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Linens Limited Plain Reversible Duvet Cover Set, Red/Black, Double
Linens Limited Plain Reversible Duvet Cover Set, Red/Black, Double

2.0 out of 5 stars Plastic duvet cover - boils you alive!, 23 July 2014
Awful. Maybe I'm spoiled having linen sheets on my main bed, but these horrible sheets boil you alive!


10 D Black Aluminum Screw Lock Carabiner Hook Keychain Keyring Camping Climbing
10 D Black Aluminum Screw Lock Carabiner Hook Keychain Keyring Camping Climbing
Offered by domire-light
Price: £1.30

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor quality, unacceptable locking mechanism., 19 Aug 2013
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I purchased these for using with my GoPro, to attach leashes to objects. The non-locking ones can break if the GoPro falls and is pulled, so I wanted a screw-barrel carabiner.

A screw barrel is meant to have one direction of travel to be 'open' and one to 'lock'. The barrels on these freely rotate both ways, so you can't lock it at all. You just roll it over until it's holding it in place; knowing that a slight movement and it can open again.

Unacceptably poor quality. I cannot rely on these and will have to order better ones.


H2O Audio Flex Waterproof Headphones - Onyx Black
H2O Audio Flex Waterproof Headphones - Onyx Black

2.0 out of 5 stars Exceptionally poor sound quality, 2 Aug 2013
I haven't used these in the water just yet, but the sound quality is absolutely awful.

I'm not talking audiophile snobbery here; they sound like you're listening to music on a telephone.

Just awful.


HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One Printer
HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One Printer

2.0 out of 5 stars Poor print quality and horrible startup and maintenance times, 29 Jun 2013
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Firstly, the print quality on this is poor.

My seven-year-old HP Photosmart still works but is fairly slow, so I thought I'd 'upgrade'. Having vastly poorer photo quality is one thing; but the text on this is simply not crisp. It's slightly jagged. Fine to print functional documents on, but nothing professional.

What's worse though, is the APPALLING start-up and maintenance times.

If I don't print anything for a week or so, when I next go to print, it will take LITERALLY five minutes of clanking and whirring before it decides to print. Absolutely appalling; and fundamentally unacceptable.

Oh - the Airprint function disappeared several months ago and hasn't been since.

My seven year old Photosmart may be slightly slower, but is otherwise and in every way superior.


2Pcs Black Fishbone Shape Coarse Fine Teeth 2 Way Foldable Hairdressing Comb
2Pcs Black Fishbone Shape Coarse Fine Teeth 2 Way Foldable Hairdressing Comb
Offered by sourcingmap
Price: £2.40

5.0 out of 5 stars Great comb: sturdy, simple and practical, 6 May 2013
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It's a comb. It's sturdy, simple and practical.

It flips out to a decent length and has two different sides. Great for travel and home!


Bjorn Borg 5-To-Go Seasonal 5-Pack Men's Socks Electric Blue UK 7-11
Bjorn Borg 5-To-Go Seasonal 5-Pack Men's Socks Electric Blue UK 7-11

5.0 out of 5 stars Wicked colours and super comfortable!, 6 May 2013
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These socks are wicked colours and very comfortable.

For £25/five, they probably should be - and they are!

Looks like there's a slight variation for summer - I may buy them too!


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2.0 out of 5 stars Badly designed, awkward, stiff, poor use of space, 6 May 2013
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Background: I'm a sales exec who calls on many prospective clients each day, juggling two iPhones, a laptop, iPad, MIFI unit and bag - whilst trying to get business cards out of my conventional, flip-open card holder.

I want something practical, one-handed and efficient on space - this is not it. I really wanted to like this card-holder, but it's clearly designed by a company who make aesthetically pleasing objects; rather than ones designed to work well.

- The end doesn't pop open in a satisfying, one-handed way like a Zippo: to the contrary, it's both stiff and awkward; whilst also looking rather flimsy.

- It's curved sides really waste space. This is a big, chunky holder that doesn't hold as many cards as it should for the size.

It's going straight back for a return.


Huawei E5331 Unlocked Three  Wireless Modem  - White
Huawei E5331 Unlocked Three Wireless Modem - White
Offered by NowView
Price: £34.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Great unit, but NOT 4G/LTE in the UK!, 6 April 2013
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Let's make one thing clear, the UK does NOT have 4G!

True 4G is a technology which provides 100-1000 MBS and only exists in South Korea.. maybe Norway too?

The United KIngdom has LTE. Ignore any marketing the phone companies use, we have LTE and NOT 4G!

So this unit is a great, really reliable 3G unit, let down only by a three-four hour battery life.

But it CANNOT do ANY kind of LTE performance in the UK.

Actually, for the cost of a SIM-only GIffGaff contract, I signed a two-year contract with EE and got the same 3Gb data for £15/month - with the blazing-fast LTE compatible Huawei E589, which also has a TEN HOUR battery life!

Kept the E5331 for travelling abroad with foreign sim-cards..


Masterplug SRGDU62PB USB Charging Surge Protected 2m Extension Lead Power Block with 6 Sockets
Masterplug SRGDU62PB USB Charging Surge Protected 2m Extension Lead Power Block with 6 Sockets
Price: £18.21

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great concept, flawed by its plug direction (make them swivel!), 6 April 2013
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I'm not really sure what the designers were thinking here, with the upside-down plugs.

It's a smart unit; and the USB ports are great..

But the upside-down plugs mean it really has to be below any items you're using.. Or the cables go up, then down.

Also, plug designers are finally starting to get better at adding bulk on the top of the plug for hotel-rooms where the plugs are stupidly close to the floor - and then you release this; and now any plugs with bulky uppers cannot fit in without lifting it.

Ultimately, mine is tucked out of sight and does a good job.. But with swivelling plugs it could look very neat - instead of the mess it presents.


Richbrook Refillable Car Bin
Richbrook Refillable Car Bin
Offered by Motionperformance - Waxacar
Price: £13.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars So simple, yet brilliant!, 6 April 2013
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I have a nice, new Scirocco, which I like keeping tidy - but I drive long distances, drinking coffee from cardboard cups and chewing gum regularly!

Let's deal with the alternatives:
- Throwing your rubbish in the footwell
- Having a tacky plastic bag hanging off a seat

This is a small investment to keep your car super-neat.

Perhaps the only criticism, is that it sticks in the face of the person behind... Not my problem though!


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