Question Star Rating on new novels

Discussion in 'Novel General' started by JinVodka, Apr 16, 2019.

  1. JinVodka

    JinVodka 「 (╯°口°)╯┴—┴ So much to do but no time」

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    Sup Nuffians, I have just a question. I'm just really baffled about readers who rates novels that are just newly released and I'm free so I'll post something about it. For now, here are samples that currently released the first chapter today:

    Methods to Save the Villain Who was Abandoned by the Heroine
    I Don’t Trust My Twin Sister

    This type of genres in KR romance novel are getting popular and I'm glad they are getting translated since there are pretty many good manwha's in this genre with smart and interesting female lead. My brain is kinda getting fried from japanese isekai female leads stupidity and chinese reincarnation female leads OPness. So this is a nice new change plus it has good illustrations.

    So it make me confuse on how people will rank it low at first chapter without review for explanation, at least explain why it's bad. I wonder if it can be implemented that for new novels with few chapters, reviews are needed before rating. So I could at least know if the novels is really bad (like how that certain female lead still end up the the man who destroyed her life in the past) or that person rating is just an idiot.

    [​IMG] If you have time to rate it! Then write some review dammit!!
     
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  2. MangoGuy

    MangoGuy Rambling Mango

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    Aahh... Reviews are useless. Ratings are useless. In the end, tags are all that matter.
     
  3. Hacalyhd

    Hacalyhd Well-Known Member

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    Rankings after the first chapter without explanation tend to be (ordered by frequency of occurrence):

    High ranking: TL or ED, someone who read the raws and liked it

    Low ranking: A troll or someone who did not like the translation, novel setting or first chapter, someone who read the raws and did not like it

    Sometimes just having the wrong tags (Harem, Yaoi, etc.) may cause a 1-star review, though I'd highly recommend to just exclude novels with them from the main release page instead.
     
  4. justmehere

    justmehere Well-Known Member

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    Skip reviews and read what's new on the top 20 of nuf...

    Pretty good for me...
     
  5. R0

    R0 New Active Well-Known Member

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    Someone might already read the raw and know its quality. After all a lot of people use NU, like at least 10 people.
     
  6. JinVodka

    JinVodka 「 (╯°口°)╯┴—┴ So much to do but no time」

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    Would be nice if they write reviews why didn't like it since they decided to rate it. So at least I will know whether it is worth my time or not. Since people have different preferences at least reading their opinions will enlightenment me.
     
  7. lehur

    lehur ぼく愛エリス

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    it's old story and we all knew it already that NU rating 3.5-4.2 the most untrustworthy
     
  8. JerryHatrick

    JerryHatrick Well-Known Member

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    I thought reviews had to be checked before they were accepted or something...?
     
  9. Lynx

    Lynx Professional...on lewd matter

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    I think i have this question about a year ago, basically the first few ratings is useless, you can trust the rating when the people that rates it is over 500? I guess ariund that number, if there's only dozens or below hundred don't trust the ratings
     
  10. MangoGuy

    MangoGuy Rambling Mango

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    Unfortunately, each one has to be personally checked by Tony only
     
  11. Suijin

    Suijin Blood God [Medic]

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    Some novels are just so predictable from
    1. title
    2. description
    3. genre
    4. the first chapter
    5. quality of the first chapter

    and some can rate it from their experience of reading the raws.
    enough complaining
     
  12. juniorjawz

    juniorjawz Well-Known Member

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    it's almost always going to be a 3 for any new novel really. There's always that 2-3 nuffians that live their life just to click that 3*
     
  13. Feng Tian

    Feng Tian Well-Known Member

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    Its perfectly possible to judge a novel on the first chapter. Heck, in most cases the first paragraph. Even the first line is a great indicator for the high quality stuff. Style, priorities and overral skill are nowhere else so prominent.
     
  14. Shio

    Shio Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Spill the tea more sister.
    Too bad one of my fav novel have that kind of ending
     
  15. JinVodka

    JinVodka 「 (╯°口°)╯┴—┴ So much to do but no time」

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    It was a manhua titled
    The Abandoned Empress, the part that irks me is that the ML rape the MC and the reason her child is killed in the pass life was the so called fated girl from otherworld eg mistress of the bastard. His beyong forgiving because the fact that the MC is not villainous type and didn't do anything wrong to warrant such treatment.

    Atleast some manhua with that plot, The ML are redeemable or understandable since the MC acts villainous in the past and they are only killed.

    Hmm... Now I want to read stories with the same plot but the ending is the MC find a better man.
     
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  16. Shio

    Shio Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    The saddest thing is, they Alendis part too small at the end.

    I mean, with his personality, he could just kidnap Tia.
    Btw, I placed your reply in spoiler.
     
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  17. JinVodka

    JinVodka 「 (╯°口°)╯┴—┴ So much to do but no time」

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    Oh thanks, was too busy at work too notice I was writing spoilers maybe it's just frustrating, I forgot lol.

    Hmm... I haven't read until 5 chapters since I drop it fast due to a spoiler comment. The spoiler saved my sanity.