CRNG wrote: "I don't recall ever seeing anything like that. It does seem odd. One
metric I do use is the sum of 1&2 stars. "
Oh believe me, it's out there. Depends on what you're
shopping for. I've seen this halo pattern on some
headphones, for example. The large kind you usually
use at home, not the buds!
I've seen some split ratings. I like the Photon MicroLights and bought
several. One of the third party suppliers was ringing in Chinese ripoffs
so the people who got those and didn't realize it were giving bad reviews.
I'd ordered three and got two genuine and one that was obviously a
knockoff. I emailed Amazon, told them the knockoff worked okay but
obviously wasn't the real deal. It wasn't a big enough deal to send it
back for an exchange but Amazon credited me for it anyway. That
particular third party supplier was dropped. That has to be a headache
for Amazon. They can't warehouse everything in the world but vetting the
suppliers for some of the small items must be a pain.
Amazon also has no price control over vendor-sold products. I've
written 5-star reviews which I titled "Rip Off" and "Sucker Play"
because by the time I wrote the review the price had been outrageously
jacked up. Those reviews were "liked" by 4 or 5 people last time I
I buy a lot of Kindle books, often from first time authors. For three or
four bucks I'm not really concerned if they turn out to be losers but
some of them have reviews that appear to have been written by family
members, including the dog. That doesn't necessarily mean they're bad
I pay more attention when buying higher priced items. I answer more
questions than I ask but I do like the way you can ask actual users if
the FramishCo SuperWidget will fit your 1909 Hupmobile.
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