5 ways to decode a TripAdvisor review

By Jordan Burchette, for CNNUpdated 26th December 2014
Six bad capsules or one great experience? Reviews are a state of mind.
Six bad capsules or one great experience? Reviews are a state of mind.
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We like exuberance, but sometimes the euphoria gets out of hand.
We like exuberance, but sometimes the euphoria gets out of hand.
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A reported 16% of Yelp restaurant reviews are fake.
A reported 16% of Yelp restaurant reviews are fake.
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If you're taking on this guy, it better not be for attention.
If you're taking on this guy, it better not be for attention.
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The most dutiful reviewers highlight the sweet and the sour.
The most dutiful reviewers highlight the sweet and the sour.
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