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Date: 05/18/12 04:24 PM

11 Responses to This Is Exactly Why Yelp Sucks [Pic]

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18411 posts
    May 18, 2012 at 4:27 pm
    Link: This Is Exactly Why Yelp Sucks - All it takes is one dick to ruin someone`s livelihood.
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    PhantomGh0st Male 18-29
    261 posts
    May 18, 2012 at 5:24 pm
    They really embraced the customer`s opinion.
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    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    May 18, 2012 at 5:50 pm
    ha! this made me lol :-D
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    jamie76 Male 30-39
    2346 posts
    May 18, 2012 at 7:55 pm
    Yelp is nothing more than an extortion scam.

    I own a business and let me tell you what happens when they call you and offer their "advertising" to you for a measly 300 bucks a month (with a 6 month or longer contract).

    when you say NO, they say, SCREW YOU and filter all of your positive comments and leave any negative ones you have.

    I wrote to them to complain and about this and the very last positive comment i had went bye bye within an had been on my yelp site for over a year and now suddendly their "filter" system decided it was "unreliable" and had to be filtered.

    FK Yelp.

    oh and they also use "Elite Yelpers" to promote BS on their site and while they do not pay them they give them tons of free crap to say how wonderful yelp is.

    they are basically professional writers that they hire to promote them and companies that pay their BS cost.

    oh and my fav, the lady I spoke wit
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    Runemang Male 30-39
    2676 posts
    May 18, 2012 at 8:20 pm
    jamie76, that`s not much different than the Better Business Bureau. You basically buy membership in "being a good company" ... needless to say a lot of good businesses "aren`t smiled upon by the BBB" and a lot of bad ones are.
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    May 18, 2012 at 8:41 pm
    I`d get one.
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    thelonious Male 40-49
    3271 posts
    May 18, 2012 at 9:57 pm
    So Yelp sucks because it had enabled this restaurant to demonstrate the problems with accepting a small sampling of anecdotal evidence as fact? That`s weird.
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    numbereight Male 18-29
    77 posts
    May 19, 2012 at 11:09 am
    i`d go for it, just to see if it was bad or not.
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    PizzaPits Male 18-29
    553 posts
    May 19, 2012 at 11:14 am
    Am I the only one who has no idea what yelp is??
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35684 posts
    May 19, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Brilliant strategy. By pointing out the one bad review, he`ll get 20 customers who like the place to go out of their way and post good reviews.
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    Paot666 Male 18-29
    18 posts
    May 20, 2012 at 10:24 am
    >urban define:yelp

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