No more online product reviews for me

My new microwave oven. Isn't it lovely?

My ancient microwave oven died not long ago, so I went online to buy a new one.

Probably like you, I spent a fair amount of time — hours, I am embarrassed to confess — checking out various brands and features.  When I found a promising candidate, I read the reviews.

Not one of the possibilities emerged as worthy of purchase.  Most of the reviews were negative of the one that most tempted me: Continue reading