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wroberts189 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-17-09 07:31 PM
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28. And the book they used to do it with... its like they have no brains at all. nt
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  -Winner Of Irony 2009 Award: Amazon Deletes People's Kindle Copies of Orwell 1984! BlooInBloo  Jul-17-09 03:00 PM   #0 
  - You are a smart, handsome, and *clever* fellow to predict that.  valerief   Jul-17-09 03:03 PM   #1 
  - Had I thought about it, I would have gone for the full monty and picked the book....  BlooInBloo   Jul-17-09 03:10 PM   #2 
  - Not surprising. Their "voting" system for Reviews became VERY suspect yrs ago  Echo In Light   Jul-17-09 03:15 PM   #3 
  - Their voting system's interesting when you don't actually buy based on the scores  Posteritatis   Jul-17-09 03:53 PM   #14 
  - You mean they have an "unrec" button too?  bvar22   Jul-17-09 06:55 PM   #21 
  - I had been planning on getting a Kindle  WeDidIt   Jul-17-09 03:17 PM   #4 
  - Me, too. The Kindle is now kindling. They should call it The Swindle. nt  valerief   Jul-17-09 03:22 PM   #5 
  - Ooops. Mr H was thinking about gifting me with a Kindle.  Hekate   Jul-17-09 03:29 PM   #6 
  - Yes, they can. Or change the text itself.  BlooInBloo   Jul-17-09 03:36 PM   #7 
     - My actual books are overrunning the house. I'm keeping the little darlings anyway.  Hekate   Jul-17-09 03:41 PM   #8 
        - :) I'm happy with books in any form - real or pdf.  BlooInBloo   Jul-17-09 06:39 PM   #20 
  - Stuff like this is why I refuse to touch ebook readers. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-17-09 03:43 PM   #9 
  - PDFs and real books work just fine for me.  BlooInBloo   Jul-17-09 03:44 PM   #10 
     - Luddite! Anti-American! Communist! (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-17-09 03:49 PM   #11 
        - ? I said pdfs. I just don't like expensive, single-use, bulky devices....  BlooInBloo   Jul-17-09 03:51 PM   #12 
           - Exactly  Posteritatis   Jul-17-09 03:52 PM   #13 
  - Next they'll get rid of all copies of Fahrenheit 451 n/t  AntiFascist   Jul-17-09 03:55 PM   #15 
  - Another irony?  kitkat65   Jul-17-09 03:59 PM   #16 
  - Heh. Well-played.  BlooInBloo   Jul-17-09 04:20 PM   #17 
     - Actually, well-played again by you.  kitkat65   Jul-18-09 03:37 PM   #30 
  - I got two electronic books on globalization for a class a few years  exboyfil   Jul-17-09 05:25 PM   #18 
  - Yep.  BlooInBloo   Jul-17-09 06:24 PM   #19 
  - I too have lost ebooks that way. It's such a rip-off. nt  tblue37   Jul-17-09 06:59 PM   #22 
     - Can you copy them to your computer and then to disc?  Hissyspit   Jul-17-09 07:09 PM   #24 
        - Probably--but I wasn't aware that I was going to lose them, so I hadn't  tblue37   Jul-17-09 07:25 PM   #26 
  - Wow, do they just realize that they KILLED the Kindle in one move?  ContinentalOp   Jul-17-09 07:03 PM   #23 
  - Corporations do short-sighted stupid shit (SSSS) all the time.  Hissyspit   Jul-17-09 07:11 PM   #25 
  - And the book they used to do it with... its like they have no brains at all. nt  wroberts189   Jul-17-09 07:31 PM   #28 
  - If they took Fahrenheit 451 as well no one would have believed the story..  wroberts189   Jul-17-09 07:26 PM   #27 
  - That's why I always download / de-DRM my kindle purchases..  X_Digger   Jul-17-09 08:22 PM   #29 

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