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    Posted: February 22 2014 at 17:57
Originally posted by Slartibartfast

If it wasn't that good you might have picked the wrong stuff to listen to....

True. No year is a bad year i suppose..

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2014 at 18:16
Yeah the '80's weren't all that awful btw...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Polymorphia Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2014 at 19:03
Originally posted by Slartibartfast

Yeah the '80's weren't all that awful btw...
Very much agreed.
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Originally posted by Horizons


Originally posted by Slartibartfast

If it wasn't that good you might have picked the wrong stuff to listen to....

True. No year is a bad year i suppose..
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Agreed. Every year has something you can sink your Prog ears into with a big smile on your face.
2014 has already been eventful for me.
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Re the ratings ... perhaps a 1 or 5 star rating should not be possible without written justification. As enthusiastic as people can be it does result in hype, devaluing by inflation.

When scanning reviews I check (some of) the lowest, the highest and some mid way, I usually get a reasonable idea if the content is well written. The more personal and nostalgic, the more overtly subjective content gets short shrift with nasty ol' me. Not that I don't appreciate enthusiasm but the considered assessments get the most reading from me anyway.

There's a review of Yes' debut on the front page which is a rather good example of how a review should be written. A good read and fair assessment of the album. He can do mine - I gave up... Wink


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Post Options Post Options   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 04 2014 at 06:45
Originally posted by uduwudu

Re the ratings ... perhaps a 1 or 5 star rating should not be possible without written justification. As enthusiastic as people can be it does result in hype, devaluing by inflation.

When scanning reviews I check (some of) the lowest, the highest and some mid way, I usually get a reasonable idea if the content is well written. The more personal and nostalgic, the more overtly subjective content gets short shrift with nasty ol' me. Not that I don't appreciate enthusiasm but the considered assessments get the most reading from me anyway.

There's a review of Yes' debut on the front page which is a rather good example of how a review should be written. A good read and fair assessment of the album. He can do mine - I gave up... Wink



I usually like Conor's reviews
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