Wonka wrote:There will always be BS reviews, on both sides of the spectrom. The only real fix to this is to simply not put so much (or any for that matter) weight on the list in the first place.
LightningCountX wrote:10 or 20 ops is way too much. What if you were a not well know amv creator, had a good video, but couldnt get the required ops to get on the chart? That isnt very fair =\ and you would have to whore for opinions
istiv wrote:Be sure that the good videos will have these 10 or 20 opinions easily. look at euphoria or tainted donuts.
Arigatomyna wrote:Maybe, but keep in mind that both of those vids are 'con' vids - meaning they were widely seen. If they were nameless they would have had to pimp their vids in op exchanges until enough people paid attention to them to realize they were good.
Euphoria won at 3 contests (listed on the vid page) - and has near 400 reviews - you can bet a lot are because it's already at the top of the list, but many were definitely drawn in *because* it was shown at a con.
By contrast, Tainted Donuts lists one con and has 266 reviews - again, many because it is so high on the list, but you can bet a lot came from the vid being shown in public.
In that case, you might as well say the good vids that show at cons where many can see them will get the reviews they deserve. And any who don't submit to cons, or aren't well-known for having won at cons, obviously aren't worth it anyway, so no great loss there.
Arigatomyna wrote:[Quick note on the 'reviewability' - I don't think it should count more than the other scores, but you have to realize how important it is as a score by itself. You can have the best edited/looking vid in the world, but if no one wants to watch it, the vid shouldn't be on that list. The 'reviewable' is the main 'opinion' area of the scores, so it being counted highest goes along with the idea of a popularity contest rather than just judging the 'perfection' of the editing. It's like voting for prom queen, not ranking the SAT scores...]
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