Review of the wrong book
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Is a review that is clearly a review, and clearly not a review of the work it's actually on, flaggable? (It shouldn't be necessary to point this out, but yes, I checked for combination issues.) To me it seems obviously flaggable, but I know that some people here have very different standards than I do for blue flags, and in fact the review in question currently has both a blue flag and a thumbs-up, suggesting that someone vehemently disagrees (and either doesn't know about green flags or disagrees so strongly that they'll thumb up an irrelevant review just to get a dig in at the blue flagger.) Am I so off base in thinking "Not a review" should reasonably imply "Not a review of this book"?
As to your initial question, I would like to see a "not a review of this book" flag, or a clear statement from Tim that "not a review" includes "not a review of this book.
2> I've never once had a good response from any sort of profile comment along those lines, so I've stopped bothering.
It seems obvious to me too, but the literal-minded sorts who have defended "9.95" as a review on the grounds that it could be a rating rather than a price will probably claim that this is a review and therefore I'm a horrible person for flagging it - I just want to get a feeling for how widespread that viewpoint is before I flag it.
I flagged this review as "not a review" but what's really the case is that it seems to be referring to some other book by Philip Wylie (who did write dystopian novels):
Generation of vipers, however, isn't a dystopian novel or fiction at all. Is it wrong to blue-flag in such cases? Is there somewhere an "not applicable to this book" flagging option I missed?
Thanks for help.