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Sure debater, you can maintain it ok?


Keep it simple. If you don't post a review in this format your thread will be deleted.

And as your reply I quoted from didn't follow the format I'd start by deleting that! :wink:

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Keep it simple. If you don't post a review in this format your thread will be deleted.


I see. So you'd rather have NO info on something you are looking for if you can't have a perfect format review. I guess I'm just too grateful to find ANY info that I can! :shock: :lol: :lol:

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Yep. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing and can develop in to a full blown EJ virus supported by purchases based on partial or inaccurate reviews. :roll:

On a serious note, the most important factor in a review for me, is not what the reviewer has included, but how much I trust the reviewers judgement. If I want more information because the review doesn't cover the aspects I'm interested in, I'll either post a question or contact the forum member direct...as you well know Reb - and the tenergy 2.1mm is looking very tempting, but I must resist :x

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With respect to what you said though, I agree that trusting the reviewers judgment and asking further questions is important. Which in turn means that once the initial review is done in a format that helps to corner as much info as it can first, the review then relies upon input from others or more info from the reviewer in some sort of dialogue. This is best captured in the review thread rather than in PM otherwise good info gets lost on just one person. Starting to sound like the review thread would end up being just like a "how would this rubber suit me?" type thread, but with a more organised start. Hmm, maybe those other threads hold more info than first thought? :wink:

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I'm starting to wonder if a 2nd template, with catagories of how good the rubber is for every stroke, would be useful?

For example we can describe how the rubber performs for loops, blocks, hits, etc. We can still cover the same topics, but I think in some instances this format is preferable.

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haggisv wrote:
I'm starting to wonder if a 2nd template, with catagories of how good the rubber is for every stroke, would be useful?

For example we can describe how the rubber performs for loops, blocks, hits, etc. We can still cover the same topics, but I think in some instances this format is preferable.

Maybe have a look at the proforma for the shortpips? It is a little more detailed and could serve as a good guideline.
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@haggisv,

You should add weight of the rubber into the template. This should be the weight of the uncut sheet and provide the xy dimensions of it. This way, you can quantify how much weight you will expect to add to you blade by using the (weight of sheet / uncut sheet dimensions) x dimensions of blade.

Another thing too, so that the review is more comparable, I would advise that the reviewer provide a list of other rubbers that they have used (current and past). This allows readers to gauge how much experience the user has with other rubbers.


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