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      12.11.2011 18:51

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      there is no way to summarise how good this ben and jerry is

      This is the best ice-cream I've had to date. I would just leave it at that but then i would get any miles so whats so good about the phish food? well for starts its made mostly of rich chocolate ice-cream then you marshmallows mixed through that ice-cream and then you have little chocolate shaped like a fish all this combines to make a treat that nobody can pass up.
      Although it does carry the heft price tag that comes as standard of nben and jerry (£3.99) this one is worth it but beware once you stop it is quite hard to stop until you find the bottom of the tub but there is a fact that can help with the guilt of eating yourself sick on ice-cream.....The tubs recyclable so you can tell yourself its all for the planet.
      I need say no more it has the taste and texture of a luxury item and if you can find it buy one get one free stock up i always do.

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      12.11.2011 17:56

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      get a different flavour this one is a miss sadly

      Generally when we think of Ben and Jerry we think of beautiful tasting ice cream that's velvety smooth,melts in the mouth and has bits of sweets that you never thought could go with ice-cream and for the most part them facts are right.But,sadly, the caramel chew chew is the exception that proves the rule the actual ice cream is nice as you would expect but it really is nothing special just tastes like any other ice cream that doesn't cost £3.99 which is a bit of a shame and the rolo type sweets are nothing special at all just your bog standard chocolate with caramel in as is the caramel sauce that runs through the ice cream.
      You probably thinking surely there must be something special about this ice cream from such a world renowned maker and there is and that is the caramel chew chew is always the one left when ben and jerry is on special for buy one get one free. I'm not saying i hate ben and jerry i love there double baked,baked Alaska etc but this one falls well below there usual standards.

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      12.11.2011 17:21

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      dont buy ribena buy smart price

      I'll admit i'm usually biased away from the smart price or any of the other value ranges because cheaper is usually unhealthier and the taste or quality isn't there but when i got a few bottles of asda smart price orange and blackcurrant and apple squashes by mistake i was amazed.
      The flavor is easily as good as ribena or Robinson and they have almost the exact same ingredients but lack the deep color of ribena and the other big name drinks makers but color doesnt really matter to be honest.
      They only cost 23-27p per bottle and really whether you like it or not there is no difference in the taste between this and ribena but best of all they are double strength bottles meaning for 23p you get about 2 pints of juice depending how strong you like your squash and can anyone really argue with that increible value? Why spend £'s on squash when you can buy the same stuff or much cheaper.

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      09.11.2011 18:18

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      there are better zoos for the animal treatment but their study program is ace

      Now i love all animals from the every small like my pet cockroaches to the very large like a sperm whale but when i first went to Edinburgh zoo when i was only 6 years old it wasn't the cheerful experience it should have been. Every 6 or so years since i have gone with my partner and it the care the animals get has steadily gotten worse granted the cafes,talks,shop etc are miles better each time but the animals that should be in huge enclosures are stuck in tiny cages (like the jaguar and lynx) while the animals that don't need a massive amount of room(like the pygmy hippos) have a enclosure twice the size of the larger animals.
      Thankfully the polar bears are no longer at the zoo because i have never seen a more depressed animal in all my life it was kept in a concrete enclosure with a moat of murky,dirty water with bits of rubbish floating in and generally just lay there looking very depressed.
      The zoo does have its good points the painted hunting dogs and lions both have very large enclosures with viewing platforms and the African plain at the top of the park is huge with zebras and other African originate animals. The 2 main good points about the park is the world famous penguin parade where the emperor penguins take a leisurely stroll around a field near their enclosure to the delight of young and old, the bodongo trail is the other fantastic feature along with the living links they study primates and explain the links between us and them. Seeing the primates playing is a bonus aswell.
      To end i wouldn't recommend Edinburgh zoo there are definitely better zoos in the uk that have more suitable enclosures for the animals and Edinburgh is on a hill side so if you are going wear the right shoes i advise that on experience.

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    • Flymo Turbo 400 / Lawn Mower / 6 Readings / 4 Ratings
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      06.11.2011 18:30

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      perfect little lawnmower.

      When people think lawnmower they used to think great big hulking machines that you needed to be on worlds strongest man to push around BUT fear not because the flymo arrived a few years ago. Not really dramatic but anyway i bought my first lawnmower a couple of years ago now for £75 which i thought was probably quite cheap and it was for this very lawnmower im reviewing and when i first tried it out i was like a kid again.
      The first time you start it up it is quite noisy but after 10 minutes of it getting started it purs like a kitten ( not literally of course) and once the 1000w motor gets going its a bit of a beast it cuts through grass up to about 1.5 feet but realistically any longer than that you'll need a pro and is perfect for the edges if you just want a all in one lawnmower without having to buy the trimmer etc.Theson flymo lawnmowers are so excellent is because of the technology they use to keep elevated a few centimetres off the ground so its really just like pushing a mini hoover craft it requires little to no effort and thats not a exaggeration.
      Now the bad point it uses plastic blades to cut through the grass and sadly these get worn down very easily and you will go though the pack of 20 or so that come with it in a couple of weeks,the blades are fairly cheap (£2.50 or so on ebay) but still it is quite fiddly if you keep going over stones and have to keep changing them.

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    • Argos VU-201 / Vacuum Cleaner / 5 Readings / 4 Ratings
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      06.11.2011 18:01

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      good solid hoover but has some problems with the noise

      When your short on cash but need a decent hoover the last place most people think of is a argos value hoover because usually value,smartprice whatever name they go buy are usually rubbish lets face it but this is a brilliant hoover not as good as a dyson obviously but for the price it does a good job. I have numerous pets that leave all over the carpet namely cats,chinchillas and a dog and this hoover sucked the hair up without any problem. Its sturdy so doing the stairs can be a bit of a pain but it has a decent length hose so that makes it considerably easier my main problem with it is that it is quite noisy and when you've got nocturnal pets or little children the noise is troublesome and it doesn't look that pretty either but you don't by a hoover for its looks right?

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      06.11.2011 17:43

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      still a golden oldie

      You wouldn't think the second generation of the ipod nano is over 5 years old but its true and surprisingly its still one of the best compact mp3 players besides of course the newer generation of ipod nanos and suffles but for the price its one of the best out there. As you'd expect from apple its has the usual bells and whistles including games,a clock, a calendar and a address book basically all the stuff you'd probably not expect your mp3 player to have and of course it has the equalizers for rock,jazz,pop,classical etc to give your music a bit more oomph. It has a clear and crisp display which obviously tells you the details of the song but can take a while to scroll along the screen if its a long title. As most of us know you put your music on the ipod by syncing it with iTunes of your mac or pc via usb because these older ipods don not have wireless. My main problem with this is that after 5 years of usage mine seems unable to play some songs they aree totally random every time it gets restored.

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      05.11.2011 16:36

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      why didn't they change what was broken?

      Usually when a sequel comes out it should be better, emphasis the greatness of the original, but what if the original isn't as good as it should have been well you do little bits to make the sequel better while keeping the original unchanged. This is what square enix did with dissidia 012 the battle system is totally unchanged from the original( a frantic run around one on one fight between 2 final fantasy characters) and the story is almost the exact same aswell. But whats new then you ask well not much it now includes the characters from final fantasy 13 namely lightening and introduces a addition to the story mode where you can run around a map (that looks alot like the world map from final fantasy 9) and beat people up good or bad. And thagt sums the game up completely sadly if you have played the original don't both with this but if you haven't give it a go its fun for a while. I ask the question though why did square enix make it a beat em up when its a final fantasy game wouldn't it have made more sense to make a turned based rpg?

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    • Alba 2GB mp3 Player / MP3 Player / 2 Readings / 2 Ratings
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      05.11.2011 16:28
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      if you don't have a lot of cash and want a decent mp3 player this is the one.

      If your like me picking approximately 250 songs to put on your mp3 player is very difficult. I have over 2000 songs on my pc and it was very hard to pick my favorites when i got my first mp3 player (the alga i'm reviewing obviously) and when i was done i ended up deleting and swapping constantly all that said lets talk about the quality. You get a choice of different equalizers as you would expect ranging from rock,which gives a bit more bass but doesn't help the vocals, to jazz which helps the vocals with a boost but doesn't help the bass, to mass boost which as the name suggests boosts the bass so it nearly downs out the vocals of the song. It is a good mp3 player if you have a small library but given the price of a ipod with 8gb of space go with the ipod.

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    • Lee's Kricket Keepers / Other Pets / 1 Reading / 0 Ratings
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      05.11.2011 16:18

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      good for insect pets but not for breeding.

      Sorry about the title couldn't resist now then i hav one of these for my dubian cockroaches and it isn't big enough if you have a number of crickets,locusts or any other type of feeder insect this simply won't do you will need to upgrade to a decent sized fish tank because all live feeder insects breed like rabbits just with some warmth and food. That is not to mention the fact that if you put adult locusts in this tank you will be in for a massive shock because locusts fly and as soon as you open the hatch on top of this tank they will fly out guaranteed and your house will never be the same. All them warnings and negatives out the way this tank is totally ideal for mealworms and pet insects like spiders,stick insects etc because it is well ventilated and easy to heat with a heatmat my advice? get a small fish tank instead more space so more breeding.

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    • Beauticat Woodbased Cat Litter / Cat Accessory / 0 Readings / 0 Ratings
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      05.11.2011 16:08

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      near perfect but not quite

      When you think of cat litter you think of that grey clumpy stuff that is a nightmare to get off the bottom of the tray but then i used this after my parents had bought a bag by mistake and its brilliant my cats use it more than once,it doesn't smell anywhere near as day,its safer for the environment and its safer for your cats. Made from recycled wood its 100% planet friendly and it doesn't hurt your cats paws and bums like some of the clumping litter does. There are 2 bad things about it that are when you cats are finished and laeve their potty bits of the litter can get on the floor aswell which can be a pain in the bum aswell as a pain in the carpet and most importantly it is more expensive that the clumping litter but can your really put a price on your pets happiness?Still a brilliant cat litter whether your buying it for the environment or your cat safety.

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    • Pet Friends Katloo / Cat Accessory / 2 Readings / 2 Ratings
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      05.11.2011 15:56

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      would be perfect if it didn't leak

      I bought this litter box because one of my cats leaves more than his fair share of smell best to say why i bought this in the first place i think and it is excellent keeps the odors in,gives your cats a sense of privacy (or so it seems who knows really) and lessens the mess. But there is one quite major drawback after 2 months of usage i found puddles on the floor near the litter box which my cats had never done since they were 4 months old. The problem was that the box was leaking whenever the cats went at the back of the box and the makers and the seller wouldn't have anything to do with it. So if you want a contained litter box get a different one because this may only have 1 flaw but it is a a doosy of a design flaw enough said.

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    • How I Met Your Mother / TV Programme / 8 Readings / 8 Ratings
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      04.11.2011 02:17

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      fun for everyone

      How i met your mother is one of those rare programs that falls into the catagory of the simpsons and friends among others that make you remember the characters and use their catchphrases almost everyday. We have Ted the man always looking for 'the one. Lily and Marshall the always together couple.Robin the sexually attractive room mate and of course possibly the greatest character on any tv program barney the womanizing suitor upper. These make the corner stone of the cast of possibly the funniest,most original tv program since friends way back when. The series revolves around a future ted telling his children the story of how he me their mother,hence the title, and is now in its 7th season and still going stronger than superman with no mention of what the mother is even called. everything about the show is fantastic the cast,the directors,the creator,the catchphrases and the one thing that most shows don't do now: continuity each episode has some reference to a past episode whether its the now famour "slap bet" between Marshall and barney or the dates that ted met years before but only just asked out. It has something for everyone definetly a must see program.

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    • Tropical Fish / Pet / Animal / 4 Readings / 4 Ratings
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      04.11.2011 02:02

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      ideal pets for all ages

      Now whenever you walk into a pet shop you find almost a hundred different kinds of fish its a fact that all are unique but stunning creatures. I have had a multitude of pets and still have but my tropical fish live with my 2 turtles and get along fine for 1 simple reason the fish are bigger although they are oscar fish and plecs. The main thing to remember about tropical fish is can they get along with each other? For example i re homed about a dozen angel fish they were fine a month then when i got home from work 1 day they had all savaged each other found out later it was their breeding season and 1 of them was female so you must check with the seller and research them on the internet for the requirements of the fish and their breeding season habits do they get violent? Can i separate them if needs be? Remember not all species go together but most tropical fish are community fish and best kept in groups of their own species or similar. Pets are for life not a few weeks remember.

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    • Alcoholism in General / Health Problem / 6 Readings / 2 Ratings
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      04.11.2011 01:53
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      don't start drinking i implore you

      I won't sit here and tell you what got me into this situation because it is not a happy tale and may make people reading this more depressed than they already are. I started drinking about 3 months ago not very long but at 23 i am now drinking 5 cans of strong bow cider and a 50cl bottle of whiskey a day. I have tried seeking help at the advice of my counselor but i don't feel it is a problem i'm on long term sick for depression and it makes me happy again but of course this is the point i want to make to anyone reading this who is worried. I started drinking 3 months ago at just 7 units a day which has rapidly increased to well over 25 units a day meaning it is taking more and more alcohol to increase my serotonin levels to make he stimulated. I may not be here in a few months if i keep doing this but stopping is easier said than done. My message is to not start drinking please it doesn't seem like a problem but when you start sacrificing your food bill for drink it is.

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