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#41SSpectrePosted 3/2/2008 4:00:11 PM
I'm finding that about two thirds of the reviews with stars are terribly biased, in a negative or positive sense. For example, Zelda: Ocarina of Time has a starred review giving it 3/10 written by someone horribly misinformed; he complains that Nintendo is unoriginal by adding a new villain with four extra letters at the end of his name, when, in fact, it is the same villain.
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#42roos1046 RebornPosted 4/19/2008 4:08:52 PM
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#43VegitaPosted 4/30/2008 11:24:36 PM
We need a litmus test to determine what *truly* deserves a star, and what doesn't. For example, if anything I've ever written gets a star, then someone has failed. There ya go.
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#44Edge578Posted 5/27/2008 4:07:08 PM
I agree with SSpectre
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#45overdrivePosted 5/30/2008 12:06:23 AM
I just noticed I still have a good number of unstarred reviews. Obviously, this system needs a lot of work to not be pitifully flawed.
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#46SourlDieseLPosted 5/11/2009 9:44:57 AM
I completely agree. IMO the starts should be removed, and redone correctly according to highest votes/ratings.
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#47AbsoluteStevePosted 5/14/2009 11:52:38 AM
That's already the case I believe. Stars merely resemble whether someone liked the review or not..

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#48SourDieselPosted 7/14/2009 4:37:44 PM
Ahhh ok, I was curious about that
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#49fastkilrPosted 8/14/2009 12:35:22 PM
What was wrong with having all the reviews grouped together, without all of these sub-categories and the star treatment? How is it possible to balance the quality of a review for a rare game against one people would be more likely to search? It's just the percentage of people who are recommending things, out of everyone who reads the reviews, or what?
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#50TiddlywinksPosted 10/22/2009 8:42:38 PM
great job guys
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