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Poki's Poker Academy - PC
Poki's Poker Academy - PC
3 used & new from $15.95

4.0 out of 5 stars This version can't be activated any more, go to the web for the latest edition, February 24, 2015
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I bought this hoping that the software would still work with the key but it doesn't--it apparently needs to talk to the mother ship on the web, and that company is out of business. Fortunately the software still lives as the program "Poker Genius" which you can still buy, and is much improved over this original version, so I recommend it. It's especially good for practicing limit hold'em with quality AI opponents...


[3-Pack] SUPERSHIELDZ- Anti-Glare & Anti-Fingerprint (Matte) Screen Protector For Nextbook 10.1" Quad Core Windows 8.1 Tablet + Lifetime Replacements Warranty [3-PACK] - Retail Packaging
[3-Pack] SUPERSHIELDZ- Anti-Glare & Anti-Fingerprint (Matte) Screen Protector For Nextbook 10.1" Quad Core Windows 8.1 Tablet + Lifetime Replacements Warranty [3-PACK] - Retail Packaging
Offered by Supershieldz
Price: $24.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars These succeeded where Birugear failed, February 8, 2015
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This material succeeded after I wasted an entire package of the Birugear sheets which were impossible to apply without dirt and bubbling. This product had proper instructions on the package and allowed the bubbles to be entirely squeegeed away, which is a about all you can ask for with such a tricky material to work with. I'll warn anyone who's never worked with these protectors before that you will waste at least one sheet and possibly an entire 3-pack before you get the hang of it if you're at all fussy about how things look. Additionally, I used lcd screen wipes to thoroughly clean the screen before using the included cleaning cloth, which turned out to be very helpful.


Card Player Digest: The Best of Card Player 1988-1994
Card Player Digest: The Best of Card Player 1988-1994
by Mike Caro
Edition: Paperback
12 used & new from $3.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Defective binding makes issues for reading, January 3, 2015
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This is an entertaining and informative collection of magazine articles from Card Player, and I would normally have given it 3 or 4 stars, but this is one of those books bound with cheap glue which turns to powder over time (as my copy did instantly the moment I began turning pages). If you get hold of one expect to send your copy off to a commercial binder before trying to read it or all your pages will fall out. I'm pretty sure 100% of the print run of this book will prove to be defective over time...


BIRUGEAR Nextbook 10.1'' Windows 8.1 Tablet (NXW10QC32G) Screen Protector, (2-Pack) Premium HD Crystal Clear LCD Screen Protector for E FUN Nextbook 10.1 inch Windows 8.1 NXW10QC32G Detachable Tablet
BIRUGEAR Nextbook 10.1'' Windows 8.1 Tablet (NXW10QC32G) Screen Protector, (2-Pack) Premium HD Crystal Clear LCD Screen Protector for E FUN Nextbook 10.1 inch Windows 8.1 NXW10QC32G Detachable Tablet
Offered by BlueMall
Price: $4.95

2.0 out of 5 stars Good for business use, bad for home use, December 26, 2014
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I deducted one star immediately from this product for not including any instructions for installing what is very tricky material to work with. In the end it may not matter much because this material is impossible to apply satisfactorily outside of a factory clean room--every tiny speck of dust in the environment lands on the screen as the material is being applied and adds to the dozens of air bubbles which form between the screen and material, most of which don't allow themselves to be squeegeed away with the little plastic clip which comes in the package. The problem is the thickness of the plastic; the peel-off protective coating is much thinner and I was tempted to use that instead of the main piece since it probably wouldn't have had the bubbling problem, but unfortunately that plastic seemed to hold all finger grease. I wouldn't recommend this material for home use since it spoils the experience of seeing videos and images on a sharp tablet screen, but for business use it would probably be very satisfactory because it protects heavily used equipment and you probably don't worry about how your employees feel about the aesthetical experience of viewing air bubbles on the screen. The product needs to be redesigned with a slightly thinner plastic and instructions on how to use them...


Blackjack Basic Strategy Charts - Set of Six
Blackjack Basic Strategy Charts - Set of Six
by Maverick Sharp
Edition: Cards

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice contrast, somewhat large, not quite waterproof, October 16, 2014
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These are nice high-visibility cards and I like that the multi-deck card has the few "infinite deck" variations I like to use. I haven't given it 5 stars because there are some things I would want done differently: 1. Nice high-contrast color printing against black background, but the charts read from bottom up, the opposite of what I'm used to; 2.Good laminated surfaces top and bottom, but the exposed edges of the cardboard mean they might not last any longer in your wallet as they absorb sweat (and you will sweat if you play this game!); 3. the cards are the size of poker cards with rounded corners, but that size is slightly too large for a wallet, so they will get crinkled eventually (good size for a man's shirt pocket, but only if you wear that kind of shirt). 4. Part of each chart runs to the back of the card. It's hard to balance size against readability; the makers of this card chose readability, but I go for small and stealthy when I can get it...


Military Strategy Classics of Ancient China - English & Chinese: The Art of War, Methods of War, 36 Stratagems & Selected Teachings
Military Strategy Classics of Ancient China - English & Chinese: The Art of War, Methods of War, 36 Stratagems & Selected Teachings
by Shawn Conners
Edition: Paperback
Price: $15.54
27 used & new from $15.35

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding readibility in an English translation, August 14, 2014
The Chinese translator Chen Song is to be congratulated for producing such fluid and readable versions of these Chinese classics. I'm not qualified to judge their technical accuracy, but the naturalness of the language is not found consistently in other English translations. This is a unique collection well worth owning for English-language readers who want to read for the ideas without getting tripped up by awkward translation...


REPLICA 1907 Saint Gaudens $20 Gold Piece. Big Huge Large 3" Metal Coin REPLICA
REPLICA 1907 Saint Gaudens $20 Gold Piece. Big Huge Large 3" Metal Coin REPLICA

4.0 out of 5 stars The ultimate Americana paperweight series, August 5, 2014
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I've already said what I had to say about these big coins at the Indian head penny, but since a disgruntled customer gave this one a single star I'll weigh in--this replica is metal (somewhat thinner than the true proportion of the original, probably not a bad thing) with medium heft and a finish which suggests aged gold (remember, we're not talking about premium materials here for the price). I found the sharp features on the eagle on the reverse especially pleasing. I don't know what to say about the ultimate $3 paperweight--if you're expecting more in terms of quality or materials for that price, you're not very worldly wise...


NEW Loc8tor Pet Handheld Finder Locator Cat Dog Keys
NEW Loc8tor Pet Handheld Finder Locator Cat Dog Keys
Offered by Pet-Source
Price: $89.99
9 used & new from $74.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Survived underwater, July 21, 2014
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A lot's been said about this device already, so I'll just share some useful details: 1. After having it 3 days we found the handset sitting in the cat's water dish--it had fallen off the fridge magnet. We removed the battery, dabbed it all dry, let it sit out in the sun for an afternoon, and when we put the battery back it worked properly--how great is that! 2. Don't hold down the button for the tag you want--just press it firmly and quickly. Otherwise, it thinks you're trying to initialize a new tag and it won't search for signal. 3. I tested this with a clear line of sight to the collar from a distance of at least 500 feet and it did clearly and strongly indicate direction--excellent results beyond the manufacturer's given range. 4. Don't forget to aim UP or DOWN if your signal weakens--it will point out that your cat is upstairs above you under a bed or down under your deck, but only if you understand where the signals are telling you to look!


Rikki KnightTM Casino theme Design Back Pack
Rikki KnightTM Casino theme Design Back Pack

3.0 out of 5 stars Nice product being marketed to the wrong audience, July 12, 2014
I kind of like these and will eventually buy one, but I feel compelled to criticize the disingenuous marketing of this item--it's absurdly inappropriate to market backpacks with adult gambling themes to school children or teenagers; in many American schools your kid will be sent home or given a detention for violating the dress code. On the other hand, it's entirely appropriate to market these to adults as daypacks for a casino visit or poker players who need to keep their stuff with them for a long tournament day. Don't beat around the bush, market these to your real audience and you'll sell quite a few...


Trademark Texas Hold'em Pre-Flop Winning Odds Calculator (Silver)
Trademark Texas Hold'em Pre-Flop Winning Odds Calculator (Silver)
Price: $15.49
4 used & new from $9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars In case you were wondering how to use it..., July 12, 2014
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If you're wondering how to make effective use of this unique gadget, my suggestion would be 1. Decide what hand range you're trying for in percentage terms--say, staying in the top 50% in limit hold'em and 25% in no-limit. If you're playing online and you choose a starting combo that rates as 130 out of 169, you're playing junk. If your middle-range hand is 84 or lower, you're in the top half, which is a mathematically sensible minimum standard. It can help you get a feel for what types of combinations fall within your range if you don't have a scheme strictly memorized...


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