Why do you require 10 lines for a summary?

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  • I get physically ill trying to sort through the quagmire of summaries for many t.v. shows. The people writing many of the reviews are illiterate and their grammar, punctuation, and sentence syntax is revolting. They abuse their maximum 1,000 words and hal

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This requirement is meant to encourage users to be creative and provide a detailed review rather than simply post very short,
one-paragraph comments, which tend to be repetitive and are not really
useful to the majority of our readers.

We realize that a 10-line length may seem arbitrary, but based on our
experience and tests, it sets an adequate threshold without being
excessively strict/verbose.