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Old 01-01-2016, 11:41 PM
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If you see a product at Amazon has a very large number of reviews and the vast majority are 5 stars, try to check if some reviews have the wording such as "I received this product at a discount in exchange for my honest review". I have seen a lot of them and I really think Amazon should ban such practice. First, I've never seen a product whose reviews by such solicited customers are overly negative or even neutral. They are always something like 4.9 out of 5 star ratings. Second, this is unfair to other similar products, and misleads customers into uninformed decisions to choose them over others.

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Old 01-02-2016, 04:21 AM
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There is a whole lot of people who get their products for discount or even free. Of course, their reviews are always positive, but they HAVE TO post that statement.
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