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Old 2012-07-19, 16:59   Link #481
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Also a tin of Villiger 1888 "Late Night" Pipe Tobacco and a bottle of Jäger to enjoy along with them, not pictured.
Woah, you have got some nice books there, particularly Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None".
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Old 2012-07-19, 17:17   Link #482
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Also a tin of Villiger 1888 "Late Night" Pipe Tobacco and a bottle of Jäger to enjoy along with them, not pictured.
What the heck, your books have awesome covers.


But hey, can't judge a book by its cover.
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Old 2012-07-19, 17:23   Link #483
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Woah, you have got some nice books there, particularly Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None".
I still have upwards of twenty to go until my literary "wish list" is empty.


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What the heck, your books have awesome covers.
If you're being serious, then I must say that the contents are far more awesome. If you're being sarcastic, then I must say, "..|.,"

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But hey, can't judge a book by its cover.
If you could, I would have never read Catcher in the Rye, nor would I have bought that same copy of Aesop's Fables.
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Old 2012-07-19, 17:30   Link #484
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If you're being serious, then I must say that the contents are far more awesome. If you're being sarcastic, then I must say, "..|.,"

If you could, I would have never read Catcher in the Rye, nor would I have bought that same copy of Aesop's Fables.
Luckily, I was being serious- I try not to crack jokes when it comes to proper literature.

I haven't had a copy of Catcher in the Rye for years and years now. However, Aesop's Fables is still mine! Barnes & Nobles to the rescue for my US trip; we don't generally have tons of deals on books here.
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Old 2012-07-19, 17:50   Link #485
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I still have upwards of twenty to go until my literary "wish list" is empty.
Have you read all of Agatha Christie's books? I have all her books-they are tattered and read to shreds, but the beauty lying within it has never aged a day. For some reason, I prefer "timeless books" such as Dickens, Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen to be in used condition. The more battered and tattered it is, the better. I suppose it could be because these books are not affected by the passage of time, and the used condition seems to imply that you are keeping a treasure. Sorry I am rambling off here K thanx bye.
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Old 2012-07-19, 19:42   Link #486
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Luckily, I was being serious- I try not to crack jokes when it comes to proper literature.
You, my good sir and/or ma'am, have just made a friend.

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I haven't had a copy of Catcher in the Rye for years and years now. However, Aesop's Fables is still mine! Barnes & Nobles to the rescue for my US trip; we don't generally have tons of deals on books here.
Why not just order your books from Amazon? Or the Barnes & Noble website?

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Have you read all of Agatha Christie's books? I have all her books-they are tattered and read to shreds, but the beauty lying within it has never aged a day. For some reason, I prefer "timeless books" such as Dickens, Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen to be in used condition. The more battered and tattered it is, the better. I suppose it could be because these books are not affected by the passage of time, and the used condition seems to imply that you are keeping a treasure. Sorry I am rambling off here K thanx bye.
I've read almost everything involving Poirot, but unfortunately, the majority of them were library books, so I do not OWN a decent collection of Christie's books. It's the collector in me, I have to have physical copies >>
And rambling? Not at all. Or, rather, if that was rambling it certainly didn't bother me. I like how you phrased the underlined portion.

Well, I've finished "The Green Child" (and subsequently discovered a Plant Girl fetish), and am about to break open "No Longer Human"- as well as the aforementioned bottle of Jäger. Which means, sadly, that all articulate comments will end here.



I'll leave the both of you with a piece of advice: Used book stores as well as antique store's can be literary treasure troves for those with a sharp eye.
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Old 2012-07-19, 20:35   Link #487
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You, my good sir and/or ma'am, have just made a friend.
Oh my, if I claimed to be both we'd have an intriguing case of gender confusion. However, when it comes to literary companionship, that wouldn't even matter.

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Why not just order your books from Amazon? Or the Barnes & Noble website?
I've definitely done so before, but in-store I found several deals that weren't available online. Since I'm not exactly a broken ATM, I just take any opportunities I can and reread books I have over and over. It's better to actually pick up a book in store first and sampling it before buying too, in my opinion.
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Old 2012-07-20, 02:05   Link #488
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For those living in the UK, you can try this website:

http://www.thebookpeople.co.uk/webap...051&langId=100

It's seriously dirt cheap, especially when you buy in bulk. It's even cheaper than Oxfam!
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Old 2012-07-20, 06:15   Link #489
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For those living in the UK, you can try this website:

http://www.thebookpeople.co.uk/webap...051&langId=100

It's seriously dirt cheap, especially when you buy in bulk. It's even cheaper than Oxfam!
I'll also add The Book Depository to the list. It's not as cheap as it once was but it does have free worldwide shipping and pretty decent prices.

I just got this from them on the mail actually:
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Old 2012-07-20, 19:24   Link #490
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Oh my, if I claimed to be both we'd have an intriguing case of gender confusion. However, when it comes to literary companionship, that wouldn't even matter.
This is an Anime community- you can never rule out the possibility of traps.
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Old 2012-07-21, 04:58   Link #491
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Old 2012-07-22, 06:24   Link #492
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Old 2012-07-22, 22:11   Link #493
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Er, will post a pic when it all arrives because I can't wait to see it all together! (can't believe I did this)...:

Full run of Yamato Fact Files (1-81 and 2 binders)
Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 Blu Ray 1 and 2 (and ordered 3)
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Old 2012-07-23, 19:56   Link #494
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Old 2012-07-26, 16:39   Link #495
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Just bought the Humble Music Bundle.

I impulse bought it when I saw it had a Jonathan Coulton Greatest Hits and a Best Of the Valkyria Chronicles OST but on closer inspection the Christopher Tin album is pretty neat as well (and it even has a song with Lia which caught me completely off-guard)
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Old 2012-07-27, 03:39   Link #496
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found this in a Habitat For Humanity store for $10. not much info about it when i googled the model except it was the last true 2 channel ES receiver sony produced and costed about $1000 in 1990. this thing is about the same age as me! and it still works after some 20 years. talk about vintage audio gear!

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Old 2012-07-30, 23:21   Link #498
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here's my lenovo x61 convertible tablet laptop with the flexview ips1400x1050 screen.Love that i finally was able to snag one.
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Old 2012-08-07, 17:14   Link #499
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How does that monitor perform? Is it a true 8-bit IPS panel or a 6-bit eIPS panel? Is it 1920x1200?

I've been curious about it ever since it launched after I already bought my Dell U2412M (which is a 6-bit eIPS panel).
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