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I might be more sensitive to this because I'm a prolific reviewer on this site, but I'd be interested in hearing others' opinions.

When I click on what is marked as a review, I feel like a bait and switch has been pulled if the review is one of these threads that says, "For the full review..." or "Taken from..." and then has a link, even if some or all the review material is duplicated. To me, this just comes off as lzy reviewing.

Is this jut a BGG-based reviewer's prejudice?
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If that's the case - then those should be in the links section and not listed in the forum as a review. The forums were designed as a way to share full reviews about a game - not just link farming.

If you have some examples - can you please send to Octavian.
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When I'm geekmodding, any time I see a link in it that says the full review is here, the review is reposted from here, for more reviews see here, etc, I reject it. If someone's posting a review on here, they're posting a review on here. If they want more hits to their site, they can go about it some other way.
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I feel very strongly about this issue. When a person only uploads a partial review, just to garner attention for their own website it makes me feel...
For the rest of my opinion, check out my latest blog on my website!
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I don't mind it so much if the review content is fully duplicated on BGG. The ones that can't be bothered to include the full content seem more like they are trying to drive traffic to their blog.
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I've spoken to Octavian about this. As long as the review is full, it is ok or if it is the full review but without images it is ok.
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mylittlepwny wrote:
I feel very strongly about this issue. When a person only uploads a partial review, just to garner attention for their own website it makes me feel...
For the rest of my opinion, check out my latest blog on my website!


Any one else click on this?
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I hate it. Especially when it is partial reviews, or full "cut and paste" reviews but the pictures from the blog were never put in the review on BGG (and the review refers to them, and they aren't there!)
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mylittlepwny wrote:
I feel very strongly about this issue. When a person only uploads a partial review, just to garner attention for their own website it makes me feel...
For the rest of my opinion, check out my latest blog on my website!


You missed a prime opportunity for a RR...
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