Originally Posted by handsonhosting
PR is no longer used as a ranking factor in Google. It's become more of ...
... a thing that makes some webmasters excited when they see it go up, and extremely sad and frustrated when it goes down.
PR has been relevant for about a year when it launched, then it was over. It has become nothing more than slang term lingo for people and SEO "professionals" who have no idea what they are talking about and not willing to learn.