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amiibo Seek (Super Smash Brothers series)
amiibo Seek (Super Smash Brothers series)
Offered by Dragon temple
Price: CDN$ 16.59
70 used & new from CDN$ 12.94

5.0 out of 5 stars As advertised! Fast shipping and Japanese packaging!, July 26 2015
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Fast shipping! This is the JPN version of the Amiibo but works outside Japan. Bonus for collectors who wants the Japanese packaging.

Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
Offered by HarperCollins Publishers CA
Price: CDN$ 11.99

4.0 out of 5 stars A fun read, July 12 2015
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A fast paced narrative of the 2012 general election campaigh between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

I had seen excerpts of the book floated in the press and was intrigued enough to purchase the book. The narrative was so riveting I completed it in a single weekend.

A great read for the human drama and behind the scenes look at the campaign. A bit light on policy analysis, so don't expect that in this book.

GTMax Premium Gold Plated HDMI to HDMI Cable 1080p, PS3, Blu-Ray DVD, Xbox 360 - ( 10 Feet, Black/Red )
GTMax Premium Gold Plated HDMI to HDMI Cable 1080p, PS3, Blu-Ray DVD, Xbox 360 - ( 10 Feet, Black/Red )
Offered by DIGIPARTS
Price: CDN$ 5.28
9 used & new from CDN$ 5.28

4.0 out of 5 stars It works!, July 12 2015
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Works as intended.

Exerpeutic 1200 Folding Magnetic Upright Bike with Pulse
Exerpeutic 1200 Folding Magnetic Upright Bike with Pulse
Price: CDN$ 196.98
2 used & new from CDN$ 196.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to put together, quiet, works as advertised, July 12 2015
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Easy to assemble, the magnetic system makes it incredibly quiet and the wide padded seat is a nice change from the hard narrow seat I used at the shared Gym before.

The build quality appears to be excellent. I did spot one small bit of Styrofoam inside the magnetic wheel chassis on the day of assembly , but that's a small issue.

The seat, while wide and padded is not totally comfortable for my 40 minute workout routine, and I have purchased a gel seat cover but it has yet to arrive.

The computer console is what you'd expect. Simple LED display cycling through the main stats. Nothing too fancy at this price, but I wish it had a slot mechanism to place a phone or tablet on it.

Period in use: 3 weeks

RioRand 5-Pack Replacement Home Cordless Phone Battery (2.4V/1400mah) for Uniden BT1007
RioRand 5-Pack Replacement Home Cordless Phone Battery (2.4V/1400mah) for Uniden BT1007
Offered by POCKET-STORE CA
Price: CDN$ 15.59
2 used & new from CDN$ 15.59

4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, July 4 2015
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Works great and good value!

Diztronic Matte Back Black Flexible TPU Case (Rev. 3) and Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Diztronic Matte Back Black Flexible TPU Case (Rev. 3) and Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Offered by Diztronic (Canada)
Price: CDN$ 11.95

3.0 out of 5 stars OK protector. OK value., July 4 2015
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Case works fine. The screen protector was a bit difficult to apply without air bubbles as it did not the have plastic scraper type tool to push out all the air bubbles.

Wii Fit U Game, Fit Meter & Balance Board - Wii U
Wii Fit U Game, Fit Meter & Balance Board - Wii U
Offered by ShopTronics
Price: CDN$ 60.99
28 used & new from CDN$ 48.82

4.0 out of 5 stars A good value, May 25 2015
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It is fairly priced given the recent slew of wearables although the pedometer could have been smaller, and more like a fitbit, or even the previous iteration of the pedometer Nintendo produced with the Nintendo DS. (Personal Training: Walking)

That said, what comes in the package is a fairly robust suite of tools to track weight. My only gripe is the game disc should have been a download code as it is a hassle to swap out a disc I'm playing for the Wii Fit U disc. Would have been much easier to just boot up the game directly from the Wii U if we were given the option to download the game directly into the hard drive.

Pacific Rim  [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)
Pacific Rim [Blu-ray] (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Charlie Hunnam
Price: CDN$ 14.96
16 used & new from CDN$ 6.00

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4.0 out of 5 stars Underrated Classic, May 25 2015
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Cheesy, corny and a lot of fun.

This is what a robot movie should be about, not the unintelligble mess that is Transformers.

If you were a 9 year old boy (or girl) at some point in your life and liked the great Japanese shows like Macross/Robotech, Voltron or even Power Rangers, Pacific Rim evokes the same kind of emotions you though you've grown out of.

As for kids, well, the are just about the luckiest people to be able to have this movie for them to watch. When I was growing up, I only had RoboJox.

Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
by Shotaro Ishinomori
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 16.82
44 used & new from CDN$ 16.39

4.0 out of 5 stars Blast from the Past, May 25 2015
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Great addition to the mining of the great material Nintendo produced for the Nintendo Power magazine back in the day.

A must own for Zelda fans, and especially fans of A Link to the Past and those who grew up with the NES and SNES in the early 90s.

The Peloponnesian War
The Peloponnesian War
by Donald Kagan
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 16.77
45 used & new from CDN$ 9.51

4.0 out of 5 stars A must read, Feb. 21 2015
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This review is from: The Peloponnesian War (Paperback)
Riveting prose. There is a lack of casual reading for this period in Greek and world history and it is great to see Don Kagan bring his authoritative study of the war and the diplomacy around the polis of the period into a single narrative book.

Students of modern geopolitical wranglings would be wise to read this book as the lessons of the Peloponnesian war still applies to the era of proxy wars, spheres of influence and alliances.

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