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I have a spider graph for that.




I worked on it a few years back. The idea was one could put this at the bottom of some review and you could see the score and a visual that would quickly show positives and other. Note lack of overall score.

I still like it but I still think about the reviewers and wine and the overall scoring. I know JA and a number of people don't like this idea but if you look at the core value of a score: This is where this reviewer places this item at this point in time. It works.

I think in wine the score is at a set point and at a specific time. So why not with equipment? We know that X Merlot was a 91 back in 2004 and we also know it may be a 97 or an 83 today. Scoring tells us what that reviewer thought at that moment and forced them to place this item in a line against other items they reviewed. It is better or is it worse? I don't care if it was against an amp from 2005 (or even 1968) or not. You think this one is better then put the number down. Will say a lot about the reviewer and the equipment. And just like wine, one reviewer may give it a 91 and another a 72. Adds value to the review.

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