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iPhone: Reviews in the AppStore really tick me off sometimes....

12-18-2008, 07:13 PM
#1
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Reviews in the AppStore really tick me off sometimes....

I hate when I look at a game and I see a million 5-4 star reviews and then amongst them all I'll see a review left by "iPodboi1337" saying "I could not get this game to load so its not good" and then that person will leave a 1 star review.

Reviews like this really mess with ratings on the app store and three should be a way to get rid of them.
12-18-2008, 07:15 PM
#2
Joined: Nov 2008
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Monopoly View Post
I hate when I look at a game and I see a million 5-4 star reviews and then amongst them all I'll see a review left by "iPodboi1337" saying "I could not get this game to load so its not good" and then that person will leave a 1 star review.

Reviews like this really mess with ratings on the app store and three should be a way to get rid of them.
there have been threads on this already. Yes, I hurts the devs and the games' score but there's not really anything we can do about it right now.

12-18-2008, 07:15 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2008
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Monopoly View Post
I hate when I look at a game and I see a million 5-4 star reviews and then amongst them all I'll see a review left by "iPodboi1337" saying "I could not get this game to load so its not good" and then that person will leave a 1 star review.

Reviews like this really mess with ratings on the app store and three should be a way to get rid of them.
Couldn't agree more.

What also seems to be messing the review system up lately, is that bright new feature in iPhone 2.2. Delete-to-rate. Logic says, if your deleting an app from your springboard, you despise it so much that you don't care for it. This rating is garanteed to always be low in most cases - Why have the feature?

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12-18-2008, 07:18 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by razorianfly View Post
Couldn't agree more.

What also seems to be messing the review system up lately, is that bright new feature in iPhone 2.2. Delete-to-rate. Logic says, if your deleting an app from your springboard, you despise it so much that you don't care for it. This rating is garanteed to always be low in most cases - Why have the feature?

R-Fly
Agreed. I dislike this feature.
12-18-2008, 08:08 PM
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I think they need to delete all reviews having to do with a game crashing. Unless the game really does have a problem of constant crashing. At least 90% of the time, the only reason a game crashes is because you haven't reset your iPhone in a while... There are way too many one star game crash reviews

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12-18-2008, 08:13 PM
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Everytime I see one of those reviews, I say in my head:

"Let's see, there's about, oh, 700 4-5 starts reviews, and here you are with a 1-star review saying that the game crashes. Well, chances are that THERE'S SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOUR iPHONE, MORON!".

Yeah, it helps

What pisses me off more though are reviews that have random star ratings with comments like: "yeh, its awsom but borig aftr while, cant jump, hfdjskfn..." Come on, guys, coherent sentences...
12-18-2008, 08:15 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2008
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Originally Posted by razorianfly View Post
Couldn't agree more.

What also seems to be messing the review system up lately, is that bright new feature in iPhone 2.2. Delete-to-rate. Logic says, if your deleting an app from your springboard, you despise it so much that you don't care for it. This rating is garanteed to always be low in most cases - Why have the feature?

R-Fly
whoa I didn't know that stuff got sent in I thought I was for your personal use not the world oops I have been reviewng low then now I know
12-18-2008, 08:20 PM
#8
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Originally Posted by istopmotion View Post
I think they need to delete all reviews having to do with a game crashing. Unless the game really does have a problem of constant crashing. At least 90% of the time, the only reason a game crashes is because you haven't reset your iPhone in a while... There are way too many one star game crash reviews
ya thats why I posted this, if you look at the reviews for Rolando they are all 5 stars, one 4 star, and one guy who gave it 2 stars because it kept crashing....
12-18-2008, 08:22 PM
#9
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What really puzzles me is a 1 one star review with a positive review attached. I saw one 2 star review recently where the person said it was a good game. May have been Rolando.
12-18-2008, 08:23 PM
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whoa I didn't know that stuff got sent in I thought I was for your personal use not the world oops I have been reviewng low then now I know
terrible

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