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Oddities From the Amazon

Some of my favorite reviews from

You know how it head over to to pick up a tie rack, the next thing you know, you're browsing the TVs "just to check prices." Hidden amongst the listings at Amazon are customer reviews that range from the flat-out brilliant (an extreme rarity) to some that can only be termed "ill-advised". Here are some beauties I've found, with nary a single word changed.

Chasing Daylight (Hardcover) (2006 book release)
* (1 out of 5 stars) Just watched CNN interview of wife, March 27, 2006
Reviewer: C. Skakel (California, USA)

I'll be the first to say I've not read the book*, but I must say that the majority of reviews reflect my impression of the [writer's] wife when interviewed by CNN today; namely shallow.

I was curious enough about the book, mainly because I thought it may have been one recommended by my grief group (it wasn't), that I logged on to

I have my answer and will not purchase it. Perhaps anyone still interested should rent this one from the library!

San Francisco Bay Area

* A rating was required of me, but I've no idea how it rates!

Gorillaz - 'Phase One: Celebrity Takedown' (2002 DVD release)
**** (4 out of 5 stars) good, September 11, 2005
Reviewer: Roxana Pinto "poncho" (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

this web site is the best that i've been to so far. you should shop here.

Rod Stewart - 'Stardust...The Great American Songbook: Volume III' (2004 CD release)
* (1 out of 5 stars) when will he retire??, November 22, 2004
Reviewer: Matrix Mark "classic rock and death metal sucks donkey balls" (New York)

phil collins, a old fat loser, finally called it quits, when will you!?!? you talentless loser

for good music listen to linkin park

Natalie Merchant - 'The House Carpenter's Daughter' (2003 CD release)
* (1 out of 5 stars) the agony of listening to natalie merchant, April 22, 2004
Reviewer: A music fan (Ottawa, Canada)

my mum constantly listens to natalie merchant and i can't stand it! natalie cannot sing or even pronounce words properly. i hope this is her last album for good!

Pacific Coast Feather Essential Light Warmth Full/Queen Down Comforter
***** (5 stars) Helal, February 8, 2004
Reviewer: Md. from usa
Hi I am Helal. I am a Student.I am l looking for About TQM(Total Quality Management) Chapter.Where I will know about Business policy. I also want how collect this book.TQM is my favourite subject any other book. But I didn't get information about this book.

Swingers (Collector's Series) (1996) DVD
** (2 stars) Cmon, March 14, 2003
Reviewer: Objective if the movie is good in my opinion from New York City, NY

My original review for this film was too "edgy" so Amazon decided to shred it into clumps of pure idiotic rambling. Perhaps Amazon is as Tyrannical as Iraq because after writing a second review of the film they completely ignored it. Now, upon writing my third, I am ready to boycot this piece of love website. This film is about a really dull guy played by John Favreau. Even such a mundane guy has to act this dead. Vince Vaughn is like a snapple cap that repeats the same snapple fact, "You're so money and you don't even know it." This is not something to base a movie around. There are two other characters, but I don't remember who played them or what significance they played. I remember it's about guys more pathetic than even myself and women too hot to talk to these guys (even the strippers) find them attractive. The ending is like a cliche from a saturday night live episode. I have the feeling, similar too my viewing of this film, you will see only a small and insignificant apendage of this review. I hope Amazon falls with the rest of the economy. Peace and return safely.

The Fast & the Furious (2002) DVD
*****(5 stars) Like Movies? like Car's Get This, June 26, 2003
Reviewer: a viewer from Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom

If you dont like this moive you dont like car's!

The best moive ever!

The next one if off the chart good to. --This text refers to the DVD edition.

A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates by Daniel Defoe, Charles Johnson, Richard West (Introduction)
*****(5 stars) This amost interesting pirate, November 27, 1998
Reviewer: A reader from florida USA

This is amost interesting book since the first chapter cocerns the pirate Henry Avery so I did not get past the first chapter since my name is Henry Avery. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Driven (2001, Sylvester Stallone) DVD
*****(5 stars) Great movie...... Even if your not into car raceing!!!! November 6, 2002
Reviewer: A viewer from Tallahassee, Florida USA

Iam not a fan of car raceing eather,,,,,, This movie is GREAT!!! you should hear it in SOUROND SOUND!!!!!!! If you have the right stero and have the volume just right you can close your eye and it LITERLY feels like your their!!!. Anyway the movie is quite oranized it so good youde actully think about doing this for a liveing yourself! lol Has a grea set of actors, to bad it didnt get the popularity it deserves!!!!!!! I would buy it, its a great collitable DVD!!!! and how about a Driven II!!!!!!!??????

Linkin Park - 'Hybrid Theory' (a 'rap-metal' CD that was the highest-selling album of 2001)
*****(5 stars) PHATTEST SONG EVEAAA, August 19, 2002
Reviewer: A music fan from usa baby!!!

i think this cd is the bomb u can hear it any time when ur angry like the song "runaway" these guyz r the coolest band ever i love the lead singer!!!the crazy one with the hair dyied blond!! hes so cute iwonder if he has a gurlfriend??

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