Reason, please, for declining my review...?

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Can someone (*not* "ACT_1", thanks) please enlighten me as to why my latest review has been declined for the second time???

THE RETURN OF THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1994)
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Daniele Iannarelli (Mr)
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Daniele Iannarelli

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gromit82, Champion

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Daniele: What was the content of the review that was declined?
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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ACT_1 has been silent for a while.
Second the...........What was the content of the review that was declined?
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Jaime, Employee

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Hello

Thank you for your post.

The review was declined due to breaches of policy please review our guidelines before submitting your review for further vetting.
If you wish to discuss this further you can contact us via the Help Site.

Thank you in advance.
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Daniele Iannarelli

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Well, that’s a GREAT HELP!

Obviously, the action was probably ‘excused’ as “a breach of policy”... but WHAT, exactly???

How am I supposed to reassess it and adjust if I don’t know what this alleged ‘breach’ is??? If I knew whatever I wrote was ‘in breach’ then have you ever considered that maybe I wouldn’t have composed it in such a way in the first place???
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Daniele Iannarelli

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The hypocrisy of them.
I’m just stating facts.
Trannies also call themselves “trannies”. If “tranny” is unacceptable, then I may just as well call them ‘weirdos’ and ‘lunatics’... after all, if ‘tranny’ gets my review rejected, Then I may as well say what I think, no?
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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and the now Trans-Sexual Leatherface
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Jeorj Euler

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Hi, Daniele Iannarelli. It may be best not to comment on other reviewers' lack of taste, even if you are referring to them generally and not identifying them individually.
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Daniele Iannarelli

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I thought IMDB is supposed to be a critical forum. Surely this applies also relative comparisons.

If someone rates something as high as a generally-acclaimed classic would be, then surely that comparative rating should also be commented upon as past if the overall critique.

...and that’s all I was doing. No one reviewer was singled out by name, so I don’t see the problem.

Perhaps the powers that be should write out a list of precise things to say, and all we do is tick them off. After all, we are living through George Orwell’s “1984” right now, are we not?
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Hi Daniele Iannarelli,

The objective of a review is to offer an opinion on the film, television program or other video media.

Although it is not explicitly prohibited, it is bad form to cast aspersions on other people or their lack of taste. The following phrase comes across as insulting to other reviewers:
I just cannot believe the lack of taste of some people who seem to think this rubbish should be awarded such high rating as 8, 9, 10/10...!
Specifically:
What not to include: ...
  • Profanity, obscenities, or spiteful remarks in either the body or header of your review.
Reference:
User review guidelines
https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/contribution-information/user-review-guidelines/GABTWSNLD...#