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8.8: Averted in the early days, with four distinct review categories: "Freakin' Awesome", "Spiffy", "Yeah, Whatever" and "Blech!".
Hilarious in Hindsight: In the March 1997 issue, they offered an interactive CD-ROM on Klondike gold mining as a contest prize. In the next issue, that exact CD got a "Blech!"