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Samsung SE-208DB/TSBS Slim Portable External USB 2.0 DVDRW - Black
Samsung SE-208DB/TSBS Slim Portable External USB 2.0 DVDRW - Black
Offered by Square Up
Price: £22.00

1.0 out of 5 stars Burned CDRs unplayable, 30 July 2014
I bought this to replace to on-board cd drive on my laptop (Pioneer drive in a Sony Vaio) to burn CDs using WMP. The Cds it burns are unplayable on any of my players (which all played CDRs fine before), even on the unit itself: either the sound is fragmented or the player was unable to read the cd at all. I didn't change any of the previously successful burn settings and the thing comes with no manual, so either I'm doing something wrong or it's defective.

Unfortunately Samsung doesn't seem to provide online support to UK users, so I think I'll just throw it away and try to buy something that works. Very disappointed.

The Real Mccoy [VHS]
The Real Mccoy [VHS]

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars RIP Felix Dexter, 25 Oct 2013
This review is from: The Real Mccoy [VHS] (VHS Tape)
Heard about the death of Felix Dexter today at only 52. Looked at a load of sketches from the Real McCoy on You Tube and remembered how absolutely hilarious it was, and still is! Why no DVD release? It couldn't be.... could it....? Nooooo... surely not.......

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware - This is not skin glue!, 15 Sep 2013
I was looking for surgical skin glue and this came top of Google's list - but its for sticking plastic not skin.
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Philips SPA5210B/10 Notebook SoundBar
Philips SPA5210B/10 Notebook SoundBar

3.0 out of 5 stars Good sound but lead too short, 9 Sep 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought this for my new Vaio laptop. The sound is good for the size of the thing, better in my opinion than the Ricco bar which is smaller and cheaper, but (could be a big but) the USB lead is really short and only just reaches the socket on the side of the laptop to the extent that I can't fully open the lid/screen because the lead gets too taut. The Sony is a big laptop I know, but a couple of centimetres more lead wouldn't break Philips' bank. Check before you buy!

Sykes - The First Colour Series [DVD] [1972]
Sykes - The First Colour Series [DVD] [1972]
Dvd ~ Eric Sykes
Offered by g515tfl
Price: £59.90

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Reissue needed!, 8 Feb 2013
Surely the silly prices being asked for this dvd and Eric's recent death should convince even the living dead who run Network that this, and all the Sykes series, should be reissued. In a box!
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Are You Being Served? - The Complete Seventh Series [DVD]
Are You Being Served? - The Complete Seventh Series [DVD]
Dvd ~ Mollie Sugden
Price: £5.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Lazy Packaging, 21 Dec 2012
Obviously not as hilarious as the earlier series, but why is Mr Grainger still in the picture on the box when he left after series 5? Perhaps because the people who put these dvds out couldn't care less.

Doctor Who: The Dæmons [DVD]
Doctor Who: The Dæmons [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jon Pertwee
Price: £6.30

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars At long last...., 23 Mar 2012
One of the best Dr Who stories ever. For everyone who loves the English countryside but has a sneaking suspicion that something lurks behind the picturesque facade, this tale has everything. Of course, anyone born after 1960 won't get it! Now I can pension off my old VHS copy which I recorded from the telly.

The Carnegie Hall Concert
The Carnegie Hall Concert
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: £16.48

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars How to make the Carnegie Hall Concert listenable, 21 Jun 2011
I agree with previous reviewers' comments on the dreadful audience noise on this set and to be honest it made it unlistenable to me, despite being an utterly devoted Jarrettian - so what you do is download some free editing software and cut the buggers out - it's easy as they always leave a few tenths of a second before their cacophony starts up. Then you can burn Parts I to X onto a single disc and it's a very nice listen indeed (although not in the same league as Vienna or Lausanne of course). Next I'm going to put the five 'standards' on Disc 2 onto another CDR, perhaps with things like 'Over the Rainbow' from Paris. I've already done the audience removal job with Dark Intervals and now I can listen to that too.

I can't understand how ECM made such a cock up of this - the applause on Part X makes up one third of the track time! Obviously we can't expect Keith to produce the epics he did 20 years ago - the toll that must have taken on him can't be imagined. That said, he's still the best piano player and improvisor there has ever been or ever will be.

Silverado '75: Live & Unreleased
Silverado '75: Live & Unreleased
Offered by darrin1471
Price: £19.99

3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Wrong Sound Clips!, 15 Jun 2011
Please be aware that the sound clips given here supposedly from this disc aren't Gene Clark - not even close! Amazon's US site has the same error - it was pointed out to them several months ago and they've done nothing about it.

Price: £7.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Something wrong here?, 1 Jun 2011
This review is from: Caravan (MP3 Download)
Not sure what's going on here - these reviews all refer to Caravan's first, self-titled album from 1968 but the track list (for the MP3 version on offer) is not from that album and neither is the cover. So obviously I'm not going to buy it! The stars are for the real album which is nice, but just a first step on the way to 9 Feet Underground.
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