we do polls at this point would be LESS clear (due to problems being commensurate).
Well, yes, that's what I did already. I understand about the ratings page, so it makes sense not to make waves.