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davidwhite1 Building it Bigger
12/30/12 10:34 am

I think if you write the bad you should write the good too.
So people can enjoy what you enjoyed.

EarlyBird Portland
12/30/12 10:27 am

I never have but I appreciate those who do.

davidwhite1 Building it Bigger
12/30/12 10:31 am

I read reviews for everything. If I am buying something, staying somewhere, going out to eat. Going to an attraction.
Real reviews from real people away what I do.
So I feel it only right that I review my experiences.

12/30/12 4:20 pm

I look at it like voting. If you don't write reviews on a product, don't complain when it never changes.

swjboucher Just Run
12/30/12 6:46 pm

If that is the case don't post comments.

12/30/12 5:22 pm

A few tips for reviewing - in my case it's mainly apps, but it should be generally valid:
- "it sucks" or "best ever" aren't helpful comments. Be specific.
- point out the pros and cons
- don't compare apples to oranges, if you rate a product stay within that product's scope

Doctorsgirl Alaska
12/30/12 11:39 am

I review etsy products I have bought, but most of my product reviews are literature related. Once I started leaving reviews for books, publishing companies started giving me books for free given that I leave an honest review of the book.

EarlyBird Portland
12/30/12 4:14 pm

Then quit using the app. Real simple!

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
12/30/12 9:34 pm

There's a local restaurant that all the woman I know give bad reviews to. He is pro nazi. Said if a woman is raped she should lay back and enjoy it. I said if I were ever to commit a crime I'd hire someone to rape him and tell him. Bend over and enjoy it.

12/30/12 11:49 am

BTW, everyone should read the Amazon reviews for a banana cutting product (it's in the shape of a banana, can't miss it) those reviews are hilarious.

12/30/12 5:27 pm

- if it's a game and you have progressed give a few hints
- avoid personal attacks.
Just put yourself in the position of a customer, what would you want to know?
Don't give a bad rating just because you can't figure it out. Maybe it's just you ;)

12/30/12 10:49 am

I read reviews before making big purchases, staying in hotels or buying products online. I'll usually write a review if I was extremely satisfied or extremely dissatisfied. I'm usually interested in the negative reviews, so I'm aware of what went wrong for other people.

TiltonAllStarz Outside Ur Comfort Zone
12/31/12 6:12 am

Product Review: Show of Hands app.


ohsheesh florida
12/30/12 1:05 pm

I don't but before I buy something online I read them religiously

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
12/31/12 11:07 am

Yes. I try to write satisfied product reviews when possible since so many of them only address the downsides of a product or business. I also ask to speak to the manager to compliment great service by my waiter/waitress. It's great to see the manager's defensive, worried look turn into a smile.

12/30/12 2:13 pm

As praetorianus_65, I'm a very prolific app reviewer on amazon and many reviews have been deemed helpful.

jmw7477 Indiana
12/30/12 11:59 am

I love writing product reviews. I'll write one -- good, bad, or otherwise. I like reading them when I'm making decisions, so I hope mine will help other people.

robolds Initiative
12/30/12 3:17 pm

Oh, who has time for that?

cowboy Doors of Perception
12/30/12 12:49 pm

Nope. If I like it I'll use it. If I don't like it I wont use it.

kiera 55124
12/30/12 10:30 am

If the product was bad, yes. Just so other people don't waste their money like I did.

EarlyBird Portland
12/30/12 4:16 pm

Thank you! :-)

cduttwolf New York
12/30/12 4:22 pm

Not everyone uses the app! There's people out there that vote but don't have this.

cato Santa Barbara, California
12/30/12 10:51 am

Yes many on Amazon since the mid nineties.

WanderLost over the rainbow
12/30/12 10:58 am

Do app reviews count?

12/30/12 11:14 pm

We know the people using SoH are more Republican leaning than the general population and there is a strong libertarian faction.
No idea why.

lilraerae Tuscaloosa
12/31/12 1:26 am

Yes I have plenty of times. I get a lot of freebies and samples and some sites require you to review products. I've gotten some cool stuff before.

Doctorsgirl Alaska
12/30/12 12:30 pm

The reviews for the hutzler banana slicer were great. Check out the amazon reviews for the book moon people.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
12/30/12 10:24 am

Yeah. I think… On apps, I do, but I don't know if I've actually written them for solid objects.

ColReb Montana
12/30/12 3:38 pm

I wrote a review for this app. It sucks

According to this app Romney would have won by +15

And Ron Paul would win by +25

Soooooo close!

user321 Indiana
12/30/12 12:45 pm

I reviewed this ap on amazon.

palindrome California
12/30/12 7:03 pm

Lmao that was the "surprise" of the year

... Lol I'm STILL laughing at some of the blowhards that swore up and down by this app and called everyone else in reality an idiot. Fun times haha

12/31/12 6:13 pm

Before I write a paper, I usually write an extravagant review for some business I shop at. It's usually way over the top and comical, but it helps get the creative juices flowing

01/01/13 8:49 pm

The only one I have ever written was for SOH.. Only good things to say

LordMaul Wisconsin
12/30/12 10:46 am

yes, I use reviews to make purchasing decisions, so I give back too.. good and bad.

PeppyHare Do a barrel roll
12/30/12 1:25 pm

If it strikes my fancy. Most ratings are pretty subjective so the comments matter.

Not every product is right for the way you intend on using it. For example, bought a cycle trainer and its great... Just noisy. I'd say get it for the price, unless the noise matters to you...

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
12/30/12 7:51 pm

I don't check them either

susanr Colorado
12/30/12 11:00 am

Very rarely. I appreciate reviews, good & bad, so I certainly should participate.

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
12/30/12 11:14 pm

I'm thinking that guy's a troll...

12/30/12 2:03 pm

I do, although I tend to write for negative issues more so than positive. Usually bad products irk me enough to warn others about.

AnnieM The Island
12/30/12 8:09 pm

I do fairly often, especially for books, kids/baby products, apps and big ticket items. Those are the things that I rely on reviews the most for, so they're the things I try to make sure I review.

tdaddy Kentucky
12/31/12 8:09 am

No, I haven't, but if I were to I would start by giving negative reviews to all the local news channels that will interrupt national programming just to tell us about thunderstorms in a town over a hundred miles away or that some college coach signed a new contract. So annoying.

kailac VFL
12/30/12 11:54 am

Only if a product was exceptionally bad and doesn't have many reviews.

pietsch Another Adoring Fan
12/30/12 2:37 pm

Usually only if I really really love or hate it.