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Original:

106 Reviews

Adjusted:

34 Reviews

99%
100%

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Report Last Updated: Jul 19, 2017
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FAIL Deleted Reviews
FAIL Brand Repeats
FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
FAIL Reviewer Ease
WARN Unverified Purchases
WARN Word Count Comparison
WARN Phrase Repetition
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Overlapping Review History
PASS Reviewer Participation
PASS Skewed Helpfulness
PASS Sample Reviews
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Other analysis for this product:


Original:

1 Review


Adjusted:

Insufficient reviews

Most Trusted Reviews

7/10
I expected more after the price I paid, and this ... [Go to full review]
Jan 8, 2015     1 of 1 found this helpful.  
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Single-Day Reviewer (posted all reviews on Jan 8, 2015)
  • Overlapping Review History: reviewed 1 of 9 top products
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 8.5)


Least Trusted Reviews

10/10
Just received my package from Blue Star Nutraceuticals. Protein up ... [Go to full review]
Oct 18, 2013     1 of 1 found this helpful.  
0% TRUST
  • Unverified Purchaser
  • Overrepresented word count (84 words)
  • Never-Verified Reviewer
  • Take-Back Reviewer (1 deleted review; avg. rating: 10.0)
  • Brand Monogamist (2 of 2 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 10.0)
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 10.0)


Analysis Details

Note: While Bodybuilding.com claims 106 reviews, we counted 97 available on their site.

Fail Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 5 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 10. 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.

10.0 average rating of deleted reviews

10.0



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Fail Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


35 of the 97 reviewers have reviewed other products for this brand. While this is more Brand Repeaters than we'd expect to see, the discrepancy in ratings between the Brand Repeaters and non-repeaters isn't significant enough to rule out the possibility of it being due to random chance.

from Brand Repeaters

from Non-Repeaters


9.9
9.5


Brand Loyalists


15 of the 97 reviewers have reviewed multiple products but half or more of their reviews are for this brand. This is an excessively large percentage of Brand Loyalists which may indicate unnatural reviews.

from Brand Loyalists

from Non-Loyalists


9.9
9.6


Brand Monogamists


9 of the 97 reviewers have reviewed multiple products, but only for this brand. This is an excessively large percentage of Brand Monogamists which may indicate unnatural reviews.

from Brand Monogamists

from Non-Monogamists


10.0
9.6


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Fail Suspicious Reviewers

One-Hit Wonders


27 of the 97 reviewers have only reviewed this product. While this is more One-Hit Wonders than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from one-hit wonders

from reviewers with more than one review


9.6
9.7


Never-Verified Reviewers


31 of the 97 reviewers have never written a verified purchase review. While this is more Never-Verified Reviewers than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from never-verified reviewers

from reviewers with at least one verified purchase review


9.6
9.7


Take-Back Reviewers


32 of the 97 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


9.6
9.7


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Fail 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 9.5, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 8.8. 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.

9.5 Product's Average Ease Score

8.8 Category's Average Ease Score


9.5
8.8


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Warn Unverified Purchases

60 of the 97 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. While this is a higher percentage of unverified purchases than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


9.7
9.7


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.

Warn Word Count Comparison

  • 44%
  • 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 2 groups with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 43 reviews (or 44%) are within an overrepresented word count group. While this is more reviews from overrepresented word count groups than we'd expect to see, these reviews do not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from reviews with an overrepresented word count

from reviews with a properly represented word count


9.5
9.8


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Warn 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:
2 reviews
(2.1%)
5 reviews
(5.2%)
3 reviews
(3.1%)
5 reviews
(5.2%)
2 reviews
(2.1%)
2 reviews
(2.1%)
4 reviews
(4.1%)
6 reviews
(6.2%)
2 reviews
(2.1%)
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25 of the 97 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. This is an excessively large percentage which may indicate unnatural reviews.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


9.8
9.6


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Pass Rating Trend

  • 0%
  • Created on high-volume days
We counted 97 reviews for this product over the span of 2,892 days, an average of 0.0 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 2 or fewer reviews on any given day. We didn't find any days exceeding this threshold.
Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Overlapping Review History

15% also reviewed:
Phase8 by MuscleTech

13% also reviewed:
Animal Whey by Universal Nutrition

12% also reviewed:
Combat Powder by MusclePharm

11% also reviewed:
ISO100 by Dymatize

11% also reviewed:
Syntha-6 by BSN

11% also reviewed:
N.O.-Xplode by BSN

11% also reviewed:
Platinum 100% Whey by MuscleTech

10% also reviewed:
COR-Performance Whey by Cellucor

10% also reviewed:
Protein by True GRIT

Does not include products
from the same brand


38 of the 97 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviewers with substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


9.7
9.6


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Pass Reviewer Participation

  • 0%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation
We didn't find any participation groups that had a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see in this category.
Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Pass Skewed Helpfulness
We examined the average net helpfulness score of negative reviews against the average net helpfulness score of positive reviews. The net helpfulness score is the number of times a review has been marked as helpful minus the number of times a review has been marked as unhelpful. We could not find any statistically significant difference in average net helpfulness score between the negative reviews and positive reviews.

0.1 average net helpfulness for positive reviews

0.0 average net helpfulness for negative reviews


Read more about our Skewed Helpfulness test.


Pass Sample Reviews

1 of the 97 total reviews for this product mentioned the word "sample" within their review. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews that use the word "sample"

from reviews that don't use the word "sample"


10.0
9.7


Read more about our Sample Reviews test.