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Old 12-28-2011, 08:55 PM   #1
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Too good to be true?

I'm helping my sister find a case and light for her kindle touch that's affordable, and she found this on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/CrazyOnDigital...5120072&sr=8-9

has anyone tried this before? how are the bundled items?
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:16 PM   #2
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That bad review is enough to keep me from buying from them.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:29 PM   #3
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Oooh! You've got that right Patricia! I looked and thought it was cheap Chinese junk but didn't read the review. Yep.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:31 PM   #4
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Four fake reviews and the only legit one being rather strange. Don't think you can go on those.

By the sounds of it they're repackaging returned parts and what seems to be cheap generic usb charger kits (I have two that look exactly the same as the photo - minus the 'branding', both purchased for nearly nothing in India).

The blatantly photoshopped product shot doesn't help things.

I'd say : buy it if you want a lucky packet, else leave it alone.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:39 PM   #5
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The bottom straps don't look like they actually fit.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:49 PM   #6
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thanks, guys !
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Old 12-29-2011, 03:12 AM   #7
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As someone who has bought from them a few times. I can say there items are okay. They are not made to last long though. My Kindle Fire case is already falling apart.

The company is notorious for filling their products with false reviews to hike up the price.

I actually own the booklight. I got it in my Snuggie for Christmas. I have not tried it on the Kindle yet.
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Old 12-29-2011, 08:22 AM   #8
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I'm helping my sister find a case and light for her kindle touch that's affordable, and she found this on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/CrazyOnDigital...5120072&sr=8-9

has anyone tried this before? how are the bundled items?
I recommend overstock.com, great prices for great products. The downside is that they tend to sell their customer list to spamers, not a real problem since I have spam filters that correct this for me.
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Old 12-29-2011, 08:42 AM   #9
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For what it's worth, I reported the fake reviews to Amazon. I don't know if it will do any good, but thought it was worth doing.
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:35 AM   #10
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They seem to be Amazon purchase verified reviews. Unfortunately I don't think Amazon will do anything about them.
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