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How can we make the PotW more attractive to enter for all members and ensure the best review wins regardless of the popularity of the author?

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Change is as goos as a reciprical rate

Change is a coming

Because a certain member has been getting on the POW rostrum pretty much every week here there have been grumbles on ciaochatter that the POW is less about the best review winning the prize and purely about how many Excellent rates you can accrue. Well hey, guess what: you’re right! Tell us...

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Theoretically anyone should be able to enter and p...

Members choose who wins and this leads to widespre...

Ciao is a site for consumer reviews, but it also is a site which embraces its community of members. We are rewarded for what we write, and Ciao hold competitions to reward those of us who write particularly good consumer reviews. Right? Well - right and wrong. The problem with some of the...

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is interesting for people - a comp

is it fair? Do the best reviews win - not always....

When I first joined ciao, for a while I lived in blissful ignorance of many of the site's features, I'd vaguely heard tell of the premium fund but have to admit that the product of the week competition passed me by along with a fair few other members' features I failed to investigate. As time...

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published 14/12/2010

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 ...
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published 18/02/2011

I think that this sounds like a really good idea. I have noticed that on ciao some authors are guaranteed exceptional ratings from other people they are friendly with while other people can do better reviews on the same product without getting as good a rating. If these potw reviews were anonymous as you say it wouldgive everyone a fair chance.