I bought this to give as a gift at graduation.
The whole alarm system works very well and it is easy to lay out the different wake up times with different days.
Unfortunately when I gave it two things developed:
1. The radio does not work. We played with it and played with it - checking how the power cord (which doubles as a FM/AM antennae) lies and nothing. I plugged in a cheap clock radio to prove that there was a good reception area. I went on line to check that somehow we were turning on the radio properly and it seems we are.
2. There is a slot to place a CR watch backup battery - the slot is hard to fit the battery into and it was a minor struggle.
When I… Read more
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This little booklet quickly discusses different offensive football systems but does so in a very superficial and simple manner.
It provides a cursory explanation of the pros and cons of the idea but there are major limitations:
1. There are NO illustrations of the formations. This is particularly important for people who are NOT familiar with the names. The cover illustration may mislead potential readers into thinking the whole work is illustrated in the similar fashion. It is NOT.
2. There are NO historical context. I realize that many people might want a work on offensive football systems or formations may not care about the historical context but in some cases it is… Read more
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Watchmen was the acclaimed work by Alan Moore and David Gibbons which re-set how many people view super hero comics. Along with The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller, it put a very modern darker, cynical and often ironic shading to the nearly 90 year old genre.
If you haven't read Watchmen there is not much point in reading any of these prequels - the homages, references and foreshadowing will not make any sense. The ironic quotes and images which echo the original work won't have any resonance.
This installment looks at the two darker and grittier characters: The Comedian and Rorschach. Both operate largely to their own codes and if it stretches beyond what is… Read more