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    That's almost a crime...

    Top selling crime writer caught faking reviews.

    Crime Writer RJ Ellory Caught Faking Amazon Reviews
    mainlytext.com/bike.html Bicycling in winter, the entertainment version

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    They all do it, in every industry. You just have to take any reviews online with a grain of salt. Here's an article about a guy that was making 28k a month just writing fluff book reviews.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/bu...aves.html?_r=1

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post
    They all do it, in every industry. You just have to take any reviews online with a grain of salt. Here's an article about a guy that was making 28k a month just writing fluff book reviews.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/bu...aves.html?_r=1

    $28,000 a month?! I'm in the wrong business.
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    So Tom only hires people that are nutty? Is part of the requirement to be a moderator on this site is that you have to be nuts??
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    In order to write fluff book reviews, you need to have experience as a fluffer. You don't want to go there.
    Regards, MillCreek
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    They don't 'all do it'. Some people actually do have integrity.
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    walk right in and punch the first guy you meet in the head
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    Quote Originally Posted by waynesworld View Post
    They don't 'all do it'. Some people actually do have integrity.
    Name one.

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