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Negative reviews?

Post by arank87 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:04 pm

I read once on the Pipes Magazine forums that one should not start a topic on a negative note. For example starting a topic to give a blend a bad review. What are your thoughts? I don’t want to offend anyone’s tastes at all but I like to hear the good with the bad myself.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by Steverino » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:30 pm

I don't know that I've ever written a completely negative review but in the process of reviewing tobacco it seems to me that it would be disingenuous not to mention the bad (if any) along with the good. Now I have definitely seen some negative reviews and some have been downright funny. Tobaccoreviews.com is a great place for examples.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by JimVH » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:37 pm

I’m not very good at caring what others think about a blend, but if I am considering a review I prefer no fluff. If it’s bad, say it’s bad. If it’s good, say it’s good. Too many reviewers are in love with the sound of their own keyboard.

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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by DepartedLight » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:46 pm

Mixture No. 79 Sucks.




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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by DAN » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:57 pm

Say what you think but rest assured a lot of people will take it with a grain of salt. Tastes vary, one man's trash is another man's treasure, etc., and I have seen plenty of blends that I like, famous and otherwise, given horrible reviews. I take, "was not to my taste" a lot more seriously than I do, "most horrible crap ever."
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by DepartedLight » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:03 pm

DAN wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:57 pm
Say what you think but rest assured a lot of people will take it with a grain of salt. Tastes vary, one man's trash is another man's treasure, etc., and I have seen plenty of blends that I like, famous and otherwise, given horrible reviews. I take, "was not to my taste" a lot more seriously than I do, "most horrible crap ever."
ahem



MIXTURE No. 79 SUCKS.



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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by DAN » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:23 pm

DepartedLight wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:03 pm
DAN wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:57 pm
Say what you think but rest assured a lot of people will take it with a grain of salt. Tastes vary, one man's trash is another man's treasure, etc., and I have seen plenty of blends that I like, famous and otherwise, given horrible reviews. I take, "was not to my taste" a lot more seriously than I do, "most horrible crap ever."
ahem



MIXTURE No. 79 SUCKS.



That is all.
It doesn't sound like it'd be to my taste, either.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by Fainn » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:39 pm

This is why threads should have a no star rating.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by GaryInVA » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:24 am

DepartedLight wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Mixture No. 79 Sucks.




that is all
I disagree, I enjoy Mixture No. 79.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by JimVH » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:26 am

GaryInVA wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:24 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Mixture No. 79 Sucks.




that is all
I disagree, I enjoy Mixture No. 79.
Preach it, my brother.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by DepartedLight » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:06 pm

JimVH wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:26 am
GaryInVA wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:24 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Mixture No. 79 Sucks.




that is all
I disagree, I enjoy Mixture No. 79.
Preach it, my brother.
eww yucky
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by GaryInVA » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:21 pm

DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:06 pm
JimVH wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:26 am
GaryInVA wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:24 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Mixture No. 79 Sucks.




that is all
I disagree, I enjoy Mixture No. 79.
Preach it, my brother.
eww yucky
I disagree, I enjoy JimVH.
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Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:19 pm
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by arank87 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:39 pm

So the reason I asked is because I tried C&D Burley Flake 2 last night. It was....not for me. What is up with the tin note for one?? :barf1:
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by Hovannes » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:17 pm

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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by coco » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:00 pm

This thread sucks.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by JimVH » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:21 pm

coco wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:00 pm
This thread sucks. The cloyingly strong vacuum created by this thread prevents one from appreciating the medium spectrum of opinions required for the overall complexity of commentary.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by FredS » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:58 pm

^That's funny right there.^

You can tell Jim went through annual supervisory seminars in the 90's because he can write negative things in a positive way.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by hugodrax » Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:36 pm

JimVH wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:26 am
GaryInVA wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:24 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Mixture No. 79 Sucks.




that is all
I disagree, I enjoy Mixture No. 79.
Preach it, my brother.
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by arank87 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:46 pm

coco wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:00 pm
This thread sucks.
Hey I asked!
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Re: Negative reviews?

Post by Jocosoe » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:50 am

I can't relate™.
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