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Quantum of Solace (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2008]
Quantum of Solace (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2008]
Dvd ~ Daniel Craig
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £2.75

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars, 3 July 2014
oh dear not very good. Storyline is V poor


Seasons 800 Ml Traditional Turkish Lemon Cologne
Seasons 800 Ml Traditional Turkish Lemon Cologne
Offered by K&K UK
Price: £12.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars cheap, smells good,, 11 Aug 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
initially had this used on me in a barbers, smells citrussy fresh, also stops mozzie bites!! Cheap and you can decant into a spray bottle


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5.0 out of 5 stars Good for DIY, 19 July 2012
I bought this cheap item, broke it open and then fitted it inside my AV cabinet using cheap and thin bell wire.

Now I have a period dresser with all the tech hidden away and my remotes work perfectly.

Nice kit.

Be aware that u have to check which way the ir bulbs face (you can't see them with the naked eye). Use your camera phone. Watch the bulbs flash when u send a command using your remote.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Seriously comfy, 12 Feb 2012
Bought these a few weeks ago. Beats the cold, beats the damp. Looks like they're gonna last. Seriously comfy gloves.


Felco FEL2  Model  2 Original Secateurs
Felco FEL2 Model 2 Original Secateurs
Price: £36.80

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Seriously Sturdy, 12 July 2011
These arrived quickly, so thanks for that, and were put to immediate use.

The design is superb, the build quality and materials used are second to none. I can see them being serviceable for many, many years.

All the parts are replaceable which means you can fix it yourself. The blade is incredibly sharp and the ergonomics mean that I can use them for hours on end without getting sore hands and wrists.

I recently visited a Hever Castle and private garden where they have masses of plants and roses gardens to die for and all the gardeners have Felcos hanging from their belts and they look like they have been well used for years (The Felcos, not the Gardeners!). I asked them about the pruners and they said they are the only type to look at. One chap said that he has only one pair, and he is a Pro!

A bit pricey, but in this case you really get what you pay for.


The Terrorist Hunters
The Terrorist Hunters
by Andy Hayman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.42

5 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars boring and obvious, 17 Jan 2010
This review is from: The Terrorist Hunters (Paperback)
You can learn all this stuff just by watching BBC Newsnight! Badly written and terribly boring.


Porsche 911 Turbo Poster Print A3 420x297mm PO49A3
Porsche 911 Turbo Poster Print A3 420x297mm PO49A3
Offered by CARPRINTS
Price: £3.99

1.0 out of 5 stars just a print!, 10 Jun 2009
These are just prints from the wallpaper section of the public and official Porsche website. Are there copyright issues?


Global Beatbox pt 1
Global Beatbox pt 1
Price: £15.70

4.0 out of 5 stars Xmas Present - Music to run to, 4 Jan 2009
This review is from: Global Beatbox pt 1 (Audio CD)
My brother in law gave this to me for xmas, love the album, I play Marakatu when I run with my iPod. Those tribal like drum beats really take you mind off the plod plod plod of running :-)


The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Xbox 360)
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Xbox 360)
Offered by AllGoodDealz
Price: £16.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantasy Life!, 2 Jan 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
Oblivion lets you do what you want to do and live your own fantasy life.

A game that I may have overlooked in the past, that I have now played and it blew me away. Oblivion is a must play for everyone.

The world of Cyrodill is huge and you can do basically limitless things. You basically live a second life, which in you can be an honorable knight and save the world, an all powerful mage on a quest for the ultimate spell, or a thief who's only goal is to steal from or assassinate others. As far as these limits will let you stretch is endless and thats why they give you a little bit of guidance with a main quest, which basically puts you in a role of a lowly prisoner who soon is to become the Champion of Cyrodill. But hey, if thats not your type just go off and join the guilds, or search for an ancient artifact or maybe, brew a potion.

To go with this great game, comes amazing gameplay. You can either play in first person (zoomed-in fist and weapon view) or third person (full view of character). You can play total action, as in running up and slaughtering goblins and the like. On the other hand you can play a stealthy rogue, maybe kill somone in their sleep or steal their most prized possesions.

The game starts fairly fast. You awake in a prison cell after designing you character, which a tedious, yet fun design system. After the dark elf across the hall in another cell is done taunting you, the emperor is trying to escape through your cell which is not supposed to be occupied. But, he notices you from his dreams and demands you come along, you get ambushed and Renault (a guard) is killed. Later on you are split up from the group to fight rats and goblins, then you meet up again and are asked to pick a birthsign, which just adds minimal boosts. Then you are burdened with protecting the emperor while the other guards go to fight assassins. Needless to say, he dies. You now get your class, when you tell the guard about the Amulet of Kings that the Emperor gave you.

The classes vary from mage, to warrior and to theif. They are mostly just different variations and mixes of them. But they should suit mostly everyones needs and choices. Also, as a tip the guard will try to guess what class you were before you were in jail, this is simply what the game thinks you should be deterimened on wether you killed every monster or avoided them. You can even make your own class, which you can choose the specialization, the attributes and the main skills.

After your about to leave the game will ask you if you want to redo anything, like your race, birthsign or class.

When you create your character you can choose from many different races, all geared towards some certain class like Breton to mages or Nord to barbarian. You can change your nose, eyebrows, lips and even more. However, the hair choices are very limited and pretty lame. After you choose your name. If you are indecisive you can just press random and it will jumble up the face and come out with something new, they all look pretty decent but I'm warning you its very hard to make a good looking character.

Then you go out and you should be as I was blown away. Right away you see a beautiful river, the endless sky and the amazing luscious forest. You cross the river and encounter bandits, you can easily dispose of them. Sometimes a guard will be traveling by, and you can kill him if you'd really like. Do whatever you want! I can't explain much more, just go play it for yourself.


Call of Duty 3 (Xbox 360)
Call of Duty 3 (Xbox 360)
Offered by AllGoodDealz
Price: £17.24

4.0 out of 5 stars Great Multiplayer - Ok in single player, 2 Jan 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
Another good title, but it just feels like it's missing something...

The Idea:

Activision created the first great FPS on the 360 and tries to follow up with Call of Duty 3, which is also released on several other systems.

Graphics:

Just like COD2, the graphics are top notch. The player models looks and act great with some fantastic animations. The lighting effects are also great, and it's some of the small things that really make the game stand out(large structures, individual blades of grass, dirt/explosion effects, etc.).

Gameplay:

Again, top notch. Nothing really new here over the previous title, as the aiming system is identical. You'll spend lots of time finding cover and hiding as your life recharges, and I'm happy to say that the grenade danger indicator has returned, and it's used just as much as last time. AI is still great, and they react very similar to how you would(finding cover, trying to flank, etc.)

Sound:

The sound department is by far the biggest improvement over COD2. Not that the sound was bad the last time around, but you really feel like you're in a war with the new effects. The explosions have a better crisp, and the weapons actually feel better to control with the new sounds. I was very impressed that some of the guns from the last great war that were noted for their unreliability actually do feel and sound rickety in COD3. Very nice.

Value:

Nothing really new to offer here. The campaign won't keep you busy for very long, and the multiplayer can feel kind of unorganized at times, but can still be fun. Overall the replay value is also relatively low.

Fun Factor/Tilt:

The campaign is fun and if you liked the controls in COD2, you'll be happy as not much has changed, but the game really doesn't give you much to strive for after beating it. Multiplayer is fun, but it's lacking some serious organization that keeps it from going over the top.

Bottom Line:

A fun game, yes; but not enough has changed from the last title to really give this one a push in the ratings. The campaign just feels so thrown together as far as the story goes, and you never really keep track of who you're playing as or for, which is a big problem over the previous offering. It just needed something new to be as great as it could have been.


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