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Old March 22nd, 2010, 05:36 PM
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Default Re: Reviews are Almost Worthless...

while palates and discriptive words are greatly varied, most scents/tastes should remain constant, given that their source doesn't change. That is to say that if one picks up a chemical taste/smell in something then finds it again in something else they should describe it in the same way. The problem with most flavor/smell reviews is that no one bothers to adhere to a standard, or at least consistantly apply the same term to the same taste/smell, they simply apply different terms each time as they come to mind.

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