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HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset for PC/PS4/Mac/Mobile - Black
HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset for PC/PS4/Mac/Mobile - Black
Price: £59.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars This is an exceedingly comfortable headset, however has three rather large negatives that ..., 30 Mar. 2017
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This is an exceedingly comfortable headset, however has three rather large negatives that mean you should avoid buying at all costs.

1. The cable is very short and has a tendency to twist and knot up with no help from the wearer.
2. The cable is in two sections and for some unknown and utterly bizarre reason, the in-line volume control is on the lower half, a good two feet away from your head.
3. The damn thing fell apart within the first two months. First one ear cup fell off, then the other. Finally the sound went all together and this within the first five months of ownership.

It's great to look at, sound is good and is comfortable to wear but is let down by poor design choices and shoddy construction. Think twice before buying it because its price does not warrant it as a short term option.


Parker 99R Heavy Duty Barberpole with Butterfly Opening and Chrome Plated Finish
Parker 99R Heavy Duty Barberpole with Butterfly Opening and Chrome Plated Finish
Offered by SHAVINGWORLD
Price: £21.55

4.0 out of 5 stars Good delivery speed (next day), 23 Sept. 2016
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Good delivery speed (next day), reasonable quality, the only minor downside is the lack of a storage container for which it loses a single star. If you're looking for an affordable safety razor, I'd highly recommend considering this one.


Jagen David ® E01 - Double Edge Razor Safety Razor Fits All Double Edge Razor Blades unique Christmas gift for him (Gold)
Jagen David ® E01 - Double Edge Razor Safety Razor Fits All Double Edge Razor Blades unique Christmas gift for him (Gold)
Offered by Arma Online Limited
Price: £16.99

2.0 out of 5 stars feeling more like plastic than metal, 3 Sept. 2016
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You get what you pay for. There is nothing wrong with this razor, it'll do the job it's intended for, but in terms of build quality, it's comparable to a disposable razor. It feels and looks cheap, feeling more like plastic than metal. In addition, the entire head having to come off in order to fit a blade isn't advisable for someone with arthritis in their hand or fingers and could end up resulting in injury.


TECHGEAR® Extra Long 2 Meter / 6.5 Feet USB Data Sync Charging Cable for Google Nexus 5, Google Nexus 6, Google Nexus 7, Google Nexus 7 2013 & Google Nexus 9
TECHGEAR® Extra Long 2 Meter / 6.5 Feet USB Data Sync Charging Cable for Google Nexus 5, Google Nexus 6, Google Nexus 7, Google Nexus 7 2013 & Google Nexus 9
Offered by TECHGEAR Solutions
Price: £2.95

2.0 out of 5 stars You get what you pay for, 22 Dec. 2015
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Despite saying this is compatible with a Nexus 7, it is only in the most flimsy of ways. Incredibly fiddly to plug in, unbelievably easy to come out. Hold the Tablet vertically with the cable plugged in and the cable falls out. Place the tablet on a table and the cable pops out. Look at the tablet the wrong way and the cable pops out. The exact opposite of what you want.

The only saving graces of this cable are that it charges quite quickly and it's cheap. So it's true what they say; You get what you pay for.


The Damnation of Pythos [Premium Paperback Edition] (Horus Heresy)
The Damnation of Pythos [Premium Paperback Edition] (Horus Heresy)
by David Annandale
Edition: Paperback

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Should have been a novella, 4 Mar. 2015
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This is a strange book, to say the least. It's set in the Horus Heresy era yet feels more like a Grey Knight novel with a bit of Mechanicum thrown in for good measure so it adds absolutely nothing to the series. What's worse is the length of the book. There just wasn't enough material to justify 372 pages so had it been either a novella or a short story, it would have recieved a higher rating. It is not that the plot is bad, more so that the plot doesn't belong in the Horus Heresy collection.

It starts well with a couple of early action sequences that are both well written and engaging, but then drags on in to pointless repetition not just from the entire 40K series but from itself as well, reclycling the same set of circumstances over and over with predictable plot choices that do nothing to drive the story forward. To make matters worse, it then ends with an action sequence that is again plagiarising the opening chapters leading to boredom as the story meanders its way through to an epilogue where the book ends on a cliffhanger that makes absolutely no sense whatsoever because the cliffhanger is based upon a single word the story never reveals, leaving you feel cheated after grafting your way through the other twenty chapters or so.

Thankfully, because this has such little bearing on the series, if you choose not to purchase this book, you won't be missing out on any (as yet) key to the plot. My advice would be to wait and see if the ending of this book has a bearing on the wider story and only once it does should you bother purchasing it. Or save yourself the trouble and look up the plot on one of the 40K Wikis. Either way, this book isn't worth your time nor your money right now.


LUXURY EXECUTIVE HIGH BACK OFFICE DESK CHAIR FAUX LEATHER SWIVEL CHAIR DESK CHAIR (Black)
LUXURY EXECUTIVE HIGH BACK OFFICE DESK CHAIR FAUX LEATHER SWIVEL CHAIR DESK CHAIR (Black)

1.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely shocking service, 16 Sept. 2014
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This Chair rates one star only because I cannot vote it one star. The chair in and of itself is fine. It's comfortable and well presented but the problems lie with Evershine and Amazon. The chair came with several missing parts meaning an inability to assemble it. Getting on to Amazon, who couldn't even get my name right, they refused to deal with it, referring me to the "contact seller" facility but telling me that it would take three working days for a reply. Given that it was a Thursday, I did not want to wait until Monday or Tuesday for an answer and so they fobbed me off with the phone number that's on this site for Evershine. Upon ringing the number it turns out it's the dispatch warehouse and nothing to do with Evershine. Once again complaining to Amazon and once again a flat refusal to get involved, I finally managed to track down the right number from Google. I rang them and was promised 1st class delivery of the missing parts. Three days later still no parts had been received and now no one was answering their customer service number.

Being forced in to using the "Contact seller" option, I finally got an answer 48 hours later that looked like it had been written by a five year old. Spelling, Grammatical and Punctuation mistakes all lead to a nonsensical reply. Replying again and trying to explain that the parts where not where they claimed to be but where in fact missing, I was again sent an illiterate reply. Finally receiving everything after a week, I attempted to put the chair together today. It took five minutes...until I got to the arms, which took over an hour to put on and are still loose because Evershine have sent me bolts that are too short and arms with misaligned holes in them. It means that after getting the thing mostly assembled, it's going to have to go back because I just can't face dealing with this customer service any longer.

I cannot express just how amateurish Evershine have been throughout this and just how obstinate Amazon have been in their refusal to help, washing their hands of the situation regardless of the fact it's sold through their website. One would expect at the very least that they would act as a third party arbitrator in this matter but throughout they have refused to get involved. Put simply, do not buy this chair, as comfortable as it may be. Do not buy anything from Evershine and if you have any sense, do not order anything via Amazon Marketplace. Go to the high street, they could use your money and it'll save you a lot of trouble in the long run.


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4 of 89 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Do not buy this from Amazon, 7 April 2014
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I cannot put this any clearer. They do not supply the necessary cabling to actually install it. No SATA cable to connect to your Motherboard and no SATA to USB to clone your Hard Drive so you can transfer the operating system. The drive itself has high ratings but the package sold by Amazon is simply not fit for purpose - buy elsewhere.
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Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage
Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage
by David Gibbins
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £12.79

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great empires are not maintained by timidity., 25 Mar. 2014
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But in this book they are. It's an interesting book but one that is solely character building. The author seems afraid to have committed himself to what both Rome, throughout its history, and Rome: Total War 1 & 2 are about - battles. There is a distinct lack of them in the book which is strange given that the book itself is about one of the greatest in Roman history. It also suffers from a lack of politicking. As much as Rome was famous for is success in war, it was for its cut throat politics yet whilst the book sets up a political back story, it then spends the rest of it side stepping it, only to leave it in the balance in the final chapter.

It's worth a read but it could have been so much better. All in all, it's as disappointing as the game itself.


Sennheiser PC 3 CHAT Lightweight Telephony On-Ear Headset
Sennheiser PC 3 CHAT Lightweight Telephony On-Ear Headset
Price: £18.05

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't bother for gaming, 13 Mar. 2014
This is a very comfortable headset with excellent sound quality for its price. The problem arises from the fact that the mic gain is so low that no one can hear you and without mic boost support, it renders it completely useless for any kind of online gaming or IP telephony such as Skype which is a shame because for the money, if this headset actually worked, it would have earned itself five stars.


SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full Size USB Headset - Black (PC)
SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full Size USB Headset - Black (PC)

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy SteelSeries, 18 Jun. 2013
I bought this headset about a year ago, everything worked fine for a few months, the build seemed good, if a little tight and then one day one of the cups just decided not to work. After searching fruitlessly for SteelSeries returns address in the United Kingdom, I e-mailed their support. Someone picked up the ticket and referred me to someone else; who referred me to someone else; who referred me to someone else. By the third person I still didn't have the address I'm meant to send them back under the warranty agreement so I complained that I was being passed from pillar to post without receiving the simple information I needed. Four days later, I still don't have a reply so I log on to SteelSeries website only to find my account has been suspended due to my issuing a complaint. Now I have to pursue this through the courts. So save yourselves a lot of trouble and do not buy from this company. Their customer service is the single worst I've ever experienced.


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