Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (6 of 6)
Location: Lake Orion, MI United States
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I have 2 girls, 4 cats, 2 dogs. I like to play boardgames, watch sci-fi, do sporty things with the children, well, as much as my old bones will let me.

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 512,785 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 6
HB Cluefinders Incredible Toy 2002 (PC and Mac) by Riverdeep - Learning company (RIVD9)
HB Cluefinders Incredible Toy 2002 (PC and Mac) by Riverdeep - Learning company (RIVD9)
I bought this game as a part of a three pack for Cluefinders. AFterwards I read a review where a person had trouble installing this on an XP system. That was one reason why I bought this game as the box states "Now Featuring XP compatibility.". With a bit of trepidation, I installed it in my computer, and then let my 8 year old have at it. I must say installation on the XP system went fine and after only about 3 hours of play we haven't noticed any strange glitches. This is definitely more of a learning game as opposed to a more fun style of game like Pajama Sam or Spy Fox. I saw that my child had to fill in the blanks of sentences, using words provided, and then arrange those… Read more
Series Of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
5.0 out of 5 stars A very good read, Oct. 19 2003
I went back and forth about whether I should get this book to read with my 7 year old second grader. I kept telling myself I should wait till she was older, but found the book at a good price, so I bought it. I worried it would be too depressing and scary for her, but it did not turn out that way at all. The book is written from a narrators point of view, so the personal feelings of the characters are never fully exposed and explored. You know that the three orphans are sad about their parents death, but the book doesn't wallow in their grief and make it painful to read. If you can imagine Vincent Price reading the book, that tends to make it a little more lighthearted. The bad guy of… Read more
Yu-Gi-Oh! Rule Book: Prima's Official Strategy Gui&hellip by Prima
Okay, I bought this book, hoping to glean some clue as how to play this trading card game. My daughter wanted to collect the cards, and I figured if she was going to collect them, she should know how to play the game.
One reviewer said you could just get the instructions by buying a starter deck. Yes, you do get instructions in the starter deck, but if you have no idea how to play the game, that will not be of any help at all. I read those rules several time and a big question mark floated above my head each time.
We had never seen a 'duel' take place and basically knew nothing about this card game. We needed help.
The book arrived and I eagerly read it, at least most… Read more