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foshizzlee Original Post: Jan 20 '11,  10:17 am           Reply
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a "Most Helpful"? I recently became an Advisor, and I now can give a Most Helpful rating. I know my criteria for a Most Helpful, but a question to all you other advisors, what do you look for? Of course, I can't give MYSELF a Most Helpful, so my criteria doesn't matter in this context. It is a personal goal of mine to earn a "Most Helpful" on one of my reviews. Any advice?

     
captaind Posted: Jan 22 '11,  2:03 pm           Reply
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As a former movie advisor... I'd say that if you can't think of anything that could possibly be better in a review you've read, it's probably MH.

CaptainD

     
sleeper54 Posted: Jan 23 '11,  6:08 pm           Reply
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Quote: foshizzlee
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... but a question to all you other advisors, what do you look for? Of course, I can't give MYSELF a Most Helpful, so my criteria doesn't matter in this context. It is a personal goal of mine to earn a "Most Helpful" on one of my reviews. Any advice?

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...drolllol...

My first thought is to tell you not to worry so about it . . .but ...too late.


I am not a 'movies' Advisor ...but that certainly does not mean that I do not have an opinion about what a 'most helpful' review is all all about.

Check my short bio link to find my current thoughts on the subject.


And in the mean time . . .quit trying to 'earn' an MH and just write your best review every time.



...tom...
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shopaholic_man Posted: Jan 25 '11,  4:37 pm           Reply
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Quote: foshizzlee
a "Most Helpful"? I recently became an Advisor, and I now can give a Most Helpful rating. I know my criteria for a Most Helpful, but a question to all you other advisors, what do you look for? Of course, I can't give MYSELF a Most Helpful, so my criteria doesn't matter in this context. It is a personal goal of mine to earn a "Most Helpful" on one of my reviews. Any advice?



I always wait until the check clears. It is rather embarassing to give an MH and then have the reviewers check come back with insufficient funds.

But seriously, in Music, when I see a review that just stands out and makes me say WOW, I first go and make sure that I read and rate EVERY review on that same album (substitute movie for yourself) and if that review I read still stands above, I give the MH.
     
carstairs38 Posted: Jan 27 '11,  12:21 pm           Reply
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My best advice on how to earn a MH? Stop trying. Seriously. I have written some reviews where I knocked it out of the park, and I got the usual VH's. Then I write what I think are solid reviews, and I get a MH or two. Very rarely do I get one for what I think is a MH review.

So my best advice is to write solid reviews as best you can, and eventually one will come.

Mark

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