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Rating abuse

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Original post

Posted by Groby94, 11.10.2014 - 19:08
I just noticed this happening today. I checked all of the top albums this year and most of their ratings suddenly went down, and that's because of several 1 ratings appeared out of nowhere during the night.

Something should be done about this, not because of stupid reasons as "my favorite band isn't 1st place omg". The rating system should reflect the real overall opinion of the users on the album (duh), and it should help other users decide whether they would want to give the album a shot or not (among other factors, of course).
19.09.2022 - 08:37

Written by nikarg on 19.09.2022 at 07:56

To be honest, I am thinking that we should maybe add some more lines to make it clearer what vote abuse means. Especially for new users.

I am thinking of something in the direction of:
Please make sure that your ratings are balanced overall. You cannot just rate all your favourite albums a 10 and all albums you dislike a 1. Please use the entire range of the rating scale (1 to 10 and all numbers in between).
If we detect you are abusing the rating system along these lines we may decide to delete your votes.
30.09.2022 - 19:14
i c deaf people
Please nuke this user's totally ridiculous ratings.
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