Broke the Code on Amazon.com’s Average Customer Review Rating System for DVDs

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  1. Jay Taylor

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    After reading many inflated reviews of DVDs at Amazon.com with their 5-star customer review rating system this is my interpretation of their meaning:

    Average Customer Review:

    1 Star = Causes epileptic seizures in non-epileptics
    2 Stars = Absolute trash
    3 Stars = Terrible
    4 Stars = Fair
    4 ½ Stars = Could be anywhere from Fair to Good to Very Good to Excellent to Outstanding
    5 Stars = Could be anywhere from Good to Very Good to Excellent to Outstanding

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  2. Bill Balcziak

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    Here is my interpretation of Amazon reviews:
    Average Customer Review:
    [​IMG] = Didn't see it. Heard it was terrible.
    [​IMG][​IMG] = Didn't see it. Haven't heard anything about it. Trying to become a "Top 50 reviewer" at Amazon, but don't have anything good to say about anything.
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] = Who would bother writing a review for a 3 star DVD?
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] = Didn't see it. Heard it was great, but reviewer thinks they're Roger Ebert and saves 5-star reviews for "serious" movies.
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] = Didn't see it. Heard it was great.
     

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