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Naturana Pack of 5 Women's Shorts 802201
Naturana Pack of 5 Women's Shorts 802201
Offered by waescheshoppy_2
Price: $29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Hanro Quality . . . for FAR Less!!, August 10, 2014
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For those of you familiar with the wares of the Chi-Chi Undies House, Hanro of Switzerland, these panties will deliver you the much the selfsame sultry and sensuous softness, for far less cost to you, with much more generous coverage of your body--that PAMPERING softness--as Hanro's tailoring has gotten slowly and progressively more skimpy, except for their Nightgowns. Just be prepared to order at least Two(2) Sizes larger, as these run a bit on the svelte side. These need very little seasoning/break-in (Wash and Wear Cycles), so, that perhaps after Ten Launderings, these ought to begin to get fairly SILKY in sensation, and SHEER, in appearance. With all of this said, I leave the rest of it all up to your imaginations, so, by all means, ENJOY 'em, 'till the end of Time!!!!


Game Gear Men's Solid Color Athletic Running Short with Inner Brief
Game Gear Men's Solid Color Athletic Running Short with Inner Brief
Offered by Game Gear
Price: $12.25

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5.0 out of 5 stars AWESOME Nylon Tricot PT's, June 7, 2014
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These Nylon Tricot PT Shorts, have some of the finest, yet rugged, Nylon Tricot fabric to be found. In fact, this Nylon, oddly enough, is comparable to that fine-denier stuff, found in Vanity Fair Nylon Tricot panties, slips, and nightgowns, made until up until just a few years ago; I kid you not! You will definitely want to lounge, play, and sleep in these, as much as exercise, swim(?), and train in them. Perhaps the gussie seam in the inner briefs could be a bit longer, at, say, 6", for a Size 2XL, such as mine--although this isn't a major consideration for me.

Nylon/Polyester PT's have been around, since as early as the late Sixties, and those early ones were AWESOME! Up until I discovered these GameGears, the prevalence, preferences, and quality, in general, for Tricot PT's, starting at about the late Eighties, had been on the decline. Most other Brandage out there, including Soffes, frankly uses heavier-gauge Tricot, which may not be quite as comfy as GameGears, and the tailoring may not be quite as ample.

I do hope soon to try the White Polyester version, to compare. In that case, I hope that Amazon will permit me to review those, in this same section, as well. Hmm; I just remembered; Amazon possibly still peermits us to edit Reviews later on(?); I think that I'll try that, instead; stay tuned . . .

If you do intend these for the more relaxing activities, along with the swimming/beach wear, as several of my Reviewer brethren have mentioned, beware, not only are they EXTREMELY sheer, they also pack quite a sensuous "tickle", too. Because of that sheerness, I strongly urge the utmost caution, to where, and how, you work out in these.

In trying these out for swimming/beach attire, I'd strongly suggest that you do so, at Adult(s) (only) Areas; they WILL show EVERYTHING, unabashedly, when wet, possibly including the Black ones!! I'm as of yet unsure as to how the dye and fabric integrity would stand up to Swimming Pool Chlorines, or Ocean Salt, but I shouldn't think that natural and fresh Lake, Creek, or River Water would harm them.

Curiously, whilst seeking these out on Amazon, I'd inadvertently swerved at first, into the CHILDREN'S version of these. To say the least, it may be [highly] improper for kids to be wearing these. Parents providing Reviews for those, had strong reservations about their kids wearing them. If kids wear those for Track Meets and the like, they should only do so, at secluded, secure, private, and safe venues, precisely because of the High-Sheen GLASSY SHEERNESS of this fabric. For girls, it's probably the safest bet to use those for Slumber Parties. Additionally, older boys also may get "unneeded"(Laughs!!) stimulation from the fabric's extreme softness, if they're not careful.

So, in the main, if you're an Adult, by all means, GO FOR IT!!

UPDATE, FOR THE WHITE POLYESTER STYLE OF THESE SHORTS; 06/16/14; APPROX 7:00 PM, PST:
Cutting to the chase, it seems very strange that GameGear would use this type of Polyester Tricot, instead of the fluffy-soft sweet Nylon Tricot used in all of the other colours. There are Poly Tricots that feel extremely comfortable, but this particular grade is not one of them! This fabric is extremely stiff, not drapey, and it really does not conduct extra heat and perspiration away from the body, as does the Nylon. However, it is extremely opaque, compared with the Nylon, so these could be "child-safe", for those of you conducting purchases of these for your children.

Theoretically all the coloured NYLON styles must have started out white, before they went into the dye-vat, so, why can GameGear not do the same for the All-White Styles (skip the dyeing process)?? If you do want to get close to White, then you must settle upon some of the Pastel Colours as your choice.

Interestingly, a good use for these Poly's, is to throw them into the laundry, when I'm washing my other "Soft"-Wares, and those items get polished and softened up better, by the inclusion of these shorts in the load, washed, then dried, better than just being laundered by themselves!!
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Tilley Womens TU10 Fast Drying Travel Underwear Briefs
Tilley Womens TU10 Fast Drying Travel Underwear Briefs
Offered by BeltOutlet
Price: $20.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Dries as Expected; Sexy THEY ARE!!, February 8, 2014
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If these weren't all that sheer--see-through, that is--based upon the dry-up properties, these Tilleys could make decent swim bottoms, for the hours spent on shore, then back into the water, and back out again.

Tilleys may apologize for them not being sexy, but I disagree. They are extremely, sensually, ultra-fuzzy/downy soft, and they could be pretty decent--and prettie--for those intimate playtimes--surprisingly!! They cling and caress with their softness, providing a nice bit of delicious distraction. So, they can be quite practical and versatile, for more than just travel, alone. Pretty nice for lounging about, too.


Die Another Day (Widescreen Special Edition)
Die Another Day (Widescreen Special Edition)
DVD ~ Pierce Brosnan
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3.0 out of 5 stars Earliest DVD Editions of this Film? Forget 'em., September 20, 2008
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I try and be as positive and optomistic as I can, so I start on to the good news, and then on to the bad.

THE GOOD: I loved the Christ/Resurrection sub-themes of "D.A.D." intensely. The title itself hints at this broadly. In the prisoner exchange, and for the next 15-odd minutes, Bond's "second life" is quite revealing: the long hair and beard; his tortured body, looking as if he'd been scourged--quite literally, too; the Christ-like dignity of Bond's bearing--heading for even greater sacrifices for the Free World's sins; resurrection/back to life, after a meditation-induced heart attack; and occasionally Pierce holding his body in cruciform poses.

And the spy-bosses acting in (false) judgement, just like Grand Rabbi/Priest Caiaphas and Procurator Pilate. Those would be "M", Falco, and old General Moon.

There are even (Anti-)Christ resurrections amongst the bad guys. Zao and young Moon possibly died, albeit temporarily and then their bodies gutted by DNA therapy, to come back (resurrect), in new identities.

And even a Judas, too, in Ms. Frost.

These sub-theme elements, and other sub-theme elements of increasing sophistication--most notably from Brosnan onwards--is precisely what injects new life into The Bond Franchise, just when I'd thought that the franchise, HAD "died another day"!!

THE BAD: I know it's not my DVD players, but the Comprehensive Audio Track for my particlar (early?) edition was poorly mastered. Dialogue drop-offs; Music Track obscuring dialogue and Sound FX Track at times; Music Track dropping off for Dialogue; Sound FX Track going quiet for the Music Track; and the great bark of Bond's new souped-up Walther sounding more like a 0.22 or pellet pistol! This reason alone, is why I only rate this Three Stars. The Sound Mastering on all the other 19 Bond Title DVD's is perfect, as far as I know. I trust that the Comprehensive Audio Track has been comprehensively Remastered for subsequent DVD and Blu-Ray Editions of "D.A.D.".


Hill Street Blues - Season 1
Hill Street Blues - Season 1
DVD ~ Daniel J. Travanti
Offered by Outlet Promotions
Price: $28.88
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5.0 out of 5 stars Still "Being Careful Out There", January 17, 2007
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This review is from: Hill Street Blues - Season 1 (DVD)
I miss "HSB" so much that I've invented a fantasy scenario, if the show were revived. I'd simply call it "The New Hill Street Blues".

Without furher ado, here it is.: Megan Gallagher revives her role as Captain Tina Russo-Torgersen, of Hill Street Precinct, in Police Chief Frank Furillos's former position. Her husband, Assistant FIRE Chief Thor Torgersen, would be played by Lance Henriksen (Megan and Lance's tribute to their "Millennium" years)! Their teenage daughter, Hilda, would be played by Brittany Tiplady (another "Millennium" tribute).

Andrew Renko would now be the Master Sergeant Watch Commander, doing the morning roll calls done by Sgt. Esterhaus. His roll-call schtick would be telling outrageous anecdotes, to illustrate whatever the number one patrol priority for the day would be. Sometimes he'd even dress in costume to drive home that point. He'd still cutup with . . .

Bobby Hill would now be Lt. Robert Hill, head of dectectives, the same position occupied by Ramon Calletano.

Lt. Lucille Bates would now be in charge of the EATers, once spearheaded by Howard Hunter, and Lt. Joseph Coffey would be in charge of the EATers of a rival precinct. They're secretly married!

Howard Hunter would be CEO and Chairman of the Board of Howard's Hunters, a Corporate Threat Assesment Firm. He also does mercenary work in the Middle-East. Grace Gardner is now Grace Hunter! Yeah, a little international espinonage thrown in. He'd visit the ol' precinct house, clean out his still smoldering pipe in the trash, and start another fire, for old times' sake!!

Chief Furillo's wife, Joyce, now captains her own private law firm. Working with her as a skip-tracer, repo-man, P.I., and bounty hunter, is Michael Belker. A sometimes helper to Mick, would be that poker-faced pickpocket played so masterfully by Nick Savage! Oh, Mick and Deborah Kaplan FINALLY tie the knot. Much later in the show, Joyce's new mystery law partner is retired Rear Admiral Harmon Rabb, USN (Why not have a "JAG" crossover?)!

Fletcher Daniels is now the city's mayor, in the middle of a gubernatorial campaign.

Fay still worries her ex-husband, they remain friends, but is now married to a broadcast executive played by Leonard Nimoy. Fay's and Frank's son, Frank Jr., is a HOTSHOT drop-dead handsome rookie cop at Hill Street Precinct. He's played by either Elijah Wood, or Hunter Schlesinger.

Hery Goldblume is an Associate Chief, Frank's right-hand man, head of Frank's Joint Commanders Staff--JCS Commander Henry Goldblume. This outfit would be known on the show as "King Frank's Knights of the Round Table".

One of those Commanders would be Cdr. Neil Washington. A few years before, Capt. John D. LaRue would have died a hero's death trying to stop a major bank robbery, with his partner, Neil at his side.

There's been conjecture about this city's location. Could just as well be Cincinatti; Philadelphia; Columbus; Buffalo; Pittsburg, PA; or Baltimore. Boston; Portsmouth, NH; or Bangor, ME, would be stretches, because there wasn't references to old Amereican history in this show.
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The Winds of War
The Winds of War
DVD ~ Robert Mitchum
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5.0 out of 5 stars Keeping the Faith, with Herman Wouk, November 29, 2005
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Of all the adaptations of literature for motion pictures and television that I've seen, folks, this one scores a 95%, with most other adaptations doing at best, say 73%, in regards to plot, character exposition, and the author's intent. It was most magnaminious of Mr. Dan Curtis to have Herman Wouk as an executive member of the team (TELEPLAY).

I'm sure that you fellow Mitchum fans savor the way his characters come into a mediocre namby-pamby situation, and shake 'em on down! He doesn't disappoint as Pug. If you read the story, you could easily shoehorn Bob Mitchum into your imagination's eye.

Polly Bergen's "Rho" is the comic relief to the saga, worrying more about her hair style, and intramural competion with other Navy and Marine Corps wives, to jockey their husband's careers to the most prestigious heights, rather than being concerned with the increasingly odious global events racing down upon her family and world. Just as Mr. Wouk intended.

Ali McGraw's "Natalie" is full of delicious spunk and mischief, as she teases, and then draws in, Jan-Michael Vincent's "Briny". She Keeps the Faith with Mr. Wouk's "Natalie", who incidentally, is my favorite literary heroine.

The cinematography is picture-postcard breathtaking; you almost forget you're watching the small screen and believe you're at your favorite silver screen palace. Fits in nicely with Mr. Wouk's crisp, concise, ultra-vivid, descriptive narrative style.

The choreography of the extras and the aircraft pilots was impeccable. These were the unsung heroes/heroines of this production.

The Nazi/German/Japanese villains were most hideously brutal of any production that I've seen anywhere. For example, Herr Meisner's "Hitler" captures the monster's mincing mannerisms perfectly. The best Hitler I've seen; even better than Richard Basehardt's (1961), who did a fine job in his own right.

Herman Wouk himself plays a cameo in the story, as Dr. Jastrow's friend, the Archbishop of Sienna.

Finally, Dan Curtis had come an astonishingly long ways from the low-budget "Dark Shadows" days. Like night and day. Keep an eye out for Ms. Barbara Steele, who a few years later, would play Dr. Julia Hoffmann, M.D., in the "Dark Shadows" NBC TV revival!


War & Remembrance - Vol. 2, The Final Chapter: Parts 8 - 12
War & Remembrance - Vol. 2, The Final Chapter: Parts 8 - 12
DVD ~ Robert Mitchum
Price: $68.95
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars STILL Keeping the Faith with Herman Wouk!!, November 24, 2005
...The entire "War and Remembrance" sets surpasses "Winds of War", if that can be believed.

A sleeper performance was Sky Dumont's portrayal of Count von Stauffenberg, Hitler's would-be assasin. He was faithful with Mr. Wouk's intentions, Mr. Curtis' intentions, and this world's historical record. Can you imagine the severe tension and anxiety that the Count experienced as he was arming the bomb, and, later making his getaway? Dumont did it all so masterfully!

The cinematographer's choice of raw film stock, and the techniques that he used to expose that stock was even BETTER than "Winds". You don't need no stinkin' airline ticket nor cruise ship ticket to experience Italy, Corsica, Poland, and unfortunately Theresienstadt.

And this segues to a stern warning to the overly sensitive viewer. I'd rate the depictions of Nazi brutality as strong, if not stronger than "Schindler's List", "Saving Private Ryan", or George Takei's ("Star Trek") portrayal of a sadistic Japanese POW camp commandant in a production that eludes me right now. The brutalizations of Natalie and Aaron; the gassings, with full frontal nudity, which, as I recall, were the same as I remember in the original ABC TV telecast; the SS's additudes that their conduct was a "funny" thing; and SS man Blobel's flashback of his Babi Yar Massacre participation. This was as close to the real thing as it gets and it's NOT for the timid. For a gutslamming juxstaposition, consider "Lady" Aster's actions on the Big Submarine Raid.

All of you fellow Mitchumomaniacs, you'll just love the way his "Pug" takes complete charge when faced with the extreme hazards of naval combat. Yeah, Pug finally got his ship!

I'm a stickler for continuity, so when they touched off the Trinity A-Bomb shot, instead of Trinity stock footage, they used footage of OPERATION HARDTACK H-Bomb footage from the late 1950's, for some strange reason (more psychedelic to view, I suppose). I believe that there IS full color footage of Trinity in existence.

Jane Seymour's Natalie had a strange complimentary quality to Ali McGraw's Natalie, emphasizing the changing circumstances the character found herself in -- no time for the frivolous, more time for the serene and somber, pointing towards potential martyrdom.

Every time I view the death of Dr. Jastrow, played by Sir John Geilgud, I cry. He really made you love the old man.

As some of you out there may also know that Dan Curtis also produced the vampire soap opera "Dark Shadows", please keep an eye out for Dan's production assistant, Barbara Steele, as party hostess Elsa in Singapore. Barbara Steele was a "favored victim" in the Hammer House horror pics of the '50's-'70's. In the 1991 NBC-TV revival of "Dark Shadows", she played the role of Dr. Julia Hoffmann (role pioneered by the late Grayson Hall), the erstwhile healer of Barnabas Collins' (Ben Cross, role pioneered by Jonathan Frid) vampirism.


War and Remembrance, Vol. 1 (Boxed Set) [VHS]
War and Remembrance, Vol. 1 (Boxed Set) [VHS]
VHS
15 used & new from $14.85

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars STILL Keeping the Faith with Herman Wouk, July 20, 2001
...The entire "War and Remembrance" sets surpasses "Winds of War", if that can be believed.

A sleeper performance was Sky Dumont's portrayal of Count von Stauffenberg, Hitler's would-be assasin. He was faithful with Mr. Wouk's intentions, Mr. Curtis' intentions, and this world's historical record. Can you imagine the severe tension and anxiety that the Count experienced as he was arming the bomb, and, later making his getaway? Dumont did it all so masterfully!

The cinematographer's choice of raw film stock, and the techniques that he used to expose that stock was even BETTER than "Winds". You don't need no stinkin' airline ticket nor cruise ship ticket to experience Italy, Corsica, Poland, and unfortunately Theresienstadt.

And this segues to a stern warning to the overly sensitive viewer. I'd rate the depictions of Nazi brutality as strong, if not stronger than "Schindler's List", "Saving Private Ryan", or George Takei's ("Star Trek") portrayal of a sadistic Japanese POW camp commandant in a production that eludes me right now. The brutalizations of Natalie and Aaron; the gassings, with full frontal nudity, which, as I recall, were the same as I remember in the original ABC TV telecast; the SS's additudes that their conduct was a "funny" thing; and SS man Blobel's flashback of his Babi Yar Massacre participation. This was as close to the real thing as it gets and it's NOT for the timid. For a gutslamming juxstaposition, consider "Lady" Aster's actions on the Big Submarine Raid.

All of you fellow Mitchumomaniacs, you'll just love the way his "Pug" takes complete charge when faced with the extreme hazards of naval combat. Yeah, Pug finally got his ship!

I'm a stickler for continuity, so when they touched off the Trinity A-Bomb shot, instead of Trinity stock footage, they used footage of OPERATION HARDTACK H-Bomb footage from the late 1950's, for some strange reason (more psychedelic to view, I suppose). I believe that there IS full color footage of Trinity in existence.

Jane Seymour's Natalie had a strange complimentary quality to Ali McGraw's Natalie, emphasizing the changing circumstances the character found herself in -- no time for the frivolous, more time for the serene and somber, pointing towards potential martyrdom.

Every time I view the death of Dr. Jastrow, played by Sir John Geilgud, I cry. He really made you love the old man.

As some of you out there may also know that Dan Curtis also produced the vampire soap opera "Dark Shadows", please keep an eye out for Dan's production assistant, Barbara Steele, as party hostess Elsa in Singapore. Barbara Steele was a "favored victim" in the Hammer House horror pics of the '50's-'70's. In the 1991 NBC-TV revival of "Dark Shadows", she played the role of Dr. Julia Hoffmann (role pioneered by the late Grayson Hall), the erstwhile healer of Barnabas Collins' (Ben Cross, role pioneered by Jonathan Frid) vampirism.
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