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Chums Marsupial Keychain, colors may vary
Chums Marsupial Keychain, colors may vary
Price: $7.79
6 used & new from $6.65

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great product, April 2, 2015
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Great for storing a tiny automatic garage door transponder that has no way of attachment to a key chain.


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4.0 out of 5 stars Useful but not durable, November 27, 2011
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I have arrhythmia (a-fib), and these days I mostly monitor my heart rate using a free iPhone app (which can keep a long-term history of the readings). I bought this little pulse oximeter before I had the iPhone app, and still find it useful to check blood oxygen level, and to get a quicker reading of my pulse. However, this device stopped working after a few months; I did buy another one but the product doesn't seem very durable.


I/O Merino Unisex Adult Neck Tube Accessory, Black, One Size
I/O Merino Unisex Adult Neck Tube Accessory, Black, One Size

3.0 out of 5 stars Lightweight, November 27, 2011
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I really like knitted wool neck tubes that are somewhat bigger and looser than this one -- ideally hand knit. But I have mislaid the neck tube I like better, and this is better than nothing on a cold day.


KOHLER K-4733-0 Glenbury Quiet-Close with Grip-Tight Bumpers Elongated Toilet Seat, White
KOHLER K-4733-0 Glenbury Quiet-Close with Grip-Tight Bumpers Elongated Toilet Seat, White
Price: $62.40
14 used & new from $51.45

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Difficult to install, November 27, 2011
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I have changed toilet seats successfully several times, but I found this one very difficult to install. In addition, the directions are on the side of the cardboard box, so I could only save them by taking a box cutter to the box; now I have to save a big piece of inconvenient cardboard until the visit of a friend who can correct the installation -- it's really preferable for instructions to be on a separate piece of paper.
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Steaz Iced Tea Can, Lime Green Pomegranate, Gluten Free, 16-ounces (Pack of12)
Steaz Iced Tea Can, Lime Green Pomegranate, Gluten Free, 16-ounces (Pack of12)
Price: $17.88
18 used & new from $16.43

3.0 out of 5 stars Tastes great, but not low enough in caffeine, August 25, 2011
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This is a great tasting tea; I particularly like it that it's not artificially sweetened, and isn't too sweet. Unfortunately, though, it has more caffeine than I can deal with (white tea is somewhat lower in caffeine than black tea, but still should be avoided by those who are sensitive to caffeine). It's too bad that caffeine content is only listed on products where the caffeine is added. A few businesses list the caffeine content of similar products, and I hope someday that all will do so.


Casio Men's EF503D-1AV "Edifice" Stainless Steel Watch
Casio Men's EF503D-1AV "Edifice" Stainless Steel Watch
Offered by WatchesZon
Price: $91.99
8 used & new from $88.99

5 of 13 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Good enough watch, no good chronograph, April 23, 2011
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I really like having a chronograph, and this one has a 12-hour stopwatch. That feature has been hard to find the last few times I was looking for watches (I kept seeing watches that measured time in hundredths of seconds, but only up to an hour). It's a large watch but not excessively bulky, and it seems to keep time correctly. Unfortunately, after several months, the chronograph hands stopped going back to zero when reset, I guess I could still use it to time things if I remember to subtract 6 minutes and 5 seconds from the results, since so far the offset has stayed consistent.
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The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria
The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria
Offered by Macmillan
Price: $7.99

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good supplement to the movie, March 20, 2011
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The new movie about these monks (Of Gods and Men) is great at giving a feeling for the lives of these Trappist monks, but this book provides a lot of background details; it's particularly good to have the incredibly moving testimony written by the community's leader, Br. Christian, shortly before their death.


WMF Vitalis Stainless Steel Large Stovetop Steamer System, 16-Inches by 11-Inches
WMF Vitalis Stainless Steel Large Stovetop Steamer System, 16-Inches by 11-Inches

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent large stovetop steamer, March 3, 2011
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This steamer is, as another reviewer noted, made in China, but it is still heavy, high-quality stainless steel. I had been using a smaller round steamer to cook vegetables and to reheat leftovers, but this steamer's shape makes it easier to steam several items at once, and there is a small thermometer in the lid, so it's possible to steam food at a lower temperature as advised in some of the complex and strange recipes included in the booklet that comes with the steamer. Here's my favorite steam cooked item, a savory egg custard -- 2 eggs gently beaten, mixed with about 4 oz of vegetable or chicken broth, maybe with some salt, pepper, and chopped shallots, cooked about 20 or 25 minutes at 180 to 190 degrees F.

It's really important to avoid having the pan empty on a burner, but I did this by accident; the scorched spots on the pan's surface have mostly gone after prolonged and gentle cleaning efforts. The steamer takes a lot of space on my stovetop, but I use it just about every day, and really love it.


Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician
Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician
by Christoph Wolff
Edition: Paperback
Price: $19.75
100 used & new from $5.15

34 of 43 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy on Kindle, January 28, 2011
Someone else has warned that the Kindle edition lacks the illustrations that appear in the book. For me a far more serious flaw is that the Kindle edition lacks this book's substantial index (one can view the index in the Amazon "search this book" function, but it's not possible to print it out. It's true that an index in a Kindle book won't have page numbers as locators, but the index should still be included as a way of seeing what information is available. Yes, one can do a search in the Kindle, but that's not good enough. Amazon claims that the book only contains what the publisher sent them. Fine, then this is the publisher's fault; however, buyers should be warned if/when the Kindle edition does not contain the whole book.
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25 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Note reformulated product, August 27, 2010
These aren't available on Amazon right now, but it's worth noting that if Amazon restocks it, the product will be different from the one people reviewed previously. The manufacturer's website states that the reformulation took place in about April 10, 2010; the main difference is that each chocolate disk previously contained 500mg. calcium, 100 IU Vitamin D, plus 40 mcg Vitamin K. The new formulation has the same amount of calcium, 250 IU Vitamin D, and no Vitamin K. The increased Vitamin D seems like a good idea, since it's my impression that doctors are encouraging people to consume more Vitamin D than the previous recommendations called for. The omission of Vitamin K makes me happy because those of us who take Coumadin (or warfarin) have to be careful not to consume much Vitamin K (which interferes with the anticoagulation action of Coumadin.

I don't notice any difference in the taste between the two formulations -- in both the old and new formulation, these are very tasty little chocolate disks, and a package of them makes a very good gift for any friend who might need calcium supplementation.


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