Difficulty of not using the word "I" in descriptive reviews...

Alura Une Alura Une
I try to remember to not go crazy with the letter "I" when writing anything. But it's pretty hard.
01/24/2011
sydney106 sydney106
Wow, I didn't even think about not using "I".
03/30/2011
VioletMoonstone VioletMoonstone
I think it's hard because when I write a review I want to let people know about my personal experience and opinions... Except in the packaging/description part. I could probably get away with it.
07/01/2011
MJ1337 MJ1337
It just depends on what I'm trying to do with the review. If it allows you to talk about yourself in the third person, then its semi easy to do. But keeping a little "I" lets it be personal too..
07/01/2011
Dusk Dusk
I haven't done any descriptive reviews, but being a Chem major I learned never to use "I" in a lab report. I've gotten so used to it, I don't really have a problem re-wording what I need to say.
07/01/2011
Kayla&JJ ♥ Kayla&JJ ♥
I just got my first item to do one over, and I'm going to try really hard to not include the word "I". That does seem like it would serve the purpose a lot better. I think it wouldn't be too hard though.
Thanks for making this thread, because I never would have thought about not adding "I".
11/10/2011
P'Gell P'Gell
My first few were very objective, but as they are published simultaiously as a regular review, these reviews looked cold and clinical and didn't get as many votes and looked out of place.

So, I try to make my DRs look "warm" but attempt to stay objective. On occasion, the product is just so disappointing that I can't do this, and the review isn't used as the Descriptive Review for that product. Point in fact is my review for the book the Ultimate Guide to Orgasms for Women by Mikaya Heart. The book was so biased, so anti-man and so judgmental that in order to be honest, I couldn't write an objective review. Honestly, I didn't want anyone to waste their money thinking they would get a book on how to "be orgasmic for life" and end up with this man hating manifesto. Sometimes you have to sacrifice the by-line on the DR in order to be honest, if the product is far from what it promises. But, these are far from the majority.

I find myself using "I" in DRs, but sparingly, but enough so that it looks human and doesn't look like it is simply an ad from the company which made the product.
02/09/2012
AHubbyof2SexualMinds AHubbyof2SexualMinds
I think it's difficult for me just because I review things with a focus on what my wife and I thought, and the one time I did a descriptive review I don't think I stayed as objective as I should have.
09/01/2012
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