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Dell Inspiron i3647-769BK Desktop (2.7 GHz Intel Celeron G1820 Processor, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, Windows 8.1) Black/Silver
Dell Inspiron i3647-769BK Desktop (2.7 GHz Intel Celeron G1820 Processor, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, Windows 8.1) Black/Silver
Offered by Orange Connect(Tax Free)
Price: $324.27
4 used & new from $244.99

5 of 9 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Dell Inspiron ships with the worst keyboards ever., March 27, 2014
A PC is a PC is a PC. But Dell ships the worse keyboard ever with its Inspiron desktops in a non-toy computer. I didn't need anything special, just a usable keyboard. If you decide for Inspiron like I did, factor in the need to buy a replacement keyboard.


Dell Inspiron Desktop  (i3647-1231BK) (Old Version)
Dell Inspiron Desktop (i3647-1231BK) (Old Version)
Offered by LittlePiggy_Tech
Price: $364.77
14 used & new from $197.98

5 of 14 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Dell Inspiron ships with the worst keyboards ever., March 27, 2014
A PC is a PC is a PC. But Dell ships the worse keyboard ever with its Inspiron desktops in a non-toy computer. I didn't need anything special, just a usable keyboard. If you decide for Inspiron like I did, factor in the need to buy a replacement keyboard.
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Wamsutta 778-Thread Count 100% Supima Cotton Supreme Luxury California King Fitted Sheet, White Damask Stripe
Wamsutta 778-Thread Count 100% Supima Cotton Supreme Luxury California King Fitted Sheet, White Damask Stripe

2 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Notice: The photo is misleading, May 15, 2011
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The product is fine, but the photo shows two bedsheets and pillow covers, which is misleading. I've ordered this item thinking I was going to get a bedsheet set and was frustrated to have a single stand-alone fitted sheet.


Hot Shot 2040W MaxAttrax Ant Bait, 4 Count, Case Pack of 1
Hot Shot 2040W MaxAttrax Ant Bait, 4 Count, Case Pack of 1
Price: $1.97
19 used & new from $1.97

5 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Works great on Argentinian Ants, but do not buy at Amazon, January 25, 2011
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If you live in California and you have an infestation of Argentinian ants (the small ones), this is probably the only ant bait product that actually works.

The reason why I rate it 1 star is that I usually buy this product at the local Home Depot under $2. I ordered it from Amazon (which lists it at the list price of $9.99 and on "sale" for about $6) thinking I was going to get four boxes (I got one box, which contains the "4" units - not really, just the plastic thing has four units that are meant to be used as one).

Strictly, there is nothing wrong with the description, but the combination of the poor Amazon description, misleading labeling by the manufacturer, and price made this a bad enough experience for me to write this because of a $2 product.


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17 of 26 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Old software, not as described above., January 29, 2010
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Ordered one of these, the hardware is as described and appears to work fine. The unit shipped by Bright Light Business/Factory Depot is old. The software CD is from 2007 and contains software that doesn't match the description (e.g. included Corel Painter Essentials 3 is useless, not comparable with the promissed Corel Painter Essentials 4).

I have filed a complain and request for correction (01/29/2010) and will update this review if they resolve the problem.


Top 10 Chicago (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
Top 10 Chicago (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
by Elisa Drake
Edition: Paperback
43 used & new from $0.01

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All you need for a 3-5 day visit, August 31, 2009
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I am not a big fan of the Eyewitness guides, but this Top 10 Chicago was the most useful, complete and precise travel guide I have used in a long time (I use a lot of them). It is all you need for a 3-5 day trip. It is a good reference for longer visits (coupled with other travel guides).

So, if you are someone going to Chicago as a first-time visitor, get it.

If you are the author or publisher, the only content suggestion would be to provide locations based on intersections (so that one can locate it by looking at the map - without having to go online), not only by street address. I wish the folding layout of the pullout map was simpler.


Walking Chicago: 31 Tours of the Windy City's Classic Bars, Scandalous Sites, Historic Architecture, Dynamic Neighborhoods, and Famous Lakeshore
Walking Chicago: 31 Tours of the Windy City's Classic Bars, Scandalous Sites, Historic Architecture, Dynamic Neighborhoods, and Famous Lakeshore
by Ryan Ver Berkmoes
Edition: Paperback
Price: $16.11
49 used & new from $0.50

19 of 25 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars It would be good if it was useful, August 31, 2009
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I would strongly suggest this book is not useful to Chicago visitors.

It has 31 tours, more than a typical visitor can do in a few days, but does not offer effective ways to prioritize/connect. The walks are poorly indexed (yes, they are numbered from South to North and there is a "per theme" index, and a minimalistic "connecting walks" line at the end of each tour, but that is all).

I've tried to use 5 different tours during a short first time visit and not once I finished the walk as recommended (because the routes are not efficient in covering the interesting parts of the city).

There are enough typos and mistakes (swapping "right" for "left" and "51st St" for "55th St" - try to follow the Washington Park or Hyde Park tours, for example) sprinkled all over. Not a big deal in a regular guide, but crucial in a walking tour.

Try to walk half mile across Washington Park "in the Southeast direction", without any reference and a bad map and end up exactly where the tour picks up on the other side (where the book assumes you are at a very exact place, but you have no idea where it is).

The access/transit info is mostly correct, but minimalistic enough to be useless.

Even when the author is "witty", it is at the expense of function. Millennium Park is one of the most touristy places in Chicago (no need for directions) but he spends several pages making up names for the landmarks and mixing real and "funny" names. What does the reader win in exchange for the confusion? Viagra fountain jokes. Then, in the same walk, crossing Grant Park, when there is opportunity for a guide book to add real value, the text is vague and sparse.

I don't mean to say it is all garbage. But the purpose of a walking tour book is to be read while you use it walking the city. For that purpose, in a city as easy to walk as Chicago, you would be better off with regular travel book and common sense than trying to follow the tours in this book.
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New Balance Unisex Lightning Dry No Show 6-Pack Sock
New Balance Unisex Lightning Dry No Show 6-Pack Sock

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not polyester, acrylic, December 9, 2008
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Socks have good quality and fit well ("unisex", but the S/M/L refer to women's size), if a bit expensive. The product specs are wrong, stating that it is made of polyester. Polyester socks are relatively hard to find and expensive. These are 97% acrylic.


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