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Komputerbay 4GB 2X 2GB DDR2 800MHz PC2-6300 PC2-6400 DDR2 800 (240 PIN) DIMM Desktop Memory
Komputerbay 4GB 2X 2GB DDR2 800MHz PC2-6300 PC2-6400 DDR2 800 (240 PIN) DIMM Desktop Memory
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Price: 38.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great service, 27 Aug 2012
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RAM arrived very quickly and was well packaged. After sales service was a nice surprise, not many companies bother to email you and ask if everything's OK with your purchase. Based on this experience I can recommend buying from KOMPBAY.


Foundation Flash 8 (Foundation)
Foundation Flash 8 (Foundation)
by Sham Bhangal
Edition: Paperback
Price: 26.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Best Flash 8 book ever, 12 Nov 2010
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If you're looking to teach yourself Flash then this is the book to get. Comprehensive, thorough, well-written and amusing, with lots of fascinating bits of trivia about the life of a designer.


Ulrich Haarburste's Novel of Roy Orbison in Clingfilm
Ulrich Haarburste's Novel of Roy Orbison in Clingfilm
by Ulrich Haarburste
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Decade's best comic novel, 10 Jan 2010
UHNOROIC is a supreme example of what happens when a widely-read, disciplined writer goes to bash out something silly and amusing: his ingenuity and erudition works the material on a profound level and instead of the throwaway facetiousness the writer is aiming for it emerges as brilliantly-written experimental literature and is ten times funnier for it. Michael H Kelly is becoming a worthy successor to Flann O'Brien and this debut is indispensable stuff for anyone who takes delight in the mutability of language and the absurdities of human behaviour. Every page of this daft, magnificent book is a pure, hysterical joy.


My Godawful Life: Abandoned. Betrayed. Stuck to the Window.
My Godawful Life: Abandoned. Betrayed. Stuck to the Window.
by Sunny McCreary
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.01

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Groin-sprainingly funny, 8 April 2009
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While this is ostensibly a satire of the ever-growing Painful Lives section of bookshops, Michael Horatio Kelly's technique of relentlessly piling misery upon misery to create a vast, teetering mountain of hilariously chaotic piss-taking is oddly reminiscent of the early adventures of Sam Slade: Robo-Hunter. With this (written in three months) and his previous collection of tales about wrapping Roy Orbison in clingfilm, Kelly is staking a claim as England's most auspicious literary humourist. Let's hope he gets the time and money to really let rip on his next one.


Judge Dredd: The Pit (2000 Ad Graphic Novels)
Judge Dredd: The Pit (2000 Ad Graphic Novels)
by John Wagner
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.99

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Dredd changes direction, in a good way, 12 Feb 2009
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In The Pit, John Wagner changed gears, gave Dredd a desk job, and began to open the strip up into a slow-burning ensemble piece. This story was his first serious attempt at Dredd as a police-procedural thriller, a form he very quickly mastered and has returned to many times in recent years.

The events here are more personal in scale than the typical lunatic high-bodycount Dredd stories, with a solid cast of well-written supporting characters adding depth and dimension to the story. The reader's newfound emotional investment in the normally-faceless supporting Judges pays off in a slaughterhouse of a climax where you find yourself rooting for all of these likeable jackbooted fascists.

My copy from Amazon was marred by some weird printing side-effect where the pages were mottled with some weird sepia-coloured dusty stuff. This wiped off easily enough leaving the clean, beautifully reproduced art looking great, but doing it for 200-odd pages got rather annoying. Also, be aware that the Kevin Walker cover shown above is not the one on the front of the book.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Utter cack., 16 Nov 2008
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Despite me treating my new, expensive USB stick like it was a Ming vase, it started losing data within days of purchase and failed irrecoverably within two weeks, all the usual signs of a Chinese rush job to meet quotas. Wouldn't be surprised if the entire factory batch is dead by Christmas.

Lesson learned: ALWAYS keep your warranty documentation.

Bunch of arse.


Strontium Dog: Search/destroy Agency Files: v. 3 (2000 Ad Strontium Dog 3)
Strontium Dog: Search/destroy Agency Files: v. 3 (2000 Ad Strontium Dog 3)
by Carlos Ezquerra
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.79

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential., 6 Sep 2008
Strontium Dog can be loosely described as an off-the-wall space western, and vol 3 collects an absolute blinding run of stories. This is some of the best stuff 2000AD ever did, and a contender for collected edition of the year. Like all the Strontium Dog stories, it's wildly imaginative, mad, violent, hilarious and absurd; and this one is occasionally chilling too. If you enjoy comics, you NEED this, I can't stress that enough.

After you've read it, a fun thing to do with old Strontium Dog is to give it to a kid and observe their consciousness expanding.


Shenmue (Dreamcast)
Shenmue (Dreamcast)

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Still ace., 4 April 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Shenmue (Dreamcast) (Video Game)
The jury's still divided on Shenmue's success. You'll be either blown away by it or you'll chew off your own buttocks with boredom. I've heard it described variously as "the most beautiful game ever" and "kinda like the Sims but you get to go with them to their SimJob". Your opinion of this game will depend entirely on your vulnerability to small scale human drama, poetry, and the philosophy behind martial arts, and how much you actually want any of these things in a game. Personally I love it. It's far more haunting than any straightforward paperchase game has any right to be, and the music's utterly beautiful. The XBox version is kicking about for about 5. What have you got to lose?


Unreal Tournament (Dreamcast)
Unreal Tournament (Dreamcast)

0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars No online play cripples it fatally., 2 July 2001
I got this as a replacement for the cancelled Half-Life (I like FPS's). I'll start off by saying that it looks great, plays great, tons of cool weapons and gadgets, slick frame-rate, lovely throaty roars, etc. A virtuoso piece of software. Shame you can't play it online then, rendering it a pointless piece of virtuoso software. The single player game is a vast improvement over that of Q3A, but still doesn't cut it as a proper singleplayer game. Split screen multiplayer is fun for a couple of hours but since you can see what your opponent is doing then there's no real hope of outwitting him. This turns the game into a drudge in a very short space of time. The entire point of UT is blowing up other people, and the DC version doesn't let you do that. It's like trying to play Pac-Man when someone's stapled his mouth shut. Get the PC version.
Frustrating.


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