C. F. Halliday

"sonofbonzo"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (48 of 53)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 406,286 - Total Helpful Votes: 48 of 53
BT EDGE 1500 Triple Cordless Phone with Answering &hellip by BT
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
With great regret we had to assign our Phillips cordless setup to the scrap heap after many years service. We looked for a similar product with the same features and so we purchased this model with the 4 handset configuration. Initially very pleased with it...nice big numbers with backlight...intercom facility...speakerphone...A few gripes about the programming however. Despite actually answering a call on one particular handset, all the other handsets record it as a "missed call" and so you have a steady build up of missed calls on each individual handset. So unless you are the one that receives the call (and answers it)then you are no better off knowing what calls have been answered or… Read more
Cyclaire Inflator Xtra Camping / Air Bed / Bike / &hellip Cyclaire
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't believe the hype, 15 Aug 2011
I have used this product on only three occasions. Each time to inflate a double camping air mattress. The first time appeared to be ok but very noisy. Not the kind of thing you want to start using later in the evening on a campsite. On the second time I encountered a few problems. One of which was that the pull cord would not fully retract into the unit, leaving me a small distance in which to pull aforementioned cord. Also, it seemed to take longer than the first time to blow the mattress up. My wife and I have just returned from a weekend away and this piece of carp (sic is now lying in the dustbin. After over an hour of trying to inflate our mattress (taking it in turns)and ending up… Read more
Status SREMSOC3PK3 Remote Control Socket by Status
36 of 39 people found the following review helpful
Found these at Morrisons when they were on offer for 5 or so. We now have them in the lounge connected to the TV, table lamp and home cinema system. Why is it that in this eco-conscious world that we live in today you cannot simply turn OFF appliances such as the TV. In some cases, the only option is "standby". Standby for what?...The world to end?...To save the next lounge potato from exercising his forefinger?..I really don't know! Having had my rant, I can honestly say that this device does save me fron clambering about on the floor trying to get to the mains sockets. Sorry, but this aint about laziness..its about convenience. A bit concerned at first that the remote would not be able… Read more

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