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SUPER FREAK From PharmaFreak Report Feedback

Fail Unnatural reviews detected

Original:

105 Reviews

Adjusted:

11 Reviews

48%
5%

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Report Last Updated: Jul 19, 2017
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FAIL Deleted Reviews
FAIL Unverified Purchases
FAIL Brand Repeats
FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
WARN Rating Trend
WARN Sample Reviews
WARN Overlapping Review History
PASS Word Count Comparison
PASS Phrase Repetition
PASS Reviewer Participation
PASS Reviewer Ease
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Most Trusted Reviews

10/10
Ever since I have started the training program, I have ... [Go to full review]
Dec 19, 2016      
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 10.0)


Least Trusted Reviews

8/10
Good product. Great pre workout boost without the jitters. After ... [Go to full review]
Mar 12, 2015      
0% TRUST
  • Unverified Purchaser
  • Never-Verified Reviewer
  • Take-Back Reviewer (1 deleted review; avg. rating: 10.0)
  • Brand Loyalist (3 of 5 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 8.0)
  • Overlapping Review History: reviewed 1 of 9 top products
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 8.8)


Analysis Details

Note: While Bodybuilding.com claims 105 reviews, we counted 94 available on their site.

Fail Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 9 deleted reviews for this product, with an average rating of 9.8. 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.

9.8 average rating of deleted reviews

9.8


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Fail Unverified Purchases

79 of the 94 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. The unverified purchasers have rated this product an average of 8.8 while the verified purchasers have rated this product an average of 6.9. 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 unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


8.8
6.9


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.

Fail Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


34 of the 94 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


9.4
7.9


Brand Loyalists


10 of the 94 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


9.7
8.3


Brand Monogamists


5 of the 94 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


9.8
8.4


Read more about our Brand Repeats test.

Fail Suspicious Reviewers

One-Hit Wonders


13 of the 94 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


7.9
8.5


Never-Verified Reviewers


47 of the 94 reviewers have never written a verified purchase review. The Never-Verified Reviewers have rated this product an average of 8.9 while the reviewers who have written at least one verified purchase review rated this product an average of 8.1. 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 never-verified reviewers

from reviewers with at least one verified purchase review


8.9
8.1


Take-Back Reviewers


39 of the 94 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


8.6
8.3


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Warn Rating Trend

  • 26%
  • Created over 7 days

We counted 94 reviews for this product over the span of 1,014 days, an average of 0.1 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.

However, we see the following 7 days exceeding this threshold:In total, we found that 24 reviews were created on just 7 days. This is an excessively high number of reviews submitted on these high volume days.

from reviews created on high volume days

from reviews created on normal volume days


8.7
8.4


Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Warn Sample Reviews

18 of the 94 total reviews for this product mentioned the word "sample" within their review. This is more than we would expect see; the presences of any reviews that mention the word "sample" indicates that there may be more, since not all reviewers will disclose that they used a sample within their review.

from reviews that use the word "sample"

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


8.1
8.5


Read more about our Sample Reviews test.

Warn Overlapping Review History
Reviewers of this product have ALSO reviewed the following products:

18% also reviewed:
Phase8 by MuscleTech

17% also reviewed:
N.O.-Xplode by BSN

16% also reviewed:
Lean Pro8 by Labrada

16% also reviewed:
C4 Original by Cellucor

13% also reviewed:
Psycho by SciVation

12% also reviewed:
DENDROBIUM 600 by SD Pharmaceuticals

11% also reviewed:
ISO100 by Dymatize

11% also reviewed:
Platinum 100% Whey by MuscleTech

11% also reviewed:
PE1 by Labrada

Does not include products
from the same brand


49 of the 94 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. While this is more than we'd expect to see, the discrepancy in ratings between these reviewers and reviewers who have a more unique product review history isn't significant enough to rule out the possibility of it being due to random chance.

from reviewers with substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


8.6
8.3


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Pass Word Count Comparison

  • 0%
  • Have an overrepresented word count
We didn't find any review word count groups that had a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see in this category.
Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

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



9 of the 94 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


9.1
8.4


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Pass Reviewer Participation

  • 11%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

We see the following 1 participation group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 10 reviewers (or 11%) are within an overrepresented participation group. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

From reviewers with a properly represented participation


9.0
8.4


Read more about our Reviewer Participation 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 8.7, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 8.8.

8.7 Product's Average Ease Score

8.8 Category's Average Ease Score


8.7
8.8


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.



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