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Old 10-03-2012, 11:36 PM   #1
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Interesting reviews at Amazon

Check these out:

http://www.amazon.com/review/R3C690K...wasThisHelpful

http://www.amazon.com/review/RG63YHM...wasThisHelpful

http://www.amazon.com/review/R21TZTT...wasThisHelpful

These are super-positive review of a new reader but what's interesting is that all three were posted on the day the product shipped. In fact one of them was posted the day before the product shipped so... how truthful or helpful can they possibly be?

I have an Amazon account and I am strongly tempted to vote them as unhelpful. What do you guys advise?
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Old 10-03-2012, 11:45 PM   #2
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I think that it's pointless to vote them as unhelpful, personally - they are helpful reviews. One of them is a video review, so it's pretty obvious that they do have the product. Lots of tech reviewers, for example, are offered early releases of products by companies.
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Check these out:
These are super-positive review of a new reader but what's interesting is that all three were posted on the day the product shipped. In fact one of them was posted the day before the product shipped so... how truthful or helpful can they possibly be?
October 1 was the first day Amazon allowed reviews to be posted, so I'm not quite sure what your point is. One of the reviews you linked to specifically states:

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I was lucky enough to have been invited to be in the "What Kindle Owners Think" video and I was able to get a sneak peak at the product and got to use it for about an hour. I am the guy in the pink shirt. Ever since then, I have been itching to tell people about this device. It is simply amazing.
I see nothing wrong with the reviews - they are actually quite helpful.

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