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Alex L.

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Experience: Entertainment, Shopping, Computers & Technology

Member since June 2010

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132 Reviews by Alex

9/7/10
Great low cost tool for enabling many users to work together on project development. Good at tracking bugs as well. I can see what so many companies use this application for project management.
9/7/10
I think this is a good idea in concept with the "tracking" system of hours so you can pay people buy the hour instead of per project but the problem is that how can you really trust someone to really be working when he is logged in? He could be playing starcraft for all you know and just logged in. Paying per project makes much more sense and because of that I'm not really sold on the concept of logging in to work. Maybe I am missing something but it seems to be elance or guru with a log in button.
8/25/10
ubid is a nice site with some decent deals online but as an auction compared to ebay is really doesn't offer much more. you also really need to know the value what you are buying as an auction on ubid. ubid had this Sony VAIO VAIO VGN-SZ120P 13" T2400 1.83GHz 2GB 160GB PCG-6J2L and the bid was up to $799 and I found that same laptop on other internet sites like tigerdirect for less money. Sure it is a good deal compared to best buy but not to other internet stores. I would buy cautiously from ubid though they do have some good auction deals.
8/25/10
Most people looking up this site will probably be people trying to figure out if buzzle is a good way to make money online by writing blogs or partnering with them. They run a site where people write articles which have good SEO and then they just link to a ton of google ad words and hope to make money. The writers in theory can make some money doing this by linking to their own blog or elsewhere. I am not sure that is the case though and I would also be interested to hear what others have done on this site. The site design isn't very good and looks very outdated but they still seem to get quite a bit of internet traffic and have a high rating on google.
8/25/10
This site is trying to be a combination of gmail and facebook but sharing ad revenue with the users of the site. Peoplestring could catch on if enough people use it and want to profit from it but I highly doubt it. The product just isn't good enough to compete and peoplestring just can't do it without a high enough budget. No harm in checking it out but it was a waste of my time.
Booyah
8/18/10
Gotta hand it to these people at booyah they have done what foursquare has not accomplished so far in their social app for the iphone and other mobile phones. They created a game where you really want to visit the locations and stores so you can buy the real estate just like the old fashioned monopoly game. Stores of course want people to visit them and with their GPS location based system they really know if you are there, unlike foursquare.
7/26/10
Finally a Blizzard Diablo knock off that is actually fun to play and cheap. I have seen over the years dozens of companies trying to rip off diablo and make a clone game that is fun but this company pulled it off. Amazing game...really..simply amazing. I highly highly recommend it and you will be playing for hours. The only thing missing is multiplayer. If you have ever played diablo, stop reading this and download the free version of the game and you will then be buying it within minutes.
7/7/10
Please please read all of these reviews on auction sites before you decide to PLAY or gamble. I'm going to give you a link to an entire host of complaints on these types of sites. read before you spend your money.

http://www.sitejabber.com/search?keyword=penny+auction
7/7/10
I wish the FTC would step in and say..enough is enough...this is a form of a lottery or gambling and not a true auction and therefore needs to be regulated. Basically would you buy a lottery ticket from an unknown website that is not regulated?
6/26/10
Penny auction gift cards...yuck...please people. These auctions are not auctions...they are a way to steal your money and trick you into believing it is a standard auction. These are gambling websites
BidBlink
6/26/10
I love how this site says "If you're the last bidder when the clock hits zero, you win!" What they should be forced to say by the FTC is "when the clock hits zero we will just add more time to the clock as another bidder entered the auction...so the auction truly never ends and the timer is nothing but a farce--good luck gambling!"
6/26/10
I love how these sites are using the phrase "competitive shopping" when what they should be forced to legally say by the FTC is THIS IS AN UNREGULATED GAMBLING SITE>>>GOOD LUCK. competitive shopping...like there is a real competition....NOT!!! There is only the consumers losing
6/26/10
WTF?!!? another swoopo wannabe here to steal your money?? Guys there are not auctions, they are lotto tickets where they website controls the lottery. Stay away. This is a special auction where the auction never ends and everyone pays out except the winner...I call that a LOTTERY SCAM!
6/25/10
OMFG!!! another swoopo scam and rip off. This is not an auction. auctionstorm is a way for the site to sell you a lotto ticket and the more money you spend the more likely you are going to win. But that is it...a gambling site. Just know what you are buying. You are probably just as likely to win playing a scratch off at 7-11
6/25/10
WTF?!!? another swoopo wannabe here to steal your money?? Guys there are not auctions, they are lotto tickets where they website controls the lottery. Stay away. This is a special auction where the auction never ends and everyone pays out except the winner...I call that a LOTTERY SCAM!
Bids4cheap.com
6/25/10
WTF?!!? another swoopo wannabe here to steal your money?? Guys there are not auctions, they are lotto tickets where they website controls the lottery. Stay away. This is a special auction where the auction never ends and everyone pays out except the winner...I call that a LOTTERY SCAM!
Catchbids
1/29/11
Catchbids.com is another penny auction site that has really cheap items for sale like burger king gift cards. That I have not seen in a penny auction site or any auction site for that matter. Catchbids doesn't stray from the typical formula of luring in new consumers with cheap dollar amounts, but they are more unusual in that they have such cheap items for sale. A cheapbid auction on this site seems to have significantly lower priced items. Still it is gambling IMO and I think these sites should all be regulated by the government.
12/11/10
ahh yes...another penny auction site. One of the literally millions of them out there. If you have just found out about this site, just a warning...penny auction sites are not yet regulated by the FTC, but since they are basically close to a gambling site rather than an auction site you can bet the FTC will eventually get around to it.
a pretty funny article describing how penny auctions are evil business plans here
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20081214/*******113.shtml
10/16/10
I will say this penny auction has more style than the 1000s of other ones out there. Still not sure how to really trust these things when nobody audits them. They would actually do much better if there was some goverment run agency to verify these things just like gambling sites or lotteries are state regulated. Still if you are going to spend your money on these things make sure you read this first

http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/08/13/penny-auction-sites-are-hot-but-have-more-risk-than-reward/
Thecheapbid.com
10/16/10
penny auctions are advertising on google all over the place and someone really should start regulating these gambling type sites. Who is to say who is really winning these items? I think states regulate sweepstakes and lotteries but these go unchecked. Read this review before participating.

http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/08/13/penny-auction-sites-are-hot-but-have-more-risk-than-reward/

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