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Vineyard Worship Songs

Vineyard Worship Songs

5/11/18

I have loved this type of music since I first heard it back in the 90's when I lived in Hawaii I was given a sampler cosset of one of their albums from "Touching The Fathers Heart" series not sure on the father hearts but it touched mine. I have loved their music ever since. Not sure why but Praise & Worship was always my favorite type of Christian music & always did the most for me. I could just feel the spirit in their music & the heart. Same as Hillsong Worship, Bethel Music.

Direct Express

Direct Express

5/11/18

The thing I love most about it is the fact that I can not overdraft so if I try to spend to much it says declined instead of taking the charge & ending up with overdrafts like you would with normal banks. The other thing that is nice now is that they now have a phone app that will show me my balance, deposits, etc. I gave them 2 out of 5 stars because if your card is used without your knowing it or your over charged your pretty much screwed because they will send you a stack of paper work & never rule in your favor. Real banks will go out of their way to protect their customers but UDE could care less. I avoid having to talk to them at all costs & just use a 3rd party company like PayPal who will do their best to make things right because UDE will not. If like me thats fine with you, go for it, if not avoid them like the plague.

Tip for consumers: I can not rate the service because customer service is not an option sadly. The card is good & never been declined at any shop, but their customer service sucks.

Gmail

Gmail

5/11/18

Google is generally my #1 preferred search engine & I have always loved my EMail account until I found out that they track everything I do & if I did not have so many important things tied into my gmail accounts I would delete them & use my own domain for email. Sadly GMail is tied in to so many things now days like most phones, youtube, and a lot more so if you do not have a gmail account your pretty much screwed. Never had a problem with my email, and even now Google is still my #1 choice for searches & other features like translate, images, email, and so on. I don't hate them, I just do not agree with their tracking people. Just seams a bit shady.

MSI

MSI

4/29/18

I owned one of their boards a ways back in the last gaming build I built & I absolutely loved it. Sadly someone jacked both of my computers a few years back & I doubt I will ever be able to afford to build another but I stand by MSI 100% because in my opinion they make good quality products or at least all that I have bought & used have been. No idea on their laptops, but I have a sneaking suspicion the person dogging them either doesn't know how to use it or they just got a factory screw up. Also here is a thought, if that guy did indeed buy one of MSI's gaming laptops at Best Buy, he could easily return it problem solved. No loss.

The motherboard I had was the A88XM Gaming which was a FM2+ motherboard. I love their BIOS setup on the gaming boards.

Walmart.com

Walmart.com

4/17/18

I love WalMart & I remember when it was nothing more then a little shop here in Tennessee not the big store it is today. I have shopped at WalMart for as long as I can remember. I shop their at least 1+ times a month for food, clothes, electronics, etc... They have a great variety off well prices items & inventory that comes in use in pretty much anything I need. I do not shop with them online as they experience has not always been the best being I had ordered a TV years ago that they did not have in stock but didn't have it listed that way, and it was suppose to take a few days to come in & I waited only to find it never showed up then I called to find out no one was going tot tell me & they still had my money. Of course with talking to someone human that got settled pretty fast. WalMart is awesome as a store, and I will continue to shop with them for year to come unless I die soon.

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Blount Memorial

Blount Memorial

4/17/18

East Tennessee Medical Group is what I was looking for but good enough I guess. I have to admit years ago I hated Blount Memorial Hospital because of so many bad experiences but now days its a much better environment perhaps they just have better staff these days with better goals & outlooks on things.

I recently was fortunate enough to get into East Tennessee Medical Group which is not a easy task with someone on my health insurance. I have a great doctor too which is Vicky Snider who has been very nice, easy to communicate with, and genuinely seams to care about my health & care unlike so many doctors before her. I am very grateful to have been able to get into this group, and anyone out there looking for a good medical group should take this one into consideration.

Thank you very much for excepting me as a patient & giving me a better outlook on doctors, and treatment. You guys are awesome!

Tip for consumers: No other group I would rather belong to but would be nice to see Dr Webb in this group who I had for a short time in Knoxville but had to change because I had no way to see him being I do not drive. Otherwise ETMG all the way!

Sitejabber

Sitejabber

4/17/18

Just found this site the other day. I am glad I did as I find it very useful, and I am now promoting it on my own site as a normal link. I like to promote things I find useful that are ads free & may be useful to others. I really like this site as its easy to navigate, use, and post. Thank you very much to the owner/webmaster for a great site & service. Hope your around for many years to come.

InterPals.net

InterPals.net

4/17/18

I have not been on this site in a while but its not because its not a good site, but instead because I am not much for social sites. I tend to keep to myself a lot more these days so hanging out on dating sites or sites where you need to be active a lot just isn't my thing.

InterPals.net is a great please to meet new people, make new friends, and even to learn a new language. There are tons of people on this site & the only negative opinion I have about it is the script that makes them look like the have more users online then they do by making multiple copies of the same profile appear often in searches, and its done so badly you can easily notice it when you see the same face like 20 times on 3 different pages of searching. But this is not a good reason to avoid them because they actually have a lot of members who are real people with real profiles & their own pictures & content.

Would I recommend this site to others?
Yes, and I have for many years now.

Tip for consumers: When you make suggestions or have problems they are pretty good about replying back in a reasonable amount of time.

There are a lot of women on the site who will try to tell you that they love you without ever having had talked to or met you which really makes me mad, but that's what the block option is for.

All sites with membership have many types of people on them, and you really can not judge a site for that when they go out of their way to cut down on such members.

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OkCupid

OkCupid

4/17/18

OkCupid is a joke! I have used both the browser & phone app versions & all I ever get is bot scripts messaging me. I clearly state in my profile that I will not be paying ever, and that if someone is interested in me to write not add me to liked because I will never see that they liked me so its pointless. This site is mostly bot scrips, fake profiles, and garbage. I have never talked to a real person on this site other then the site admin.

If you like talking to bot scripts & don't mind filling out 100's of pointless questions that lead no where. Sign up!

Better site,
InterPals.net - Dating, Friends, Pen Friends, Language Exchange, and more.

Awfordjr.net

Awfordjr.net

4/17/18

This here is my own website which is 100% non profit, no ads, no popups, and no 3rd party garbage. I am posting it because I would like for others to review it. I want your point of view & opinions both good or bad. Don't worry I will not be offended if you leave negative feedback as I have had my site online for well over 15+ years.

My Sponsors,

My sponsors are sites, services, and or paid content that is granted free use by me personally in exchange for promoting them on my site. I do not get compensated or paid if you click or not. I currently have 3 lifetime app sponsors which are EditPlus, D3DGear, and IOBit.

I also promote a lot of free sites, services, and so on with no links back just because I found their sites or services useful & wanted to recommend them back to others to help keep them alive. I never promote anything that I have not tried or tested myself, and I would never take a bribe from a site or service just to gain something. If I don't like it you have better chances of growing not only a 2nd but a 3rd head then getting me to promote it.

I also offer my own free content such as tile backgrounds, backgrounds, and other things. Sometimes I even have some of my own free stand alone apps up for download non of which have any bs upgrades in so called free content that a lot of developers try to pull these days. I took down everything because I have either dead links or things that need to be changed in them. (Apps that is)

Please take a moment to look threw my site & give your opinion on it. It will be very much appreciated!

I will also be adding a link to this site in the "My Favorite Free Sites, Services, Tools, Etc..." section of my site as well as making a sub domain to link my profile in other things like Steam & what not. I am glad that there is a good site such as this to which you can use to let others know when to avoid something, and when to embrace it. Thanks for a great site SiteJabber Webmaster, I love it!

Nitrado

Nitrado

4/17/18

I did not end up staying with these guys but I will say they tried very hard to make things right & to run smoothly for me being I had the lower priced hosting & there was never any lag no matter how I set things in game & anyone who has played ARK knows that it is a resource hog from hell with a lot of settings. They even let me swap between games, refunded me left over portion of money not used, and was just down right awesome.

If you want a .... good game server host who will go out of their way to make you feel important & do right by you. Go server.nitrado.net!

Would I recommend anyone to them?
I just did! GO server.nitrado.net!!!

Tip for consumers: If you have any problems with your server go to FaceBook & post a comment to them & they will go out of their way to help you.

No idea why they get so many bad reviews, but if you will notice they are the only company that Microsoft chose for hosting ARK on XBox One. That alone aught to tell you something.

Be patient, go to FB & wait, they will get back to you!

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Survival Servers

Survival Servers

4/17/18

I used these guys a few times because my first experience wasn't as bad as the 2nd. I had bought a "7 Days to Die" server which is pretty easy to host but because I have cable internet instead of fiber I thought it best to just rent one. I already know all the settings for a dedicated server, and I know how to make the needed changes for what ever I wanted. Well their server panel kept changing my settings that I setup via FTP which is how I generally manage a "7D2D" server unless they have a really nice panel, and these guys don't. I even let them know about the server strain & other loop holes in settings which they were not aware of but grateful to get the information on. As time went on & I was trying to be patient about it they could offer no solution to the problems with their panel, and the first time I let them keep the money. The 2nd it was like pulling hairs to get a refund & keep in mind that both times were years apart not recent. The same problems they claimed they would have fixed in the future had not changed. The only thing that changed was their attitude in a negative way. I have tried many of their game servers for different games & in my opinion they ....!

If you want a good game server host,
server.nitrado.net

Would I refer anyone to SurvivalServer.com?
Not a chance in hell!

PortaTech

PortaTech

4/17/18

I give them a 4 star rating because they are not the best priced online, but they are not the worst & I have never had any negative experiences with them when buying from them & I have shopped there in the past.

Would I recommend them to others,
Sure, they have good customer service & decent prices

CDW

CDW

4/17/18

I use to buy some items from them a long time ago as they have been around for quite some time. I know that one of my cousins buys all the computer/server related items for his business there & he swears by it.

I would in fact refer anyone here who has use for their inventory, but be sure to shop around like you should with any site. Unless you don't mind paying more, and not saying you will with these guys.

I give CDW 5 stars because I never had any issues with them.

AscendTech

AscendTech

4/17/18

If you go into their build your own computers & you look at the items in which are being placed in the custom builds, most times you can find them MUCH MORE cheaper then what they are trying to scam you for.

The other day a friend had ask me if I could point him to a good site for custom builds & to help him get the best parts for the price. I had shopped at AscentTech many years before & found some decent prices so that if why I was going to refer him to their site until I noticed that the gaming motherboard I was going to suggest for him was 2.5x the price on another site. I was quite surprised that they would be stupid enough to try to pull something like that because anyone like me who takes the time to window shop online is going to notice things like that, but I would say their average shopper doesn't know any better.

Would I suggest this site to anyone?
Not a chance in hell!

Staples.ca

Staples.ca

4/17/18

Perhaps its just in Tennessee & other states in which I have visited their locals stores. I have had on many occasions the employees tell me different lies about things just to try to make a sale & I am pretty sure they are not paid commission so why they chose to act like that is beyond me.

Many years ago I wanted to buy a hard drive for my computer that was 3TB because I needed it for my steam games being my collection was growing. So I visited Staples in Maryville Tennessee to try to find one. Well they had one that was around $199.99 but I had seen one at WalMart same drive as an external for only $99.99 & I ask if they offered that same drive external & for how much & explained to the guy I had seen it in WalMart for $99.99 So he tried to get me to believe that Internal drives are not the same as External drives which is .... because the only difference is one is in an enclosure & the other isnt but still he went on to argue with me till I finally got ..... off & went & bought the one at WalMart & ripped it out of its enclosure to show this idiot he wasn't fooling anyone. Then I walked out, and not been in a Staples since then.

Is Staples a bad shop? Probably not but 9 times out of 10 they are much more expensive then your alternatives, and once in a while you get a jerk like I did that makes you want to have nothing to do with them.

Tip for consumers: It just takes one jerk to ruin your time & experience in a shop you once liked even if their prices were higher then most.

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TigerDirect

TigerDirect

4/17/18

Tiger Direct has been around for many years. I am some what surprised they are still around because they do not offer a lot of good low prices like they use to & I can almost always find better deals else where, but once in a while they will surprise me. Many years ago they were one of my #1 shops to buy computer parts from because they almost always had a good low price on something that I needed.

Would I recommend them to others?
Not by word of mouth unless I knew they had it cheaper. As for someone reading here only if you shop around & make sure your getting the best price because I am sure if you take the time you will find it cheaper else where.

Dell

Dell

4/17/18

The great thing about dell computers in my opinion is getting some of their older ones from people that just have them sitting around or around different sites from home users to gain from the parts. There are a lot of older dell pcs that you can get i7 CPUs in that still run for around $300 today & if you have the money could make some decent budget build computers to resell or use yourself. Personally I can not afford to do with or I would as most of these old computers only run at about $60-$100 if you just look around.

Rating Dell as a company I can not say anything bad about them though honestly I think everyone is better off building their own computers because there is always something that could have been better wither its the motherboard, the cpu, the power supply, or what ever. For the price it costs to buy a computer name, you can make an even better computer yourself in most cases.

I still give Dell 5 stars though because they do make some decent builds though I think prices are a bit much sometimes.

Best Buy

Best Buy

4/17/18

I have only bought from these guys online one time which was for a video card for a gaming computer I had built which I lost a few years back when someone took it. I have not ever had any bad dealings with them on eBay or in their stores. Generally they are quite polite & helpful trying their best to please the customer. I think that they provide a good wide variety of many items in their stores as well as online & on ebay as well.

Would I recommend them to others?
Yes, and I do quite frequently.

Tip for consumers: I have never had to return anything so I can not rate that service. I would however suggest that you check out their ebay shop if you haven't already.

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NovaLogic.com

NovaLogic.com

4/17/18

I played this game for many many years to the point I pretty much lived in it. I met some really cool & awesome gamers in this game a lot of which I miss gaming with but have lost touch with over the years. I really wish that NovaLogic would consider doing some remakes so that people who loved their games could play & enjoy them once again but also on consoles not just computers. I owned all their games many times some because I wanted different gamer tags, others because people kept stealing my disks or keys. DFLW which was my #1 favorite I had bought more then 20x on disk before a friend pointed me to Steam which after that I never had to buy them again but by that time the game was pretty much out dated & didn't look right in anything above 1024x768 resolution.

If you have an old computer that will run Windows XP & can play native in 1024x768 resolution, buy the game its awesome!

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