I had this idea long ago, but this has only recently become possible with the addition of pool categories.
The idea is the following:
Users (Member level? Gold level?) can no longer create (public) collections.
Everyone can still create as many series pools for comics as they want.
Strict separation between series and collections.
Users can request a new collection pretty much the same way you request an alias/implication. (with forum thread and everything).
A request consists of title/description/example posts.
Every pool is discussed and given a proper purpose, non-joke/meme title and actually useful description.
Collections reflect the opinion of more than one user (creator).
No fights with the pool creator over definition changes. (public collections are not "owned" by the creator)
Pointless pools are not created in the first place. (topic #9501 -> pool #7073 can no longer happen)
The existance of a pool is no longer dependant on a single user/mod.