Jude Cruz

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Donald Trump Golf Headcover by Creative Covers
Donald Trump Golf Headcover by Creative Covers
Cute conversation starter for the golfer in your life;). I bought this head cover for my brother-in-law for his 60th birthday. He's obviously a conservative and a very good golfer--though he's been struggling lately, so I thought this would be the perfect present to cheer him up.
The head cover gets a chuckle from everyone who sees it. Sure it's tacky, but that's the point. It really does resemble our president, down to the fly away yellow hair(might need to be more orange) and the suit is cute. I think he's holding a cell phone which makes sense since the president does love his Twitter account.
Fun gift for the golfer in your life.
300W Power Inverter DC 12V to 110V AC Car Charger Converter with 4.8A Dual USB Ports (Blue)
300W Power Inverter DC 12V to 110V AC Car Charger Converter with 4.8A Dual USB Ports (Blue)
Bought this for son to charge his 120 watt laptop in the car, but it can't even

The fan is very quiet, the cord is nearly 3 feet long which is sufficient, seems to be sturdy construction, but it can't charge my particular laptop.

Update:
Manufacturer contacted me to find out what model computer I was trying to charge. They then purchased a computer just like it and did some testing on their own. Turns out this computer runs on 19 volt and not 12 volt.

I highly respect these guys for going through the trouble that they did in order to get to the bottom of my issue.
Great Customer Service!

So, in short, the problem was on my end. NOT the manufacturers!
This product DOES charge laptops, just not some of the more powerful ones like my sons.
I just didn't know any better, I was focused on wattage requirements and didn't understand the voltage requirements.
Visiting Mr. Green - Acting Edition (Acting Edition for Theater Productions)
Visiting Mr. Green - Acting Edition (Acting Edition for Theater Productions)
The book 'Visiting mr. Green' was very well taken care of, (compliment for Amazon) and the contents are beautiful, (compliment for Jeff Baron). After having read the book, I went (in the Netherlands) to the play with Bram van der Vlugt and Oren Schrijver, directed by Bruun Kuijt, (compliments for the three of them). Enjoyed the care, the book and the performance enormously.
Marvel Legends Avengers Infamous Iron Man Collectible Figure
Marvel Legends Avengers Infamous Iron Man Collectible Figure
It's a blatant re-using of molds from the Model Prime Iron man figure. While the unmasked head is decent, the hooded head cannot be removed from the hood (and it is the Iron man head). The unmasked head also cannot be used with the cape as the cape cannot support itself on the figure outright. Details specific to Infamous Iron man are also ignored in favor of reusing molds and are thus painted on making it come short. FX piece are also broken in getting them out of the package making them too delicate to even use. With some minor tweaking to the sculpt this could've been something special but it seems only worth the money if you don't already have Model Prime.
Funko Pop! Marvel: Studios 10 - Doctor Strange (Chrome) Toy, Standard, Multicolor
Funko Pop! Marvel: Studios 10 - Doctor Strange (Chrome) Toy, Standard, Multicolor
Shipped my funko pop in a box twice the items size without any stuffing to fill the empty space. When I received my item it was completely beat up and ruined as far a collectible. The plus side is I had no issues getting a refund. I just feel this problem could have so easily been avoided with a bit of attention to detail and care taken. Your box is everything for the value and appeal as a collector with a pop and no one wants to pay retail price for an abused and bear up collectible
Ranma 1/2, Vol. 32
Ranma 1/2, Vol. 32
Ever since Akane Tendo tried to drown Ranma Saotome in the bathtub, their relationship has been a bit rocky. But it reaches a turning point in the thirty-second volume of Rumiko Takahashi's "Ranma 1/2," where bean plants, chocolate hearts and spring incense cause new mayhem.

The Tendo dojo has been entrusted with a demon-fighting bean plant, which shoots beans at anyone who looks angry. So now everyone has to look happy -- or else. After that, the principal becomes obsessed with making the students bow to his statue -- and inadvertantly sends dizzy teacher Hinako on a homicidal mission.

Later on, Akane accidently inhales the "Incense of Spring Sleep," has a series of odd dreams about Ranma -- and acts them out. Mousse fears that Shampoo is inflicting an Amazon torture on him, and enlists Ranma and Akane to help defuse her rage. And Valentine's Day rolls around -- will Akane give Ranma chocolate, or will the depressed boy/girl go without?

Finally, Nodoka Saotome takes Ranma and Akane for a shopping trip, resulting in a heated "battle of the bosoms." She also catches a glimpse of her son racing away -- dressed in "Ranko's" clothing. As Ranma tries to salvage the situation, both with Nodoka and Akane, his mother prepares to welcome him home. But meeting his beloved mother might end up killing him...

Though Ranma has lots of suitors, it's pretty obvious that Akane is the only one he wants. Too bad he's too clueless about girls to get on her good side -- after apologizing for mocking Akane's breast size, he asks, "What did I do wrong, anyway?" Wrong question to ask.

Since they are the center of the series, there are quite a few cute moments here. There's Ranma's reaction to chocolate (or lack of it), Akane's dreams about Ranma as a handsome prince, and the mama of them all: Ranma and Akane almost go all the way, after Ranma gets the wrong idea about why Akane dragged him into a dark room.

We also get to see some amusing humour about the supporting characters. Mousse, who normally gets endless abuse from his beloved Shampoo, gets freaked when she starts smiling at him. Hinako goes on a rampage, involving spray paint and wet cement. And that bean plant, which flies around shooting at people, is an inspired idea -- nothing makes you want to get angry like being told you can't.

Bra sizes, bean plants and bowing to the principal cause lots of problems in the thirty-second volume of "Ranma 1/2." But fun as the comedy is, the awkward attraction between Akane and Ranma is what really makes it enjoyable.
The Law Is a Lady
The Law Is a Lady
Excellent story! Nora doesn't disappoint ever but especially with this book! My sister has EVERY book Nora has ever written and together we own ALL of them she's written and is writing under J.D. Robb. She's had this story for decades (literally) but I'm fairly new to the "avid" reader category and I'm working my way through ALL of her Nora Roberts books along with the In Death series. This book was fun, intriguing and definitely holds your attention from the first paragraph to the last sentence. The characters are fun as always too.
Hondo (Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures): A Novel
Hondo (Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures): A Novel
Hondo was a great reread. I’ve read the story before, back in the 80’s or 90’s. I used to read a lot of Louis L’Amour and Zane Grey. This year I’ve been buying audiobooks so I can listen to their stories while I’m driving.

The story is told third person past tense from multiple points of view, Hondo Lane, Mrs. Angie Lowe, Lt. Creyton C. Davis, Major Sherry, El Lowe, Sergeant Young, and even the dog’s, Sam’s, point of view. The only criticism I can think of is the way they fistfight in the story. If you’ve seen an old western you’ll know what I’m talking about. The good guy always drags the bad guy to his feet before punching him again. In the real world most people would stomp the crap out of anybody after knocking them down so they couldn’t get back up.

About half of the time I read everything from nonfiction to westerns. The other half of the time I read sci-fi and fantasy, when I’m not watching sci-fi and fantasy series.

Sci-fi and fantasy authors I like include Douglas Adams, Taylor Anderson, Isaac Asimov, Paolo Bacigalupi, Ray Bradbury, Jack Campbell, Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Earnest Cline, Suzanne Collins, Abe Evergreen, Diana Galbadon, William R. Forstchen, Joe Haldeman, Robert A. Heinlein, Frank Herbert, Hugh Howey, George Martin, Larry Niven, Andre Norton, George Orwell, Patrick Rothfuss, Brandon Sanderson, John Scalzi, John Steakley, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Andy Weir.

Starship Troopers (1959) (not like the movie) by Robert A. Heinlein is the book that got me started in sci-fi adventures, and has remained one of my top five favorite military science fiction adventure stories for decades. The Forever War (1974) by Joe Haldeman, Armor (1984) by John Steakley, Ender’s Game (1985) by Orson Scott Card, and Old Man’s War (2005) by John Scalzi, round out my top five military sci-fi adventure stories.

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