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thelordofhell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-18-11 09:52 PM
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22. I'm sure the execs are keeping their retention bonuses though


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  -Borders liquidates: 10,700 jobs lost OhioChick  Jul-18-11 08:34 PM   #0 
  - This makes me so sad! Farewell to a golden era. :-( nt  gateley   Jul-18-11 08:36 PM   #1 
  - Ya bit sad here but they did it themselves imo.  cstanleytech   Jul-18-11 08:46 PM   #4 
  - I guess that depends on location...  amyrose2712   Jul-18-11 08:49 PM   #5 
  - Well thats what they told me when I called to order a book early last year.  cstanleytech   Jul-18-11 09:35 PM   #16 
     - I believe you, I just think they realized they were losing business  amyrose2712   Jul-18-11 09:54 PM   #23 
  - I live in a neighborhood where there's a small book store in a small  gateley   Jul-18-11 08:52 PM   #6 
  - Yea, I do miss small family owned bookstores.  amyrose2712   Jul-18-11 08:58 PM   #8 
  - What? Not Powells?  nilram   Jul-18-11 09:03 PM   #11 
     - Even I haven't been to the new Elliott Bay! How is it? That was  gateley   Jul-18-11 11:29 PM   #32 
     - That's hilarious!  nilram   Jul-18-11 11:49 PM   #33 
     - lol - that is what I was thinking.  kick-ass-bob   Jul-19-11 12:14 PM   #43 
  - Must have been your store -  enlightenment   Jul-18-11 09:37 PM   #18 
     - Could very well have been a limited number of stores where this occured however  cstanleytech   Jul-19-11 10:47 AM   #37 
  - Well, CRAP  Warpy   Jul-18-11 09:38 PM   #19 
  - whats wrong with USPS  snooper2   Jul-20-11 01:42 PM   #52 
  - Thats what the folks at Nortel said  snooper2   Jul-20-11 01:37 PM   #51 
  - Non-fiction authors were the only media who were contradicting neoconservative propaganda ...  Kolesar   Jul-18-11 08:37 PM   #2 
  - Bye-Bye new job!  amyrose2712   Jul-18-11 08:42 PM   #3 
  - I'm so sorry! nt  gateley   Jul-18-11 09:00 PM   #9 
  - I figured it was coming, but I needed something,  amyrose2712   Jul-18-11 09:02 PM   #10 
     - I'm sure wherever you land next you'll shine - I believe in you!! nt  gateley   Jul-18-11 09:05 PM   #12 
  - really sorry to hear that. good luck  marasinghe   Jul-19-11 10:35 PM   #46 
  - This is Obama's fault, Right ?  Grassy Knoll   Jul-18-11 08:57 PM   #7 
  - People are scared  SSDA   Jul-18-11 10:26 PM   #28 
  - If this was 2006, who would you blame, Clinton? The sitting  24601   Jul-20-11 08:41 PM   #54 
  - I remember  bongbong   Jul-18-11 09:12 PM   #13 
  - Very sad to hear this  Zambero   Jul-18-11 09:19 PM   #14 
  - I'm heartbroken about Borders' closing.  Beacool   Jul-18-11 09:23 PM   #15 
  - I'm sorry but it's so much easier to read and watch everything on a tablet.  dkf   Jul-18-11 09:37 PM   #17 
  - I Miss Bookstores, But I Do Buy Online Or Read Online  TomCADem   Jul-18-11 09:45 PM   #20 
  - While bookstores are quaint  customerserviceguy   Jul-18-11 09:47 PM   #21 
  - I'm sure the execs are keeping their retention bonuses though  thelordofhell   Jul-18-11 09:52 PM   #22 
  - Borders is the only real bookstore we have in this town...  prairierose   Jul-18-11 10:18 PM   #24 
  - That's true in large swaths of the country  KamaAina   Jul-19-11 11:31 AM   #39 
  - The way things are going, your library will probably be the next to go.  totodeinhere   Jul-19-11 10:17 PM   #45 
  - I can't wait  OnyxCollie   Jul-18-11 10:18 PM   #25 
  - Computers are taking over everything. I don't like it.  reformist2   Jul-18-11 10:21 PM   #26 
  - No, That Makes You A Luddite, Which Can Be A Liberal...  TomCADem   Jul-18-11 10:27 PM   #29 
  - Yes, I guess I am. Everybody toss your Kindles in the fire!  reformist2   Jul-18-11 10:36 PM   #30 
  - Sorry, Does Not Have The Emotional Impact Of Faranheit 451  TomCADem   Jul-18-11 10:45 PM   #31 
  - Of course books aren't all that natural anyway  WatsonT   Jul-19-11 08:44 AM   #35 
  - I like how computers are affecting it all, and here is why  The Straight Story   Jul-19-11 11:10 AM   #38 
  - Do you remember their Grand Opening in your town?  Islandlife   Jul-18-11 10:24 PM   #27 
  - Millions of books of all kinds out there. And people like the big  Hardrada   Jul-19-11 01:59 AM   #34 
  - Well...  dmallind   Jul-19-11 09:08 AM   #36 
     - Kindle  Hardrada   Jul-19-11 10:12 PM   #44 
        - An EXTRA step?  dmallind   Jul-20-11 08:50 AM   #48 
           - The only other "alternative"  kentauros   Jul-20-11 09:15 AM   #49 
           - Read book. Highlight.  Hardrada   Jul-20-11 10:34 PM   #57 
  - Stupidifcation of America marches on Republicons pleased....nt  Evasporque   Jul-19-11 11:43 AM   #40 
  - When Borders came to town, the small bookstores fell  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jul-19-11 11:54 AM   #41 
  - I remember the original Borders in Ann Arbor  LisaM   Jul-19-11 12:12 PM   #42 
  - I Would Much Prefer  RobinA   Jul-20-11 07:28 AM   #47 
  - I could wait in line, deal with Borders not having books, etc.  titaniumsalute   Jul-20-11 09:33 AM   #50 
  - Borders is nicer than Amazon for random browsing  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jul-20-11 01:59 PM   #53 
  - Next up - Barnes & Noble...  ChromeFoundry   Jul-20-11 09:50 PM   #55 
     - They already have an eReader  maryellen99   Jul-20-11 09:57 PM   #56 
        - the Nook only has about 22% of the market...  ChromeFoundry   Jul-20-11 11:37 PM   #58 
           - Wow! I thought marketshare was higher  maryellen99   Jul-21-11 12:05 AM   #59 
 

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