New York Community Bank Continues To Put Their Customers Health At Risk

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For the past three and a half months, I have had my health and safety put at risk due to New York Community Bank (henceforth referred to as NYCB) mishandling their response to COVID-19. I have been a NYCB account holder for over 20 years, going back to 1999 when I frequented the "Roslyn Savings Bank" East Rockaway in-store branch (in the now-defunct Pathmark supermarket). Since December 2012, I've been going to the "Roslyn Savings Bank" stand-alone branch located at 75 N. Central Avenue in Valley Stream, New York. Since I do not have a car, I walk the 0.8 miles from my home to the bank, which is a 15 minute journey. Of the plethora of banks in central Valley Stream, NYCB/Roslyn just so happens to be the furthest away from my home. Considering that there are other, closer, banking options, and that NYCB does not care about the health and safety of their customers, I have chosen to end my 21-year banking relationship with NYCB. Let me explain why...

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Neca $9.99 Superhero Blind Bag Unboxing Review

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I've written about many repack mystery boxes/blind bags already, including Neca's previous $6.99 Superhero Blind Bag. Today, for the first time since April, I was able to easily enter my local Target store. I just happened to walk by at a time when there weren't people lined up outside the building in the Summer heat. As mentioned in my July 9, 2020 Shopping Report, I found one of these $9.99 blind bags, which may have been floating around the store for the past six to twelve months. I finally took it home, so read on to find out what was inside...

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LG UBK80 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player Review

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Even though I have not had a good history with LG Electronics products, I bought the LG UBK80 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc player for $99.99 (normal price is $199.99) from Best Buy on Black Friday 2019. I was upgrading from the LG BP125 Blu-ray Disc player (purchased on December 10, 2012 from Walmart for $48.00), which was the only LG product that I never had an issue with. Based upon my positive experience with the BP125, I thought that LG, at least, made good disc players. Boy, was I wrong...

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The Ultimate Scream Collection DVD Booklet

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Way back on September 26, 2000, Buena Vista Home Entertainment released The Ultimate Scream Collection DVD box set containing all three movies (Scream 4 didn't exist at the time), a bonus disc, and a 24-page booklet.

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How To Format / Unlock / Delete A Clickfree External Portable USB Hard Drive CDFS Partition

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On Saturday June 20, 2020, I bought an open-box unused Clickfree Plus C2 2-Terabyte USB 3.0 external portable hard drive at a yard sale for the whopping sum of $2.00. (The drive has a model number of CA3C20-2CBK9-F2S and a UPC number of 817048015947, and based on the copyright date on the bottom of the box, it was manufactured in 2014 by Storage Appliance Corporation.) I had never heard of the Clickfree brand before, but I could not pass up buying a 2TB hard drive for two bucks. The box heavily promoted the product's easy automatic backup feature, but I figured that was just some software on the drive that I could easily delete. How wrong I was...

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