Pikimal is a web-application that takes the hassle out of choosing. Whether you’re deciding which car to buy, which blouse to wear, or which baseball team to bet on, Pikimal has got the answer. The answers that Pikimal provides are based on quantifiable data and publically available information that the site has used to create comprehensive databanks – or “pikis,” as they’re called – about each and every product available for review.
Although you have to create an account to start contributing to the Pikimal site, you don’t need to sign in to have a look around. Review the categories on the left side of the Pikimal homepage and pick any topic that strikes your fancy. Let’s say you’re trying to decide which amusement park to visit on your summer vacation. Click on the amusement park piki and you’ll instantly see a list of the best parks based on a range of categories, such as the best parks for roller coasters lovers, families, or people who like cheap season passes. Click on the category that seems most important to you and you’ll see a list of the top 10 results. If you’re having a hard time deciding which of the parks from that list looks best, then you can use the comparison tool to have a deeper view of all the information that goes into the park’s Pikimal rating.
Pikimal gets it data from retailers, manufacturers, review sites, and government-published databases, however it’s up to the individual Pikimal users to decide what to do with that information. Users who have definite opinions about products or places can create their own accounts and set their own preferences about any topic imaginable. As more users contribute their opinions on the site, Pikimal will become infinitely more useful in the future.
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