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Old 06-19-2011, 02:01 PM   #346
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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?
[pretend I'm saying this in a soothing, monotone voice]
Take a deep breath, Poppaea. Stay far away from the computer on July 1st. Remind yourself that you have a pile of unread ebooks already. These new series books will still be there after you've read the books you already have. Take another deep breath. You can get through this.

[this is in a more serious tone]
*And quit enabling Pooh!*
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:34 PM   #347
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If I bought them on someone else's computer, used their CC and paid them back cash or even better make them buy the books for me.. then I technically wouldn't have bought books, or would I?
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:43 PM   #348
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If I bought them on someone else's computer, used their CC and paid them back cash or even better make them buy the books for me.. then I technically wouldn't have bought books, or would I?
The first scenario is still a purchase by proxy, the second would be a gift (or extortion, depending on how you manage it).
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:44 PM   #349
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Oh. Do you want to be my friend???
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:47 PM   #350
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Oh. Do you want to be my friend???
Your tricks won't work on me, no matter how cute your avatar is. A REAL friend helps you beat your problems and makes you stronger, not enables you to feed your addiction. So yes, I'll be your friend, and no, I won't buy you any books.
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:51 PM   #351
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*pouts*

Pooh, darling! Where are you???
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:58 PM   #352
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Your tricks won't work on me, no matter how cute your avatar is.
How can you deny that cute face? I think you're a meanie
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:03 PM   #353
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How can you deny that cute face? I think you're a meanie
I have an adorable dog, so I have mastered the skill of being "stronger than the cute".

And yes, sometimes I am a meanie.
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:05 PM   #354
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Don't worry Poppaea ..... just sneak up on that little annoying kiwi (she'll never hear a leopard coming! ) and push that little beak into the ground! Then listen to the squawking!

The noise will cover up the click when we buy another ebook!

She's just jealous! Wants to join our "Ebooks Without Guilt" club!
Kiwis can outrun leopards, or failing that fly away (if we could)

I don't need to join your "Ebooks without guilt" club because I don't have any guilt.

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Oh. Do you want to be my friend???
And poppaea, you're at it again, trying to encourage others to feed your addiction.

I'm off to bask in the reflection off my halo, I haven't downloaded anything to my reader in since Friday night.

Poppea, maybe you do need to talk to me, kiwis are expert at buying books and making it look like like they didn't. ever heard of geo restrictions?
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:58 PM   #355
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Poppaea... get a grip, be honest and say the following, "I don't have a problem, I like books... you can never have too many books, the problem is other people, they're closet book haters!"
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Poppaea... get a grip, be honest and say the following, "I don't have a problem, I like books... you can never have too many books, the problem is other people, they're closet book haters!"
Finally, a sane person
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I have an adorable dog, so I have mastered the skill of being "stronger than the cute".

And yes, sometimes I am a meanie.
Haha, we had a dog like that ... don't know if I mastered the "stronger than cute" thing with him though. Hmm, must ask the hubby, he was always the firm one
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*pouts*

Pooh, darling! Where are you???
I'm right here. You're never without my support. I'll help you with those meanies. We're fine.

Did I miss something?
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Your tricks won't work on me, no matter how cute your avatar is. A REAL friend helps you beat your problems and makes you stronger, not enables you to feed your addiction. So yes, I'll be your friend, and no, I won't buy you any books.
A REAL friend sits next to you after the dust settles and says "Damn, that was fun, wasn't it?"

Don't worry Poppaea, I'll help you be stronger - to buy ebooks and resist these cruel blandishments!
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A REAL friend sits next to you after the dust settles and says "Damn, that was fun, wasn't it?"
Actually, a real friend hands you a beer and says, "Pass me that bucket of chicken!"

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