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Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Price: 6.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Same thing repeatedly discussed over many chapters, 27 July 2014
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If your a die hard Pixar fan & work in a similar field, then I can see how you would find a lot of interest in this book. For me, it appeared to present the same basic concept again and again. It could have easily been compressed into a magazine article.


MotoGP 14 (PS4)
MotoGP 14 (PS4)
Offered by SupaStock
Price: 39.79

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A next gen game that barely plays like a pre gen game., 11 July 2014
This review is from: MotoGP 14 (PS4) (Video Game)
Having played this on previous consoles, was looking forward to playing it on the ps4. The ps4 version is barely better than the ps3 version. The animations are poor, the graphics look like they wouldnt look out of place on a ps3 & the sound of the engines dont sound great either. It looks like hardly any work was done to bring this to the ps4. Really disappointed with this. If it was half price I would still feel overcharged.


Sony PlayStation 4 and Killzone Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony PlayStation 4 and Killzone Shadow Fall (PS4)
Offered by Bargain Games UK
Price: 399.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Impulse buy that I havent regretted yet., 13 Feb 2014
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I have had a first edition PS3 before this & was surprised how small and light the PS4 is. Compared to the xbox 1 it is a fraction of the size. Although you know have to pay a fee for online access, its more than made up for with a free game every month. The quality of the free games each month is excellant. Id easily pay the yearly fee for 1 of the free games (and I have still another 11 free games to receive!!). After all, games are the reason you buy this, so great quality games each month is excellant. I bought 3 games for it over 2 months ago, and Ive yet to open 2 of them as Ive been busy playing the latest Battlefield and the PSN network games.


Programming with POSIX Threads
Programming with POSIX Threads
Price: 45.31

3.0 out of 5 stars Example of how not to do a Kindle edition, 13 Feb 2014
As good as this book is, the Kindle edition shows that no-one bother to check it was ok before releasing it. I constantly find myself flicking over multiple pages as an bit of introductory text to a chapter is presented vertically, so a single sentance runs over multiple pages. Formatting is all over the place. Would score more highly if it was easier to read. The hardcopy version doesnt have these issues, so scores higher.


Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of BTK, the Serial Killer Next Door
Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of BTK, the Serial Killer Next Door
Price: 2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Enthralling read, 3 Feb 2013
This book reminds me of the Zodiac book by Robert Graysmith, except with some very obvious differences towards the end. Has view points from a variety of aspects. I found myself excitedly rushing over the last few chapter as I found the story coming to a conclusion.


Tazo Chai Organic Natural Spiced Black Tea Concentrate 32 ounce Box (Pack of 6)
Tazo Chai Organic Natural Spiced Black Tea Concentrate 32 ounce Box (Pack of 6)

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tasty beverage, 4 Dec 2011
Make your own Chai Tea Latte just like starbucks. Requires about 1/2 milk and 1.2 chai (or slightly less for the chai). A quick microwave to warm it up & tastes wonderful. Just as good cold. The only thing is the price - very expense. Although it works out cheaper than buying ready made chai.


Easy Rider [Blu-ray] [2009] [Region Free]
Easy Rider [Blu-ray] [2009] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Peter Fonda
Price: 7.50

13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great film, but not he greatest example of BluRay, 1 Oct 2009
Sounds quality is pretty good. Picture quality is much less than you'd expect for a BluRay. It is better than DVD, but if you've been spoilt by hidef transfers like Zulu then your in for disappointment. The film itself is a classic, and worthy of a place in anyones film collection. I doubt a film like this could ever be made again. It provides a great feeling of the time & culture in which it was made. Music score is brilliant.


Anvil! The Story Of Anvil [Blu-ray]
Anvil! The Story Of Anvil [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ David Norland
Price: 7.00

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must see, 2 May 2009
A must see movie. A great tale on music, friendship & perseverance. This film had the greatest audience reaction to any film Ive seen at the cinema. You do not need to be a fan on this style of music to enjoy the film. A film that Id recommend to anyone, young or old.


Urban Legends Uncovered: An Investigation into the Truths Behind the Myths: An Investigation into the Truth Behind the Myths
Urban Legends Uncovered: An Investigation into the Truths Behind the Myths: An Investigation into the Truth Behind the Myths
by Mark Barber
Edition: Paperback

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars One major flaw which lets it down, 21 April 2009
The one major flaw here, is that it tells you whether the story is true, false or unknown before the original urban legend is told. This removes most of the intrigue of the story. I felt a bit cheated when any legend was unknown to be true or false, like not enough research had been done to warrant an entry. It would be a bit more balanced if some more where known to be true where included. Id still recommend it for a teenager, if they are old enough to deal with some of the more gory stories.


Zulu [Blu-ray] [1964] [Region Free]
Zulu [Blu-ray] [1964] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Michael Caine
Offered by Quality Media Supplies Ltd.
Price: 16.99

13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing clarity, 13 Nov 2008
If you have never seen 'Zulu', you need to buy this now. For the many of us that have seen it on the TV over the years, you'll be astounded at the detail. As soon as the film starts you'll notice things you have never seen before. Its hard to believe a film of this age can be seen with such clarity. A truely amazing film.


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