Is this the correct grammar for this sentence?
noun-verb agreement? punctuation? Is there a better way to write this?
Rarely was there actually a perfect ten, and if there was, she always went for Chris anyways.
I would delete the word actually. Rarely was there a perfect ten. The reader can assume that you actually mean a perfect ten. If you didn't actually mean that, the alternative might be to say that rarely was there almost a perfect ten. If that were the case, you might as well say that a nine is rare. See what I mean?
Anyways is not a proper word. Though people say it, you should not use it unless you are writing dialog for a character.
There are many ways to rewrite this. Here is one way:
Rarely was there a perect ten. Even when there was, she still went for Chris.
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