Originally Posted By: HowlerKarma

In fact, I'm recalling a musing "So how do you say 'With all due respect, why was Reviewer 2 even ON this paper? Clearly s/he lacks the necessary background to understand the work,' without being obnoxious??"


Reviewer 2 was on this paper because I'd asked 6 other people to review, of whom 2 said an immediate no, 3 failed to reply to the review invitation despite reminders, and one promised a review "tomorrow" every other day for a month #overlyhonesteditors
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