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L. J. Harris (Oxfordshire, UK)

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The Help
The Help
Dvd
Price: £1.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed, 24 Nov. 2015
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Video spoilt for me by shallow characterisation and often incomprehensible Deep South accents - subtitles would have been welcome!


Philips Sonicare HX8111/02 AirFloss Rechargeable Power Flosser
Philips Sonicare HX8111/02 AirFloss Rechargeable Power Flosser
Offered by BestBuyUk
Price: £80.99

1.0 out of 5 stars UNRELIABLE PRODUCT, 16 Jan. 2014
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Good idea, bad quality. Within a few weeks of purchase, it simply stopped working. Philips, somewhat grudgingly, repaired jt under guarantee. A couple of weeks later it stopped again. For the last year, it has been languishing unused and unloved in our bathroom cabinet. Not at all what one expects from a high priced product from what we had hitherto regarded as a reliable manufacturer. A complete waste of money; Don't risk it.


Hoover GL1106 Globe 1 Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner with Microfibre HSB® Cleaning Glove
Hoover GL1106 Globe 1 Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner with Microfibre HSB® Cleaning Glove

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A HORRIBLE MISTAKE, 21 Aug. 2013
I bought this machine (not from Amazon) about a year ago, mainly because of its small size and weight. First impressions were reasonable. After that, everything went downhill. The filters clog after the most moderate use. Contrary to Hoover's boast that there is no loss of suction, the performance plummets as soon as there is a small amount of dust in the container. It blows dust away from the appliance instead of picking it up. Tiny amounts of fluff block the intake to the dust container, reducing suction to near zero. The pet hair attachment doesn't work. My attempt to buy spare filters as an alternative to having to wash and dry them after every one or two uses failed when Hoover's website failed to recognise their own catalogue number. This machine is a disgrace to the once proud name of Hoover. It is simply not fit for purpose, and should be withdrawn from sale immediately.
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Rentokil Live Capture Mouse Traps Blister
Rentokil Live Capture Mouse Traps Blister
Price: £4.00

1.0 out of 5 stars SOFT PLASTIC, 17 Dec. 2012
We installed this device on the evening of its arrival. The following morning we found the trap had shut, but with a large hole in the side where the field mouse we were trying to catch had gnawed its way out. The design is ingenious, but the soft plastic from which it is made renders it virtually useless. We have now ordered one metal and one hard plastic humane traps; we hope that these will work as advertised, otherwise the mouse looks like being a constant source of income for Amazon.


Amazon Alias SKU
Amazon Alias SKU
Offered by Natureinks Limited
Price: £3.48

5.0 out of 5 stars Very pleased, 11 Jun. 2012
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EXCELLENT VALUE, QUICK DELIVERY, GOOD QUALITY. COULDN'T BE HAPPIER WITH THIS MODEST PURCHASE. WOULD CERTAINLY USE FOR STORAGE OF ROUTINE RECORDINGS IN PREFERENCE TO EXPENSIVE, BULKY, AND FRAGILE JEWEL CASE.


Brilliant Mac OS X Lion
Brilliant Mac OS X Lion
by Mr Steve Johnson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars DISAPPOINTING, 17 Dec. 2011
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This is an attractive looking volume. Unfortunately, I have found it of little practical use. Most of what it contains can be found better and more fully set out in the Mac's online help sections. The information offered is often vague and superficial - for example, the guidance on creating iMovies comes down to a single page which is eloquent on how wonderful the application is, but gives virtually no instructions on how to use it. My advice is to enjoy exploring your new Mac using Apple support as necessary, and not clutter up your bookshelves with this glossy but disappointing book.


iPad Mini Case, TeckNet Slim Fit Smart Case PU Leather Cover With Stand For Apple iPad Mini 3, Min 2 and Mini 1, Included Screen Protector
iPad Mini Case, TeckNet Slim Fit Smart Case PU Leather Cover With Stand For Apple iPad Mini 3, Min 2 and Mini 1, Included Screen Protector
Offered by SPEEDY GOAL LIMITED
Price: £4.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars NOT LEATHER, THANK GOD, 6 Sept. 2011
I was given this item as a 70th birthday present. As a committed vegetarian, I was dismayed to find that it appeared to be made of leather. I checked the Amazon website, and found that it was described unambiguously in the headline and in several other places as a leather case. It was only when I came to read the small print of the manufacturer's description that I was reassured to find that it was made of "high quality synthetic leather". I agree wholeheartedly with the praise heaped on this product by other reviewers, and I am delighted that I can enjoy it without a twinge of conscience. I suppose that I should feel sorry for our carnivorous friends who bought it under the impression wrongly given by Amazon that it was made of genuine dead cow, but I'm afraid that I'm not that magnanimous!


Croydex 3 Tier Corner Storage Basket, Chrome
Croydex 3 Tier Corner Storage Basket, Chrome
Offered by andys emporiumcouk
Price: £20.24

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars UNFIT FOR PURPOSE, 11 April 2011
I bought this item (not through Amazon)as a storage rack in a shower. Within days, the fixing screws had begun to rust. Now the main body of the rack has also begun to rust. It will have to be replaced by a different make very soon, which will almost certainly mean that the existing fixing holes will be in the wrong place. I strongly advise against buying this or any similar Croydex product
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LUPO USB 2.0 4 Port Hub
LUPO USB 2.0 4 Port Hub

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars BAD BUY, 23 Jan. 2010
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Astonishingly low price matched by astonishingly low performance. Bought to make space for a new USB mouse, it began by working intermittently on all ports, and now doesn't work at all. Perhaps the manufacturer should have spent a bit more on the basics, and saved on the irritatingly pointless coloured lights, but in any case buying this thing has proved to be a foolish false economy


Epson Perfection V300 Photo Scanner (4800 dpi,USB 2.0)
Epson Perfection V300 Photo Scanner (4800 dpi,USB 2.0)

39 of 39 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars NICE SCANNER< PITY ABOUT THE SOFTWARE, 31 Mar. 2009
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I am more than happy with this stylishly designed scanner. The quality of the scans of prints, negatives, and slides is impressive for the price, and it takes very little time to get the hang of the clear and logical Epson software. The bundled Arcsoft programmes are another matter - clunky, prone to crash, and liable to generate unwanted messages at the bottom of the screen. The OCR programmes are not much better : OK for the occasional scanning and editing of short documents, but riddled with errors even when reading clear typescript. But that shouldn't put anyone off buying the basic scanner - it's just unfortunate that Epson throw in unwanted bits and pieces which are not in the same league as the software which many buyers will already have installed.


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