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Review? What Review?

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Cynthia Report 25 May 2011 20:22

I've just been looking at the GR page on FB and saw the following... ??

Genes Reunited

We're trying to build up a base of customer reviews and need your help. The reviews can remain anonymous and are not controlled by Genes Reunited. The reviews are purely to give people an honest and truthful opinion of what Genes Reunited users think of the site. If you would like to add a review, please click here and then click on the purple 'Write a Review' button.

this Genes Reunited review
Read Wench's review of the Genes Reunited, 3 of 7 Genes Reunited

I have looked at the boards and can see no menton of this review anywhere on here. Am I missing something or have GR omitted to place this statement onto this site??



JoyDean Report 25 May 2011 20:43

In a thread in the suggestions board, on 5th May, genes reunited posted "Whenever there are any important updates we do add them to this message board as well as our Facebook page. However, we'll see if we can get the 'updated' icon to show when a new announcement has been added here." Therefore, I anticipate an announcement about the review on this site soon.


JoyDean Report 25 May 2011 20:46

I see this on the home page of genes reunited:

"Genes Reunited on Twitter
We're trying to build up a base of customer reviews and need your help. The reviews can remain anonymous and are... Wed May 25 14:21:56"


SylviaInCanada Report 25 May 2011 20:54

How often do people look at GR home page?

I don't!

It just goes back to all the upset earlier this year when they were announcing changes only on FB

Then, they finally agreed to post announcements on EVERY board to make sure that every one who used them knew what was happening ....... so they posted on the general boards as well as on the look-up boards.

never learn do they?



Cynthia Report 25 May 2011 20:58

I was just going to say that I rarely look at the home page Sylvia.

It would be good to see it on here for the benefit of those regulars who are not on FB.



JoyDean Report 25 May 2011 21:07

Normally, I do not look at the home page of genes reunited. I only did so on this occasion because I read that there was something about the review on the home page.

I have posted on facebook, asking genes reunited staff to post about the review on genes reunited site.


Dea Report 25 May 2011 21:08


Dea Xxx


SylviaInCanada Report 25 May 2011 21:14

so that means they have announced it on Facebook, and on Twitter

but NOT where there are people actually use the site!


RobG Report 25 May 2011 22:04

once again, this goes to show how little we, the paying users of this site, mean to 'the powers that be'. We mean less to them than people on FB and Twitter who may OR MAY NOT be members.
What the hell is the announcements board for if it isn't for announcements?????
Their arrogance continues!!!


GlitterBaby Report 25 May 2011 22:40

Not interested in Twitter or Facebook

Information about this site should be posted first on here


VIVinHERTS Report 25 May 2011 23:24

Have just seen this on Facebook - why isn't it on the GR website?

I really think that GR should get their act together and post this 'Review' thread on here for ALL members to be able to comment.

If you want an 'honest and truthful opinion' ask ALL of the members here not on a social networking site!


JoyDean Report 26 May 2011 09:06

Disappointingly, a response from genes reunited on facebook but nothing about it posted in its own site yet.


jax Report 26 May 2011 09:52

As mentioned on FB how many of the 18000+ people who have clicked "like" to Genes reunited actually are members?

It seems to me that some people who have used the FB page think THAT is the site.



Cynthia Report 26 May 2011 10:04

They have just responded that they wanted to test the review on a small number of people which is why they chose FB!!

There are some pertinent replies to that comment!!

GB, I know you don't do FB, but someone was praising both you and Janey the other day. Apparently, you are both fan-bloody-tastic....or words to that effect :D



GlitterBaby Report 26 May 2011 11:15

Still does not encourage me to use such sites Cynthia LOL


JoyDean Report 26 May 2011 12:45

At last -


GlitterBaby Report 26 May 2011 13:28

Oh dear

Followed the link

Got my review all typed up and at the moment whether anonymous or not it seems you need to register to post


VIVinHERTS Report 26 May 2011 13:53

I've had my say ;-)


Nyx Report 26 May 2011 17:03

lol Viv, I am working up to mine :)


JaneyCanuck Report 26 May 2011 22:49

Well, GB, I didn't see anything that told me that. I submitted my review and got a message saying reviews were pre-moderated. It's been over 24 hours, and it seems to have disappeared into the ether.

I guess I'll just have to register, and get a bit more voluble maybe.

So far a lot of the stuff makes one suspect that somebody's getting paid for their time ...