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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:10 am 
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What is it about the kindle experience that makes you prefer it over a book, thodoks?

i find i'm much more able to be comfortable when i read the kindle because, unlike a book, i don't have to accommodate physical demands other than those of my own...that is, i can go hands-free or lean back in a chair, or whatever. it's just much easier to get to a place where i don't have to consider anything beyond whether the battery is charged, a good jazz record is on, and i have the proper beverage to accompany the proceedings

I've never considered that. Huh.

on another note, i find that saying something or making a point a conversant had never heard or considered to be one of life's most pleasant experiences

Fucking of course you do.

it takes a big man to slag another on the internet

Beta and proud, bro.

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:12 am 
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cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
What is it about the kindle experience that makes you prefer it over a book, thodoks?

i find i'm much more able to be comfortable when i read the kindle because, unlike a book, i don't have to accommodate physical demands other than those of my own...that is, i can go hands-free or lean back in a chair, or whatever. it's just much easier to get to a place where i don't have to consider anything beyond whether the battery is charged, a good jazz record is on, and i have the proper beverage to accompany the proceedings

I've never considered that. Huh.

on another note, i find that saying something or making a point a conversant had never heard or considered to be one of life's most pleasant experiences

Fucking of course you do.

it takes a big man to slag another on the internet

Beta and proud, bro.

i've never even been to europe though

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:13 am 
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thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
What is it about the kindle experience that makes you prefer it over a book, thodoks?

i find i'm much more able to be comfortable when i read the kindle because, unlike a book, i don't have to accommodate physical demands other than those of my own...that is, i can go hands-free or lean back in a chair, or whatever. it's just much easier to get to a place where i don't have to consider anything beyond whether the battery is charged, a good jazz record is on, and i have the proper beverage to accompany the proceedings

I've never considered that. Huh.

on another note, i find that saying something or making a point a conversant had never heard or considered to be one of life's most pleasant experiences

Fucking of course you do.

it takes a big man to slag another on the internet

Beta and proud, bro.

i've never even been to europe though

There are some great canals for kindling in the 'dam.

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
What is it about the kindle experience that makes you prefer it over a book, thodoks?

i find i'm much more able to be comfortable when i read the kindle because, unlike a book, i don't have to accommodate physical demands other than those of my own...that is, i can go hands-free or lean back in a chair, or whatever. it's just much easier to get to a place where i don't have to consider anything beyond whether the battery is charged, a good jazz record is on, and i have the proper beverage to accompany the proceedings

I've never considered that. Huh.

on another note, i find that saying something or making a point a conversant had never heard or considered to be one of life's most pleasant experiences

Fucking of course you do.

it takes a big man to slag another on the internet

Beta and proud, bro.

i've never even been to europe though


I have room for 2 more for Bocuse d'Or in Lyon France in late January


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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
What is it about the kindle experience that makes you prefer it over a book, thodoks?

i find i'm much more able to be comfortable when i read the kindle because, unlike a book, i don't have to accommodate physical demands other than those of my own...that is, i can go hands-free or lean back in a chair, or whatever. it's just much easier to get to a place where i don't have to consider anything beyond whether the battery is charged, a good jazz record is on, and i have the proper beverage to accompany the proceedings

I've never considered that. Huh.

on another note, i find that saying something or making a point a conversant had never heard or considered to be one of life's most pleasant experiences

Fucking of course you do.

it takes a big man to slag another on the internet

Beta and proud, bro.

i've never even been to europe though

There are some great canals for kindling in the 'dam.

is it weird that i'd rather visit a place like iceland or south america before europe?

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My passport's already been green-lighted for that event, correct Doug?


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My passport's already been green-lighted for that event, correct Doug?


you're in


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Doug RR wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
What is it about the kindle experience that makes you prefer it over a book, thodoks?

i find i'm much more able to be comfortable when i read the kindle because, unlike a book, i don't have to accommodate physical demands other than those of my own...that is, i can go hands-free or lean back in a chair, or whatever. it's just much easier to get to a place where i don't have to consider anything beyond whether the battery is charged, a good jazz record is on, and i have the proper beverage to accompany the proceedings

I've never considered that. Huh.

on another note, i find that saying something or making a point a conversant had never heard or considered to be one of life's most pleasant experiences

Fucking of course you do.

it takes a big man to slag another on the internet

Beta and proud, bro.

i've never even been to europe though


I have room for 2 more for Bocuse d'Or in Lyon France in late January

mrs thodoks and i would love to split a spot of escargot with the illustrious doug rr's

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f*ck

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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Doug RR wrote:
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My passport's already been green-lighted for that event, correct Doug?


you're in



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there will be more food then you know what to do with for about 8 days..after Lyon its onto spain for pig


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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
thodoks wrote:
washing machine wrote:
What is it about the kindle experience that makes you prefer it over a book, thodoks?

i find i'm much more able to be comfortable when i read the kindle because, unlike a book, i don't have to accommodate physical demands other than those of my own...that is, i can go hands-free or lean back in a chair, or whatever. it's just much easier to get to a place where i don't have to consider anything beyond whether the battery is charged, a good jazz record is on, and i have the proper beverage to accompany the proceedings

I've never considered that. Huh.

on another note, i find that saying something or making a point a conversant had never heard or considered to be one of life's most pleasant experiences

Fucking of course you do.

it takes a big man to slag another on the internet

Beta and proud, bro.

i've never even been to europe though

There are some great canals for kindling in the 'dam.

is it weird that i'd rather visit a place like iceland or south america before europe?

You know, I came this close to sleeping with a prostitute in Amsterdam. Man, one more stroll through the red light district and she would have sealed the deal.

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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Doug RR wrote:
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My passport's already been green-lighted for that event, correct Doug?


you're in


It's a sin to tell a lie, friend.

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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what stopped you from showing that whore your lobster roll, cutuphalfdead?

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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I'm not even sure.

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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My recent "Kindle anticipation" purchases:

"Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music" - Greg Milner
"Capitalism and Freedom" - Milton Friedman
"Panic" - David Marr
"We Have Always Lived in the Castle" - Shirley Jackson


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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently purchased?
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cutuphalfdead wrote:
I just finished reading that it's worse than it looks book stip is always talking about.

~50 pages in, and I think this book is pretty bad.

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 Post subject: Re: What books have you recently acquired?
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spenno wrote:
"Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music" - Greg Milner

I can't recommend this book highly enough, I encourage everyone to check it out.

Reid and Pete: both of you would like it a lot, I think.


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That recommendation couldn't have come at a better time. My family is asking for my Christmas list, and I was coming to this forum specifically to ask for a recommendation like that. Something educational and not overly technical in tone about recording and/or collecting.

Thanks, Spenno! :nice:


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