OT: How do you find the deleted review?

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1612 reviews yesterday...
1611 this morning... OK, no problem.
Now, how do I know which review got deleted?
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On a side note, how about informing a reviewer when one of his reviews get deleted? It's a Herculean task to check all your reviews one by one ... and it's frustrating that something  approved get suddenly deleted "just like that"...
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I finally found it... just had to check "rating" by "rating" and thankfully, it was a "1" star
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? ?
  
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/bring-back-the-overview-of-deleted-reviews
... I would like to have the overview back,
the one where you could see which of your reviews got reported and deleted....
btw. in the past the link was 
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur0000000/comments-deleted
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OK, that's how it worked for me anyway..

Suppose you've got 1000 reviews and at the morning, you wake up and find only 999. Obviously, one got deleted, how to spot it?

CASE 1:

The trick is that I only rate movies when I review them, so I have as many reviews as ratings listed, and the good thing about the deleting (so to speak) is that it doesn't delete the rating.

So all you've got to do IN THAT CASE is take your ratings list and filter by rating number... and you do the same with your reviews. If you have like 35 movies rated "1", all you have to do is count how many reviews rated "1" still exist in your list, if it's still 35 then you go to movies rated "2" and so forth. It doesn't help you to find the missing review instantly but it makes the process much easier. 

CASE 2: f you have more ratings than reviews, my advice then is to count how many movies you reviewed each year and then sort chronologically (from recent to old) the reviews list (it takes 3 'load more' clicks to get to 100), suppose, you've written 1000 reviews : 230 in 2019, 151 in 2018, etc. well you get to the 230th review (after having sorted the list by review date), click 9 times on "load more" and check that the 5th review IN THE LAST SET OF 25 FILMS is still from 2019 (25*9+5=230), if it is, then you have 20 reviews left from 2018 (25-5) and 131 next (151-20) so click on 'load more' 5 times and check that that the 6th film in the last set is from 2018 (20+25*5+6=151) and so forth.

An advice to all prolific reviewers: just in case it happens, keep an annual tracking on your reviews even if it means exhaustive retrospective work, if one gets deleted, you'll be glad you did.  And if you have like 10.000 reviews and you have your data ready, then open two pages: one when you sort your reviews by date from the least to the most recent and the other page in the opposite order and you alternate between the two, hoping that the missing review isn't right in the "middle".

Hope it helps, good luck!


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