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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Complete Official Guide, Standard Edition
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Complete Official Guide, Standard Edition
by Piggyback
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic book but don't read ahead, 15 Sept. 2017
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I have to say I did not buy the book before playing quite a bit - it is an additional expense with the DLS, amiibos, not to mention Switch/game - but I have to say it is very much worth it.

In fairness - if you are stuck for ideas on what to do in the game - one of the many "let's play" videos give you plenty of information too (I find they send me to sleep) but having something printed you can refer to is much nicer. As the game is so beautiful - the many screen-shots are great too not to mention the many models.

I do think that perhaps you should not read ahead before you discover that specific part of the game - so that you discover the new things yourself - and then refer to the book for things you have missed or if you really get stuck/lost.


Gelid Solutions Extreme Heat Conducting Paste Syringe 1g Easy to Use for CPU / VGA / Chipset Heatsink Award Winner
Gelid Solutions Extreme Heat Conducting Paste Syringe 1g Easy to Use for CPU / VGA / Chipset Heatsink Award Winner
Price: £8.16

3.0 out of 5 stars Little quantity good but not extraordinary performance, 15 Sept. 2017
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Firstly - I got this from Amazon/Amazon so I am pretty sure it was genuine. But it was not thick unlike other users reported. No splatula was included nor was needed.

I am have replaced Artic Silver 5 on a few laptops and one desktops and that was it, it's gone; considering how big the syringe looks there must be very little inside it. Comparatively the AS5 I bought over 5 years ago and used on many laptops and desktops (both mine, family and friends) is still not finished it cannot be much.

In testing it does seem to have reduced the temperature by about 2 degrees or so (on average) over AC5 which may be sufficient for some laptops to not throttle but in general won't make enough of a difference. But if you change from the OEM paste then you will see bigger differences.

If you can afford it then might as well get it - but I will stick to AS5 as it is much cheaper and quantity seems more as well.


Myriann Portable Replacement Shell Case for Nintendo Switch Joy Con, The Skin Perfectly Fits The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controller Keeping All The Buttons, Triggers and Thumb Sticks Accessible
Myriann Portable Replacement Shell Case for Nintendo Switch Joy Con, The Skin Perfectly Fits The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controller Keeping All The Buttons, Triggers and Thumb Sticks Accessible
Offered by MYRIANN-UK
Price: £15.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Decent for the price but better buy official, 15 Sept. 2017
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I missed the Splatoon version so I though I'd get this. In summary I wish I bought the official version and tried to sell my original joy cons.

Firstly I don't think coloured buttons work for coloured joy-cons; best use the original buttons.
The writing on the buttons (A/B/X/Y) is very faint and not a patch on the originals; this best use the originals.
I did not receive any tools - so budget for some good quality tri-wing screwdriver(s).
Process is very fiddly and will take quite a while.
You're obviously forfeiting the warranty.

On the other hand they seem a lot cheaper than on auction sites and maybe cheaper than buying a new set and selling the other set.

I think for colours that you cannot buy (e.g. white, transparent) then they are better value - but for yellow/Arms, green/pink/Splatoon - best buy the originals.


ARMS (Nintendo Switch)
ARMS (Nintendo Switch)
Offered by Black Dragon Distribution
Price: £43.84

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fresh, fun with replayability but not cheap, 20 Jun. 2017
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IMHO the Switch starting to hit its stride with ARMS and hopefully Splatoon bringing some new games rather than Wii U ports (MK8, Lego City and yes even Zelda) and thus making your investment worthwhile.

In some ways this a big expand on the boxing game from Wii with good use of the joy-cons (so again similar to Wiimotes) to punch/move/block/etc. but with lots of different characters, on-line play (with for now it's free) and hopefully some free updates (DLCs?) going forwards. However you can still play with them attached (console mode) or pro-gamepad - which IMHO is more precise and thus more chance of winning.

I'm not a fan of fighting games like Street Fighter, Smash Bros, or even Pokken - but I do like this? Perhaps because it is new/fresh for everybody and not competing against long-term fans that know everything about those titles...

There is championship play against computer/AI which could be considered solo-play which also serves as training before you go on-line and face up to human opponents.

Again it is a pity the download is more expensive than physical cartridge (why do we still need these for a portable console???) and the price is not exactly cheap (40 quid or so) but considering the price of the other games I guess it's par for the course. I was going to dock 1 star for this...

Due to multi-player it may have a longer replay-ability factor and thus a 'keeper' while something like Zelda once played - as long and great as it is - you're not going to play it again for a few years, but this like MK8, Splatoon, etc. may be a keeper for when 'in the mood'.


55 (INT) X 40 (EXT) 55/40 Nickel YALE Platinum 3 Star Euro Cylinder Barrel Anti Snap Bump High Security uPVC Door Lock TS2007:2014 Lock
55 (INT) X 40 (EXT) 55/40 Nickel YALE Platinum 3 Star Euro Cylinder Barrel Anti Snap Bump High Security uPVC Door Lock TS2007:2014 Lock
Offered by Home Secure
Price: £34.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Probably best Euro lock right now, 20 Jun. 2017
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I've usually used a different brand (the one with magnet in keys) which looked more advanced/solid - but recently came back to Yale. It seems there are now tools that make it a lot easier to open even so called 3-star advanced Euro locks...

I've read a few locksmith blogs and tired a few things myself and it looks this may just be better; perhaps not as 'advanced' but incremental changes do seem to add up to a solid package.

As per other reviews/info - you'll need to remove the door handles to fix this (opportunity to check, fix, oil them) which is a little bit trickier - but should offer a bit more protection; however it may be an idea to upgrade the door handles to a 2-star system if they are very flimsy.


Splatoon Callie amiibo (Nintendo Wii U/Nintendo 3DS)
Splatoon Callie amiibo (Nintendo Wii U/Nintendo 3DS)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice but limited use, 14 Jun. 2017
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If you're a fan of Japanese music - and obviously Splatoon - then this is a 5-star buy especially as Splatoon 2 feaver burns.
This (or Callie) unlocks the music mode where you can turn the square into a night disco and choose from the 6 or so songs.
But you do not get any power-ups at all.


Splatoon Marie Amiibo (Nintendo Wii U/Nintendo 3DS)
Splatoon Marie Amiibo (Nintendo Wii U/Nintendo 3DS)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice but limited use, 14 Jun. 2017
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If you're a fan of Japanese music - and obviously Splatoon - then this is a 5-star buy especially as Splatoon 2 feaver burns.
This (or Callie) unlocks the music mode where you can turn the square into a night disco and choose from the 6 or so songs.
But you do not get any power-ups at all.


Single Light Switch or Plug Socket Back Plate Finger Surround Panel Clear (8 Colours Available) - Free Trolley Token Material Sample Included per Shipment
Single Light Switch or Plug Socket Back Plate Finger Surround Panel Clear (8 Colours Available) - Free Trolley Token Material Sample Included per Shipment
Offered by Expression Products
Price: £3.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Good quality but no screw guides and not cheap, 14 Jun. 2017
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I recently changed all my switches and then I thought - why not get some of these - especially as the new chrome switches do not exactly cover the old plastic ones.

These are good quality, no manufacturing faults in all I've bought and look good (clear). There are no sharp edges.

On the downside - there are no screw guides thus trying to make them line up with the switch/level is a bit of a problem; I see versions with screw guides (i.e. holes through which the screws go through) which would have helped immensely. This also means they are just held in place by the friction/pressure between wall/switch - again not as good as when having guides.


Triton 3 Position Shower Head - Chrome
Triton 3 Position Shower Head - Chrome
Price: £15.29

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good but obviously plastic, 14 Jun. 2017
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I know I know - 'chrome' does not actually mean it should be metal - but considering it's not exactly cheap it is somewhat disappointing to find plastic painted silver. It has 'medium' weight so it's not too light but not metal-heavy either.

It does work good and it looks good - at least for now - but does not seem much better than cheaper plastic/silver alternatives that are 1/3 of the price. Perhaps it will last much longer, we shall see.

If you want metal plated chrome you need to spend more...


45/45T Nickel YALE Superior Thumbturn Euro Cylinder with 3 Keys / Anti Snap / Bump / Pick / Drill / Pull High Security uPVC Composite Door Barrel Profile Twist Thumb Turn Lock
45/45T Nickel YALE Superior Thumbturn Euro Cylinder with 3 Keys / Anti Snap / Bump / Pick / Drill / Pull High Security uPVC Composite Door Barrel Profile Twist Thumb Turn Lock
Offered by J C Plastics LTD
Price: £23.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Smooth action good quality, 13 Jun. 2017
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Yale still seems to be on top of their game with their Euro locks still hard to pick despite somewhat little changes compared to some competitors.

Note this is 1 star lock so for 3 stars you likely need to change your door handles so perhaps change that and then re-measure - you may find out you need a different size lock.

Also don't leave too much (i.e. 5mm or more) outside the door to prevent easy grip so make sure you measure external length properly. Return and buy a smaller one if it sticks out too much.

Note (I was thinking to give it 4 stars) - there is no way to "lock" the thumb-turn from the inside; so someone with a key or picking it can always open it. Also children can open it easily. So think whether the convenience of thumb-turn is worth it. You can always block the external key entry if you think you will never use the key.


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