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1. Oh, i can so relate...
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  -The bookstore compulsion Sugar Smack  Jul-30-06 08:00 AM   #0 
  - Oh, i can so relate...  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 08:03 AM   #1 
  - Hey, you!  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:08 AM   #4 
     - When a friend lent me The Time Traveler's Wife  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 08:38 AM   #18 
  - with this heat it's a perfect day for it.  GoPsUx   Jul-30-06 08:05 AM   #2 
  - Iced Cafe Americano with a little milk and sweetener-  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:14 AM   #8 
     - sounds tasty  GoPsUx   Jul-30-06 08:22 AM   #11 
     - Tasty and refreshing.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:36 AM   #17 
     - Bookstores are my churches  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 08:39 AM   #19 
     - Mine too. Maybe someday we'll go into one of these  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:24 AM   #32 
        - yes, that would be great  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 09:33 AM   #36 
           - At this very moment, you're at a book store and cafe now,  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:23 PM   #81 
     - Bookshops and libraries aren't the same at all.  tjwmason   Jul-30-06 12:59 PM   #67 
        - I love second-hand book stores : )  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 01:09 PM   #69 
  - Hiya Sugar......  REDKING   Jul-30-06 08:06 AM   #3 
  - REDKING of the Peaceful Nights  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:20 AM   #9 
     - Redking of the peaceful nights?  REDKING   Jul-30-06 08:33 AM   #15 
        - Redking of the peaceful nights. All that "peace" you spread willy-nilly  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:40 AM   #20 
           - I reap what I sow.....  REDKING   Jul-30-06 09:30 AM   #35 
  - Bookstores are sacred spaces  miss_american_pie   Jul-30-06 08:09 AM   #5 
  - They really are. How is it that such a public space  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:23 AM   #12 
     - Oh exactly  miss_american_pie   Jul-30-06 08:29 AM   #14 
  - you said it very well  progmom   Jul-30-06 08:11 AM   #6 
  - HI, sweet! Thank you-  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:34 AM   #16 
     - and in addition to a nice deep, interesting inventory, what's so important  progmom   Jul-30-06 08:43 AM   #22 
        - You can tell you're in the right place when you see the enthusiasm  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:41 AM   #40 
           - you pegged it  progmom   Jul-30-06 09:52 AM   #43 
  - well there's ONE thing  mzteris   Jul-30-06 08:14 AM   #7 
  - No pain, no gain, mzteris. Get binoculars! : )  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 08:48 AM   #23 
  - Oh, boy, do I ever know THAT compulsion.  asthmaticeog   Jul-30-06 08:20 AM   #10 
  - HOW HAVE YOU BEEN? : D  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:00 AM   #25 
     - I've been really well, thanks!  asthmaticeog   Jul-30-06 09:12 AM   #27 
        - Oh, I've been great. I spent 3 weeks in the Keys and  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:53 AM   #44 
           - *jealous*  asthmaticeog   Jul-30-06 10:22 AM   #46 
  - The Local Barnes & Noble Is Worse Than A Casino For Me  Dinger   Jul-30-06 08:26 AM   #13 
  - Paperback Fiction = Roulette  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:11 AM   #26 
  - Support your local INDEPENDENT bookstore!  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 08:40 AM   #21 
  - There's one in Durham that's the creme of indie bookstores.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:19 AM   #29 
  - My Bookstore plan fell thru  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 09:34 AM   #38 
     - WHA?? I'm so sorry.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:46 AM   #41 
        - Oh, it's not going to go away...  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 09:48 AM   #42 
  - I find what I'm looking for on Amazon and then go down the hill  swimboy   Jul-31-06 10:00 AM   #83 
  - I hear you  terrya   Jul-30-06 08:49 AM   #24 
  - Oh, you're so right. There's nothing like it.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 09:33 AM   #37 
  - I'm right there with you  YankeyMCC   Jul-30-06 09:15 AM   #28 
  - Harvard Square: the Nirvana of book lovers!!!! I used to work  yellowdogintexas   Jul-30-06 09:27 AM   #33 
  - "One last stop"  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 10:15 AM   #45 
  - It is just not healthy for me to enter a bookstore..I am a goner!  yellowdogintexas   Jul-30-06 09:22 AM   #30 
  - OK- That was perfect.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 10:25 AM   #48 
  - When I'm bored, have some time to kill, and want to get out of the house..  GOPisEvil   Jul-30-06 09:23 AM   #31 
  - thanks for the tip GOPisEvil. I would hope Austin would have  yellowdogintexas   Jul-30-06 09:29 AM   #34 
  - Dave!!  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 10:32 AM   #49 
     - That's one area of town I never spent much time in.  GOPisEvil   Jul-30-06 12:18 PM   #63 
  - Have you found this website yet?  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 09:38 AM   #39 
  - OMG. Somebody handcuff me.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 10:48 AM   #51 
  - I started catalogueing my books  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 10:54 AM   #53 
     - YOU HAVE  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 11:12 AM   #56 
        - Careful. My Soul likes to hide among the pages...  RetroLounge   Jul-30-06 11:17 AM   #57 
           - The Betty Crocker Boys and Girls Cookbook  swimboy   Jul-31-06 10:09 AM   #85 
  - gasp!!!  progmom   Jul-31-06 10:06 AM   #84 
     - This is going to consume hours and hours  swimboy   Jul-31-06 11:54 AM   #86 
        - rapturous indeed...  RetroLounge   Jul-31-06 12:06 PM   #87 
  - I recently ran into a GOOD sale  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-30-06 10:22 AM   #47 
  - Such a bittersweet feeling, right?  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 10:41 AM   #50 
     - I suspected as much  JitterbugPerfume   Jul-30-06 02:37 PM   #80 
  - I'm a library bum myself  jpgray   Jul-30-06 10:49 AM   #52 
  - What miscreants do you have scurrying thru the stacks at your behest?  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 11:02 AM   #54 
  - ah, I have heard about those "fake" bookstores!  tigereye   Jul-30-06 11:10 AM   #55 
  - Hey, what if you and I got together and  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 11:27 AM   #59 
     - I tend to picture the dusty comfy, cat around my feet at the check-out  tigereye   Jul-30-06 01:02 PM   #68 
  - great bargains await at rummage sales....  grasswire   Jul-30-06 11:23 AM   #58 
  - Have you been to a library sale?  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 11:43 AM   #60 
     - yes, and book dealers are very aggressive at sales  grasswire   Jul-31-06 02:11 AM   #82 
  - actually the owners probably chose to spread their inventory around  hfojvt   Jul-30-06 11:51 AM   #61 
  - Wow. I feel for you. Upthread, RL says,  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 12:03 PM   #62 
     - wow that is pretty lame  hfojvt   Jul-30-06 12:48 PM   #66 
  - Just logged off of Amazon  TheCentepedeShoes   Jul-30-06 12:24 PM   #64 
  - It's the "looking around" that will snag you  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 12:34 PM   #65 
  - Sounds like they made a small, prudent investment, rather than  Book Lover   Jul-30-06 01:45 PM   #70 
  - "vocation" = "occupation", so no.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 01:57 PM   #71 
     - One for you, one for me  Book Lover   Jul-30-06 02:18 PM   #77 
        - You need not read all 70 replies.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 02:30 PM   #79 
  - !!!  billyskank   Jul-30-06 01:58 PM   #72 
  - Hey little bijoux!  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 02:07 PM   #73 
     - Funny you should ask  billyskank   Jul-30-06 02:09 PM   #75 
        - WOW. I've heard wonderful things about Vancouver.  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 02:16 PM   #76 
  - Frequently I go to the bookstore  XemaSab   Jul-30-06 02:08 PM   #74 
     - There are a lot of stores that tend to give me sensory overload,  Sugar Smack   Jul-30-06 02:21 PM   #78 
 

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