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SteelSeries Siberia v2 Full-Size Gaming Headset - (Black)
SteelSeries Siberia v2 Full-Size Gaming Headset - (Black)
Price: $50.00
75 used & new from $5.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars "Full-Size" for who? The Lollipop Guild?, February 23, 2015
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Perhaps if you have a very small head, the suspension design is comfortable. However, if you are not Asian, 12 years old, or Asian AND twelve years old, then the suspension system applies a degree of pressure to the top of the head that produces headaches in approximately 10 minutes.
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Califone 3065AVT Lightweight Personal Multimedia
Califone 3065AVT Lightweight Personal Multimedia

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Questionable buy, February 17, 2015
The Califone 3065AVT Lightweight Personal Multimedia is indeed "so light and comfy students might forget they even have it on". And while it's certainly economical at only $12,995.50, I don't really feel there's a niche for it.

At a price like that, they've certainly been cutting some corners to appeal to the mass market, but even though the peasants might be used to the flimsy materials and the total lack of sapphires, they probably wouldn't be willing to pay more than $10,000 or so for a good pair of headphones.

I should never have bought this stupid company.


Gel 601 Fight Gloves, Small
Gel 601 Fight Gloves, Small
Offered by Piranha Gear
Price: $39.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Almost perfect., February 17, 2015
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I am generally of the opinion that if you are going to wear gloves, they should match your purse and heels, but every once in a while, you'll be sparring with some limp-wristed nancy boy who has an unhealthy obsession with keeping all his teeth.

If you choose to indulge the poor soul instead of simply laughing and beating him to death with your massive testicles, these are the gloves to wear. Just enough padding, snug, comfortable fit, lots of freedom of movement.

Could they possibly be better? Maybe a little. A dimpled instead of flat gel-pad inside would fit more snugly against your enormous hairy knuckles. A perforated palm would help some of that manly sweat evaporate.

But I have not seen, or worn, better gloves.


Super Dungeon Explore
Super Dungeon Explore
Price: $64.95
29 used & new from $45.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Very good game design, February 17, 2015
This review is from: Super Dungeon Explore (Toy)
It's not easy to design a two-sided game with asymmetric pieces and goals, which is still well-balanced.

Add to that a clever design aesthetic with a sense of fun, a fair amount of tactical depth, and some some tongue in cheek sensibilities and you've got a fun afternoon.

Make that an afternoon and an evening. Possibly two. This game takes a long time to play. More so because of the terrible layout of the rulebook. Read it cover to cover, keep it on hand, consult it constantly, and I guarantee you will still get some things wrong the first time. Maybe the second as well.

The game itself is great fun, and the actual rules are good. And once one understands them, they are fairly sensible, not hard to understand, and have the right amount of detail vs pace.

But whoever wrote that rulebook needs to be fired.

Possibly out of a large cannon.


Logitech G35 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Headset
Logitech G35 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Headset
Price: $59.99
75 used & new from $45.50

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Careful!, February 17, 2015
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Enjoy the sound quality, enjoy the comfort, enjoy the multitude of configuration options.

But when you are finished enjoying all this, remove them VERY CAREFULLY, set them in a cool dry place with large amounts of foam padding, and tiptoe away. Certain structural components of these phones appear to be composed of some sort of low-density plastic (possibly compressed and dried play-dough) with all the structural integrity of a chocolate teakettle.

Avoid dropping them, removing them quickly, setting them on hard surfaces or exposing them to light. Or harsh language.

And don't look at them like that. They don't like it when you look at them like that. It hurts their feelings.


Piranha Gear Leather Boxing Gloves, Black Yellow, 16 oz.
Piranha Gear Leather Boxing Gloves, Black Yellow, 16 oz.
Offered by Piranha Gear
Price: $59.99
2 used & new from $49.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Not bad at all, April 30, 2014
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Others have extolled the virtues of these gloves, and I generally agree with them. They're definitely a step above other brands I have used.

They miss the perfect rating, however, by being not very breathable at all. Do I really need all that closed leather across my palm? Couldn't I have something perforated, so my handwraps don't drip when I take them off?


Groin Guard - Cup - Shock Wave
Groin Guard - Cup - Shock Wave

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars One... small(?)... problem., April 30, 2014
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The extra-large size appears to refer solely to the waistband.

This has not been useful to me because the actual cup is not large enough to contain what it is supposed to contain.

Stop making that face. I'm serious, here. It. Does. Not. Fit.


Golgotha Run (Dark Future)
Golgotha Run (Dark Future)
by Dave Stone
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
27 used & new from $0.78

5.0 out of 5 stars So, what do you expect from a hack writer..., March 30, 2014
... who was hired by a second-rate game company full of greedy, short-sighted hacks, to write a novel based on a stupid 80s tabletop game?

Well, what you don't expect is literature. Prepare to be surprised.

Stepping from the ideal platform of lowered expectations, Golgotha Run performs an armstand back double somersault tuck into a pool filled with Charles Baudelaire, metafiction, self-reference, recursion, social commentary, satirical characterization, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, Warhammer 40,000, Roadrunner cartoons, lampshades hanging, and a surprising lack of pretentiousness about the whole business.

This is not Borges. It's what Borges could have been had he not taken himself too seriously and disappeared up his own ass (leading a large procession of humanities academics).

I could say more, but that would spoil the fun. Do yourself a favour and read it.


Dr. Martens Ashridge Steel Toe Oxford,Black,11 UK/13 M US Women's/12 M US Men's
Dr. Martens Ashridge Steel Toe Oxford,Black,11 UK/13 M US Women's/12 M US Men's
Offered by OutdoorEquipped
Price: $114.86
5 used & new from $110.31

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable, November 3, 2011
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Comfortable, solid... they feel high-quality, although I have yet to witness how hard they'll wear.

This is puzzling, because the other pair I ordered from Dr. Marten's (a pair of 10" boots) was horrible. But these are quite worthwhile. One can only suppose that Dr. Marten's still makes good work and safety shoes and boots, but has cashed in on their popularity with a fashion line as well, which are made as cheaply and horribly as they can get away with.

One only wishes they would distinguish between the two for those of us who expect quality.


Dr. Martens Classic 1919 Steel Toe Boot,Black Fine Haircell,11 UK (US Men's 12 M/Women's 13 M)
Dr. Martens Classic 1919 Steel Toe Boot,Black Fine Haircell,11 UK (US Men's 12 M/Women's 13 M)
Price: $104.56
11 used & new from $99.89

9 of 14 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rubbish, November 3, 2011
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These are just plain awful. The leather is inferior - thin, stiff, hard, and cheap. The finish is poor at best, and the fit appears to be the brainchild of some alien life form which has read many books about the human foot, and hopes to one day have the privilege of seeing one with its own three eyes.

There's really nothing else to be said, but I'm going to find something anyway, because I am irritated. From the moment of opening the box and discovering they were accompanied by a small card telling me that the manufacturer is not responsible (pretty obvious if they make a product like this) from the moment of donning them and confirming one's suspicions that they were indeed designed by Nazi discomfort specialists, the whole experience can only leave you wanting to track down and personally insult every individual involved in designing, manufacturing, and shipping this massive failure to your doorstep.

I can only conclude that this product derives its profitability from the fact that any sufficiently large population must contain some number of paraplegics who can feel nothing from the waist down, masochists who derive erotic satisfaction from pain, and the just plain mentally ill. Surely no one else would voluntarily wear this. Perhaps they are being used to extract confessions from the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. If so, they need to switch to something more humane, like waterboarding, flaying alive, or reruns of "Dancing with the Stars".

Oh, and also one of the insoles was in two pieces. So they were not only bad, but defective, too.

I will returning this item. Possibly the mail carrier will refuse to take them on the grounds that he possess basic good taste.


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