Advantages Theoretically anyone should be able to enter and potentially win
Disadvantages Members choose who wins and this leads to widespread manipulation and tactical rating
Advantages is interesting for people - a comp
Disadvantages is it fair? Do the best reviews win - not always...?
Is there any way to randomise the reviews submitted until the competition is judged? And rate them separately?
I believe the only way to ensure the best review wins would be for reviews submitted in this category each week to appear anonymously until the competition has completed ... Would it be possible for these reviews to be available to rate in a separate section for the week, and then be attributed to the author after the winner has been chosen? ... some members shy away from both writing and rating because of the animosity which is engendered... jes