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Post by dixie998 » 14 Aug 2018, 14:15

So last night, I posted about 130 reviews of books that I have read over the last several years. They were not meant to be official reviews, nor was I expecting to get paid for them. I wanted to post them so I could up my score, and to get more involved in the site. I went to the "Reviews and Discussions about Specific Books and Series" and selected "New Topic" for each review I posted. Every single one came back as either "Off Topic" or "Does not fit into any other category". I don't understand the point of a discussion page if we aren't allowed to post our personal reviews. I was given a board warning (which I also don't understand) and I'm about ready to leave this site. Please explain.

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Post by Gravy » 14 Aug 2018, 21:31

dixie998 wrote:
14 Aug 2018, 14:15
So last night, I posted about 130 reviews of books that I have read over the last several years. They were not meant to be official reviews, nor was I expecting to get paid for them. I wanted to post them so I could up my score, and to get more involved in the site. I went to the "Reviews and Discussions about Specific Books and Series" and selected "New Topic" for each review I posted. Every single one came back as either "Off Topic" or "Does not fit into any other category". I don't understand the point of a discussion page if we aren't allowed to post our personal reviews. I was given a board warning (which I also don't understand) and I'm about ready to leave this site. Please explain.
They were never mistaken for being official reviews.

The warning explained why the posts were disapproved. The earliest disapprovals also explained the individual reasons each one received a disapproval.

They were disapproved because they were in violation of site rules.
The warning also explained where you could find the list of rules. :tiphat:
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