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TeckNet® Wireless Doorbell Operating at 500-feet Range with 52 Chimes (Battery Operated)
TeckNet® Wireless Doorbell Operating at 500-feet Range with 52 Chimes (Battery Operated)
Offered by SPEEDY GOAL LIMITED
Price: £8.49

3.0 out of 5 stars My ding-a-ling, 17 April 2014
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This is the second wireless doorbell I have bought. The last one died after about a year. The problem is that the elements eventually infiltrate the button unit outside, damaging the finer workings irreparably.
So I don't expect this one to be around any longer than that. It works ok and the ringer unit is more than loud enough.
But you usually get what you pay for, and at this price it won't be longevity.
Update Oct 2014: as suspected, the button unit began giving up the ghost and stopped working...and on a number of occasions the front panel fell off completely, exposing the wiring inside. Not very resilient.


Evo Move N Groove Scooter (Purple & Pink)
Evo Move N Groove Scooter (Purple & Pink)

4.0 out of 5 stars Sharp scooter, 17 April 2014
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This is a well-constructed scooter that is easily-assembled and robust enough to withstand considerable punishment from a marauding tot. Good value.


The Story of Football: A Ladybird 'Easy-Reading' Book (Ladybird Easy Reading Classic)
The Story of Football: A Ladybird 'Easy-Reading' Book (Ladybird Easy Reading Classic)
by Vera Southgate
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £4.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Hey, whizzo stockings old chap!, 17 April 2014
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This is a faithful reproduction of Ladybird's 1964 child-friendly guide to the history of our national game.
Although most Britons were less conservatively-minded by the time this was published, the general tone of the book remains rooted somewhere in the 30s or 40s, when jolly chaps played their football with what was essentially an oval brown sponge that became heavier than a cannonball on rainy days.
Socks were quite unfathomably referred to as "stockings" and everyone smiled at each other, even during the process of breaking the shins of an opponent with boot studs the size of eggcups.
This is a classic slice of British educational literature, whilst also being a fun retrospective read, and complimented by wonderfully colourful and detailed illustrations.
These reproductions (and of course the originals) are a valuable record of "what is was like back in those days" and are essential reading material for all ages.


Philips HTL2150/12 Soundbar Speaker 60W with Subwoofer (New for 2013)
Philips HTL2150/12 Soundbar Speaker 60W with Subwoofer (New for 2013)
Offered by Electric Mania Limited
Price: £79.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Plenty of boom for your bucks, 17 April 2014
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Ok, so it won't win any design awards, and the fact it doesn't retain the volume/bass/treble settings after going into standby (no, you don't have the option to keep it on) is a bit annoying - but that's really where the negatives end.
Philips is a reliable, quality brand. They might not be high-end, but their products aren't exactly within the budget spectrum either.
Frankly, anyone who goes out and spends hundreds of pounds on a sound system for a TV clearly has few real priorities in life, and obviously plenty of cash to burn.
For most, this piece of kit will more than satisfy and pumps up the volume pretty radically. I'm sure "audiophiles" (or whatever ridiculous moniker they give themselves) would pettily claim there to be some deficiencies in tonal refinements, but all that most of us need is a little more substance within the rather lacking output our TVs offer in terms of sound.
This soundbar has a bass that will send tremors through your tendons and a volume intensity that has the capability of literally being a blast. It jacks up the dialogue sections in movies, so you can actually hear what the actors are saying between the sound effects and adds extra dimension to music. It's also relatively easy to set up, whether you are linking it to the TV's headphone/audio out, the standard audio sockets or digital, you should have it doing the business in no time.
It is worth noting that the surround sound setting is unusable on most TV shows as it simply adds echo, which is ok if you happen to like the feeling you're sitting in a cave.
All in all, a worthy investment. I bought mine for £79, but even at full price, it is a good deal.


48 Pod Tassimo Holder, Rotating Base Double Layer
48 Pod Tassimo Holder, Rotating Base Double Layer
Offered by HOME TREATS
Price: £14.91

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Handy gadget, 10 April 2014
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Natty storage solution for your Tassimo pods. Versatile too, in that - unlike rival products - it splits each column in half giving you six sections, so you have the option of storing different varieties separately without the need to pile them on top of one another.
It seems sturdy enough too, and has a revolving base. Worthy accessory for your Tassimo machine.
Would have given it 5 stars had the price been slightly more realistic (£21.50, March 2014).


Timmy Time - Volume 1-5 Box Set [DVD]
Timmy Time - Volume 1-5 Box Set [DVD]
Dvd ~ Jackie Cockle
Price: £9.80

5.0 out of 5 stars Frolicking Fun, 10 April 2014
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Having sat through substantial amounts of enforced Timmy Time viewing, I can confirm that these quality animated adventures provide plenty of amusement for the teeny ones - giving the grown ups a chance to have that much-needed cuppa.


The Ladybird Book of London (Ladybird Archive)
The Ladybird Book of London (Ladybird Archive)
by John Berry
Edition: Paperback
Price: £4.74

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Classic educational book, 10 April 2014
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This is a faithful reprint of the original edition from the 1960s. The "Book of London" serves two purposes; although dated in terms of the illustrations, much of the content is still accurate and therefore of educational value to young children, and secondly, it provides a quaint trip down memory lane for those of us who remember having some similar Ladybird books during our childhoods.
I am a big fan of e-books, but certain publications just have to be owned in their more tangible format - and this is one of them.
Good price for a great product.


Cuttable Car Dehumidifier Bag - Altitude Travel - This Car Dehydrator Pad Absorbs Condensation and Moisture Demisting your Windscreen - Simply Reusable by Placing Bag on Radiator - Get Into Your Car With An Immediately Clear View - Buy yours today!
Cuttable Car Dehumidifier Bag - Altitude Travel - This Car Dehydrator Pad Absorbs Condensation and Moisture Demisting your Windscreen - Simply Reusable by Placing Bag on Radiator - Get Into Your Car With An Immediately Clear View - Buy yours today!

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Super suckers, 10 April 2014
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Giant bags of crystals! Place them under your car windscreen (inside, obviously) and they absorb the excess moisture and prevent you from having a meltdown (or a fatal accident, if driving at the same time) in the morning as you struggle to wipe off the condensation your car's de-mister seems unable to cope with.
The only snag here is that you have to remember to place them under the windscreen each evening, because it would be impractical to leave them there permanently - even if you were able to keep them in place.
I think they work: on the handful of occasions I have used them, there has been little or no condensation on the inside of the windscreen the next morning.
If you are being driven nuts by this particular problem, it's certainly worth giving these old bags a try.


AutoGlym Intensive Tar Remover 325ml
AutoGlym Intensive Tar Remover 325ml
Offered by Motionperformance - Waxacar
Price: £5.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Probably ok for the job described on the tin, 10 April 2014
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I purchased this following many recommendations that it is also useful for removing greasy marks from leather car seats. Despite following the instructions to the letter, it did no more than any other product would do. Perhaps it depends on how long and how embedded the stain has become - which is why I've given this 3 stars and not just 1.
It just didn't work for me. The search continues.


Aluminium Metal Flight Case Lockable Triple 3 Pack Small/Med/Large
Aluminium Metal Flight Case Lockable Triple 3 Pack Small/Med/Large
Offered by EnergyMonitorWorld
Price: £42.35

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Reasonable cases at a competitive price, 4 April 2014
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For sale at £30 when I purchased them, they represented good value for money.
What these are not, are true "flight cases" - because they most certainly wouldn't withstand the rough-and-tumble genuine ones get subjected to on their travels around the world at the mercy of baggage and cargo handlers.
What they are though, are hardy everyday storage cases. From paperwork to CDs to tools, they should provide ample protection: just don't go flinging them about too much.


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