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Old 2009-06-21, 00:18   Link #250
Homo Ludens
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Canada
Age: 29
Originally Posted by Reckoner View Post
But then what determines greatness? When someone comes up to me and gives me a movie saying "It's a great American classic!" What does that actually mean? Because with your logic, we could consider just about anything to be great.
General consensus is what determines quality, usually.

There are other, objective, factors, but in the end it comes largely down to personal enjoyment.

Of course, if you were talking about, like, the artistic quality of a story, I'm sure there are people more qualified than me who would like to explain that...
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