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Windows 7 - Dell OptiPlex 745 Powerful Mini-Tower Computer - Intel Core 2 Duo Processor - 500GB Hard Drive - 4GB Memory (RAM) - DVD-RW - WiFi and Bluetooth Enabled - Genuine Windows 7 Disc and COA Included
Windows 7 - Dell OptiPlex 745 Powerful Mini-Tower Computer - Intel Core 2 Duo Processor - 500GB Hard Drive - 4GB Memory (RAM) - DVD-RW - WiFi and Bluetooth Enabled - Genuine Windows 7 Disc and COA Included

5.0 out of 5 stars Is It On?, 22 Oct 2014
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Delivery was speedy, the item well packaged with recovery disks and the Windows 7 COA.

Slightly battered on the case, but it sits hidden way so no issue there.

Easy to set up and use. The only thing is it is so quiet I find it difficult to tell whether it is switched on! I am so used to my pcs sounding like they are throttling up to take off from Heathrow that the silence is slightly unnerving. I guess that's one of the benefits from buying ex office items, as they are clearly designed to be quiet in operation.

Purchased from Sams IT Tech


Manassas -The Lost Broadcasts [DVD] [2012]
Manassas -The Lost Broadcasts [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Manassas
Offered by jim-exselecky
Price: £7.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Extended Version of Previously Available Show, 20 Feb 2013
This edition of the show doesn't include any new songs, but does include alternate takes of 'Bound To Fall', 'It Doesn't Matter' and 'Rock'n'Roll Crazies'. It also is largely shot against a blue background without the swirly patterns.


TP-Link PA411KIT AV500 500 Mbps Powerline Adapter Starter Kit- Twin Pack
TP-Link PA411KIT AV500 500 Mbps Powerline Adapter Starter Kit- Twin Pack
Price: £24.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 4 Feb 2013
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I bought these to support a move to using TV streaming. Easy to setup, and worked as advertised. Speed not all it might be, but suspect that's down to my ISP and anyhow it's more than enough for my my requirements. As such I could probably have got away with the 200 version, but as another reviewer pointed out, £5 for future proofing is probably a small price to pay...

One small gripe is that I ended up buying two cables I didn't need; that'll teach me for paying more attention to 'Frequently bought together' than 'Box contains'.


Four Way Street: The Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Reader: The Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Reader
Four Way Street: The Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Reader: The Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Reader
by Dave Zimmer
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.88

20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Essential Purchase For Music Fans, 26 Feb 2004
Thirty years ago my dad “accidentally” flooded the garage, destroying my carefully harvested collection of UK and US publications containing interviews with, articles about and occasional references to CSNY, who for me were “the” band of the early to late 1970’s. This latest manifestation of Dave Zimmer’s love for the music of, and fascination about the individuals in, the USA’s first “supergroup” means I now have access again to many of those writings.
Ranging from 1970 to 2002 in terms of first publication, the articles and interviews cover the development of CSNY from a self confident, but untested, aggregation of individuals through to being elder statesmen of rock capable of selling out tours of major venues in the early 21st century. Although the primary ingredient is pieces that focus specifically on the band as a whole, Zimmer leavens the mix with items that focus on the individuals, using them to cast a more oblique and often revealing light on the activities and behaviour of the “main” band. Not surprisingly, the majority of the articles come from US publications; that said, these include both the usual suspects – primarily “Rolling Stone” and writers such as Cameron Crowe – and also less well known (at least in the UK) publications such as “Crawdaddy” and “Creem”. There are, however, some significant pieces from UK publications such as “Melody Maker” and UK writers such as Roy Carr and Vicki Wickham.
Music is the central interest of Zimmer’s selection of pieces. CSNY were, however, notable for the nature of their personal, as well as professional, lives and the issues are not shied away from. Some of it requires reading “between the lines”, but such articles as Roy Carr’s interview with David Geffen, Zimmer’s own major interview with Graham Nash and the pieces on David Crosby’s drug addiction deal with the issues head on.
Inevitably, there are some personal favourites that didn’t survive what must have been a rigorous editing process. Dave Zimmer is, however, to be massively congratulated for delivering a consistent and coherent narrative thread and fitting together the jigsaw like pieces of 30 years of writing to present a clear and illuminating picture of one of the major popular musical outfits of the late 20th century. A worthy companion to his and Henry Ditz's “Crosby, Stills and Nash: The Biography”.


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