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Epinions.com is a general consumer review site that was established in 1999. Epinions was acquired by Shopping.com(known as DealTime.com at the time of the acquisition) in 2003, which in turn was acquired byEbay in 2005. At Epinions, visitors … see full wiki

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A Quick Tip by RabidChihuahua

  • Dec 27, 2012
If you're a person who likes to think freely from mainstream influences and is excellent at applying logic and example to why you love or hate stuff, Epinions will be your dream come true.  What I find funny is that many the scathing reviews that I wrote on Amazon were heavily scolded by Amazon users (especially my anime reviews, anime fans on Amazon are immature little shits when it comes to people who don't agree with them) were all rated very highly by Epinions users.  While it's usually not a lot, you can get some dough if your reviews get enough hits and acclaim from others.

However, Epinions doesn't get a +5 because the website is a bit slow when it comes to updates, and the database is a tad unstable when it comes to what you can review there.  Also, if you're going to cross-post reviews on Epinions and another site, make sure there's someone already on Epinions that can vouch for you because the mods will accuse you of plagiarism, though that shows that they make sure the reviewers on their site aren't plagiarizing little snotrags.
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December 30, 2012
I do like this review site and you are right that someone vouches for you (such as frank and coldsteel in my case), it is a great site. But as I've told Frank, it drives me nuts when an Asian name such as "Kunoshita" or "Shitaro" won't allow my review to go through. That is the one huge issue I have with the site, besides the limits on topics.
December 30, 2012
I've had trouble with using Oriental names such as those in the past, too. The folks at Epinions need to spruce that up.
 
December 28, 2012
Indeed
 
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