"The Gate: Dawn of the Bahai Faith" is being fraudulently downvoted due to religious discirmination rather than the quality of the film

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A majority of the comments are in violation of the IMDb user review guidelines as they are personal options about the subject of the documentary rather than an opinion on the film. 

See here - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8354642/reviews?ref_=tt_urv

The followers of this religion often face religious persecution and many of the users commenting only comment on films to denigrate this faith. Many of the commenters created accounts the same date they commented on this film. 

If anyone has contact info for an IMDb representative that handles these kind of issues, I would greatly appreciate it.
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Posted 4 weeks ago

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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If you see a review that is not a review, Report it.
At the bottom left of a review is a "Report This" Select it and a box that is in the right side of the picture below will pop up.
Check the appropriate problem and then select submit.
Coming here to report it does not work.
But coming here is a good thing too. You now know what to do.
Thanks Leah.
Good luck.


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If you see a review that is not a review, Report it.

The problem is that IMDb has a very weird idea of what a review is...
Apparently, there's nothing wrong with these: https://www.imdb.com/review/rw4631988/ and https://www.imdb.com/review/rw4635507/ as well as https://www.imdb.com/review/rw4699423/.


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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Did you report those and get a Rejection Marco?
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Marco

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No, I didn't.
I just wanted to point out that if you allow reviews to be as short as fifty characters (https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/contribution-information/user-review-guidelines/GABTWSNLD...#), you're gonna get silly, pointless "reviews" like the ones I mentioned.

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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OK :) :)
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Adrian, Champion

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Or, you know, the film could be properly rated but your religious bias won't let you see correct, oppositional views? IMDb's algorithm is really good at shaking out bias. You may not like the results but that is more on you than on the way IMDb shows ratings.
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Please see Ed's advice on reviews which violate the guidelines.

All we can say about voting is covered in the FAQ at https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/track-movies-tv/faq-for-imdb-ratings/G67Y87TFYYP6TWAV