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Artina Easel Artist Professional Barcelona 225cm (88.58 inch) Studio easel
Artina Easel Artist Professional Barcelona 225cm (88.58 inch) Studio easel
Offered by OFF PRICE STORE
Price: £69.95

9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value, 28 Jan. 2013
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This product comes from Germany but still only took two days to be delivered to the UK. When unboxed I was delighted to find that it came with 2 decent screwdrivers to help put it together, and all the bolts and screws were neatly sorted into individual labelled bags for easy identification which made a VERY refreshing change that flat-pack manufacturers would do well to follow. Some parts of the assembly were slightly tricky in terms of orienting the parts correctly but nothing too bad. If you are planning to use the easel for sketches / paper based work, consider buying a drawing board or similar to attach the paper to, as the easel does not come with one, being designed to hold canvases.


Velociraptor! [Explicit]
Velociraptor! [Explicit]
Price: £3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Kasabian's best album, 28 Jan. 2013
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If you like Kasabian, this album should be first on your shopping list. Nothing else need be said. Banging tunes from start to finish.


Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful?
Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful?
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Blown away by this album, 28 Jan. 2013
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I hadn't really taken much notice of Paloma Faith before listening to this album on Spotify on a random chance. It has been a very long time since an album has come along for which I could rate every single track as 4 or 5 star, but this one qualifies. I listened to it 4 times the first day I bought it, not because it needed to grow on me but because I was blown away by it on first listen. The quality of Ms Faith's voice will draw inevitable comparisons with a certain Miss Winehouse but this album brings with it none of the self pitying drama of the latter's music; just soul-lifting tunes that are ceaselessly pleasing to listen to.


Barr & Stroud 8X42 Sahara Binoculars
Barr & Stroud 8X42 Sahara Binoculars
Offered by Picsio
Price: £64.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality of binoculars 2 or 3 times the price, 5 Jan. 2013
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Having bought several pairs of binoculars in the £75 - £100 range for myself and my family, this make is by far the best quality I have found for the price. They have a really tough, sturdy, high quality feel to the body whilst delivering a crystal clear image with very few fogging issues that I have found with other makes. Very smooth focussing wheel, although the focus correction ring on the right eyepiece is rather stiff on my pair. For the price, these deliver the sort of performance I would expect from a much higher bracket brand. Very highly recommended.


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3.0 out of 5 stars Clicky but fair value, 5 Jan. 2013
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Does the job. The rubberised surface has a satisfying feel but the buttons have a very loud click to them which does annoy. Cable winds away neatly so good for portability.


Clear
Clear
Offered by Qoolist
Price: £8.78

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 5 Jan. 2013
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This review is from: Clear (Audio CD)
Bought this on the strength of the iconic 'Bug Powder Dust', one of the best tunes of the 90s. Unfortunately that is pretty much the only track of any merit on the album. The rest is not particularly hateful (though the bizarre Will Self voiceover track has only novelty value, will grate after a few listenings), it acts as a fair-enough background CD if you're in a 90's electro mood but every track falls way, way short of the brilliance of Bug Powder Dust. At £1.79 though it was worth the purchase just for that track.


Poetic SLIMLINE Portfolio Case for Google Nexus 7 Android Tablet Black (Final Version)
Poetic SLIMLINE Portfolio Case for Google Nexus 7 Android Tablet Black (Final Version)
Offered by Smart Shop Online
Price: £15.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Best case for the Nexus, 5 Jan. 2013
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I cannot fault this case. It fits the Nexus perfectly and very securely. All of the concerns raised in the earlier reviews seem to have been addressed now; the front flap does fold back flat against the back when open, the magnets hold the flap shut very securely and after 2 months regular use there is no sign of any degradation in my case. The flap design acts as a stand with several different angles of elevation when stood on a desktop - ideal for both video watching (steep angle) or document / email work and apps (shallow angle). I honestly cannot fault this case and would urge others not to even bother considering any other. This IS the case that you want. (NB I'm not an employee of the manufacturer, just a very satisfied customer)


Tetra Aqua Art Aquarium Fish Tank, 30 Litre
Tetra Aqua Art Aquarium Fish Tank, 30 Litre

33 of 36 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars DO NOT BUY, 7 Jun. 2012
I have owned one of these tanks as well as one of the 60 litre versions and can tell you that they are garbage. Steer well clear.

These tanks suffer from a fundamental design flaw in the hood. Unlike most tanks, these integrate all the lighting equipment in the hood, with no condensation tray. The bulb is contained within a clear plastic cover which is supposed to keep condensation out but does not, and the starter and transformer are inside a sealed unit. This means that if anything goes wrong with any of the lighting circuitry such as the starter, you need a complete replacement hood. And believe me, this WILL happen regularly.

Both of our tanks have had three replacement hoods each and the starter has just gone in our 60L tank for the last time as I have now given up on this make and will be replacing the whole tank rather than continue with the pantomime of owning one of these pieces of garbage.

Trust me, DO NOT BUY THIS BRAND OF FISH TANK. You will HATE it.
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Spore (Mac/PC DVD)
Spore (Mac/PC DVD)
Offered by Gameline GmbH.
Price: £6.85

11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars EA deserve to lose business over this, 9 Oct. 2008
This review is from: Spore (Mac/PC DVD) (DVD-ROM)
The DRM discussion has been covered very eloquently already. I'd just like to breifly add my voice to the debate by re-emphasizing that DRM, and this DRM system in particular, are uninstallable and use up your CPU cycles. You should get angry about this theft of your pc's processing power. Yes, it is minute, but every DRM installation steals a little bit more. Quite apart from the obnoxious and offensive assumption of your guilt.

I was all ready to purchase this game as it sounds great but I refuse to accept the disgusting spyware that comes as a compulsory part of the installation, so EA have definitely lost at least one sale. Judging by the comments here, they have also lost a lot more, and I am very glad about that.

If you went to a clothes shop and were told that you could not come in unless you had a security guard follow you around on your shoulder the whole time, even after you have paid for your goods, I hope you would be incensed enough to tell the store where to get off. If so, you should care just as much about EA doing the precise software equivalent.

Tell them where to get off too, by NOT buying this game.


Ice Age [DVD] [2002]
Ice Age [DVD] [2002]
Dvd ~ Denis Leary|Kirsten Johnson|Jack Black|Andrea Bowen
Offered by DVDBayFBA
Price: £3.07

68 of 71 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Marvellous fun for kids aged 3 - 103, 11 Sept. 2002
This review is from: Ice Age [DVD] [2002] (DVD)
In the modern genre of computer animated kids films, this ranks among the very best. Unlike so many kids films, adults will enjoy every minute of this one - with or without the kids.
It's a simple story, of course - my 3 year old had no problems following the plot. But there are endless background funnies and asides for the grown ups that make this film a gem. Like Shrek, the heroes of this film are about as imperfect as they come. Much of the humour comes from the interactions of the 3 main characters, none of whom particularly want each other's company.
Lisping Sid (lishping shid) is hilarious throughout, and the squirrel who turns up between scenes will split your sides.
With none of the gushing sentimentality that Disney relentlessly pump out, this film is way out in front of other recent mediocrity, such as Dinosaur or - God help us - Jimmy Neutron. In my book, it even beats Monsters Inc for all round family entertainment.
This is the best kids film since Shrek and is a lot more entertaining than many recent adult titles.
Buy it - however old you are!


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