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Whistle Problems Aug. 3rd, 2013 @ 09:17 PM Reply

I can't get the whistle to level up. Where are the abusive reviews and what can I do with them?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 3rd, 2013 @ 09:29 PM Reply

At 8/3/13 09:17 PM, joshescue18 wrote: I can't get the whistle to level up. Where are the abusive reviews and what can I do with them?

Abusive reviews can be found on many flashes. It is a good idea to check out the frontpaged flashes since they attract more viewers and there are pretty much always some users who post abusive stuff. You should also check out recently passed flashes with really low scores because there will be reviews that state that the flash should be blammed which are also abusive.

Also make sure that the reviews you flag are really abusive, you lose more points for flagging non-abusive reviews than you gain for flagging correctly. That could be the reason why you haven't leveled up to Bronze already. You will need to flag roughly 50 abusive reviews correctly to get a Bronze Whistle.


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 3rd, 2013 @ 09:41 PM Reply

Also along with what Asandir said I suggest going to the Portal and check the reviews for the "Top 50" section. You'll have a good chance at finding abusive reviews there. Same with checking out other popular flashes on the site.


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 3rd, 2013 @ 10:28 PM Reply

Are reviews in capital letters abusive?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 06:43 AM Reply

At 8/3/13 10:28 PM, joshescue18 wrote: Are reviews in capital letters abusive?

They are not abusive if they aren't breaking any of the review guidelines,that's why a FULL CAPS review that gives constructive feedback isn't abusive,you must know the rules first,then use some common sense before flagging anything,If you're not sure,ask a moderator or just leave the review without flagging it.

Sent you a link to 4 abusive reviews in a PM,have fun!

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 12:18 PM Reply

Thanks! Now, will you help me find abusive reviews?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 01:31 PM Reply

Here's some tips I used to add whistle points (and I never levelled up).

Go to a popular submission (especially porn).

  • Three Curious Ponies
    Three Curious Ponies by Mittsies

    18+ MLP Porn Animation

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Go to reviews > Sort By: Rating > go to the last page > ???? > PROFIT

BTW, does unhelpful reviews that get removed add to whistle points as well?


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 03:02 PM Reply

At 8/4/13 01:31 PM, Conal wrote: Go to reviews > Sort By: Rating > go to the last page > ???? > PROFIT

BTW, does unhelpful reviews that get removed add to whistle points as well?

What does "???? > PROFIT" mean?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 04:04 PM Reply

At 8/4/13 12:18 PM, joshescue18 wrote: Thanks! Now, will you help me find abusive reviews?

You're wellcome,finding abusive reviews isn't hard at all,you can get a bronze whistle in 3 days,just look around for spammy/insulting reviews etc. (Browse the review pages of the adult games and movies,the low rated submissions,and keep an eye on the front-paged content).
If you're not sure if a review is abusive or not,you can ask me,or if you need any help to flag an abusive one (your flagging power isn't sufficient to report it to the mods),contact me and I'll help you ;)


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 04:28 PM Reply

At 8/4/13 03:02 PM, joshescue18 wrote: What does "???? > PROFIT" mean?

It means you can't be confused as to how you're going to achieve your objective, once you have travelled thus far.
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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 05:15 PM Reply

Dund91 gives no stars and wrote:
Fuck this Flash! Im Brony >:(

Is this review abusive?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 4th, 2013 @ 11:15 PM Reply

Let me know if you see any abusive review(s), so I can flag them.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 11:16 AM Reply

Give me the examples of abusive reviews, please.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 12:31 PM Reply

At 8/5/13 11:16 AM, joshescue18 wrote: Give me the examples of abusive reviews, please.

examples you say?
-"Blam this piece of crap!" or anything that says that the submission should be blammed.
-Any review that insults the author or another user.
-Chain mails.
-Any review that says that the submission shouldn't be frontpaged.
-Any review with ASCI characters (or other kinds of spam).
-Any review that says that the submission is stolen (EVEN IF IT HAS SOME SOLID PROOF).


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 12:34 PM Reply

Just check the latest movies and games.

There's usually abusive reviews in those. That's how I got a deity whistle.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 07:25 PM Reply

How can I flag an abusive review? By clicking the yellow ! button on the lower-right of the review?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 07:32 PM Reply

At 8/5/13 07:25 PM, joshescue18 wrote: How can I flag an abusive review? By clicking the yellow ! button on the lower-right of the review?

Yes. Don't worry man, I've also been having a lot of trouble getting my whistle status any higher. It annoys me that some people can just post reviews like "Sucks" and it can't be marked as abusive. Really frustrating.


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 08:37 PM Reply

I had an old newspost describing where the best places to find abusive reviews were. It's now horribly out of date (some of the site areas it mentions don't exist anymore), but there are still some hints and tips that work, if you can be bothered to read all of it.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 09:18 PM Reply

How many whistle points do I have so far?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 09:26 PM Reply

At 8/5/13 09:18 PM, joshescue18 wrote: How many whistle points do I have so far?

I'm not sure if theres a way to find that stuff out.
If there is I would like to know as well ._.


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 09:51 PM Reply

At 8/5/13 09:26 PM, Viper50 wrote:
At 8/5/13 09:18 PM, joshescue18 wrote: How many whistle points do I have so far?
I'm not sure if theres a way to find that stuff out.
If there is I would like to know as well ._.

You cannot find out. It is hidden from public view for a very good reason, flagging reviews and getting a better whistle in the process is intented as helpful contribution to the site and as help for review moderators; not as another stat that you increase mainly for your own fun.


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 5th, 2013 @ 09:58 PM Reply

At 8/5/13 09:26 PM, Viper50 wrote:
At 8/5/13 09:18 PM, joshescue18 wrote: How many whistle points do I have so far?
I'm not sure if theres a way to find that stuff out.
If there is I would like to know as well ._.

There isn't. And the reason there isn't - and never will be - is because the whistle is not for point-whoring. It's a tool for helping the review / portal mods do their jobs better, not for playing e-penis games with. The only reason there are ranks to it at all is to recognise those that know - and care - about why we have a review section (and not a comment box), and give their flags more weight in response to consistent site help.

If you care more about the .jpeg in your profile than the underlying reason for why it's there, you're doing it wrong.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 6th, 2013 @ 11:49 AM Reply

PM me if you find abusive reviews so I can flag them every day.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 6th, 2013 @ 12:13 PM Reply

At 8/6/13 11:49 AM, joshescue18 wrote: PM me if you find abusive reviews so I can flag them every day.

You know,your whistle shows how accurate you are at flagging questionable content,It really depends on your flagging habits,you can get some knowledge about abusive reviews but you'll still have to look for them.
plus,If you're not good at guessing whether a review is abusive or not,you don't need high whistle status (you know,higher whistle status results in higher flagging power).

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 6th, 2013 @ 03:44 PM Reply

How can I get my whistle to bronze?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 8th, 2013 @ 07:50 PM Reply

At 8/5/13 12:31 PM, TheRed555 wrote:
At 8/5/13 11:16 AM, joshescue18 wrote: Give me the examples of abusive reviews, please.
-Chain mails.
-Any review with ASCI characters (or other kinds of spam).

Give me examples of chain mails and reviews with ASCII charcters.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 9th, 2013 @ 04:40 AM Reply

At 8/8/13 07:50 PM, joshescue18 wrote:
At 8/5/13 12:31 PM, TheRed555 wrote:
At 8/5/13 11:16 AM, joshescue18 wrote: Give me the examples of abusive reviews, please.
-Chain mails.
-Any review with ASCI characters (or other kinds of spam).
Give me examples of chain mails and reviews with ASCII charcters.

ASCII example (Sorry for mispelling)
More about chain letters : the most common chain letter is "Don't read this or you will be kissed on the nearest friday......".


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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 9th, 2013 @ 06:58 PM Reply

Can you help me upgrade my whistle?

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 9th, 2013 @ 08:30 PM Reply

At 8/9/13 06:58 PM, joshescue18 wrote: Can you help me upgrade my whistle?

We ARE helping you. The problem is, $10 says you won't be happy until you've re-created Rage's thread here, which was strictly banned ever since it's closure 4 years ago.

For this reason, we can't give you any more help than what you're already getting. The idea is to go and find abuse yourself, not be spoonfed reviews by others.

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Response to Whistle Problems Aug. 12th, 2013 @ 10:48 AM Reply

At 8/5/13 07:25 PM, joshescue18 wrote: How can I flag an abusive review? By clicking the yellow ! button on the lower-right of the review?

Yes. Also, for all the people who are new to hunting abuse reviews: TheRed55's summary are the Review Guidelines in a nutshell. Reporting any review that violates them should get you somewhere.


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