How do I use the rating system for multiple raters?

My wife, her sister, and I are all rating some photos I took a couple of days ago. Each of us, of course, has different favorites.
I would like to record our different ratings in the LR3 rating system but can't see an immediately obvious way to do so. I thought of using the color labels--different color for each of us. But each photo will only take one color label. I could use the star ratings, one star for only one selection, two for two, etc. But that would not record who chose which. I need to know that.
Has anyone had the same problem? If so, is there some rather obvious solution? I would think that it's not all that unusual for several folk to participate in a shoot, using one camera; and then to need some way to record their differing judgments on the photos in LR3.
Any thoughts would be helpful. Thanks in advance,
John Kendrick

The rating system in LR3 is not really designed with that type of functionality in mind.  The "target Lightroom user" is an individual that uses LR to create a catalog of photographs which can be graded with a star rating based upon their opinion of the photograph.  The concept of seperate star ratings for multiple users doesn't really fit into that concept.  LR3, in general, is designed with a single photographer in mind... one that essentially uses the program by his/herself... so it has a bare minimum of 'group' functionality.
It may be possible to find a plug-in that will enable star ratings by multiple users, but I've never heard of one before.
If you really, really need this type of functionality (i.e. saving star ratings by multiple people), the only way to do it that I could think of would be to create multiple collections of the same shoot, each of which is filled with virtual copies of the original photos.  Each collection could hypothetically be called '08-03-2010 Bill Ratings'...'08-03-2010 Jill Ratings'... etc... etc.  Admittedly, such a workaround may very well be more trouble than its worth... that's just the only way I can think of that you might come close to achieving the functionality you're after.
***EDIT:  You beat me to it (VC idea) while I was typing this reply, Ian... wasn't trying to post redundant info...

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