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What if you wrote papers covering different, but related subject matter using the same writing style, some reused phrases and cited some of the same sources for a history professor? Obviously you've taken the easy path and shown some lazy writing habits, but the paper itself is valid and should be graded on its own merits. It might get a low grade, but a low grade isn't zero.
Plagiarism, even self-plagiarism, doesn't tend to fly in college students. You call such papers "revisions" and you end up having to do them because your professor expects more from you and is giving you a chance to redeem yourself.

To make another example, I can't make a potato powered clock for a science class and then make a potato powered clock with a bit of glitter glue decorating the potato.
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4. Make people feel like they are cool, by adding in ranks that include skulls, and whatnot
Don't forget pot leaves and ponies!
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1/10 is closer to what it should be than the 9/10s that the professional (read: paid) reviewers are giving.
 
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AusGamers 11/08/11 9.6 out of 10
Cheat Code Central 11/08/11 4.4 out of 5


Holy crap, Cheat Code Central is STILL around?
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Regular people are not influenced by activision/treyarch etc to give them certain scores or have their early access to future games pulled. Users just fire from the hip based on their experiences instead of having to face lots of pressure from higher ups.
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Why Do Metacritic Users Hate Modern Warfare 3?

Because it's crap.
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Most people give it a low score on there because they think it is cool to do so. No other reason other than hopping on the hate bandwagon.
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Probably because it sucks.

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Most people give it a low score on there because they think it is cool to do so. No other reason other than hopping on the hate bandwagon.
Ignorance. Yeah, it isn't at all possible that people might just think it's a piece of ****.

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They're trolls. MetaCritic user reviews are worthless as such. Only the professional reviews have merit (or any user review above 5.0). Dragon Age 2 wasn't as good as its predecessor, but at its release butthurt trolls flooded MetaCritic with 1s and 2s. The game was at minimal a 6. I'm no CoD fan, but a game that is probably going to sell 25 million copies before January is at least worth a 6.0 on those merits. Anything less - haters gonna hate (or troll in this case).
Just get out of here with that. You couldn't be more ignorant. "Professional" reviews are hardly any more credible than any other person on the internet.

I wish there was a meme to convey my distaste for such a terrible post, but I cannot think of one at the moment.
Edited by vikingsteve - 11/8/11 at 11:24pm
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See "PC dedicated servers are not ranked."

As for all the other scores, it looks like it is mostly nerd rage. On the other hand, every one of those reviewers were paid off. It is blatantly obvious. No game scores consistently high scores like that. There are always a few reviews that tell it how it is, but most of the time, those reviews just sort of "vanish" when a CoD game shows up.

At least the people understand what's going on. Reviewers just don't.
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