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D'Addario Cordes nickel pour guitare électrique D'Addario EXL110-3D, Regular Light, 10-46, 3 jeux
D'Addario Cordes nickel pour guitare électrique D'Addario EXL110-3D, Regular Light, 10-46, 3 jeux
Prix : EUR 12,90

5.0 étoiles sur 5 Bright and responsive..., 18 novembre 2013
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The strings are excellent - the best upgrade one can do for a guitar. They are bright and don't require a lot of stretching to settle out and stay in tune. Good stuff.


Instant Income: Strategies That Bring in the Cash
Instant Income: Strategies That Bring in the Cash
par Janet Switzer
Edition : Relié
Prix : EUR 21,11

2.0 étoiles sur 5 Boring for me..., 18 novembre 2013
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Ce commentaire fait référence à cette édition : Instant Income: Strategies That Bring in the Cash (Relié)
I have read a ton of books on similar subjects and while I am not being critical of Janet's information, it just didn't hold my attention. It was rehashed for me - but for someone unfamiliar with the models and methods here, the book can be very good. It's just that I have covered this trail many times and this wasn't especially insightful for me. Reading the same info from different angles is very smart I think - repeating key basic data from different sources is a very good way to drive in the data and get it into use - but this one didn't thrill me.

I didn't read it past a few chapters.


The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
par Steven Pressfield
Edition : Broché
Prix : EUR 10,50

5.0 étoiles sur 5 Superb, 18 novembre 2013
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Well written, a bit off key and pleasantly so. Pressfield definitely practiced what he preaches in his book. I read it almost in one sitting and found it insightful and very cool. Highly recommended.


HP Pavilion G6-2342SF Ordinateur Portable 15,6" (39,6 cm) Intel core i3 750 Go 4 Go Intel HD Graphics 4000 Windows 8 64 Noir étincelant
HP Pavilion G6-2342SF Ordinateur Portable 15,6" (39,6 cm) Intel core i3 750 Go 4 Go Intel HD Graphics 4000 Windows 8 64 Noir étincelant

2.0 étoiles sur 5 HP Laptop, 18 novembre 2013
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Frankly, the computer is just fine - Window's 8 sucks. It is difficult to navigate and the built in "interruption marketing" (ads that randomly pop up and talk to you when you least expect it) if unnerving and unwanted. It's just another way to make more money - and I don't blame advertisers at all - they are paying to advertise. I personally think that Microsoft is not really game to provide a great user experience.

I bought this computer for my wife - as she didn't need an expensive macbook pro like I do. I use my computer for my work and I have a souped up apple laptop (which I bought after using Windows, which could not handle what I put it through) - but in seeing the frustration that she has with the very annoying pop up ads, I am going to junk this thing soon and get her an apple computer - just because one can log on and just do what you have to do. Windows 8 prevents that. Apple Macbooks just work. No B.S.

I'd pay the extra money for a simple, clean user interface that my wife can just do what she's got to do and not have to see her have to stop what she is doing, try to locate this pesky ads that come from nowhere and shut them off. Or have to go buy an upgrade to get a computer that just works. Its supposed to work right? This one doesn't. The software is a pain in the butt.

I think HP should rethink it's software. Get something that works - paying for a computer that then has to be upgraded to work properly is not a good partnership. Microsoft would do well to provide something that works.


Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
par Michael Moss
Edition : Broché

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5.0 étoiles sur 5 Excellent Book, 18 novembre 2013
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Ce commentaire fait référence à cette édition : Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us (Broché)
The book kept me on the edge of my chair and flowed very smoothly as a read. The research was excellent and revealed the fact that food industry executives pretty uniformly didn't eat their own products, because of the ill effects they had on their bodies. So, one can simple see that even they know.

The other point is the rationalization that is made when profit is at stake - "that's what the people want." It's just about as bad as intentionally hooking a drug addict with a habit and saying that's what they want - it's quite close to the same argument. The intense "science" that goes into hooking the population, the relish that major food company execs have for "heavy users" was amazing to see.

What this book points out to me is that the overall model of society is a bit off. That may be an understatement. The fact that any company pushing so hard on products that are so bad is just at cross purposes with the overall survival of the human race - if you really look at it. What's good for them is bad for us is not a correct scenario by any stretch of the imagination.

So, really what I see is that the entire social model needs to be rethought, and we as a race of people, across the entire planet have to align our efforts toward survival of us all. And don't say it can't be done - anything we can conceive we can very definitely create - but it will take a brush with death (unfortunately and that's my cold, hard opinion. I am very willing to be wrong on it...) to get the entire race to team up and look at this as a team.

So, the deeper implications of this book stare us in the face if we care to look. The paradigm must shift and non confront is just not going to work if we are to survive as more that just force fed droids. I suggest every American read this book and start to get real. Being a junkie just doesn't work if you want to be more than a blob in front of pre-fabricated entertainment, pre-fabricated food and a world where we are hooked in every one of our 5 senses by someone - just to rake in profits.

It isn't working. We need to get real and look at what we have around us and deal with it. If everyone read this book - we could change it in a year, by simply voting with out wallets. If we really want to shorten out lifespans, and die horrible deaths of very easily preventable diseases, we are nuts. But you and I know better - fully informed people will make sensible decisions. Period.


Making Natural Hoof Care Work for You
Making Natural Hoof Care Work for You
par P. Ramey
Edition : Broché
Prix : EUR 21,65

3.0 étoiles sur 5 Making Natural Hoof Car Work For You, 2 avril 2013
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Ce commentaire fait référence à cette édition : Making Natural Hoof Care Work for You (Broché)
Good book - but it's not necessarily stand alone - one would do well to follow the advice given in the book - "Reading the Horse Owners Guide to Natural Hoof Care is a prerequisite to learning anything from this book." That book is by Jamie Jackson.

I didn't read it first and I find this book slightly over my head. It's a good book, but I do recommend reading the above first before getting into this one. I just consulted youtube videos on the subject and started with those and this book to trim my horse's hooves.


New Rules for the New Economy
New Rules for the New Economy
par Kevin Kelly
Edition : Broché
Prix : EUR 12,00

3.0 étoiles sur 5 New Rules for the New Economy, 2 avril 2013
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Ce commentaire fait référence à cette édition : New Rules for the New Economy (Broché)
A bit tough to read - but very key concepts inside. I found it very worth reading but the writer's flow was a bit tricky for me. Not riveting, but valuable.


The Millionaire Mind
The Millionaire Mind
par Thomas J. Stanley
Edition : Broché
Prix : EUR 15,91

5.0 étoiles sur 5 The Millionaire Mind, 2 avril 2013
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Ce commentaire fait référence à cette édition : The Millionaire Mind (Broché)
Must read. Very, very important and key if you want to understand the basics of prosperity. It's not difficult to grasp, but it may surprise you. I recommend this to every student, every individual who seeks to understand how the successful become and stay that way. It's simpler that you would imagine and may even restore faith in humanity - if it was getting lost... it really reinforces those old values and truths of older times. Smarts and hard work pay off.


The Banker’s Code: The Most Powerful Wealth-Building Strategies Finally Revealed
The Banker’s Code: The Most Powerful Wealth-Building Strategies Finally Revealed
par George Antone
Edition : Broché
Prix : EUR 13,81

5.0 étoiles sur 5 The Bankers Code, 2 avril 2013
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Excellent insight into the world of money and how it works. I'd say this is a must read for anyone who seeks to understand the mysteries of money - the mystery is decoded here and whether you decided to go into the field (private banking) or not, this book is a must read.

It's told in a true story - and the story is brutal and touching at the same time. Brutal in it's simplicity and touching in the purpose behind it being told. Vital book in today's or any economy. It begins to lift the veil of how the whole game works.


Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success
Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success
par Napoleon Hill
Edition : Broché
Prix : EUR 12,19

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5.0 étoiles sur 5 Outwitting The Devil, 2 avril 2013
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Ce commentaire fait référence à cette édition : Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success (Broché)
The book is a masterpiece. It's one of the few books I read straight through and read again after finishing it. Sharon Lechter did a superb job of editing it - it is quite easy to read and flows quite well. Her commentaries throughout the book were unintrusive and sometimes helpful.

I do understand why the book was not released when written - and it is quite timely now. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in breaking out of zone be that a good zone - to improve or a bad zone to transform themselves. The truths in his conversation with the devil going to hit you in the jaw - the question to you by you is - can you deal with them and use them to reach your mountain top?

Obviously it's a personal choice, the point here is that the secrets are revealed. Squeezed from the Prince of Darkness himself.


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