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Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers
Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers
Price: $119.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better, Lighter, Smaller, July 14, 2015
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Lost my 2nd generation Kindle. But this is a very good replacement. Small and light with the very readable "paperwhite" display. The touchscreen is also a nice feature. Not sure that the high resolution makes much difference though.


New Balance NB 309-2 Sunglasses Shiny Black
New Balance NB 309-2 Sunglasses Shiny Black
Price: $17.45

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Cheap product at a high price, October 18, 2014
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Very cheap plastic sunglasses. One lens fell out after a few uses. I was able to pop back in. This is a very over-priced product even at the $20 price I paid.


Aladdin & The Magic Lamp
Aladdin & The Magic Lamp
DVD
Price: $1.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Skip this Aladdin, July 18, 2014
Primitive animation and slow story telling. It just didn't engage me or my grandson.


Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb 4 Piece Gift Set for Women
Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb 4 Piece Gift Set for Women

5.0 out of 5 stars Birthday gift late but worth it!, May 28, 2014
Had trouble getting this product originally. But once the product was in stock and shipped, it was well received by my daughter. It is her favorite fragrance. The 4 gift bottles are a nice touch.


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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great, inexpensive replacement for Kreepy Krauly, April 16, 2013
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This product far exceeded my expectations. It is inexpensive, simple in design and works great! The pool cleaner is made for the slightly smaller above-ground hose (which it provided), but it came with an adapter that I used to connect to my own 1and 1/2 inch in-ground hose. My pool is approximately 20x40 ft and it cleans it very well. It doesn't go quite as high on the wall as the Kreepy Krauly, but the difference is small.


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader:   Plunges into History
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader: Plunges into History
by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Edition: Paperback
170 used & new from $0.01

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Lousy History that should be flushed, April 16, 2013
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Don't look for any history lesson here. The history is superficial, excessively cute and wildly inaccurate. For example, the very first entry in the book claims that George Gamow announced the "Big Bang theory" of the universe in 1948. Although Gamow was a proponent of this theory, it was actually published in 1927 by a Belgian Catholic priest/scientist by the name of Georges Lemaitre. This theory and Lemaitre's theory of an expanding universe were not hidden ideas, they were widely analyzed and discussed by the leading scientists of the day.
Unfortunately, this first entry is all too typical of the shoddy approach to history seen in this book. Although it may provide a minute, or two of entertainment, it's "history" cannot be taken seriously.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Nice Inexpensive nightstand, September 3, 2012
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This nightstand exceeded my expectations. It is not top-of-the-line furniture, but is a very nice product and a very good value. The construction is far better than I've seen for similar, and higher cost, nightstand in the local furniture stores. I was impressed enough with the nightstand that I bought a second one.


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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Absolute Junk!, September 3, 2012
This large and heavy showerhead is uncomfortable to hold and is somewhat ugly. Because of its' weight and cheesy plastic construction it lasted all of one week. I bumped it while getting out of the shower and the bottom plastic connection broke and the showerhead fell. I have had numerous massage showerheads and have never had one break before. Prior to this product, I had used a Sears brand shower massage in the master bath for a few decades. This product is badly designed and poorly made. I would never buy another Waterpik product.


Wand Essentials Wand Essentials Multi Speed Body Wand Massager
Wand Essentials Wand Essentials Multi Speed Body Wand Massager
Offered by Healthy and Active
Price: $50.00
9 used & new from $20.35

25 of 36 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Dangerous product, March 29, 2012
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This poorly made product lasted just long enough to create a dangerous electrical condition. A slight tug on the cord made the bare wires pull out of the device rather than pull the electrical plug out of the socket. The open wires then touched and made a spark. This wouldn't have happened if the cord had a "strain relief" in the product (and a simple knot of the electrical cord would have sufficed). Instead the tiny connection at the printed circuit board had to take this small strain, and it couldn't. Definitely a badly manufactured product. It has been thrown in the trash.
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Gift Mark Adult Rocking Chair
Gift Mark Adult Rocking Chair

25 of 26 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not an "Adult" rocking chair, December 31, 2009
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If you are 5'2'' and 100 lbs this rocking chair may fit you. It is in no-way an adult sized chair. Despite what the specifications say, the seating area is 15.5 inches by 17.5 inches, a very small seating area for any adult. This chair would be useful for children from 6 to 14. If you are looking for an Adult-sized rocking chair, you should look elsewhere.

In addition to the inadequacy of the chair itself, the shipping container was cheap and had many punctures (that had been sealed with tape). Because of these openings, the seat was scratched and the assembly screws were missing. All in all, this is a product to stay away from, unless you are buying for a child/teenager.


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