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Matt.Anderson
Posts: 2,909
Registered: ‎05-13-2005
Message 31 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-26-2010 06:37 AM in reply to: *clintonG
oh, no - you've caught on....

got my wife hooked on Facebook so she wouldn't ask me to hang any more curtains/change the curtains/relocate or hang any more pictures....

Matt
Matthew Anderson, PE
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*Archy
Message 32 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-26-2010 06:41 AM in reply to: *clintonG
I like trading books with my son... you can't loan a Kindle book to a friend
to read...


Thus said Murph:
> NO!
> Why pay $200.00 for something then have to pay another $25.00 or so
> for something to read on it? I can go to the used book store and get
> the same reading material with pocket change, then when I'm finish
> reading it resell it and get my money back. Are there used e-book
> stores out there yet? If you're stranded out in the middle of nowhere
> can you start a signal fire with a e-book, can you place it in the
> privy and tear a page out of it?
*DougK
Message 33 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-26-2010 06:43 AM in reply to: *clintonG
if they have a kindle too, i think you can sometimes.

"Archy" wrote in message news:6324649@discussion.autodesk.com...
I like trading books with my son... you can't loan a Kindle book to a friend
to read...


Thus said Murph:
> NO!
> Why pay $200.00 for something then have to pay another $25.00 or so
> for something to read on it? I can go to the used book store and get
> the same reading material with pocket change, then when I'm finish
> reading it resell it and get my money back. Are there used e-book
> stores out there yet? If you're stranded out in the middle of nowhere
> can you start a signal fire with a e-book, can you place it in the
> privy and tear a page out of it?
*Wanderer
Message 34 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-26-2010 06:53 AM in reply to: *clintonG
:-D

yeah, but, my husband still hasn't... instead of facebook, I got him a
baby, so he wouldn't keep after me for all those little things around
the house. :smileywink:

Matt.Anderson wrote:
> oh, no - you've caught on....
>
> got my wife hooked on Facebook so she wouldn't ask me to hang any more
> curtains/change the curtains/relocate or hang any more pictures....
>
> Matt
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AllenJessup
Posts: 5,793
Registered: ‎05-21-2003
Message 35 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-26-2010 10:24 AM in reply to: *clintonG
You can with a nook if they have one or a reader. There's an app for that too. Or if it's a free book they can just download a copy. Edited by: AllenJessup on Jan 26, 2010 1:25 PM
*John Mayo
Message 36 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-26-2010 03:11 PM in reply to: *clintonG
I'd bet you'd save more at your public library. :smileywink:

John
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JGerth
Posts: 1,958
Registered: ‎12-05-2005
Message 37 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-27-2010 05:47 AM in reply to: *clintonG
or Project Gutenberg....
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AllenJessup
Posts: 5,793
Registered: ‎05-21-2003
Message 38 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-27-2010 07:05 AM in reply to: *clintonG
http://www.archive.org/details/texts
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JGerth
Posts: 1,958
Registered: ‎12-05-2005
Message 39 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-27-2010 11:01 AM in reply to: *clintonG
Thanks! that's a new one for me. more time spent on intriguing reading. 'Devises et embles' looks cool
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eviele
Posts: 1,741
Registered: ‎12-02-2003
Message 40 of 49 (432 Views)

Re: Would you buy a Kindle?

01-27-2010 12:01 PM in reply to: *clintonG
IT'S A BOY!

Well, not really:
http://i.engadget.com/2010/01/27/live-from-the-apple-tablet-latest-creation-event/

We'll see if it's a kindle killer, or not.

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