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Kaytee Igloo Hideout, Large
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Amazon Reviews for Kaytee Igloo Hideout, Large
Rating:
1,106 Reviews
20% of potentially unnatural reviews removed (Why?)
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Pass Overall Grade
FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
FAIL Phrase Repetition
FAIL Overlapping Review History
WARN Deleted Reviews
WARN Brand Repeats
WARN Reviewer Participation
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Unverified Purchases
PASS Word Count Comparison
PASS Reviewer Ease
PASS Incentivized Reviews

Most Trusted Reviews

3/5
They're kind of opaque so light gets in. My rats ... [Go to full review]
Jun 12, 2017      
100% TRUST
  • Unverified Purchaser
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 4.2)


Least Trusted Reviews

Our guinea pig loves this house....it is HUGE so make ... [Go to full review]
Feb 15, 2017      
0% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Contains repetitive phrases (show)
  • Take-Back Reviewer (2 deleted reviews; avg. rating: 5.0)
  • Brand Repeater (2 of 56 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 5.0)
  • Overlapping Review History: reviewed 1 of 9 top products
  • Overrepresented Participation (posted 56 reviews)
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 4.6)


Analysis Details

Fail Suspicious Reviewers

Take-Back Reviewers


183 of the 1,106 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. This is an excessively large percentage of Take-Back Reviewers which may indicate unnatural reviews.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


4.6
4.5


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Fail Phrase Repetition
Reviews that contain one of these phrases are NOT necessarily devalued; read more about how this test works here.

Common Phrases in Reviews:
46 reviews
(4.9/5)
43 reviews
(4.8/5)
28 reviews
(4.8/5)
10 reviews
(5.0/5)
12 reviews
(4.9/5)
21 reviews
(4.9/5)
21 reviews
(5.0/5)
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Common Phrases in Titles:
109 reviews
(4.8/5)
13 reviews
(4.9/5)
16 reviews
(4.8/5)
21 reviews
(4.9/5)
56 reviews
(4.8/5)
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109 of the 1,106 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.9 while reviews without substantial repetitive phrases rated this product an average of 4.5. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


4.9
4.5


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Fail Overlapping Review History

2% also reviewed:
Fire by Amazon

Does not include products
from the same brand


275 of the 1,106 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.7 while the reviewers who have a more unique product review history rated this product an average of 4.5. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from reviewers with substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


4.7
4.5


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Warn Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 16 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 4.5. Even though deleted reviews don't affect the average rating, the fact that action was taken to delete reviews raises some red flags about the integrity of the reviews for the product as whole.

There are a few limitations to keep in mind regarding the Deleted Reviews test:
  1. We don't have a magic ability to collect every single deleted review; we can only identify reviews as deleted if we collect them on one date and then notice they are no longer visible on a subsequent date.
  2. We have no information on reviews that were never published in the first place.
  3. We also don't know why these reviews were removed. It could be action from the platform, personal decision by the review author, part of an entire account closure, even some data error on our part, etc.
Read more about the Deleted Reviews test here.

4.5 average rating of deleted reviews

4.5


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Warn Brand Repeats

Brand Loyalists


23 of the 1,106 reviewers have reviewed multiple products but half or more of their reviews are for this brand. While this is more Brand Loyalists than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from Brand Loyalists

from Non-Loyalists


4.0
4.5


Read more about our Brand Repeats test.

Warn Reviewer Participation

  • 72%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

We see the following 3 participation groups with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 793 reviewers (or 72%) are within an overrepresented participation group. This is an excessively high number of reviewers in overrepresented participation groups.

From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

From reviewers with a properly represented participation


4.5
4.6


Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Pass Rating Trend

  • 2%
  • Created over 5 days

We counted 1,106 reviews for this product over the span of 5,042 days, an average of 0.2 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 3 or fewer reviews on any given day.

However, we see the following 5 days exceeding this threshold:In total, we found that 22 reviews were created on just 5 days. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews created on high volume days

from reviews created on normal volume days


4.6
4.5


Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Unverified Purchases

103 of the 1,106 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


4.5
4.5


Unverified purchases may be the result of Kindle Unlimited readers, buyers who didn't pay full price, or reviewers who did not purchase the product at Amazon. Read more about our Unverified Purchases test.

Pass Word Count Comparison

  • 23%
  • Have an overrepresented word count

In the graph above, we can see the distribution of review word counts for this product and the expected distribution for this category. We see the following 1 group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 255 reviews (or 23%) are within an overrepresented word count group. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews with an overrepresented word count

from reviews with a properly represented word count


4.5
4.5


Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

Pass Reviewer Ease
The ease score is the average rating for all reviews that a given reviewer submits. The average ease score for reviewers of this product is 4.3, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 4.3.

4.3 Product's Average Ease Score

4.3 Category's Average Ease Score


4.3
4.3


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


Pass Incentivized Reviews
On Oct 3, 2016, Amazon prohibited incentivized reviews, however we still test for them since there are still millions in our dataset.

  • 0%
  • Admitted to receiving an incentive
We didn't detect any reviews that used language indicating they were incentivized.
Read more about our Incentivized Reviews test, or check out our study showing that Incentivized Reviewers are much more likely to leave a positive review.


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