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Old 06-18-2011, 05:30 PM   #316
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:32 PM   #317
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:33 PM   #318
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:35 PM   #319
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:37 PM   #320
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Maybe we have the ghost of an excess buyer here? They die of heart attack sometimes when they do binge-buying. At least this is what I have heard. I don't binge buy. But there are people who do, I am told.
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:39 PM   #321
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Just a vicious rumor. No buying going on here. Nope. No siree!

Nothing to see here folks. Move along now!
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Old 06-18-2011, 08:34 PM   #322
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Last one I bought was at the start of the month when I bought the "H.C. Shelf of Fiction." I thought it had been longer than that, but had forgotten that one. Most of my 'purchases' are the free ones. Got to catch up on my new books eventually. I'm re-reading Warp Speed by Travis S. Taylor (Baen Free Library) at the moment. If I'm reading I'm not buying. lol.
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Old 06-18-2011, 11:11 PM   #323
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:08 AM   #324
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Not for me - lots of free books form part of some sort of series and, OCD me, I must get all the books from that series to feel complete. Not saying I have an addiction, just saying ...
This is going to be tough and I might loose: Three new books of different series coming out at July 1st.

What am I to do? Buy them, stay addicted to buying and become a victim of selfhate?

Or skip buying and have a nervous breakdown because I am a control freak loosing control?




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Old 06-19-2011, 03:29 AM   #325
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I did buy 2 books recently. Both were worthy purchases.

Wild horses couldn't have dragged me from purchasing if [tribe] = by Gary Ballard. I've been waiting for this book as a completion of the Bridge Chronicles, the first two of which I've already read. So I'm forgiven.

Next I bought White Tiger by Aravind Adiga simply because 3 people said something good about it, it was a Man Booker winner, it was an Indian author and it was only $5.70 at Amazon. All these sound like perfect justifications for me of course. But perhaps I shouldn't have been so trigger happy.
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:39 AM   #326
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i just bought 4 used books from abebooks and maybe 1 more from amazon.

by the way, does anyone know what "edges are dyed" means? it was in one of the bookseller's notes...
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:46 AM   #327
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i just bought 4 used books from abebooks and maybe 1 more from amazon.

by the way, does anyone know what "edges are dyed" means? it was in one of the bookseller's notes...
I think it means that instead of the plain white color of the paper the book has color added to the edge of the pages so it's blue or gold etc. rather than plain white.
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:48 AM   #328
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Just a vicious rumor. No buying going on here. Nope. No siree!

Nothing to see here folks. Move along now!
But I saw you!

There isn't much hope left for you poohbear I'm afraid. You may need to check in to a residential centre and hand in your ereader at the door.
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:51 AM   #329
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There isn't much hope left for you poohbear I'm afraid. You may need to check in to a residential centre and hand in your ereader at the door.
Looks like you are seeing ghosts , Pooh didn't buy anything

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Old 06-19-2011, 03:54 AM   #330
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I did buy 2 books recently. Both were worthy purchases.

Wild horses couldn't have dragged me from purchasing if [tribe] = by Gary Ballard. I've been waiting for this book as a completion of the Bridge Chronicles, the first two of which I've already read. So I'm forgiven.

Next I bought White Tiger by Aravind Adiga simply because 3 people said something good about it, it was a Man Booker winner, it was an Indian author and it was only $5.70 at Amazon. All these sound like perfect justifications for me of course. But perhaps I shouldn't have been so trigger happy.
Now the first purchase sounds OK. The second sounds like addiction. How to tell the difference?

If the purchase is a book you've been waiting for, and that you want to read more than any other book in your TBR pile, so you'll be reading it within a day or two of buying it, a purchase is justified.

But if it's just an interesting sounding book at a reasonable price that's going to end up on your TBR pile for months or years, it's an addicition purchase. Much better to add it to a wish list. Wait for it to be in a sale or to otherwise be at a bargain price, rather than just a reasonable price.
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