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Bring Me the Horizon - That's the Spirit (CD)

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Bring Me the Horizon - That's the Spirit (CD)
Dispatched in 5 to 7 working days
Price
76

Classic

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A truly great album!

Conway Twitty - 20 Best of Must Have Hits (CD)

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Conway Twitty - 20 Best of Must Have Hits (CD)
Dispatched in 15 to 25 working days
Price
222

Nice compilation of album cuts and hits

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If you love original classic Country Music, this one is definately for you. Conway Twitty was a one-of-a-kind singer whose ability to wrench emotion ouf of simple lyrics places him among the best Country legends of all-time. He was more than just a country crooner, his renditions were intensely soulful which accounts for his 40 Billboard number one hits during his career. This compilation contains original recordings which already makes it pure Country gold (I hate re-recordings). A few of Conway's lesser available hits such as his excellent version of Don Gibson's I can't stop loving you (a number one hit), I'm not through loving you yet (a number three hit) and The Image of me (a number 5 hit) showcase Conway at his commercial best. The true gems are the more difficult to find album cuts that touches your heart repeatedly. His versions of Life turned her that way, Blue eyes crying in the rain and Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Loud Loud Music are beautiful. His own compositions such as Just like a stranger and Dim lonely places remind us of how well he understood the Country lyrical tradition. My personal favourites are his version of George Jones' Tender years and his wonderful duet with Sam Moore, Rainy night in Georgia. George's 1961 hit, Tender years, remains one of George's most beautiful Country recordings. Conway keeps true to George's style and his sometimes croaking and mostly tender and emotive voice compliments the heartbreaking lyrics beautifully. Have you ever stood in the dark at a window, somewhere in South Africa with a glass of red wine in your hand and watched the rain pouring down? It feels as if you are transported to better times when life seemed not to be so complicated. I have experienced it, and in the background Conway Twitty and Sam Moore's version of Brook Benton and Tony Joe White's Rainy night in Georgia was playing in the CD-player. I wasn't in Georgia but it didn't matter because as they sing, "Lord, I believe it's raining all over the world", everything felt absolutely perfect and peaceful. It almost felt as if they were there with me in person, old souls sharing a moment of bliss. Their two totally different voices come together for a very special soulful duet that I will always count among my favourite duets. There are a few very good Conway Twitty Country collections (the original MCA releases) and reissues available (the Poker two albums on one CD), some very good, others not as good (because of re-recordings and not great remastering), but this one is good. I wish they would release Conway's early and mid 1970's albums on CD. There are some excellent songs and great performances of Conway that need to be heard again. Conway's Rock 'n Roll recordings are well represented on CD, they are wonderful, check them out.

Dangerous Driving (US Import PS4)

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Dangerous Driving (US Import PS4)
Dispatched in 15 to 25 working days
Price
913

Punishing and turning from fun into a slog...

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You need to avoid playing the game the way you'd play a Burnout game - or any racing game in general, for that matter - in order to win.

The rubber-banding is so severe that AI will overtake you at twice your speed while you're in first place and boosting. They'll even take lines at speeds that aren't possible for such lines or even just generally possible. I've crashed just after tight turns and seen AI come around the corner in lines specifically to avoid me, reacting with inhuman speed, even before they were able to see me.

I shouldn't want to avoid taking other cars down (which happens so easily, sometimes, that I've gotten double takedowns from AI hitting me and bouncing into other AI cars), I shouldn't want to avoid first place, but the wrecks of other drivers can create excessively punishing obstacles in winding and/or narrow areas and the rubber banding means you'll need the right time to overtake from the third class of cars onward (there are 6 classes). The other cars also set off faster than you and boost earlier.

The tracks are great most of the time, but it's hard to see that past randomly generated traffic spawning in just the right places to make winning impossible. Some turns just do not fit with the mechanics of the game at all, just death traps. You also can't move the camera, aside from switching to front bumper cam or looking back.

Here are things that would make things better: more traffic on straight sections, less traffic on turns, less lighting glare, improved contrast in traffic textures and lighting, tone the rubber-banding way down, and maybe fix the tight chicane in the tropical section that (if I remember correctly) leads into a tunnel and then out onto a suspended road.

I was really excited for this game and talked about it a lot, before it came out, because I loved the Burnout games so much that I was there at the end, when there weren't enough people for Cops and Robbers anymore. This game has everything I wanted and expected - what it does well, it does amazingly, but what's wrong takes too much enjoyment away from all of that. At the end of the third day of playing this, I just feel sad, I regret having been excited about it, because of its glaring flaws. I cannot fullyrecommend this game and it pains me to say that, because it could have been the best indie game I've ever played and it even has everything it needed for that. Buy it, if you want a punishing Burnout-esque (minus music) experience, but know what you're getting into.

Castorland - Tender Love Puzzle (1500 Pieces)

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Castorland - Tender Love Puzzle (1500 Pieces)
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Price
218

Nice picture

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Excellent quality. Vibrant colours. Tiny pieces.

Castorland - Cote D Azur Puzzle (1500 Pieces)

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Castorland - Cote D Azur Puzzle (1500 Pieces)
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Price
218

Excellent

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Excellent quality. Vibrant colours. Tiny pieces.

Yu-Gi-Oh! - Starter Deck: Kaiba Reloaded (Trading Card Game)

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Yu-Gi-Oh! - Starter Deck: Kaiba Reloaded (Trading Card Game)
In Stock
Price
163
Normal Price
R 182
(-10%)

cool item

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this is the ultra rare blue eyes you want.

Cooler Master Keys Lite Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo

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Cooler Master Keys Lite Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo
Dispatched in 1 to 3 working days
Price
732

LED Issues

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The mouse intermittently does not display the LED i.e. does not light up occasionally. Otherwise, looks good and keys of the keyboard feel awesome - feels like mechanical.

Graphtech Resomax NV2 4mm Tune-O-Matic Bridge with String Save Saddles - Chrome (Special Order)

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Graphtech Resomax NV2 4mm Tune-O-Matic Bridge with String Save Saddles - Chrome (Special Order)
Out of Stock
Price
1,080
RRP
R 1,285
(-16%)

excellent

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I now have fitted three of these bridges on my guitars and they all have improved the tone of each of the guitars...

Raidmax - Exo SE Window Red LED (GPU 370mm) ATX Micro ATX Mini ITX Computer Chassis - Black/Red

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Raidmax - Exo SE Window Red LED (GPU 370mm) ATX Micro ATX Mini ITX Computer Chassis - Black/Red
Dispatched in 2 to 4 working days
Price
379
RRP
R 519
(-27%)

Great value

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I have ordered about 5 of these cases. You get great value for your money. No other online store offers a case of this quality for under R500.

The case is the perfect size if you are looking to do a basic build. The perfect budget case.

Only con I have had was when I was doing a build with a msi gtx 1060 x. The card was too wide but to be fair it is a mini case and that card is massive.

I haven't seen anything that beats this case when it come to value for money.

Black Sabbath - Never Say Die! (Vinyl)

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Black Sabbath - Never Say Die! (Vinyl)
Dispatched in 10 to 15 working days
Price
427

Disappointed

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This product is not as advertised. It is just the vinyl and does not include the bonus cd edition as advertised.

Raru Admin Note: We have updated the Product Details now. Thank you for letting is know.

Yu-Gi-Oh! - Structure Deck: Saga of Blue-Eyes White Dragon (Trading Card Game)

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Yu-Gi-Oh! - Structure Deck: Saga of Blue-Eyes White Dragon (Trading Card Game)
In Stock
Price
148
Normal Price
R 165
(-10%)

im not sure how to rate so i gave it five stars in my heart

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This is a cool deck, came ahead of schedule as well.

WIZARDS RPG TEAM - Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes (Hardcover)

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WIZARDS RPG TEAM - Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes (Hardcover)
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Price
697
RRP
R 760
(-8%)

This book is exquisite.

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The artwork is amazing. I think of all the D&D books, this one, Curse of Strahd, and the DM guide are some of the best art for me personally. Really a valuable addition to your lore collection.

Plaaskos - Arina du Plessis (Paperback)

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Plaaskos - Arina du Plessis (Paperback)
Dispatched in 4 to 7 working days
Price
284
RRP
R 370
(-23%)

Better than expected!

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I honestly expected this little book with a few recopies in it but was pleasantly surprised when it arrived!
There are tons of wonderful Afrikaans recopies inside and my mother instantly fell in love!
Perfect gift for a lover of Plaaskos!

Dog's Life - Fluffy Puffle Jacket - Black (Medium)

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Dog's Life - Fluffy Puffle Jacket - Black (Medium)
Dispatched in 6 to 8 working days
Price
262

Decent enough

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It feels great to the touch and is easy to put on with the clips. The clips have 2 "sizes" as well so the same one could fit both our dogs (one is slightly bigger than the other). Problems though - one of them arrived without the bigger "flower" on it and only what looked like a sharp large staple where it was supposed to be, and that same one a clip broke off early and the dog manager to take it off during the day. The other one came perfectly and the doggy enjoyed wearing it all the time :) So a bit of a mixed bag but overall decent enough.

Takamine GX11ME Taka-Mini Series 3/4 Size Mini Acoustic Electric Guitar with Padded Gig Bag (Natural)

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Takamine GX11ME Taka-Mini Series 3/4 Size Mini Acoustic Electric Guitar with Padded Gig Bag (Natural)
Out of Stock
Price
5,624
RRP
R 6,695
(-16%)

Small Body, Big sound and tone!

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What an Incredible guitar!
Compared to a Baby Taylor or Little Martin, the Taka-Mini dominates and wins the spot in my heart.
The Takamine has a rich full tone with surprising projection (considering the smaller body).
The build quality is superb with such an attention to detail!

The Carry bag it comes with is such a bonus (Well padded and with decent straps)

Overall, you cant go wrong! :)

Joe Malinga - Ithi Gqi (CD)

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Joe Malinga - Ithi Gqi (CD)
Out of Stock
Price
538

Joe Malinga's

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Joe Malinga was born in Eswatini but his family moved to Ermelo in Mpumalanga when he was 6 months old. He finished studies back in Eswatini. He was then employed by the Swazi Times as a Journalist and got an opportunity to travel to the US on work/study tour.

While in the States he got a chance to visit various Jazz clubs and he decided not to return but travelled to Europe to study Jazz specialising in Flute and Sax. He recorded 4 albums while there and got to perform with the likes of Dudu Pukwana, Johnny Dyani, Chris Mcgregor and many exiled SA musicians. He now lectures music at the University of Venda in Limpopo

Orico 3-Port USB 2.0 Hub with TF and SD Card Reader - Black

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Orico 3-Port USB 2.0 Hub with TF and SD Card Reader - Black
Dispatched in 3 to 5 working days
Price
112
RRP
R 139
(-19%)

As expected

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Works fine. No issues. Bought it as the gaming case I bought doesn't have an SD card reader. This does the job and is easy to use. About the same price as a hub that would just have one SD card reader. I don't use it very often but it seems to be working whenever I need it. Cable isn't very long but allows me to rest the hub on top of the tower.

GoFreeTech Wireless 1600DPI Mouse - Blue

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GoFreeTech Wireless 1600DPI Mouse - Blue
Out of Stock
Price
105
RRP
R 109

Good

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Happy with my purchase. No issues. It's convenient to have no cable and the plug&play works well. It's not very expensive. The build quality seems fine, not premium but you're not paying premium prices either. Bought 3 and all work well.

Dungeons & Dragons - Core Rulebooks Gift Set (Role Playing Game)

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Dungeons & Dragons - Core Rulebooks Gift Set (Role Playing Game)
Out of Stock
Price
2,197

Amazing and totally worth the wait.

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The books are really pretty and the covers aren't over metallic. The DM screen is different than a normal screen and the box that holds them is sturdy and aesthetically pleasing. Mine was late by a couple of days due to some minor issues on the part of Raru's suppliers which was not Raru's fault, nor can it be helped sometimes. The Raru team did everything in their power to get the set to me as quickly as possible and kept me updated and were super friendly, it was totally worth the wait. Just be sure to order this at least a month ahead of when you want it. Amazing product and amazing team, would 100% recommend!!

Ellies - HDMi Bi-Directional Splitter 1 In 2 Out or 2in1 Out 4k

(1 user rating)

Ellies - HDMi Bi-Directional Splitter 1 In 2 Out or 2in1 Out 4k
Dispatched in 3 to 5 working days
Price
265

Does not work well at all.

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Tried using it to split 1 signal to 2, but it does not work well at all. There is a lots of noise and the screen flashes on and off all the time. Unusable.

RCT 850va Line-Interactive UPS Plus SA Wall Socket

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RCT 850va Line-Interactive UPS Plus SA Wall Socket
Dispatched in 1 to 3 working days
Price
613

UPS

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Works perfectly as it should.

Soccerstarz - Paris St Germain Kylian Mbappe - Home Kit (2018 Version)

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Soccerstarz - Paris St Germain Kylian Mbappe - Home Kit (2018 Version)
Out of Stock
Price
61

Smaller than expected

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still good though

Chessex - Set of 7 Polyhedral Dice - Borealis Purple & White

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Chessex - Set of 7 Polyhedral Dice - Borealis Purple & White
Dispatched in 10 to 15 working days
Price
157

Out of all the borealis dice these are my favourite.

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These have a deep inner reflection in them. A rich colour, good pearling, without losing that sense of depth. These may be my favourite chessex dice so far. Again, you can't beat chessex.

Chessex - Set of 7 Polyhedral Dice - Borealis Pink & Silver

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Chessex - Set of 7 Polyhedral Dice - Borealis Pink & Silver
Dispatched in 10 to 15 working days
Price
157

Rich. Regal. Sparkley.

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These are slightly more rich and colourful than the photos suggest online. There is a beautiful chromatic lustre shift in the glitter in and on the dice. It's exquisite. Again, you can't beat chessex casting and quality. These are beautiful.

Chessex - Set of 7 Polyhedral Dice - Borealis Blue & White

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Chessex - Set of 7 Polyhedral Dice - Borealis Blue & White
Dispatched in 10 to 15 working days
Price
157

Beautiful. Clear. Sparkley.

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These are slightly more bright than the photos suggest online. They have an ice like quality to them. Again, you can't beat chessex casting and quality. These are beautiful.
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