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The following guidelines were written as a reference document for moderators, recommendation writers and readers to define a standard for MyAnimeList recommendations. For writers, it should provide advance warning of what content - or lack thereof - may lead to their recommendation being reported and removed from the site.
Please note these have been written as general guidelines only. Not meeting one or two of the following points may not automatically result in the removal of the recommendation. Moderators will consider recommendations with discretion, and reserve the right to alter the following rules as they see fit to maintain a standard that does not devalue the feature's purpose.
A recommendation allows you to write a short pitch for one series based on a reader's enjoyment of another series. The end goal of the recommendation is to be persuasive, and thus should rely more heavily on your opinions of how the two are related than easily searchable and static facts. If a recommendation only provides fact and no opinion, then it is like submitting evidence without an actual argument.
Recommendations should NOT:
Examples of GOOD recommendations:
Examples of BAD recommendations:
Modified by Kineta, Mar 18, 2018 10:54 AM