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Captain Spaulding (Carlisle, Cumbria, England)

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It's Our Christmas Song (Keep X-Factor off Number One)
It's Our Christmas Song (Keep X-Factor off Number One)

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic song with 100% of proceeds going to charity, 3 Dec. 2012
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A real Christmas song that has a proper dig at X-Factor - perfect! All proceeds go to Cancer Research, NSPCC and Eden Valley Hospice. Bargain at twice the price! Go buy!


SoundLAB Pillow Speaker with 3.5 mm Jack Plug
SoundLAB Pillow Speaker with 3.5 mm Jack Plug
Offered by Motionperformance - Waxacar
Price: £4.94

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic - does exactly what I wanted., 2 Sept. 2012
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I got this as I suffer tinnitus. It goes under my pillow, I connect up my phone, put some classical music on and the sound comes through the pillow at just the right level. It's capable of being louder (I have it under half volume) too so I can't understand why, unless you're seriously hard of hearing, it's considered too quiet by some. Don't buy it as a mobile speaker - it wouldn't be loud enough, the sound wouldn't be satisfying. But, for its intended purpose (with a pillow diffusing the sound), it's perfect.

Under £3 with quick delivery? Ridiculous bargain. Don't spend more without at least trying this.


Kenwood Multi Pro Libra FP950 Food Processor
Kenwood Multi Pro Libra FP950 Food Processor
Price: £232.06

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job - note attachments!, 8 July 2012
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For me, so far, this is a big improvement on the FP250, which was on its way out. The glass blender jug feels high quality and is impressive; the motor is obviously capable of working a lot harder and faster than the FP250.

Missing items, based on how it was described on Kenwood's website (and some reviews here):

Mini bowl;
Citrus press;
Continuous juicer.

The recipe book was also missing from my package. I'll admit, I was disappointed to find them missing but very pleased that Kenwood agreed to ship out each of the missing bits - but only because they admitted their website was misleading. If you want these extras, ring them before they update the website!

I'm unconvinced by the mill so far, although only because I tried to chop fresh coriander and I think it's suited to more 'dry' products. I guess the mini bowl is more for that kind of thing.

Due to Amazon's superb customer service, it's worth trying this. It was never worth £250 but sub-£125 seems decent.


Fiio LU1 Adapter Cable - use iPhone specific headphones on different brands of phone
Fiio LU1 Adapter Cable - use iPhone specific headphones on different brands of phone
Offered by AVShop
Price: £20.00

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Worthless with Samsung Galaxy S2 and Sennheiser MM30i, 23 Dec. 2011
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Wow, amazing experience! Plug in, connect headphones and...it sounds like you're in a cavern and the iPhone buttons still do nothing!

ABSOLUTE GARBAGE. AVOID.
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500 DVD DISC Holder Case CD Storage Bag Pocket Zip Box
500 DVD DISC Holder Case CD Storage Bag Pocket Zip Box

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars ABSOLUTE GARBAGE - AVOID, 2 Feb. 2011
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I received my case last week and today sat down for the entire morning filling the sleeves. After finishing and ensuring everything was in the case, I lifted the case by the handle only to find that the ring binding part is insufficient to support the unit, making it pop open fractionally and CDs go spilling out in the sleeves.

This was amazingly annoying - I wasted HOURS of my time.

The unit is absolutely not fit-for-purpose.


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nicely written, not brilliantly formatted, 28 Dec. 2010
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The Kindle edition is the only one I've read and I got through it very quickly. A thoroughly entertaining read with some beautiful descriptive writing (full of archaic words which are, for the most part, no match for the Kindle!). Sadly, a few formatting quirks have made it in but, nevertheless, fantastic for nothing.


House of Dark Shadows (Dreamhouse Kings Series, Book 1)
House of Dark Shadows (Dreamhouse Kings Series, Book 1)

6 of 10 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Page turner without much style (or an ending!), 28 Dec. 2010
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This is, I guess, aimed mostly at kids. I am 34-years-old. I got it simply because it was free and rattled through it quickly. The characters have very little depth, the story utterly implausible and the writing incredibly basic (no nice descriptive language and mostly tell and very little show).

I won't be reading any more as it feels like it is just going to string the story out for book after book.


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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Has got me reading again, 28 Dec. 2010
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A quick summary: It's portable, the charge last for ages, I can fit loads of weighty tomes on it, the screen is amazing, I can get a Newspaper delivered in no time, it makes reading easier for me by bumping up the text size, giving me a feeling of momentum, flicking through pages quicker.

I love it. Absolutely fantastic.


Lions
Lions

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic - a new convert, 18 April 2010
This review is from: Lions (Audio CD)
I won't say much other than this is a cracking album. A bit Kinks-y but totally original in many ways. Very fresh, very English.


Kenwood CH180 Mini Chopper, 300 Watt - White
Kenwood CH180 Mini Chopper, 300 Watt - White
Offered by K.K. Electronics
Price: £21.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent for curry pastes!, 28 Feb. 2010
Worked brilliantly to make curry pastes from a Madhur Jaffrey book. Also great for quickly, and finely, chopping onions, garlic, peppers, etc. Impressed. Easy to clean. Just be careful to pulse when doing onions, etc. unless you want them liquidised.


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