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    • Panasonic KX-TG2513ET / Telephone / 25 Readings / 23 Ratings
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      27.11.2012 13:24
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      I am very fussy with phones. Unusually not with mobiles but for landlines I expect quality. Mobiles, I find always have something wrong with them and I've given up on trying to get the latest touchscreen mega internet Wi-Fi multigame phones or however they're selling them now and go for the classic nokia bricks however, with landlines, I see no reason why they shouldn't do their job perfectly.

      With them needing to do a lot less, with just basic calls, text and saving numbers, not a lot can really go wrong. This is what I thought when I bought this a few months ago. After all the handsets continuously going missing, I aimed to buy a new set with a pager installed with it. I'd had enough of using my mobile to phone the landline so I could use it. A strange cycle that took a few years to realise I needed to stop. The pager works very well, and has absolutely no complaint there. The volume is perfect as well as the ringtone volume and can even change the tune that goes along with these. It's the volume of the phone call itself that seems to cause the most problems.

      I'm not exactly deaf and neither is my family that use this phone, however more often than not we have to resort to using the speaker phone in order to hear what the other person is saying. Though the loud speaker is extremely good quality and probably the best I have come across, I shouldn't be using this to communicate!

      Another problem I have is using the buttons. Although it is very clear on the screen how to add contacts or text people, sometimes it can become unresponsive and now tend to just use my mobile to text while I'm in the house. Annoying seeing as texts are free with my landline! Though the buttons are easy to type into when it is responsive. They are large and not touch screen which is great for me as I much prefer using standard buttons.

      The battery is great with this phone and last a considerable amount of time as long as you're not constantly on call though even when it does run out there is more than one handset so one is always on charge (when they're not all buried under the sofa that is).

      The phones themselves aren't exactly attractive in appearance. Its description often mentions something about a sleek design but other that being a bit black and shiny, there really isn't anything that sleek or modern looking about it. It's doesn't really attract too much attention but then again it's a landline. When do people ever really care about the appearances of them? It doesn't have a cord and it's not the size of a brick. That'll do perfectly fine for me!

      I can't say that I'm amazed with its product. I'm perfectly happy with its appearance, speaker phone and pager however it let me down with the volume of calls and ill probably invest in a new landline.

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    • Tesco Value JK2 / Kettle / 10 Readings / 8 Ratings
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      In my new student accommodation, along with the Tesco microwave that I have previously reviewed, came this Tesco kettle. Another cheap addition to our kitchen that is currently falling apart. However, this product is one of the few things in this flat that hasn't completely disappointed me. And being such a huge lover of tea and coffee that is a major relief.

      Again, just like the microwave, I didn't personally pick this kettle; however, I would have chosen something just as cheap. I don't really care how fancy my kitchen looks or how quickly and quietly it's going to boil. If it does the job then why spent so much more?

      To open the kettle, you just lift the flap at the top and to close just click it back down. This seems sturdy enough and can't see it falling off any time soon. The on switch is at the top of the handle which just needs to be pressed down which lights the kettle up to show you its boiling. It takes hardly anytime at all to boil, depending on whether you've been sensible with how many cups you put it. It's a plastic kettle so may not last as long as a metal one and I can't see it lasting the whole year with the amount of people in my flat (especially when some people think it's a good idea to heat their soup up in it) but for now, it does a decent enough job.

      For anyone who doesn't really mind how fancy there kettle looks and just needs something cheap then this is the product for you!

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    • Tesco Value Microwave / Microwave / 10 Readings / 9 Ratings
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      Going into a student accommodation is always a scary process. Not just for the obvious reasons of meeting new people you are expected to live with and get along with for the next 9 months but to see whether the flat itself is going to be able to handle 6 teenagers who mostly have no clue about independence. I'd like to say I am not one of these and have grown up maturely with little need for a microwave; however, the oven and the hob are still something I am not completely confident with so straight to the microwave I usually go. Laziness is probably a huge incentive too!

      So with ready meals being the main choice of every meal, a well-made microwave is an essential. I didn't go out a buy this product, though I would have gone for something similar to this anyway. I never see the need for expensive kitchen appliances as they all seem to do a standard job anyway. This was already here when I arrived and I had no trouble with it at all.

      To use the microwave, you just bung the ready meal, tea, rice, whatever on the glass dish inside, close the door turn the knob with the heating setting and then turn the knob onto the right time you want. I only ever use the maximum heating or defrost due to impatience and little understanding of the other options and they work perfectly fine. It's a shame that defrost has only one setting and can't choose what meal you are defrosting like most microwaves but it does the job just fine anyway.

      The main problem and possibly only big issue I have with this product is the time dial. It is quite difficult to get it onto specific times, say if you only wanted it in there for 30 seconds and I usually just time this myself and pop it open when I think it's ready.

      However, other than that, I think it's perfectly suitable for any kitchen.

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      18.10.2012 15:29
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      When it comes to birthdays, I always like going over the top so when my boyfriends birthday arrived, i wanted to make the cake of all cakes! However, being a student, this also came with a budget. Laziness may have also pushed me towards getting an easier cake mix rather than all the ingredients too! When I asked him what flavour frosting he wanted, making the decision between white, milk and dark chocolate became a struggle. My solution: ALL THE FLAVOURS! So having to make 4 layers of cake, this mix certainly made it easier.

      I bought it from my local tescos for about £3 although Ive seen this box in many smaller supermarkets if your main one is too far. All that was needed to go into the mix which you had to buy separately was 3 eggs, water and vegetable oil.

      Mixing everything together was very easy. It didn't take long to get any lumps properly stirred in and soon enough I had a wonderful looking mix to pour into my cake tins. It was very hard to resist just eating the cake mix and of course couldn't stop myself from licking the spoon and bowl clean. It took only 23 minutes in the oven to cook and came out smelling and looking amazing. It cooled down within the next 20 minutes for me to pour on the 3 different frostings and was then looking at the massive tower of cake that I had created.

      The cake was lovely and moist and I heard no complaint from the many people who tried it. I wish it lasted longer than a day but however, even with its massive size, there was none left! I will definitely be using this mix again. No complaints from me!

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      • Rubik's Cube / Puzzle / 26 Readings / 25 Ratings
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        18.10.2012 11:48
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        Having a boyfriend who is convinced he is a genius has its frustrating moments. Not a day goes by where I don't feel a little bit dumb in his presence and I cant help but wish that there was something that I could beat him at. A few weeks ago, he decided to buy the Rubiks cube. There's no doubt in my mind this had nothing to do with learning the ways of the cube for his own intellectual benefit but more to do with showing off his already annoyingly high intelligence. Along with this cube came a book to explain how to solve the cube in under a minute.

        At first I wasn't all too fussed. I hoped he'd get bored quickly and fail to learn and didn't even attempt to try to get my head around it. However, after a few days he'd managed to solve it in about 10 minutes and intrigue started. Suffering from food poisoning and getting increasingly bored of laying in bed with nothing to do, I got him to explain the rules of solving the cube. It was fairly simple to pick up. You just had to learnt he algorithms to getting the pieces where you wanted them to go, starting with the bottom layer and middle pieces and working your way around and up the cube. It took a couple of hours of constant playing around until finally I'd managed it.

        After weeks of playing with it, I still cant walk past it without having a go. I ended up buying my own from amazon for £4 (with an extra £5 for postage) and now often have races with my boyfriend to see who can finish first where I can now finish in under 2 minutes. I proudly add he rarely wins so along with a fun and addictive game came something I actually beat him at. Much to his frustration of course. Losing is obviously not something hes used to.

        The cube at first is quite hard to twist around. It took a few weeks of playing around with it until the cube became much more easier to move around and now can twist the pieces with just a small flick. The stickers on the cube are starting to peel off but i played with this for hours everyday so this may have more to do with my addiction rather than its design. Even when they do start to peel off too much, you can go on the rubiks cube website and buy some replacement for a few pounds.

        I would definitely suggest anyone has a go at this. I cant wait to get it out in public and show off and its surprisingly easy to learn. Go for it!

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          16.10.2012 17:35
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          --Introduction--

          I have decided to return to Dooyoo and felt that with such a long time apart from it, writing a review on something I felt strongly about was in order. I could have written a review to urge people into Manchester university which I am now attending but that seems a little bit boring. Its always much more fun and much more satisfying to write a negative review about something that has frustrating you so much! In this case, Greenwich university was so utterly disappointing, I dropped out after just over 2 months of attending.

          When I first read about the university, I was nothing but excited. The not so positive reviews didn't put me off (which of course I regret now so anyone reading this that's thinking of going please PLEASE take in my warnings). I ignored the warnings of lack of night clubs and poor administration. I didn't care that I would be travelling so far everyday to different campuses. I wanted to live in London and unfortunately for me the beautiful appearance swept me away into the huge mistake that was Greenwich University.

          --How I got accepted--

          I hadn't quite grown up during my years at college and working hard for a good career just wasn't at the top of my list. I managed to scrape past with OK grades yet not enough to meet the tariff points that Greenwich required. However, for some reason I had managed to get in with an unconditional. I wasn't very suspicious at the time and thought that this just meant that my personal statement and experience had won me my place. Looking back, I realise that nearly everyone I met had gone through clearing. This place was everyone's last resort. They wanted me to fill the gaps.

          --Travelling--

          There are 3 campuses available. I was situated in Maritime and Avery. A half hour bus ride every morning and night. For most people anyway. I was doing Film and TV production. A course that required long days so was in at 9 in the morning until 6 at night. This meant that this half hour bus journey was then bumped up to sometimes over and hour thanks to the dreadful traffic. By the time I would finish a day, I would be too tired to even think about going out and experiencing the university life. Which brings me to the next problem.

          --Night-life--

          Why I thought that I would be OK with no night life or interesting places to go that wouldn't require an hours travel into central London, I don't know. But I made the mistake and I paid for it. Whenever I managed to drag myself out of my flat to have a drinks with the girls, it would be predictable and boring. With only the Students Union a walk away, that is where we would usually go. An incredibly small barn like building which you would have to walk down a dodgy dark alley way to get to. With drinks over priced and no one bothering to take part in any of the special nights such as 'caveman night', it eventually got too much so we resorted to having bottles of wine in the flat bitching and moaning about the student life we wish we had.

          --Appearances--

          The main university is gorgeous and to this day wont forget that positive at least. No cloudy day could ruin its beauty though when the clouds disappeared and the sun came out, its beauty rose as you could see canary wharf on the other side of the Thames. This was until you go inside and see how little effort they made to bring that beauty with it. It looked old and forgotten and anyone visiting the main buildings used for lectures would probably mistake it for a run down office. On opening day, they only showed us the room filled with all the latest technology but as time went on less and less of this was seen.

          --Lectures--

          It came to no surprise that when lectures started properly, they were just as dull as its appearance. Whenever I told anyone what course I was doing, they would say things like 'that must be so much fun', 'you must get to use so many cool cameras and effects'. It was not and no we didn't. We were given very small, cheap cameras to use and had no introduction to editing that would help our first piece of coursework at all. We were thrown in the deep end so when it came to analysing our first piece of work, I didn't understand how they were so shocked with our inevitably poor results.

          --Staff--

          There seemed to be no relationship with students and staff. I felt abandoned on so much of the work and apprehensive about approaching them for help. Like so many other people on the course, I didn't know anyone, I was miles away from home so would have loved to have had a lot more guidance and some more friendly faces!

          --Organisation--

          I had heard many bad things about there organisation. I couldn't see how it could be so bad that it would appear in so many reviews. However, it was appalling. For the whole 2 months I attended, I hadn't turned up to one of my subjects needed to pass. This had nothing to do with laziness as I was eager to begin. This was due to the fact that my timetable had missed it out and they were unable to find a lecture I could attend where I wasn't already in a lab. Once given this, I was given the wrong room to go to. Twice! Baring in mind, this class had coursework I needed to be getting started on.

          --The positives--

          Now some good things about the university? Ill try my best to dig deep to find something... AH! The bus (that took an hour to get to and from my accommodation) was free and never arrived at the bus stop I was waiting at late. It may have been full at some points but another one always seemed to be on stand by in times like these.

          The accommodation was pretty nice. The atmosphere around it seemed very friendly and although I didn't particularly get along with my own flatmates, the flat itself was good. We had a reasonably sized room with en suite and a fridge with internet available with all bills included. There was a small shop which sold the essentials as well as a café, gym, laundrette and computer facilities. Nothing on the campus was overly priced and all the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Any problems I had with my room was fixed straight away which was fantastic!

          I would like to say at the end of this review that THIS IS FOR MY OWN COURSE. The friends I made while I was there are still attending and like it enough. Anyone thinking of going, I would recommend thinking about what you want from a university and whether you will be OK with the things I have mentioned it lacks. This is based on my own experience.

          Thank you for reading

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          • Comet / Electronic Store / 36 Readings / 30 Ratings
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            Ever since my bad experience with comet a month ago i have been desperate to come on here and complain about them in every way possible. Every experience i have had in coment has ended up with me writing paragraph after paragraph of complaints to them and yet i never learn my lesson and am drawn back in by there reasonably cheap prices. I hope now that this review is the last time i will be assocaited with this store.

            I will first tell you all of my experience of comet just so you all get an idea of what to expect when purchasing any item from here. I have brought an ipod, a TV, an Xbox slim, An ipod dock and other smaller item i cannot remember the names of. Every single large item i have brought has come free with an extra package of disappointment. Nearly every item has broken within 2 months, (the xbox taking a whopping 2 days to become faulty). Anything that supposedly comes 'free' with the item has been unavailable and to top it off when ordering these 'free' items, they are never in stock on the day to return to the store.

            Id like to say as a high point to this store that the prices are cheap because comparing to some stores they are quite reasonable but when the product breaks with the first 2 weeks of purchasing, the price gives me no releif. I may have got £30 off my new slim xbox but now im having to send it off to be fixed for more than this price.

            I think that the only thing that made my experience with comet very slightly ok was how easy it was to complain. I sent an essay to them and within 3 hours i had a reply. They were very polite and made the process a lot easier, asking for detail etc. However, the final email i got was just an apology and 'i hope this doesnt happen again'. Although, the replies were very quick, i must admit i was expecting more than just a 'sorry'. A replacement for my faulty products was something i thought i deserved or even just a voucher.

            The staff were pretty lazy in the store that i went to. They didnt seem to enthusiastic about having to search through their computer for the deals i wanted or helping me get the free items that were supposed to come with it. When handing £200 pounds to the person at the till i recall him later saying' uh oh where did i put that £160 she gave me.' It doesnt excactly shout employee of the month to me. Most of the staff didnt seem intersted in helping any of the comfused looking customers walking around the store either. I hope this is the same for other stores they have.

            Im giving comet 1 star. if i could get less i would. Although the complaint system was fast, it didnt give me what i wanted and although prices were good, the product was awful. I wouldnt recommend this shop to anyone wanting to buy an expensive product. Maybe small things such as xbox games or leads but i would still encourage people to shop else where.

            Overall, its an awful store. Every experience i have had with comet has been filled with disapointed and fustration and have had to replace every item i have purchased from there within 3 months. A complete distater of a store.

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              18.12.2010 17:56
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              Mornings must always have two things to wake me up. One of them is coffee and the other is my shower. For me, a shower must have the perfect products. I will always need a fruity shampoo, an expensive conditioner and a shower gel with a minty smell. I've gone through many bottles of different minty smelling shower gel but this one is my favourite.

              The smell is very strong and overwhelming at first. Its smell alone would wake me up. However, once out of the shower, the strength is perfect. It's not to much but enough that you can still smell that minty smell. It lathers up nicely and feels amazing when you put it on. Its cool feeling as you use it is so refreshing. After one try, you'll realise how easy it is to feel awake in the mornings.

              I don't have many problems with this product other than the way it gets into your eyes. I've never actually got in right inside my eye but can imagine it would be very painful if you do as the even having it on your body makes your eyes sting slightly and water up. It's certainly not a shower gel that you can use to near your face.

              It's a very long lasting shower gel as you don't need to use much for each time in the shower. A very small dollop is just enough for your whole body. It takes my family a few weeks to finish off a bottle which is surprising for us with the amount of showers we all squeeze in.

              Another issue, but not a big issue, is the price. It's not a huge deal as its not too expensive but when you have the option of the 50p shower gel and then originals sources price, it makes it look a bit bigger. However, I still get this one and I believe it's worth it.

              Overall, I would recommend this shower gel for the smell and feel as both are amazing. For those who have problems waking up in the morning, use this!

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              • Crayola Twistables / Art / Craft / 20 Readings / 19 Ratings
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                I don't really use crayola as much as when I was little. Not shocking as college work is a bit different from the happy colouring-in work you get in secondary and primary school. However, when I do get the occasional need for colouring in, I whip out my dusty colouring pencil case and use these very trusty crayola twistables that I've had for many years now.

                There are 12 of them altogether. They usually come in a small plastic case which allows you to take a twistable out and put it back inside with ease. It ensures a promising tidy room after you let your kids play with them I'm sure.

                To use these pencils, all you have to do is twist the small part at the bottom and let the pencil come through the plastic case. I always though that this was a pretty good thing to add to a pencil as it takes away that messy hassle of pencil sharpening. I always recalled letting the shavings go on the floor so I wouldn't be surprised if schools now supply these instead of ordinary pencils.

                The quality of the pencil is pretty good. It colours what it needs to colour with as much quality as you'd normally expect although I doubt there is the quality that real artists are looking for with these. However, they're good enough for kids.

                Overall, there a great buy for your kids or even you if you feel you'll use them. There cheap, clean and seeing its crayola, you know its good quality.

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                • Pukka Pads A4 Writing Pad / Homeware / 16 Readings / 16 Ratings
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                  I'm going to college at the moment which means that my bag is filled with these pukka. Taking on 3 a levels means that I also have to carry around 3 pukka pads. It's certainly isn't something which my shoulders.

                  The pukka pads come in many sizes with a range of paper types such as graph paper or square paper. Each one is perfect for whatever use you need. My friend is using the squared pages and graph pages and it very happy with those ones. I mostly use the lined paper pukka pad as I'm doing mostly English based subjects. So far I haven't had a problem with them. The one that I chose has 200 pages in them and so far has lasted me a good few months with plenty of pages left but of course this all depends on how often you will be using them. The pukka pad is micro-perfed which means that this will allow you to tear out the pages more cleanly. It also comes with drilled holes so that you can organise it easily into folders.

                  The perfed edges are fairly easy to tear out. There is the occasion time where it will tear into the page or tear outwards; however, it doesn't happen to often. Although this still does take some care, concentration and time so sometime I don't really bother with this hassle. You still have the option of tearing, not so cleanly, from the very edge. This is a lazy option I often take.

                  The cover of the pukka pad is sometimes different than those you will see on the picture that Dooyoo has supplied. Instead there tends to be a blue or pink option with a striped pattern or a more intricate pretty pattern on the cover. It gives it a more attractive look that I quite like. There is also an option of black to those looking for something blander.

                  The quality of the paper is very good. As its paper, of course it's easily torn, but compared to other pad, the paper is quite thick so it doesn't happen to easily. The thickness also stops ink from the other side of the page from showing up so obviously.

                  Overall, these pads are worth he buy for anybodies office needs.

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                  • Post-It Notes / Homeware / 19 Readings / 17 Ratings
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                    I'm a huge fan of the post it notes. I know how sad that may have come across but I don't know how else to express my love for them. I think I'm a pretty big addict to these little bits of paper as I've probably got a few dozen stuck to my walls right now. Without them, I don't know what kind of unorganised mess id is right now.

                    Let's just get one thing straight. I am unorganised. Id like to be the neat and organised person that I was brought up to be by my very neat and very organised mother but I'm just not. I forget jobs I have to do and what time I have to do them. Post it notes give me the little nudges I so desperately need.

                    I'm sure you've all come across them before, probably in the standard yellow colour they usually come in. However, they come in many shapes, colours and size. I tend to get the yellow rectangular ones as I find them the most eye catching for me and plus it's easy and clear to write on. I find that with any of the other colours, the pen doesn't show up so well and the rectangular shape allows you to write a fair bit on there.

                    I'm not going to give a certain number for the price as there is such a huge price range out there for these. However, for me, I get them at a local art store for £1 a pack. Other colours and shapes all being the same price.

                    There very easy you use. All you have to do is write on them, peel of the paper and stick it to whatever wall or object you want. The only problem I find with these post its is the lack of stick that it sometimes has. You'll often come back to find the post its have fallen onto the floor or you may not even be able to stick it up in the first place.

                    Other than that I find them a real help to my forgetful mind and would recommend them to any other person who is as forgetful as me.

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                      I brought this cardigan a couple of years ago after seeing something similar in a company magazine. Id also seen a lot of people wearing these around my college and though they looked pretty good when mixed with other clothes. I purchased it from new look for £16.99 and although it full of holes and it buried in the bottom of my wardrobe right now, it was my favourite cardi for a long time.

                      The cardigan came in many colours but thought that black would go best with every colour so picked this one. It doesn't have any buttons to do it up so it just hangs over your top. The material is very thin but is a very nice feeling material. It's very smooth and feels lovely on your skin.

                      However, because it is so thin, it's not very warm so definitely a summer wear or to be worn with another jumper. The sleeves are also fairly short and don't cover your whole arm. The thin material also made it very easy for holes to be made just by catching it something sharp. On the other hand, being so thin made this piece of clothing great for a summers day outfit as you could throw it onto of something without then feeling to warm.

                      The pockets aren't ones you'd be able to put things in. Although there are quite big, they're very low down and the things would easily fall out. Its more there to look good than anything else. I tended to use it to put my hands in rather than to hold things.

                      The cardigan lasted me a good year however before it started falling apart and I'm not the most careful person when it comes to clothes. A lot of my clothes seem to end up in the same ripped and tattered pile on my floor so I'm unsure whether to blame the holes on the quality of the material or just my clumsy nature.

                      For £16.99, id say it was slightly over priced for something I went onto buy in another shop for much less that this, however, the cardigan was very nice and was put to good use so overall it was money spent well for me.

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                      I went through a bit of an emo stage when I was in my secondary school and converses were always what I and my friends would wear. We always went for the weirdest patterns and the most outrageous colour just to be 'unique'. These shoes were the only good things that came from this stage as the rest of the trend involved ridiculous hoodies with horns and any other clothes would be drawn on with love hearts and skulls.

                      I brought them about 5 years ago from Treds which is the priciest shoe shop around my area but with a good reputation but being the 'cool' place to go, £45 seemed worth the price for them. If id known you could get them for £20 online, I wouldn't have emptied my pockets for them. Seeing as I've now got 4 pairs of these shoes, you can image how empty my pockets were back then.

                      So far I have a white pair, a black pair, a pink pair, and pair with some weird squiggly patterns all over them. There is such variety with these shoes that if you name a theme, they probably have them. I was shocked to see that recently they have brought out a superhero range including robin from batman and robin. Converses are certainly for the people desperate to get there identity out there.

                      I have boxes of shoes in my wardrobe but I can safely say that these are the most comfy shoes I own. Although there is a great hassle in getting them on and off again because of the length of the laces around the ankles, once on, they fit your feet wonderfully. I've never had blistered from them and they've never rubbed. So far, it feels like it's worth the price.

                      The only problem other than the amount of money you would normally have to pay for these shoes with is the laces. As the shoes are high tops, it takes a while to get the laces at equal lengths and to force you feet inside and out of them. Certainly not the kinds of shoes you'll quickly slip on to nip outside with.

                      However, that the only problem I have with them and if this really does irritate some people, there is always the option of getting the low top shoes. These have the same range of patterns than the high tops and, although I don't think they are as comfy, still feel great to wear.

                      Overall, these are my favourite pairs of shoes when it comes to comfort and range. I would definatly recommend them to anyone who has taste in this sort of trend regardless of the high price as it's worth it.

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                    • Fox's Rocky Bar / Chocolate / 20 Readings / 17 Ratings
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                      The rocky chocolate bar was the thing that, as a kid, I would always hope would find when opening my lunch box. It was a big treat in my house to have anything sweet and if I was ever allowed to pick something out of the biscuit barrel; it was always the rocky bar.

                      *** About the bar***

                      The bar has a smooth milk chocolate coat with a crunchy biscuit inside. Like all foxes bars and biscuits, there's not one part of the bar that tastes less yummy than the other. The chocolate is divine as well as the biscuit inside which in my opinion would always seems to be the disappointing ending after sucking all the chocolate off. However, each bit tastes scrummy.

                      The rocky biscuit bar can come in two flavours. There is the plain (which is MY favourite) and caramel. The caramel is pretty similar to the plain one that I have described but has a layer of caramel inside.

                      These bars are a perfect treat for any lunch box, although probably not the healthy snack some people may need. They are also great for an addition to the plate of biscuits with your tea. I love dipping mine in my tea and sucking all the melted chocolate off plus its very strong so you wont have the broken bits at the bottom of your cups.

                      ***Nutritional information***

                      Per biscuit-

                      Energy (KJ/Kcal) - 447/107
                      Proteins - 1.45g
                      Carbohydrates - 12.7g
                      Fat - 5.5g

                      ***Ingredients***

                      Wheat flour
                      Vegetable oil
                      Sugar
                      Oatmeal
                      Glucose syrup
                      Desiccated coconut
                      Raising agents
                      Refined sugar syrup
                      Salt
                      Soya
                      Cows milk
                      Wheat
                      Gluten
                      Traces of nuts

                      ***Overall***

                      I would definitely recommend these bars for any lunchbox as for only 107 calories, id say these treats are certainly worth the buy for there scrummy taste. These are my favourite biscuit bars out there for sure! Well done fox's.

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                      I've been wearing eyeliner for years and have gone through plenty of brands for no real reason. I never found that one worked better than the other so always went for the cheaper option. However, this cheap option turned out not to be worth it.

                      The eye liner is a push up one. You have to turn the bottom bit for the tip to come out of the top. Although it does save the hassle of having to sharpen, I never really found this device that intriguing. Plus it never allowed the tip to be sharp for more precise applications.

                      When applying it, although the jet black colour that I chose does show up well, it takes more strokes on the pencil to get it on there properly. Without the sharp tip, it tends to smudge around the areas you don't need it as well so I tend to have to use a bit of cotton wool getting it to look neat and tidy. I'm also not able to use the methods I sometimes like using such as putting it under warm water for a 'smoky' look as the eye liners doesn't seem to react the same way as those I have used it the past.

                      As its a push up eye liner, its very difficult to see when you will be needing to buy a new one as you cannot see how much you have left without pushing the whole things up to see how much is left.

                      However, applying it does feel comfortable and smooth compared to some other products I have used so I guess the time spend using miss sporty eye liner has given me eyes some rest from those less smooth ones.
                      The Miss Sporty eye liner was very cheap. I recall getting it for around £1.99 however; others that I have bought for the same price, sometimes less are much better quality so I still wouldn't recommend this, even for the price. I have gone for other miss sporty make up so I don't think that this reflects on all their products nevertheless.

                      Overall, I would go with a different product preferably a pencil rather than a push up eye liner.

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