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Science and the Book of Mormon
Science and the Book of Mormon
by Wade Miller
Edition: Paperback
Price: $13.46
10 used & new from $13.46

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Sad little book, June 29, 2014
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I know of, and respect, some of the other reviewers of this book, but I cannot see how they came to their positive conclusions. I bought the book based on their recommendations, which makes me quite disappointed in how indiscriminate they were in their praise. There is absolutely nothing new in this book, and not even anything from the author's personal knowledge. Instead, he quotes John Sorenson and others extensively and uncritically. At one point he even reaches back to a 1988 book by Hugh Nibley for his "proof" about iron and steel. I can see why the book had to be self-published -- no respectable publisher would touch it, no matter how apologetic their interests. I'd like to return it, but Amazon would charge me shipping, so it's not worth the hassle. I will give donate it to DI. This book is a major dud from someone with the credentials to possibly have made a contribution!!!


The Lost Teachings of Jesus on the Sacred Place of Women
The Lost Teachings of Jesus on the Sacred Place of Women
by Alonzo L. Gaskill
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $13.20
40 used & new from $7.50

16 of 20 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Based on a hoax, April 11, 2014
Sadly, this book is based in large part on a source that the author knew to be spurious when he wrote it. As he explains in his blog post about the controversy his book has generated, Gaskill feels he was justified because the teachings of the false document closely align with the teachings of modern prophets. He also explains that because the book is intended to be devotional, not scholarly, he did not expect it to be held to the same high standards (of truthfulness?). Gaskill claims that he discussed the scholarly rejection of his source in the manuscript he originally submitted to his publisher, but Cedar Fort apparently complained that it made the book sound too academic, so he took that part out.

I personally am offended when I come across Church-related materials that could make me sound foolish if I quote them to knowledgeable people. I don't like to be tricked into strengthening my testimony, and there are already enough faith-promoting rumors to watch out for without adding this book to the mix.
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Downton Abbey Season 2 [HD]
Downton Abbey Season 2 [HD]
DVD
Price: $19.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Last several episodes stink, April 4, 2014
In the last several episodes, the writers seem determined to show there is no truly good person, as nearly all of my heroes in the show demonstrate their unfaithfulness. I won't be watching any more episodes or season.


Linksys Wireless Access Point N300 Dual Band (WAP300N)
Linksys Wireless Access Point N300 Dual Band (WAP300N)
Price: $87.00
33 used & new from $68.01

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Three bad out of three purchased, March 20, 2014
We bought three of these. One was DOA. The other two would not allow connections to iOS Apple devices. I hope I can find a way to return them.

Update 3/25/14: We discovered that the problem was with the iOS devices we were trying to connect, so after resolving those issues, the two WAPs functioned properly. We are still hoping to return the one that was DOA.
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Fogless Shower Mirror - HIGHEST RATED! - Includes Razor Hook - Modern - Anti-Fog Nanotechnology - Exclusive To Amazon
Fogless Shower Mirror - HIGHEST RATED! - Includes Razor Hook - Modern - Anti-Fog Nanotechnology - Exclusive To Amazon
Offered by Cassani Company
Price: $19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Really fogless, January 22, 2014
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This mirror does not fog up at all, and even the water beads off of it if you spray it just before use. I'm glad I purchased it.


Kyocera Revolution 2 Piece White Blade Knife Set in Acetate Box
Kyocera Revolution 2 Piece White Blade Knife Set in Acetate Box
Offered by Modern Home Products
Price: $59.95
6 used & new from $55.67

5.0 out of 5 stars Given as gifts; received many compliments, January 22, 2014
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I didn't use these knives, but the recipients of the gifts did, and they say they loved them. The price was good too.


Melnor 4200 Turbo Oscillating Sprinkler With Flow Control
Melnor 4200 Turbo Oscillating Sprinkler With Flow Control
Offered by vanguardwholesale
Price: $12.99
14 used & new from $12.91

2.0 out of 5 stars One pro, but three cons, July 1, 2013
PRO:

* You can adjust how far forward or back the sprinkler goes in each direction independently. In some areas of our yard, I need to have it only water on one side; and while some other brands have settings for Full, Right, Left, and Center, you have to pick them up to adjust the pattern. This sprinkler makes it EASY TO ADJUST the coverage on-the-fly to fit your specific need.

CONS:

* The oscillation speed is TOO FAST, so if you do need to fine-tune the coverage pattern, the sprinkler does not give you enough time to get out of the way without getting wet. The previous Melnor oscillating sprinkler that I bought had a nice leisurely speed, so there was plenty of time to change things and escape.

* At full coverage, two of the jets of water are a little too far apart. The result is that I sometimes get DRY SPOTS in between them at the outer limits of the pattern.

* The base is too dark, so on very hot days, my lawn has gotten BURN MARKS where the base sat.

This sprinkler works, but I would rather have the model I used to own. Unfortunately, after several years of use, it sprung a leak where the hose connection goes into the base.


Dell Latitude 10 Vangoddy Brand SOHO Portfolio Sleep Cover Case, with Stand Out Black on Black Design and Unique Dauphine Hand Strap, Detachable stand & Sleep cover, and Magnetic Closure
Dell Latitude 10 Vangoddy Brand SOHO Portfolio Sleep Cover Case, with Stand Out Black on Black Design and Unique Dauphine Hand Strap, Detachable stand & Sleep cover, and Magnetic Closure
Offered by vangoddy store
Price: $8.15

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not for Latitude 10, May 1, 2013
This case covers up the Windows button on the Latitude 10. Also, because the case covers up the outside 3/4" of the face of the tablet, some Windows 8 gestures are impossible to perform.


Vangoddy Pink on Black Designer SOHO Smart Cover with Stand and Unique Rear Hand Strap for All Models of the Dell Latitude 10 Tablet (ST, Intel Atom Z670, Bluetooth, Windows)
Vangoddy Pink on Black Designer SOHO Smart Cover with Stand and Unique Rear Hand Strap for All Models of the Dell Latitude 10 Tablet (ST, Intel Atom Z670, Bluetooth, Windows)

1.0 out of 5 stars Not for Latitude 10, May 1, 2013
This case covers up the Windows button on the Latitude 10. Also, because the case covers up the outside 3/4" of the face of the tablet, some Windows 8 gestures are impossible to perform.


North American Healthcare Foot Rocker
North American Healthcare Foot Rocker
Offered by Triple A Bargains
Price: $10.79
28 used & new from $9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Helpful for arch and heel problems, February 13, 2013
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I sit at a desk much of each day, and so I believe the tissues in the backs of my legs have contracted over the years. This has apparently contributed to the problems that have developed in my arches and heels. These rockers are very helpful in stretching the affected tissues, which I have found beneficial. The price was so good that I have purchased a set of two for work and another set for home. Since I use them together to stretch both legs at the same time, I wish there was a simple way to connect two of them so that they could be used as a unit. I will go to the hardware store eventually to see if there is an 8", narrow bolt that I can slip through the holes in the front and the back of two rockers. Otherwise, I am very pleased with them.


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