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Old Jan 31, 2011, 09:28 AM
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It's really started to bother me how albums can have ratings even if they haven't been released yet. Often, people like the music in the game, and give a five star rating to a soundtrack that's yet to be released, but in some cases, like with the upcoming Xenogears arrange album, there's no justification, unless they have a leaked bootleg or something.

I think that album ratings should be disabled until the date of an album's release. Amazon.com used to have the same problem, people reviewing albums before they came out and invariably skewing the ratings system. I think it's even worse here because we have such a small user base.
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Old Jan 31, 2011, 09:35 AM
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like with the upcoming Xenogears arrange album, there's no justification, unless they have a leaked bootleg or something.
That's was the case though. SQEX recently offers live streaming for their upcoming releases.

I think it's fine to close any rating before the release, like Amazon.
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Old Feb 2, 2011, 03:32 AM
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I've commented on this before, so I wholeheartedly agree with you, Xenofan.

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I think it's fine to close any rating before the release, like Amazon.
That would be nice.
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I reported that as a bug a little over two years ago. =)
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Old Feb 5, 2011, 07:10 AM
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I reported that as a bug a little over two years ago. =)
Secret's reply surely makes sense, but maybe there could be a way around it...? The only thing that occurs to me is a group for reviewers. Besides, there's quite a number of them...right?
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