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Promos CAN not leave iTune reviews again!!

05-14-2011, 03:23 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,779
Promos CAN not leave iTune reviews again!!

Hey Folk,

While I have never heard any official announcement, I just noticed with the last couple of promos I received I *WAS* able to leave reviews and have them published on iTunes!

It looks like Apple caved to all of the nasty backlash and offering promos for honest reviews will be possible once again!

Oddly, games I received promos for during this silly "dark period" I am still blocked from reviewing.

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
Twitter: LordGek
GameCenter, iTunes: Lord Gek
My iTunes Reviews
05-14-2011, 03:27 PM
#2
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 735
All working for me. US and UK. I never got any reviews blocked, so I presumed it was just internets rumours.

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05-14-2011, 03:36 PM
#3
Some of my users complain that it can't write review on appstore for application downloaded by promo codes , I try this my self and I can say that the rumours are true
05-14-2011, 03:40 PM
#4
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 2,798
It's only possible to make a review, if i redeemed the code on my MAC.
If i redeemed the code via iPhone nothing goes
05-14-2011, 03:40 PM
#5
There definitely was a ban. Although, I haven't checked to see if it was lifted yet. I'm curious to see if anyone who was prevented recently was able to do so once again.


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05-14-2011, 04:20 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 1,502
Yep been able to review a few as well. Someone want to send an email to check? You would think apple would have made some kind of announcement at least to the devs.

Currently Playing: Pocket RPG, Tentacle Wars, Oh My Heroes, Minigore 2, Mini Motor Racing, Eufloria, Swordigo
05-14-2011, 04:29 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,333
Although still selective, it's been working fine for me as well.
05-14-2011, 04:35 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by ColeDaddy View Post
There definitely was a ban. Although, I haven't checked to see if it was lifted yet. I'm curious to see if anyone who was prevented recently was able to do so once again.
I was banned previously and now can, that was my point BUT only with the promos I've received within the last few days or well before the weird ban, not any of the promos received from roughly April 29th to May 10th (give or take a few days).

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
Twitter: LordGek
GameCenter, iTunes: Lord Gek
My iTunes Reviews
05-14-2011, 04:57 PM
#9
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,761
Always could in Canada.

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05-14-2011, 05:07 PM
#10
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,333
Quote:
Originally Posted by strivemind View Post
Always could in Canada.
I Blame Canada.