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Scratch has a consumer rating of 3.05 stars from 19 reviews indicating that most customers are generally satisfied with their purchases. Scratch ranks 5th among Kids Educational Resources sites.

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Positive reviews (last 12 months): 9.1%
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Top Positive Review


Shreya S.

Scratch is a very nice site! Its helps me code games, stories and contests! The best part is you can remix projects others have made and share them. I love scratch!

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Top Critical Review

“Scratch destroyed my life”

LaikaChaan -.

Things were going fine until i saw so many trolls and scratch blocked my account for no reason. I did the appeal but they ignored it. NEVER GOING ON SCRATCH AGAIN.

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Reviews (19)




1 review
2 helpful votes
August 1st, 2020
Things were going fine until i saw so many trolls and scratch blocked my account for no reason. I did the appeal but they ignored it. NEVER GOING ON SCRATCH AGAIN.
1 review
0 helpful votes
January 6th, 2021
There are so many Gacha life protects like mine and mine got reported this is not the first time some one has tried to report my project but last time it was my pitcher but it was some one how bid not like the fact my prow foal pitcher was gay
1 review
6 helpful votes
August 2nd, 2020
Hello. I am TPRisesAgain.

So I was in Scratch for 7 years, and the old scratch in 2013-2014 is great. But then all those FNAF projects came and banned it. It's kinda troublesome, right? The UI is relatively easy to do, and it unleashed my creativity. But then MIT banned me for invalid reasons. I tried to do appeals but they ignored me for over a week.

So in my conclusion, this is an alright website, just that the moderators aren't very good.
1 review
0 helpful votes
November 11th, 2020
Scratch is a very nice site!
Its helps me code games, stories and contests!
The best part is you can remix projects others have made and share them.
I love scratch!
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
February 28th, 2020
Pls unblock my second account, hingcshan. Scratch has unblocked hingcs... (At least) but hingcshan has a top loved project! PLS PLS PLS PLS PLS PLS PLS PLS unblock.
1 review
1 helpful vote
August 2nd, 2020
When I first joined Scratch in 2016, it was much better until 2018 when trolls and bullies started ganging up on me. 2020 is probably worse though, because the ST banned me, just because of the Crummy Scratchers Wiki, and they thought it was gossip and insults, but it was just valid criticism to help the Scratchers improve. I also got bullied a lot for following people, and why get mad at someone when they follow you? I've also been through a bunch of flame wars and all of that, and people who were in the flame wars even play the victim card.
2 reviews
0 helpful votes
January 1st, 2021
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They ghost the new players by not allowing them to ask any questions, Respond to them, Or even share.It's basically like while you are struggling to try to get to the top and you finally make a good project you can't even share it to the world and you are back to playing by yourself.It's hard and I really hate this system because they also keep asking for email which annoys me because I have a school computer and I can't use their password because I don't know it.It says 404 CaN't PoSt BeCaUsE yOu ArEn'T aUtHeRiZeD tO sEe ThIs PaGe which annoys me SO MUCH even though I am only a kid I bet you would hate this also but it has good sides too! The worst part is that I can't message them back about this because new players are ghosts so cons outweight pros. I would ask for my mom to put her email but she'd never EVER say yes.It's 45/100.
1 review
0 helpful votes
January 5th, 2021
Scratch is a good site to learn how to code, but you should probably use the offline version. Don't get me wrong, the community is a pretty cool place, but you can get banned for anything.

My account was IP banned on Christmas. The thing is, I wasn't muted, and I was warned 5 times - once for advertising a live-streaming event, once for expressing some self-stuff I was going to do because of 2020 and the stress. I even got a warning for making a Karen joke. Then, I was warned for asking for personal information, which I don't remember doing. The others, I can't remember.

An IP ban for minor things? That's kinda sus.

All-in-all, the site is great, but the moderators are pretty strict. If you really would like to code, stick to the offline version.

Tip for consumers:
Using the offline editor is safer. The community can get you banned for the simplest stuff. If you have a doubt about doing anything, even for a second, don't even do it. It might just get you banned.

1 review
1 helpful vote
September 15th, 2020
I have been a user on scratch for 6 years. Over that time I have seen scratch turn into a dumpster fire (mostly due to the moderation team consisting of left-ist lemmings who cant control a website).
Now, instead of writing a long explanation on why scratch is bad, Im just going to list all the problems with the site:
The moderators are sensitive as $#*!
Free speech practically doesn't exist
Porn projects! (Granted, most of these are just inflation/vore art, but its still on a kids site)
Constant removal of features. (Remix tree, random project button, camera, exc.)
Guidelines are contradicting to what MIT actually does. Despite the community guidelines EXPLICITLY STATING that constructive criticism is allowed, they ban any and all critizism.
Unfair bans that deal with website outside of scratch's jurisdiction. Examples? The CrummyScratchersWiki, which was a miraheze wiki intended on archiving bad scratchers, and helping them improve. Once scratch found out about it, everyone who contributed to it was banned.
$#*!ty UI.
Neglecting their user base
Taking a $#*! ton of time to respond to ban appeals, only to send a condescending letter to you.
Toxic user base
Site pandering to younger audiences, despite most of the users being 12-18
Featured projects are just the same $#*! over and over again
Popular scratchers are now "TRENDY EPIC LOL RANDOM XDDDD" 9 year olds, instead of talented artists who spend MONTHS into 5 second animations

Please, if ANY teacher is reading this, do not use scratch. Its an awful website, and it consists numerous pedophiles that scratch refuses to deal with. Just use the offline version.
1 review
0 helpful votes
December 13th, 2020
At first, Scratch was a Very nice place but now I have been on It for 10 months and they blocked me because I used the word "Skype" Isn't that stupid? I'll be unblocked on December 15,2020
Here is the link to my profile anyways
1 review
0 helpful votes
February 2nd, 2020
I liked the older version, but more recent updates have changed nothing but the ui making it harder to use for no reason.
4 reviews
3 helpful votes
November 16th, 2019
This is the greatest creation ever. Kids love it! Made for literally everyone! Welcome people from different ages and backgrounds! Easy to use, and this really helps kids know what job they really want to have in the future!
5 reviews
33 helpful votes
May 15th, 2019
Its Way Better Than Tynker, I Work Hard On Projects And I Got That From Ceebee And Her Friends. I Had Fun With This Website.
20 reviews
153 helpful votes
November 28th, 2018
It was great until 2014 now it's full of too many FNAF fan projects that are just ripp offs and it also became a home to many fanbases
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
June 19th, 2016
Love making games on it and stuff
7 reviews
26 helpful votes
September 6th, 2013
Scratch is an online community made by MIT for children to not only learn about programming and animation, but to have fun and chat with friends. Basically, it's Facebook and Youtube combined, but techy.
You make little games, or videos, or whatever by snipping together these action and programming "Blocks" like Legos. You can do various things with these blocks, like move a character around, animate a character, or make a screen scroll. At first, it's kind of hard to understand, but you get a hang of it.
The Scratch Team and it's users are very welcoming, and their are a lot of fanbase-related things on Scratch. Anime, Gaming, Music, Art, whatever you're into, their are hundreds of thousands of people on Scratch into the same thing.
Bottom line, I highly, highly, HIGHLY recommend you give Scratch a try.
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Nope. But I think maybye... did not unblock for 2 months liao! Too overrated right?!

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Yup! You can make anything on scratch. Just make sure it is okay for younger children to see.

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