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malinghi
03-10-2012, 07:59 PM
BECAUSE THE FORUM THAT CONTAINS THE NEW REVIEW SYSTEM DOESN'T ALLOW POSTING, IT HAS A STICKY THREAD THAT LINKS TO THIS THREAD.
YOU CAN POST FEEDBACK, QUESTIONS, AND COMMENTS ON THE NEW REVIEW SYSTEM HERE.



We're proud to unveil a new way for users to share truthful, helpful reviews with the community. All reviews are now posted using a structured review system that makes posting reviews simple and easy. Additionally, users are no longer allowed to post comments on reviews, since in the past this lead to arguing and drama. Anyone who wishes to respectfully discuss tailmakers and share their opinion is welcome to do so in the regular forums.

Here is a quick rundown of the rules for reviewing we hope you'll all follow.


RULES FOR REVIEWS:

1. Do not post a review until after you have received you tail, and used it at least once.
Otherwise it can not be a true review of the product. If you wish to complain about delays or poor customer service, or post a review after unboxing but before first use, please discuss that in a forum thread.
2. You must provide proof of purchase.
Due to abuse of the system, you MUST provide proof of purchase within your review. This can be a photo of you in your tail, or a photo of your tail with a piece of paper with "MerNetwork.com" written on it, placed on or near your tail so it can be clearly seen in the photo. This photo can be embedded (see instructions on how to do so below), or the photo can be linked to via url or hyperlink in the review. If you do not include this, your review will not be approved.
If you are having trouble inserting photos, please see THIS THREAD (http://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?1591-INFORMATION-ABOUT-TAILMAKER-REVIEWS) for a tutorial on how to do so.
3. Be respectful and objective.
If you have anything negative to say, please refrain from personal attacks on the tailmaker.
4. Share useful information.
Discuss the item's color, texture, weight, quality and shipping condition. You also may wish to describe the tailmaker's customer service and delivery time. Describe how it worked in the water, the process of getting it on and off, and other useful information.
5. Be truthful to the best of your ability.
Deliberately false or misleading information in reviews will not be tolerated.

Be aware that approval of reviews is at the Admin's discretion. If we have reason to believe a review is falsified, we will remove it.

Mermaid Sirena
03-10-2012, 08:00 PM
Will old reviews be transferred to this new system?

malinghi
03-10-2012, 10:11 PM
Will old reviews be transferred to this new system?

I'm not sure. I can't really think of a way to do it.
Currently the plan is that none of the old reviews will be deleted, so people can go look them up, and everyone is encouraged to re-post a version of their review on the new system.

Princess Kae-Leah
03-10-2012, 10:22 PM
I realized I never made an official review of my tail. Has anyone else posted "belated" reviews?

Mermaid Sirena
03-11-2012, 12:36 AM
All the time darling :) A review is a review in fact more time would actually make it a better review as you have more experience with it.

malinghi
03-11-2012, 01:03 AM
I realized I never made an official review of my tail. Has anyone else posted "belated" reviews?


All the time darling :) A review is a review in fact more time would actually make it a better review as you have more experience with it.

I totally agree. I encourage everyone to post reviews for any tail they've bought, no matter when.

Mermaid Lorelei
05-02-2012, 02:47 PM
Will Raven be listed as a tailmaker now that she has made a few tails for others?

Also, I can't seem to view some of the reviews.

Bellasea
05-02-2012, 07:42 PM
I am also having a problem viewing the reviews. When I click on one it jumps me back to the main page for that tailmaker.

Mizuko
03-05-2013, 08:25 PM
Sorry to be a bother, but how do I add pictures to my review? ^^ I've written one for Merbella Studios but there isn't an 'add picture' option. How do I get around this? :)

Theobromine
05-23-2013, 09:44 PM
Hi, how does one go about suggesting a new tailmaker to be listed for reviews? I'm getting a tail from Finfolk Studios next month that I am super excited about and will want to do a review of once I get it.

MerEmma
05-23-2013, 09:48 PM
Mizuko, you still need to put up your review, too!

Mizuko
05-23-2013, 09:50 PM
I keep trying but I dont know how to add pictures! X3 Its not like the forum area where theres an 'insert image' button ><

MerEmma
05-23-2013, 10:01 PM
Yeah, I heard about that. There's some specific method...hopefully someone can help.

AniaR
05-24-2013, 12:08 AM
add photos like this




In the space in the centre you put the link to your image, if it's from FB you must right click the image and click "copy link location"

So if I wanted to post Emma's avatar it looks like this:


http://mernetwork.com/index/image.php?u=1427&dateline=1357782298

I'd post WITHOUT spaces

which translates to:
http://mernetwork.com/index/image.php?u=1427&dateline=1357782298

see?

MerEmma
05-24-2013, 09:00 AM
And now I've also been taught a lesson today. xD

Winged Mermaid
01-17-2014, 10:27 PM
Just bumping this to let everyone know that I've added a tutorial on how to insert images with code on the sticky thread in the Review Forums here (http://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?1591-INFORMATION-ABOUT-TAILMAKER-REVIEWS).

Winged Mermaid
09-06-2014, 04:35 AM
Just a post to remind people that we now require proof of purchase for the offical review system. This has been in the rules at the top of the reviews for months, but I think people may be overlooking it. I've been letting some go by if I could easily locate proof of purchase- like if the person has a photo of themselves in their tail for their profile pic or in their profile albums. But we're going to start being more strict about this.

Also, I took down a few reviews that were sketchy. I PMed and emailed every one of the users whose reviews were in question. I gave them 6 months and they have not responded. There were other questionable details about these reviews that I could see from their details on the admin end. I just wanted to make a post about it so it didn't look fishy that some reviews just disappeared.

AniaR
09-06-2014, 12:26 PM
thanks for letting us know. there's always someone trying to fake make tail makers look better lol

Mermaid Miel
04-13-2015, 09:19 PM
I would like to post a Review for a tail maker that isn't listed in the system yet... Purple Rainbow Tails.
How can I do that? You don't seem to have a Miscellaneous or New Tailmaker Thread.

Winged Mermaid
04-13-2015, 10:00 PM
I would like to post a Review for a tail maker that isn't listed in the system yet... Purple Rainbow Tails.
How can I do that? You don't seem to have a Miscellaneous or New Tailmaker Thread.

I apologize, I got so focused on revamping the tailmaker page that I forgot to put in all the new tailmakers into the review system! I will do that here soon. I'll give you a PM when I put her in the system. Thanks for pointing that out!

Gem Stone
09-19-2015, 07:58 PM
I want to write a review for my UnderTheSeaMermaidCo. tail but there's not a thread for her company yet.

Yulia
09-23-2015, 07:57 AM
Same for Tigg's Tails, she has sold more than three tails now and should get a listing as an official Tailmaker.

SeaGlass Siren
09-23-2015, 01:41 PM
Same with syrenstudios she's made 3 tails.

Madison MerFaerie
09-23-2015, 02:01 PM
And Mermaid Jessica too! She's made tails for multiple mers, and her leopard shark tail won one of the NC Merfest awards! She definitely needs her own thread!

Yulia
09-23-2015, 02:10 PM
And Mermaid Jessica too! She's made tails for multiple mers, and her leopard shark tail won one of the NC Merfest awards! She definitely needs her own thread!
I thought it was her iceblue-tail. :/

Madison MerFaerie
09-23-2015, 02:24 PM
I thought it was her iceblue-tail. :/
I could be wrong. I thought it was the shark tail, but I wasn't personally present at the event to know for sure... In ANY case, she IS an award winner and fantastic tail maker and needs a thread.

PearlieMae
09-23-2015, 02:31 PM
She won for her Ice Queen tail and was well-deserved! It was impeccably built and drop-dead gorgeous! It was an honor to be in competition with her!

AniaR
09-23-2015, 05:52 PM
We don't even have finfun on the reviews lol

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Winged Mermaid
09-25-2015, 06:46 AM
I want to write a review for my UnderTheSeaMermaidCo. tail but there's not a thread for her company yet.


Same for Tigg's Tails, she has sold more than three tails now and should get a listing as an official Tailmaker.


Same with syrenstudios she's made 3 tails.

All 3 of those are now in the review section. Typically Nate does it but I realized it badly needed updating again!


And Mermaid Jessica too! She's made tails for multiple mers, and her leopard shark tail won one of the NC Merfest awards! She definitely needs her own thread!

She's listed on the tailmaker page, but she has no website, and no info about ordering tails- or even anything saying she makes tails for the public- on her FB page. The only reason I knew her prices and info was from her tailmaking thread. But she hasn't posted anything since January of this year.


We don't even have finfun on the reviews lol

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Actually Fin Fun has been on there since April 2014 ;)

Mermaid Lunette
09-25-2015, 07:28 AM
will mers only be able to subscribe to the review threads after a post has been made or something? (i wanted to subscribe to them but it won't let me?) or can those threads not be subscribed to and i just need to manually check in on it?

Madison MerFaerie
09-25-2015, 01:45 PM
She won for her Ice Queen tail
My bad. Good call, Yulia. :$

I'll just file away the review that I'll eventually write in the "Other" section.

Winged Mermaid
09-28-2015, 05:30 AM
I contacted Mermaid Jessica and confirmed that she IS still making tails for the public :) So she has her own review thread now!

Winged Mermaid
09-28-2015, 05:32 AM
will mers only be able to subscribe to the review threads after a post has been made or something? (i wanted to subscribe to them but it won't let me?) or can those threads not be subscribed to and i just need to manually check in on it?

As far as I know, you can't subscribe to them. Sorry about that, the coding is different in those threads than regular threads so that must be why.

Mermaid Kelda
09-28-2015, 05:37 AM
will mers only be able to subscribe to the review threads after a post has been made or something? (i wanted to subscribe to them but it won't let me?) or can those threads not be subscribed to and i just need to manually check in on it?
Posts in those threads still show up in the Activity Stream / under New Posts, though :)

Requireminx
07-21-2016, 09:43 PM
Could a suntailmermaid review thread be made? I know theyre a new company and I'm currently waiting on mine (which I'm totally going to write a review on) but I know a few people on mernetwork has one

Mermaid Tuwala
08-02-2016, 12:17 PM
Could a suntailmermaid review thread be made? I know theyre a new company and I'm currently waiting on mine (which I'm totally going to write a review on) but I know a few people on mernetwork has one

^^I second this! I would love to be able to review my suntail skin!

MermaidAnnabella
08-17-2017, 06:41 PM
Can you create a review thread for Purple Mermaid Studios? There isn't one, and the mer that owns it has made several tails, one was even at this year's mermania.

Requireminx
08-21-2017, 04:27 PM
I know I said the same thing a few posts up (though a year ago), but could a review thread be maid for suntailmermaid? I think for anyone looking for a starter fabric tail suntails is durable and cheap enough! Haha sorry if I seem naggy, but suntails has definitely established themselves

Mermaid Wesley
08-21-2017, 06:17 PM
I know I said the same thing a few posts up (though a year ago), but could a review thread be maid for suntailmermaid? I think for anyone looking for a starter fabric tail suntails is durable and cheap enough! Haha sorry if I seem naggy, but suntails has definitely established themselves

Hi! I'll talk to the admins to see about adding them. I agree they've sold many tails :) v


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MermaidAnnabella
09-07-2017, 03:56 AM
Can you please create a thread for Purple Mermaid Studios and Mermaid Mazu's Emporium? Both are tail makers with a portfolio of work and customers. They're on the Tailmaking page but don't have a review thread for them. I have bought from them and would like to post my review(s). Thank you!

BlueCorvidae
01-23-2018, 06:59 PM
I think I may have stumbled into the Finfun reviews, but I can't find a general thread about them. I'm hesitant to create one because it seems unlikely that there wouldn't have been one about them by now. But the search function for this forum is incredibly unhelpful, and keeps directing me to Finfolk or completely unrelated threads.

Mermaid Fenicia
01-24-2018, 05:13 AM
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?7826-Fin-Fun-Mermaid-Tails ;)

BlueCorvidae
01-24-2018, 10:43 PM
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?7826-Fin-Fun-Mermaid-Tails ;)

Yes, that's the review thread. I was looking for a general discussion thread.

Mermaid Fenicia
01-25-2018, 04:49 AM
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?9671-New-FinFun-tailskin-colors!!!
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?5596-Adult-(custom)-Fin-Fun-tail
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?8957-Fin-fun-rocks-again
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?5419-Fin-Fun-sent-our-tail-to-someone-else-(

BlueCorvidae
01-28-2018, 06:11 PM
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?9671-New-FinFun-tailskin-colors!!!
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?5596-Adult-(custom)-Fin-Fun-tail
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?8957-Fin-fun-rocks-again
https://mernetwork.com/index/showthread.php?5419-Fin-Fun-sent-our-tail-to-someone-else-(

Thanks. =)