Should discontinued products and their reviews be removed from the site?

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Should discontinued products and their reviews be removed from the site?

MistressDandelion MistressDandelion
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Originally posted by Kindred
1. Nothing is forever. Just because EF discontinues an item does not mean it might not come back.

2. A discontinued item that can be sterilized/sanitized might be available as a used toy. As such, the prospective buyer might find a review ...
This, a hundred times this.
07/26/2012
Mihoshi4301 Mihoshi4301
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Originally posted by pirata
Okay, I can see why keeping them around makes sense. But can't there be an option to keep discontinued things from showing up in your toy searches? Or that their reviews say that the toy is currently discontinued? I just think its an exercise in ...
I think it's a good idea for an option to keep discontinued items from showing up in a search.
07/26/2012
Moniqua Moniqua
I think they should be left up.
07/26/2012
sweetpea12 sweetpea12
Quote:
Originally posted by pirata
If discontinued means that eden isn't going to sell this any more, than why does the product page and its reviews still exist? If you find the review first, read it and then click for the product page, it's pretty annoying to realize that its ...
I wish they would be deleted because I feel like leaving the page up is teasing and taunting me that I can't get that toy anymore
09/10/2012
aluminummm aluminummm
I think it's important to keep the reviews up. Someone might have purchased the same item from another place/otherwise have it and could benefit from seeing what others have said about it.
09/10/2012
ellieprobable ellieprobable
I don't think it harms anything to keep them up but maybe the "discontinued" mark should show up on all associated review pages also?
09/10/2012
panthercat23 panthercat23
Sure it's annoying to find out that the product has been discontinued, but if you want is that badly I'm sure you can find it somewhere. I know it's blasphemous to buy from other companies but if EF doesn't have it, I think it can be forgiven.
09/10/2012
sexxxkitten sexxxkitten
I think the reviews should stay available.
09/10/2012
PepperPot PepperPot
When I do a search, there's a little box I can check to hide out of stock products... I usually do so because it cuts down on the disappointment factor
09/10/2012
indiechick indiechick
Quote:
Originally posted by pirata
If discontinued means that eden isn't going to sell this any more, than why does the product page and its reviews still exist? If you find the review first, read it and then click for the product page, it's pretty annoying to realize that its ...
I have found many toys that I want but that they no longer carry. If you aren't going to bring it back get rid of it. If someone got the points for it those points should of course always count, but I don't comment on reviews for toys that are not available so just do away with them. esp if the toy is no longer produced any more and not only can I not get it here, but I cannot get it anywhere
09/10/2012
Absinthe Absinthe
Well, if I can't buy it here, I don't want to be lead to thinking I can.
Taking them out and putting them back if eden starts selling it again seems logical.
09/27/2012
SoloJoe SoloJoe
remove them im looking to buy
10/15/2012
richsam richsam
Quote:
Originally posted by pirata
If discontinued means that eden isn't going to sell this any more, than why does the product page and its reviews still exist? If you find the review first, read it and then click for the product page, it's pretty annoying to realize that its ...
if i cant buy them anymore i dont wanna get teased by looking at it
10/16/2012
Hallmar82 Hallmar82
I think they should be kept on the site but put in a separate place so they don't get confused with in-stock products.
10/16/2012
edeneve edeneve
Quote:
Originally posted by pirata
If discontinued means that eden isn't going to sell this any more, than why does the product page and its reviews still exist? If you find the review first, read it and then click for the product page, it's pretty annoying to realize that its ...
I recently did review for Passion Tango that EF brought back from being discontinued. so this does show items are brought back. there's nothing to fix. something can be learned from reviews whether for a disc'd item or not.
10/21/2012
Mamastoys Mamastoys
Even though this site stops carrying them, doesn't mean you can't find them somewhere else. I like to have the option of reading the reviews so I would say let them stay!
10/22/2012
skeeterlynn skeeterlynn
Quote:
Originally posted by Kindred
1. Nothing is forever. Just because EF discontinues an item does not mean it might not come back.

2. A discontinued item that can be sterilized/sanitized might be available as a used toy. As such, the prospective buyer might find a review ...
Exactly! I say, keep them. On top of this, people use this site for reviews on items whether they are buying them from this site or not. Reviews, no matter the sell status of the item, are always useful.
10/22/2012
Gdom Gdom
Aside from the small problem of "site clutter," there isn't much harm in leaving them up. Especially given that discontinued products may return, I'm fine with them being left up. But I do agree with a suggestion that came up about parsing them out of most searches; it might be nice to have a checkbox option to include only currently available toys in a search.
10/25/2012
Andrew1992 Andrew1992
Quote:
Originally posted by pirata
If discontinued means that eden isn't going to sell this any more, than why does the product page and its reviews still exist? If you find the review first, read it and then click for the product page, it's pretty annoying to realize that its ...
I think it should stay up. Sometimes things come back and the reviews are really helpful if another store still carries the product.
10/31/2012
sexytileena / absolutely love sex sexytileena / absolutely love sex
leave them
10/31/2012
Aishiteru Aishiteru
I sometimes like reading discontinued reviews, since they're still available elsewhere.
11/02/2012
bayosgirl bayosgirl
Keep 'em.
03/27/2013
Azule Azule
I think that's what draws a lot of people here in the first place while shopping even if they have never heard of the site.
03/27/2013
bratcat bratcat
Personally i like that eden keeps the reviews up for discontinued products. There have been plenty of times i wanted to know about a toy i've seen outside of the site and google to find well written reviews, the first thing to pop up is usually an eden review, which brings more traffic to the site.
03/27/2013
Pete's Princess Pete's Princess
I think EF should keep them up. It is helpful to see what reviews were on similar products from the same manufacturer.
04/11/2013
XxFallenAngelxX XxFallenAngelxX
Some really shouldn't be here, but some should stay.
04/11/2013
PeaceToTheMiddleEast PeaceToTheMiddleEast
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Originally posted by MK434
Just because Eden doesn't have a product anymore doesn't mean you can't buy it somewhere else but read the reviews here,other sites don't seem to have that great of a review and rating system.
I agree on this I rather read the review here before anywhere else.
04/11/2013
mdnght mdnght
Quote:
Originally posted by MK434
Just because Eden doesn't have a product anymore doesn't mean you can't buy it somewhere else but read the reviews here,other sites don't seem to have that great of a review and rating system.
Yep! I can never find reviews for toys as good as the ones on EF. I say keep 'em up.
04/11/2013
TJtheMadHatter TJtheMadHatter
I say leave 'em. If I'm interested in the toy, I love being able to read about it. The reviews were what brought me here in the first place. I would like it if "(discontinued)" was a part of the product title. That would save a lot of time and confusion. Otherwise, I like seeing all of the options that are out there (not only on EF), and at the same time I like to giggle at some of the toys that have been discontinued
04/11/2013
jasminedarling jasminedarling
Quote:
Originally posted by pirata
If discontinued means that eden isn't going to sell this any more, than why does the product page and its reviews still exist? If you find the review first, read it and then click for the product page, it's pretty annoying to realize that its ...
I think it's great to leave them up. If you find something you're interested in you can always buy it from the company's website or through another website. Just because EF discontinues it doesn't mean the manufacturer did!
04/12/2013
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