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Casio Women's BGA110-7B Baby-G Shock Resistant White Analog Sport Watch
Casio Women's BGA110-7B Baby-G Shock Resistant White Analog Sport Watch
Offered by ProFashionable
Price: $90.45
8 used & new from $89.00

28 of 28 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars baby-g white bga-110, September 30, 2011
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i've been using this watch for almost a month now and i have to say that i like it. this watch is a replacement for my old black baby-g which i used for about 5 years without a problem. the only reason why i replaced it is b/c the LED light stopped working a few months ago and i am one of those people who are anal about being able to see my watch in the dark.

this analog watch is very nice looking. the features are great and i've had a lot of compliments.

the reason why i didn't give it 5 stars is because:

1. the resin band gets dirty very easily. if you are like me and wear your watch all the time (eg. to sleep, in the shower, working out), then it's probably better to get another color. i find that i am constantly cleaning the band. the inside of the band (the part that touches my skin) is already a bit discolored...probably b/c i wear self tanning body lotion. i am going to try cleaning it with a little bleach and q-tip and see if that will whiten it up.

i actually looked online yesterday to see if it was possible to replace the orginal band with a stainless steel one. i contacted a company that sells replacement bands for casio and i'm still waiting for a response. if they have it, i will likely replace it.

2. this watch (like the original baby g that i had before) doesn't have the ability to do intervals in stopwatch/timer mode. so, if you are a runner and you like to do 10/1s, there's no beep that goes off at the 10 minute mark and the one minute mark. this is an important feature for long distance runners so if you need that, i say, go for timex or some other brand.

3. the LED button is really hard to find and press in the dark. the old baby G had that great BIG button right on the bottom of the face of the watch. there was never a problem finding it in the middle of the night. with this watch, you have to press the top right button. i find that i'm always fumbling to find it and even when i find it, i seem to have problems pressing it. luckily the hands on the watch also illuminate so you don't necessarily need to use that feature as much.

All in all, i would recommend this watch. it's reasonably priced, sturdy, fashionable yet functional. my old one lasted forever and the face always looked new even though it was 5 yrs old. i did replace the band about 2 years ago though b/c if you wear it all time time like i did, the resin will start to deteriorate and fall apart. I am positive the mechanics of this watch will be just as good, but i'm pretty sure the band itself will need replacing a lot sooner (b/c it's white and will look pretty ugly in the not so distant future) and the face won't stay as 'clean/new' as the black one did.

hope this helps in making your decision.
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INSANITY Base Kit - DVD Workout
INSANITY Base Kit - DVD Workout
Offered by Beachbody
Price: $144.80

13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars really intense killer workout, January 7, 2010
i have been doing this workout quite regularly for about a month now. just this week, i decided to follow the schedule to see if i can keep doing it for the full two months. let me start by saying that this is damn hard!! i haven't been able to complete any of the workouts without stopping for breaks or modifying some of the harder moves (walking planks, push ups on one leg, etc etc). at the end of the workout, i feel i have nothing left.

my only concern about this workout is the fact that i just can't do all the exercises.i know that i am sometimes compromising form for speed b/c it's so hard to keep up. i wonder if it's better to do something a little easier like Jillian Michael's Banish Fat Burn Metabolism and be able to complete the entire workout. in the end, which workout is burning more calories? both are about 45 minutes long. both work every muscle in the body. however, beach body is so hard that i have to take a lot of breaks, modify and go at my own pace. (BFBM is tough but doable and i can do everything i'm asked to do.) i think i'd have to strap myself up to some sort of calorie burning device to know for sure.

anyway, i would definitely recommend this to people who are looking for a challenging, intense, high energy workout.

Ps. i should add that i am an active person. i run half marathons and paddle on a competitive dragonboat team. i guess, you can say that i am in shape; however i still find these dvds to be insanely challenging!

Jillian Michaels: Banish Fat, Boost Metabolism
Jillian Michaels: Banish Fat, Boost Metabolism
DVD ~ Jillian Michaels
Offered by Knowbodybeatsdawiz
Price: $7.99
102 used & new from $3.71

4.0 out of 5 stars very good workout. recommend it., January 7, 2010
i started doing this dvd a couple weeks ago. i alternate this with beach body insanity which i have been doing for about a month now. i would be doing just the beach body insanity dvds IF i could just keep up. it's just way too hard--too many push ups and plank work. anyway, i would consider BFBM a moderate to tough workout depending on your fitness level. i like it b/c it covers all parts of your body but i don't like the pace. i find it to be a little slow....too many pauses between each circuit to get a really kick a## cardio workout.
over all though, it's a good dvd. good instructions and great exercises.really good for toning. now, if you want all this plus great cardio, i would check out the beach body insanity series. i am telling you, you will sweat like crazy and will feel delirious at times b/c it's sooo fast and sooo challenging. if anyone out there has tried BFBM and beach body insanity, i'd like to hear your opinion.
have fun working out!

DCB-56 SLR Camera Holster (BLACK)
DCB-56 SLR Camera Holster (BLACK)

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars DCB-56 SLR Camera Holster (BLACK), February 21, 2009
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nice camera bag...esp for the price. the 2 things that made me give this a 4 instead of a 5:

1. i wish the bag was just a tad bigger so that i can carry an extra lens (eg. my 50mm portrait lens...not one of those honking zoom lenses). i think they could have achieved this by making the side pockets expand more.

2. i wish the side pockets had double zippers so that if i put something in there that's a little too big, i can still close most of the pocket up. eg. my mini tripod.

Ugg Kids' Classic Short Boot
Ugg Kids' Classic Short Boot
Price: $64.99 - $160.00

33 of 42 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars ugg women's classic tall in black, November 2, 2007
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great boots, but as previous poster said, the black will dye your feet! also, they fit big; i bought 7s but i am wondering if i should have bought 6s. i haven't tried the 6s so i'm not sure. it's too bad they don't have half sizes.
also, if your feet are ladies size 8 or smaller, it is cheaper to buy the children's uggs! (only thought of this after i bought mine.)
all in all, great boots. i'm glad i bought them.
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Mikasa Palatial Platinum 5-Piece Place Setting, Service for 1
Mikasa Palatial Platinum 5-Piece Place Setting, Service for 1

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars very pretty china, bad packaging/handling, October 7, 2007
i ordered this setting as well and when i received it, one of the plates was broken. unfortunately, by the time i actually got around to picking the parcel up from my US shipping place, it was too late for me to send the product back.
as the previous person mentioned. the china itself is beautiful, but the people at amazon really need to package their fragile items better!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars fuelbelt, March 25, 2007
pros: great idea, no bounce, excellent fit

cons: very difficult to put caps on bottles so that there's no leak (honestly i can spend 10 minutes doing this!!), diffult---if not impossible-- to put bottle back with one hand b/c the elastic is quite tight (esp if you are using the 10 oz bottles)

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