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#711 (permalink)      6/12/2022 3:47:59 PM US Central  
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#712 (permalink)      6/12/2022 4:58:19 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Fake reviews or what?

Just checkedd the front page "Recently Reviewed Items" and this ... what TF is this?
SKU 1762801 8 reviews and 6 are this:
From "valsoray" great 5stars
"Quick shipping, arrived in solid package whit lost of bubble wrap
Works great, no complaints after 2 weeks usage.
Would recommend."

SKU 3281900 4 reviews all 4 from the same guy "valsoray", same 5 star review, same text
SKU 5102601 4 out of 12 are 5star reviews from "valsoray", same text
SKU 6243100 2 reviews both from "valsoray"
SKU 6317202 1 review... same
SKU 6156004 4 out of 9 review from "bdaz76", posted the same day. all 5 stars
SKU 6760400 4 from our old friend "valsoray"
SKU 6875900 1 out of 1 form "valsoray" this guy just buys everything
SKU 6917001 4 out of 5 "valsoray"
SKU 7568902 2 out of 2 from "valsoray"
SKU 7907101 1 out of 5 from "valsoray" still, same BS text, 5 stars
SKU 9615501 82!!! out of 83 reviews from "valsoray", all the same
SKU 9619939 1 out of 1... so he has ps2, wii, he can pick locks now and he knows how to weld ... nice... also he loves moving furniture around... he loves that the most.

Wait there's more
SKU 9622876 35 out of 35 from "valsoray"
SKU 9065300 14/14 from him
SKU 9638468 12/13
SKU 9065301 10/13
Baseicly evrything in top reviewed items wich is not vape realated... I could find more, but ou probably get wha i mean...

Fake reviews or rebate points farming exploit?
Overall it seems the review system here is broken and not trustworthy...

did somebody said
"Quick shipping, arrived in solid package whit lost of bubble wrap Works great, no complaints after 2 weeks usage. Would recommend."
or
"Quick dispatch, arrived in solid bubble envelope with lots of extra bubble wrap
Works great, no complaints after 1 month usage
Would recommend"

or something similar?

this guy is swimming in bubble wrap by now

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#714 (permalink)      6/12/2022 8:50:15 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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RattyRat wrote:

...Fake reviews or rebate points farming exploit?....



Probably farming. Notice how far apart in time each review is for the some of the items.

Knock knock, let the devil in. Malevolent as I've ever been, head is spinnin'. This medicine's screamin', "L-l-l-let us in!"
#715 (permalink)      6/12/2022 10:24:27 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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RattyRat, thank you for bringing this to our attention. We want to clarify that reviews for the same product from one customer only can get rebate points once, and repeated reviews can not earn rebate points. Some customers maybe don't know this, so they will write repeated reviews and want to get more rebate points. We will pay much attention to this when checking reviews and try not to approve those repeated reviews in the future. In the meantime, we will send messages to these customers to warn them not to write repeated reviews.

cilika, thank you for your input. About the item stock status "in stock", if customers click the "in stock" on the product page, they will go to the FAQ page to learn the accurate information about the stock status. The "in stock" status means orders leave our doors within 3 business days (weekend excluded). The estimated shipping date of your order is Jun 13. Your order is ready and will be shipped out today.

I am sorry for the inconvenience caused for your order when you canceled one item in this order. The shipping method you selected is Registered Airmail routed by FastTech. For this shipping method, we will assign the corresponding registered airmail to orders based on the nature of the products and countries. Your order was assigned with the E-packet shipping method. If you find an extra shipping fee was charged due to this change, please feel free to contact us, and we will check and fix it for you as soon as possible. Your understanding will be highly appreciated.

About your suggestion, I will write it down and let Geek know. Thank you.

Mod (lydia) edited on 6/12/2022 at 10:28 PM
#716 (permalink)      6/13/2022 4:28:13 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Thanks Lydia. Elaine had already taken care of the confusion with shipping fees on the next day as I mentioned above, and my order just has been shipped. So all is for the best poosible, thank you!

However, this automatic update happens from time to time even if after cancelling an item, the order stays well over $20, if it's a glitch or for other reasons. But at least Staff is good for solving the problem!
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RattyRat wrote:
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Yeah that's weird, though for one item one gets rewarded only once with reviews. Just surprising, these guys didn't notice that after the third or forth attempt!

this guy is swimming in bubble wrap by now


LOL!


Edited on 6/13/2022 at 4:32 AM
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My only problem was (is) with this issue that I have to look look through sometimes pages of "fake" reviews just to find the 1-2 genuine one, the product page shows that the item is 5/5 stars since the majority of reviews were 5star from the same guy...

And as "fake" I mean low effort copy pasta. no matter what pile of junk he bought the review still be
5 star "great"
"Quick shipping, arrived in solid package whit lost of bubble wrap Works great, no complaints after 2 weeks usage. Would recommend"

quick shipping? "Reviewed on 5/14/2022" seems legit right? It's just misleading and so wrong from so many angles

https://www.fasttech.com/reviews/author/valsoray

Edited on 6/13/2022 at 5:13 AM
#719 (permalink)      6/13/2022 5:13:11 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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It is, and am so agree with you on them.
At least that bdaz76 guy is existing.
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...But now thanks to you I feel like to eat pasta!
#720 (permalink)      6/13/2022 7:06:29 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Went (half) through valsoray's reviews as he ordered some wood working tools and bits I was looking for, saved me some research.

His reviewing phrase "Quick shipping, arrived in solid package whit lost of bubble wrap Works great, no complaints after 2 weeks usage. Would recommend." I found really appropriate at some underwear or especially at SKU 5891702!



Ups sorry...they are not just simple underwear =D

Now it's a pity, his feedbacks are worth nothing...

Edited on 6/13/2022 at 7:09 AM
#721 (permalink)      6/13/2022 3:11:48 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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I saved that mask to my wishlist :D