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Monday, February 06, 2017

I Couldn't Give a Hoot About Your Opinion

Back in the 1990's was excited at the idea of the Internet. I thought it would provide the power of the printing press to ordinary citizens. Perhaps, that's exactly what happened. Unfortunately, by the looks, none of you really have anything worthwhile to say.

Just because you have a platform for your views doesn't mean that any of them are of interest to me. It seems as if it is human nature to bitch. So, I get no balanced views. Just because you're shouting really loudly, doesn't mean what you're saying contains even the tiniest kernel of truth. Moreover, you never seem to offer anything positive. It's easy to complain, but you don't seem to want to take the effort to point out when things are going all right.

This problem, to some extent, affects reviews of products which are available for sale on Amazon. How often I've seen horror stories about a product but find my experience with the same item exemplary. In an effort to say something nice today, I want to talk about a $US 10 battery light which just arrived.

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Our new washer fits nicely in the space dedicated for it. The height, however is a bit more that its predecessor. I found that I had trouble seeing whether I had scooped out the last sock from the bottom of the drum. I needed a light. At first, I checked Walmart for the old type of round, push on/off light. They had them but it seemed a bit ineffective for $US 5. I couldn't see any better LED type that was a good deal.

On amazon.ca I saw this item. The price for a light with a built-in rechargeable battery and 10 LEDs seemed too good to be true. I ordered it and expected to be a little disappointed. I am not. It is a solidly built unit with a magnetic back. In order to attach anywhere, it came with a sheet of metal and 3M double-sided sticker tabs. It even came with a USB cable.

It works perfectly now whenever I open the door to the washer/dryer. I think perhaps I should order more. They'd be great in the truck as one could recharge occasionally in the cigarette lighter. I can think of many places where a bit of extra light would be useful.

There! Something positive on the Internet today.

You're welcome.

Motion Sensor Light


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