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mcollins Donating Member (506 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-09-10 12:14 PM
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2. I thought it was interesting
That in the TV series Star Trek they made a big deal about having a 'real' book and not just a digital copy. There were a few episodes with that comment in them. I am not a big trekkie but I did enjoy the show as I grew up.
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  -When are you going to get rid of your books? AngryAmish  Sep-09-10 12:06 PM   #0 
  - When they pry them from my cold dead hands.  hobbit709   Sep-09-10 12:09 PM   #1 
  - Ditto.  cwydro   Sep-09-10 12:29 PM   #9 
  - AMEN!  blueamy66   Sep-09-10 11:26 PM   #45 
  - I thought it was interesting  mcollins   Sep-09-10 12:14 PM   #2 
  - Please try to donate what you can of your..  Tikki   Sep-09-10 12:15 PM   #3 
  - I hate to part with books. I still have books from my childhood!  femmocrat   Sep-09-10 09:12 PM   #39 
  - I got rid of all but about 250 in 2004.  EFerrari   Sep-09-10 12:20 PM   #4 
  - I go through them evey so often and decide which I can part with  LaurenG   Sep-09-10 12:21 PM   #5 
  - When I can get digital copies of all of them,  kentauros   Sep-09-10 12:25 PM   #6 
  - Absolutely, positively, no way, never, won't happen.  HopeHoops   Sep-09-10 12:25 PM   #7 
  - Never!!  Chan790   Sep-09-10 12:26 PM   #8 
  - Not as long as I can breathe enough to say "NO!"  Redstone   Sep-09-10 12:33 PM   #10 
  - When things like Kindle can reproduce the olfactory and tactile satisfaction of books.  arbusto_baboso   Sep-09-10 12:38 PM   #11 
  - No plans. In fact, I shipped 3 boxes of books from the collection  mnhtnbb   Sep-09-10 12:49 PM   #12 
  - a huge book collection is for people who don't move a lot  Fleshdancer   Sep-09-10 12:50 PM   #13 
  - Almost never.  rrneck   Sep-09-10 12:59 PM   #14 
  - Never. Having said that, there are very few books I would want to get rid of. Every book I have  Brickbat   Sep-09-10 01:03 PM   #15 
  - And for the never people: Have you seen an episode of "Hoarders"?  AngryAmish   Sep-09-10 01:06 PM   #16 
  - i send big trash bags out of the house. all the magazines are the hard ones. but trash bags  seabeyond   Sep-09-10 01:15 PM   #19 
  - I do have a bit of hording tendencies when it comes to books and magazines.  Odin2005   Sep-09-10 07:59 PM   #36 
  - hubby really wants to get me a kindle. still saying no. told library they can have them when i die  seabeyond   Sep-09-10 01:14 PM   #17 
  - I would get a Nook over a Kindle  LostinVA   Sep-09-10 01:15 PM   #18 
  - would ya. i was going to have hubby research the two. i will probably inevitably cave.  seabeyond   Sep-09-10 01:16 PM   #20 
  - Yeah - I have researched it extensively  LostinVA   Sep-09-10 01:52 PM   #21 
  - I got a Nook, and am very happy. Probably more happy than if...  TreasonousBastard   Sep-09-10 06:19 PM   #31 
  - Got rid of most of them last year  sammytko   Sep-09-10 01:57 PM   #22 
  - I donated 20 bags to a church  bif   Sep-09-10 02:22 PM   #23 
  - Never.  HughBeaumont   Sep-09-10 02:31 PM   #24 
  - Every few years I go through them and donate to the 'Friends of the Library' Book Sale  Rosie1223   Sep-09-10 02:35 PM   #25 
  - NEVER!  Amaril   Sep-09-10 02:37 PM   #26 
  - I have a Nook but won't get rid of my DTBs because I re-read them and can't afford to replace them.  seaglass   Sep-09-10 02:51 PM   #27 
  - I did a few years ago.  Moondog   Sep-09-10 03:14 PM   #28 
  - I just donated 8 cartons of books  peacefreak   Sep-09-10 05:40 PM   #29 
  - I need to lose a few  kimi   Sep-09-10 05:46 PM   #30 
  - I just did a sorting out last weekend  TheCentepedeShoes   Sep-09-10 06:36 PM   #32 
  - When they pry them from my cold, dead hands.  Redstone   Sep-09-10 06:41 PM   #33 
  - I told myself I'd do that when I got a Kindle.  Pithlet   Sep-09-10 07:54 PM   #34 
  - NEVER!  Odin2005   Sep-09-10 07:57 PM   #35 
  - Never, and I don't want a Kindle or similar.  Avalux   Sep-09-10 08:01 PM   #37 
  - My sister laughed at me when I tried to give her a book because I didn't have room for it.  Sisaruus   Sep-09-10 09:07 PM   #38 
  - I've been able to thin out my collection quite a bit, since the local wonderful library has  Flaxbee   Sep-09-10 09:20 PM   #40 
  - When the Library of Congress lets us move in and live there.  DebJ   Sep-09-10 10:25 PM   #41 
  - Never. Reading books on a Kindle just wouldn't be the same...  Luciferous   Sep-09-10 10:30 PM   #42 
  - Never. I will ALWAYS have paper books.  JTG of the PRB   Sep-09-10 11:06 PM   #43 
  - I do every time I move. Then I'll begin accumulating them again, as always. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Sep-09-10 11:15 PM   #44 
  - When I am done reading them  quakerboy   Sep-09-10 11:34 PM   #46 
 

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