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 Post subject: I think Rot Reports Are Misleading
PostPosted: 22 Sep 2022, 12:44 
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I have two copies of Without a Clue (1988) [ID6501OR]. Both copies have rot. One is a 1, the other I'd rank a 1.5. Three people have reported rot with this release including myself.

Without a Clue [ID6501OR] (1988)

Score = 12

Disc was manufactured by: 3M or IMATION

Mint Mark samples:

20351C
20352A

I clicked the Report Laser Rot button twice, once for each case. The Score = 12 after each time, so apparently clicking twice does nothing. This kinda makes sense.

Consider the following scenario:

Buyer gets in a copy. It has rot. They flag it.
Buyer then sells the disc on to another buyer.
Buyer 2 gets it and flags it as having rot.
Buyer 2 then sells the disc on to another buyer.
Buyer 3 gets it and flags it as having rot.

So under that scenario the same disc gets flagged 3 times by 3 different users.

My situation:

I buy a copy. It has rot. I flag it.
I buy a second copy from a different seller. It has rot too. I can't flag it. I keep both copies.
Other copies are available. They may have rot too. Flagged? Not flagged?
If I buy a 3rd copy, and it has rot, I can't flag it.
How many copies with rot exist?

Mark


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 Post subject: Re: I think Rot Reports Are Misleading
PostPosted: 23 Sep 2022, 04:41 
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I would assume the amount of people who have a title in their collection but never report it at all is greater than the number of people reporting rot on the exact same disc.
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