Why isn't it allowed to reply to Gbatemp reviews?

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Aug 13, 2010
  1. hova1
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    Member hova1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It seems to me like the "reviews" are just glorified ads with the benefit that the staff of Gbatemp gets free stuff to review. i mean seriously, $140 for a SNES flashcart? you guys don't even mention the price. The people from Retrozone are seriously ripping off people with their hardware. I like gbatemp and i've been on the site for 3 years but this makes me doubt the site and the idea behind it. It makes me sad to be honest.
     


  2. Urza

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    You are a greedy little pretentious child.
     
  3. amptor

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    Do you even have any idea of how much $ it costs to create a custom fab PCB in the USA? This cart in question is made in the USA. Plus the amount of effort involved in constructing the unit and the knowledge it takes to put it together.

    Do you have any idea about the amount of time it takes to put together a review? Do you think everything is done for free? You get to access this web site for free, should be happy with that imho.

    I don't mention prices because prices are subject to change at the discretion of the manufacturer. Also the prices are competative and I'm not sure if they want us to list prices on here. The web sites show the prices that are linked to. Gbatemp does not make money off of third party web sites sales of hardware. Only the gbatemp store is the official store of gbatemp.
     
  4. Overlord Nadrian

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    You could also ask "Why is it allowed to reply to topics like this?"

    I suppose you can figure out the answer yourself.
     
  5. hova1
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    Why didn't you at least once mention the price. i don't give a shit how much it costs to make one. really a review that doesn't even mention that this is a rip off is not a revies. also the "older" flashcarts you talk about at the end of your "review" are fine as they are. At least they're affordable.

    also my question has not been answered as of now.
    Why isn't it allowed to reply to Gbatemp reviews?

    and i think it's funny that when a topic comes up that is critical of gbatemp the mods are just flaming said topic.
     
  6. Overlord Nadrian

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    Seems like you didn't even read what amptor said. He didn't mention the price because it is always subject to change. Are you perhaps too lazy to do a quick Google search for the current lowest pricing?
     
  7. amptor

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    Did I mention the price in any of the other reviews? if the admins want me to put the price in, they'd let me know. until then, the review is finished.

    you aren't allowed to reply to gbatemp reviews because they use another section for that when it is posted on the front page. why that is? I don't know, I don't run gbatemp. you'd have to ask the owners. seems to work fine for me, doesn't clutter up the review section with a lot of nonsense posts like the above [​IMG]
     
  8. _Chaz_

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    Honestly, I've always wondered this as well. Discussing topics is what a forum (web or otherwise) is all about. Why can't a review be one of those topics?
     
  9. hova1
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    funny how you think that it is intelligent if someones insult is the only thing he can say.
     
  10. dice

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    What mods? lol
     
  11. amptor

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    imho hova1's doing alright. you should've seen the nasty messages I got from an ebay member yesterday. I'm chill with hova1.
     
  12. Overlord Nadrian

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    Insult or not, it is true. You're complaining about things that are definitely not worth complaining about and you're wasting your time posting nonsensical arguments.

    You're probably going to leave this forum now, because we might be superior to you. Farewell.
     
  13. hova1
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    Is this reverse psychology? are you trying for me to stay? i knew you like me.
     
  14. Overlord Nadrian

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    lolwut
     
  15. amptor

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    well I can't insult hova1 cos he is an M3 fan as am I :3 two peas in a pod.
     
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    Why'd you have to ask a legitimate question in the title and then fill the body with flamebait?

    If I had to guess, I'd say it's because reviews are generally commissioned by someone or something, and the commissioners probably wouldn't like to see a big long review for the product and then have a bunch of cunts like us at the bottom talking about how much we hate the product that was reviewed or whatever.
     
  17. hova1
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    you're right. sorry.
     
  18. Overlord Nadrian

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    Bashbashbash.

    End of topic.
     
  19. hova1
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    i think i'll better let you guys circlejerk around while i wait for a grown up to respond.
     
  20. Slyakin

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    The reason we can't respond is because of people that might ask for links and prices, and maybe even stupid deals.
     

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