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Post-it Notes, 3-Inch x 5-Inch, Canary Yellow, 100 sheets/pad, 5 Pads/Pack, (635-5PKSS)
Post-it Notes, 3-Inch x 5-Inch, Canary Yellow, 100 sheets/pad, 5 Pads/Pack, (635-5PKSS)
Price: CDN$ 8.26
9 used & new from CDN$ 8.26

5.0 out of 5 stars Great for lists, May 28 2016
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The lined page makes it so much easier. Keep in mind they're not super-sticky but work well. Very good value too as the lined ones aren't always available in retail stores.

Hammermill Laser Print, 24-Pound, 8.5 by 11-Inch, 98 Bright, 500 Sheets/1 Ream (104604)
Hammermill Laser Print, 24-Pound, 8.5 by 11-Inch, 98 Bright, 500 Sheets/1 Ream (104604)
Price: CDN$ 11.26
11 used & new from CDN$ 9.72

5.0 out of 5 stars Great quality & finish, May 28 2016
I've used it so far for B&W docs w/ pics on a Brother laser printer. Really smooth finish in feel and look, has a good weight and prints very well without causing jams or smudges. It's truly great value, IMHO. First time using this brand - what a difference!

Thermoweb Heat'n Bond Hem Iron-On Adhesive, 4-Pack
Thermoweb Heat'n Bond Hem Iron-On Adhesive, 4-Pack
Price: CDN$ 5.98
14 used & new from CDN$ 5.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A worthy time and effort-saver!, Feb. 25 2016
I've used this on curtains and pant hems, it lasts without fail even with machine-wash & tumble dry, is a huge time-saver and best of all, has no offensive odour when it melts. On denim, the hem does become a bit stiff. Recently, I made simple, no-sew, overlap-type cushion covers (see photos, IKEA fabric w/ selvage & finished edges). Instructions for use - albeit in micro-sized font - on the back are easy to follow: No steam, medium-high iron for a few seconds along the length and repeat on the other side of fabric. For finer/ thinner fabric, I keep moving the iron gently to avoid burns. Once the iron cools down, clean it w/ a damp cloth to avoid any transfers. I got this value pack at a local craft store but, Amazon's price is unbeatable. Very handy, versatile and long-lasting - 2 rolls ea of Super strength (19mm wide x 7.3m ea) and 2 rolls ea of Regular strength (9.5mm wide x 9.1m ea).

Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul
Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul
Price: CDN$ 9.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A teacher who walks his talk, Feb. 9 2016
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Stephen Jenkinson's words are worth their weight in gold - at times heavy-duty in prose but so very valuable. I highly recommend buying his DVD "The Haiku Sessions" (from his site, "Orphan Wisdom") as a companion to the book. "Griefwalker" (a NFB doc. by Tim Wilson) was the first time I heard about him and his work. In all his books and radio interviews, I've never found him to be preachy or claiming to know it all or even promise any sort of 'redemption'.

MoKo MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop Sleeve Case Bag, PU Leather PC Notebook Computer Carrying Wallet Case for Apple MacBook Air 11.6", with Card Slot, Document Pocket and Soft Felt Interior, BLACK
MoKo MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop Sleeve Case Bag, PU Leather PC Notebook Computer Carrying Wallet Case for Apple MacBook Air 11.6", with Card Slot, Document Pocket and Soft Felt Interior, BLACK
Offered by BSCstore CA
Price: CDN$ 17.99
2 used & new from CDN$ 17.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good quality, Feb. 9 2016
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I used this (black) for an Acer 11" laptop. It works very well and has a good quality material plus strong seams - nothing cheap-looking or feeling, is what I'm saying! Fingerprints don't show as much and can be easily wiped off. Just wish there was a stronger or extra clasp instead of just the magnetic seal.

iPad Air 2 Case (iPad 6) - KHOMO DUAL Super Slim Cover with Rubberized back and Smart Feature (Built-in magnet for sleep / wake feature) For Apple iPad Air 2 Tablet (Red-Black)
iPad Air 2 Case (iPad 6) - KHOMO DUAL Super Slim Cover with Rubberized back and Smart Feature (Built-in magnet for sleep / wake feature) For Apple iPad Air 2 Tablet (Red-Black)
Offered by KHOMO Accessories
Price: CDN$ 16.95
2 used & new from CDN$ 16.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Worth it, Nov. 19 2015
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Thanks to all previous reviewers who added photos, I knew it was a great product for a very reasonable price. It fits perfectly (on Model # MGL12CL/A) - just place, push to click and all openings line up perfectly. The red-black cover is very sleek w/ a richer & deeper red than shown in the photo. Overall finish & design are very well done. All flip/ fold options work as shown. If you leave the "Locks" sound on (iPad settings), you'll hear a click when you close the cover.

The only minor drawback - the smooth finish on the back (black) shows fingerprints, drag marks or scratches quite easily. Wiping it w/ a soft, dry cloth does help to remove some of it.

Magicfly White Liquid Chalk Marker Pens 8-pack - 4mm Reversible Tip
Magicfly White Liquid Chalk Marker Pens 8-pack - 4mm Reversible Tip

3.0 out of 5 stars Cool & fun but don't last very long, Nov. 17 2015
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ETA: I've since revised my rating to 3-stars (from 5) because they didn't last as long as I'd hoped for. Also, they need constant shaking or 'pumping' to make the ink flow. :-(
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I chose these for the reversible tips feature - just pull out the tip, flip it over & insert for bullet or chisel style. I did the switcharoo before first use to avoid getting ink on my hands. Later on, I did switch one marker back to chisel tip and found that wash-up (stains on skin) was very easy.
Activating the marker - follow instructions printed on the side of marker. It does take a few GENTLE pumps (pressing tip down & push repeatedly) to make it work.

Great results on mirror and whiteboard (WB) for everyday lists and doodles. On WB, a very faint ghost image shows after wiping off w/ a damp cloth - could also be because the board is old. Colours on caps (in 1st photo) are closest to what you get - more neon than traditional, IMO. It even wipes off w/ a dry paper towel.

I'm not sure how long they'll last in comparison to traditional WB markers but, the absolute ease of clean-up (on skin), wipe-off (from surface) and the sheer brilliance & choice of fun colours make them such a joy to use!

BlackBerry PlayBook Charging Pod + Rapid Wall Charger- (Bulk Packaging)
BlackBerry PlayBook Charging Pod + Rapid Wall Charger- (Bulk Packaging)

2.0 out of 5 stars Poor quality power cords/cables sent, Jan. 28 2015
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Because of the damaged USB charging port on my BB Playbook and based on the good reviews here, I ordered these 2 chargers from Fast Retailing. Delivery (no tracking available) took 24 days from Guangzhou, China. Packaging was good.

While both chargers seem like genuine Blackberry products, I'm unsure about the 2 power cables. The ones I've received look nothing like the ones shown (on right in seller's photo). In a comparison to one from DELL™ (N. American but made in China), the width & finish clearly don't match (see photos). One of my cables is also defective - it won’t fit and its protective sheathing is detached at the contact point; a possible fire hazard. Even the fit into the power socket is really tight.

For now, a DELL™ laptop power cable fits the 1 rapid charger rendered useless by the defective cable.

Buyer beware - use these iffy power cables at your own risk. If you do, make sure to test both charger and cords - don't assume they'll work (like I did and only realized it the next day!).

MoKo Amazon Kindle 7th Gen Case - Ultra Slim Lightweight Smart-shell Stand Cover Case for Amazon Kindle 2014 ( 7th Generation ), BLACK
MoKo Amazon Kindle 7th Gen Case - Ultra Slim Lightweight Smart-shell Stand Cover Case for Amazon Kindle 2014 ( 7th Generation ), BLACK
Offered by BSCstore CA
Price: CDN$ 11.95

25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cool, sleek, well-built & functional design, Dec 9 2014
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All the many photos provided by the seller were so helpful and clear.

I chose it* (black) for its slim design and hard material. Most women's purses/bags don't have dedicated separators inside, so, this case's hard cover and magnetic closure really help to keep it in place.

The wake/sleep function works very well. I felt it was priced just right for the good quality (Ex: No idiotic seams or weirdly glued crap guaranteed to fail, etc). Looks cool, is lightweight and delivery was within a week (is probably faster but delay was due to other items in my order). It's clearly designed and built to last unlike many of the other cheaper (or more expensive) options.

[Glad I found this one and searched a bit instead of using Amazon's 'recommended', more expensive leather covers that don't even have a magnetic closure.]

* ETA: The one I bought fits the Kindle 7 2014 (Slim Shell).

Kindle, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi
Kindle, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi
Price: CDN$ 79.99

153 of 171 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth it!, Nov. 19 2014
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After using the "Kindle for PC" app on my laptop for a few years, I decided to get a dedicated e-reader. This one is ready-to-use straight out of the box, very easy to follow menu/ tap settings, etc, and a useful tutorial. Kindle content downloads quickly and easily.

I chose this one over Paperwhite because I don't usually read in low-light conditions. The screen reads fine even in artificial light. Since the interface and operating system for both are exactly the same & this model is 1oz lighter, the surcharge for Paperwhite didn't feel worth it. In-store (Staples), I compared them at the same light level. Lowest setting on Paperwhite = this model's one and only setting.

Not sure why there's no sign-out of "My account" option but my guess is the content can't be read if so. Also why there's an option to protect it w/ a Device Password and/or add Parental Controls. To fully charge it, I used my BlackBerry USB power adapter or there's an included USB-only cable. Have yet to buy a case* for it.

I also found some videos on YouTube that were very helpful in helping me decide which model to choose. :) For this price and as a simple, effective e-reader, it's absolutely worth it.

ETA: * = I've since bought (and love) this case - MoKo Amazon Kindle 7th Gen Case - Ultra Slim Lightweight Smart-shell Stand Cover Case for Amazon Kindle 2014 ( 7th Generation ), BLACK

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