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LONG BLOG

The Flaws in the Ten Point Scale

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WARNING: CEREAL BUSINESS

The ten point scale is intrinsically flawed. Not only because Killzone 2 got a 7 from Edge (THOSE MICROSHITTING FAGTARTS SHOULD BE HUNTED DOWN AND KILLED! -CTZ), but because the 5/10 isn't average. If it were average, the scores of every game of a console generation should be added up, and then divided by the total number of games. That is an average. Besides, even on a scale of 1-10, the average is not 5. It's actually 5.5.

(10+1)/2=
11/2=
5.5

This isn't the only problem with the ten point scale. There is no such thing as an objective choice of score. Everyone is biased in some way (and Jim Sterling is biased in every way possible, and then some). This renders reviews COMPLETELY unreliable. On the internet, no one can be trusted not to lie except Fox News and 4chan's /b/ board.

As I said, the ten point scale is a creation of the devil, and should never be used under any circumstances.
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About 4knuckleshuffleone of us since 9:33 PM on 05.17.2008

Hi! I'm Ian/4knuckleshuffle. I'm FIDEEN NOW BITCHES and your average stereotypical gamer. I like books, videogames, pen and paper RPGs, Warhammer 40,000, and other such indulgences. If this profile seems like my introductory post, that's because it is!
Avatar Origin: On my friend's forum, I changed my avatar one too many times, which pissed him off enough to set it to this and lock it. I've grown to like the image.


Brawl FC: 0559-6443-8754
Kingdom of Loathing Name: DagonEnHydra
Steam: shoggothontheroof

Looking forward to:

No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle
Diablo 3
Muramasa
Sin and Punishment 2
Resident Evil 5
BonerQuest
Samurai Shodown Anthology
The next Zelda

Favorite games:

Action RPG: Diablo II
JRPG: Earthbound
Western RPG: Neverwinter Nights
Tactical RPG: Shining Force
Action/Adventure: Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Shmup: Starfox 64
Horror: Resident Evil 4
FPS: Doom
2d Fighting: Samurai Shodown 2
2.5d Fighting: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Puzzle: Tetris
Simulation: Blazing Angels
RTS: Pikmin
Racing: Mario Kart 64
2d Platformer: Super Mario Bros. 3
3d Platformer: Super Mario Galaxy
Parser Adventure: Escape from Monkey Island
Point/Click Adventure: Riven
Text Adventure: Leather Godesses of Phobos
Wii: No More Heroes
N64: Zelda: Ocarina of Time
PC: Diablo II
SNES: Earthbound
NES: Super Mario Bros. 3
GC: Paper Mario: TTYD


I Like Playing As:

Yoshi in Mario Kart
Toon Link in Brawl
Necromancer in Diablo II
Wizard in NWN
Luigi in any core Mario Game
Galford in Samurai Shodown 1 and 2
Mai in King of Fighters, due to boobs

Currently Playing:

Metal Slug
Samurai Shodown 2
Wii Fit
Phantasy Star 2
Metroid Prime
Shining Force 2
Maybe some other shit, but I can't remember.


Also:

and
Steam ID:Shoggothontheroof
Mii code:8938-7601-7241-2497


 

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