Update For the First Ten Needed!

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Update For the First Ten Needed!

Post by MsTri » 15 Oct 2019, 20:09

I think the guidelines for the First Ten should be updated. Two of my submissions were denied for being "too similar" - even though the facts about the particular books were different - when the guidelines do not mention that that's not acceptable.

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Post by unamilagra » 17 Oct 2019, 23:40

Wait, your submissions got denied because they were too similar to each other? If so, that's odd. I always follow the same format for my first ten reviews, that's how I keep them concise.

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Post by MsTri » 02 Nov 2019, 10:17

That's the exact same reason I had. I appealed, but was denied. Since then, I've been doing them sparingly, and I may stop entirely since it'll be paid via PayPal instead of gift cards, as of Nov 15th.

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Post by Juliet+1 » 02 Nov 2019, 18:05

MsTri wrote:
02 Nov 2019, 10:17
That's the exact same reason I had. I appealed, but was denied. Since then, I've been doing them sparingly, and I may stop entirely since it'll be paid via PayPal instead of gift cards, as of Nov 15th.
I'm fairly new to First Ten, but I've learned (the hard way) that a moderator can reject a review for pretty much any subjective reason. As much as a week later too. Not a reliable process.

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