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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Posted by on Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 9:00 AM

We're observing Slog silence from now until 11 a.m. while we have an editorial meeting, but look—we made an entire paper's worth of stuff for you! Here's what Arthur McCavendish has to say.



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Dougsf 10
Keep bragging about that new Sodastream and the only thing that's coming to your door are irate protesters.…
Posted by Dougsf on January 30, 2013 at 12:15 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 7
What is this Yelp thing you keep yammering on about?

I thought they went away last decade.
Posted by Will in Seattle on January 30, 2013 at 10:59 AM · Report this
biffp 6
Completely agree with @4. I love the complaints about service in Seattle. The people are obviously cheap, and were trying to scam. Every review on Yelp is either 1 star or 5 stars.
Posted by biffp on January 30, 2013 at 10:12 AM · Report this
The Stranger: Unpopular With Frightened Shut-Ins
Posted by shabadoo on January 30, 2013 at 10:04 AM · Report this
Catalina Vel-DuRay 4
I enjoy the recipe and hotel/retail reviews. The recipes because many times the "review" is actually a reworking of the actual recipe, and the hotel/retail because someone is always complaining about how an employee is "rude" because they didn't give the answer the reviewer wanted to hear. Also, sometimes they inadvertently get hilariously graphic about stuff like housekeeping and food service.
Posted by Catalina Vel-DuRay on January 30, 2013 at 9:55 AM · Report this
Joe Szilagyi 3
Hey, you linked your admin backend URL.
Posted by Joe Szilagyi on January 30, 2013 at 9:41 AM · Report this
dirac 2
Ah thanks for the trolling.

"The wisdom of everyman reviewers...infinately [sic] more useful..." No it is many times shit. I'm all for aggregation when it works but ask authors if they think the Amazon review system is working. Ask Jaron Lanier about it.
Posted by dirac on January 30, 2013 at 9:27 AM · Report this
Posted by Fnarf on January 30, 2013 at 9:09 AM · Report this

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