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View Poll Results: How many hours do you spend reading on an average day?
Less than an hour 10 5.32%
1 hour 38 20.21%
2 hours 63 33.51%
3 hours 41 21.81%
4 hours 15 7.98%
5 or more hours 21 11.17%
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:34 AM   #61
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Oh wait, I thought we were talking about reading books. For reading in general, I'd have to revise my numbers to 10 or so per day. Sparkle, did you mean books, or reading in general?
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:16 PM   #62
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I suppose the OP is referring to books and my answer is: it depends on the book. If I enjoy the book they I read the entire day (if I have time ofc) but if the book can't stick to me it might take a looong time to finish.

A good example would be reading Jane Eyre in 1 day and The Name of the Rose in three weeks...
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:09 PM   #63
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I said 4.. that includes going down to the Park and sitting in my car with the heat on and reading for a hour or so.. anyone here do that?
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:23 PM   #64
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I think I'm totally addicted to reading with my KPW, iPad and Nexus.. can someone please help me? I also have GAS.. aka (gear aquiring syndrome)
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:26 PM   #65
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Oh.. please excuse the spelling.. not very sharp here but good at reading.. LOL

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Old 11-25-2012, 08:35 PM   #66
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On the AVERAGE about an hour a day, but really I read a lot on the weekends, probably 3 hours a day on Saturday and Sunday, but then maybe only 30 minutes a day during the week, usually in bed to send me to sleep.
I find it hard to sleep if I don't have a read first at night.
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:30 PM   #67
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On the AVERAGE about an hour a day, but really I read a lot on the weekends, probably 3 hours a day on Saturday and Sunday, but then maybe only 30 minutes a day during the week, usually in bed to send me to sleep.
I find it hard to sleep if I don't have a read first at night.
Yes. I could not sleep without some sort of reading material in my hands. Most recently ipad or Kindle PW.
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:05 PM   #68
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Usually between 1 and 2 hours. I read to my daughter when I put her to bed - we just finished "Dot and Tot of Merryland". Then it's time for me to read for a while. That's about all the free time I have. Sometimes, I'll use text to speech on my kindle in addition.
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Old 11-26-2012, 04:23 AM   #69
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Usually about an hour, that's about all the time I can spare. During weekends and holidays I will take more time though. It also depends on the book.
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:18 AM   #70
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Two or three hours more depending on whether I go out, or if it's a really busy day.
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:32 AM   #71
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:24 AM   #72
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Yes. I could not sleep without some sort of reading material in my hands. Most recently ipad or Kindle PW.
I'm looking to get a kobo glo soon, so the bedside lamp doesn't irritate my wife at night.
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:53 AM   #73
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I have to say, I read so much more since I got my first kindle. I had not read so much since adolescence. Then, when I started eborrowing, my reading went way up. I think it has to do with the availability of so many books at my fingertips and knowing I only have a small window before I have to return a book. Since eborrowing, I also buy considerably more ebooks, so it's a win-win all around.

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Old 11-26-2012, 12:19 PM   #74
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I said 4.. that includes going down to the Park and sitting in my car with the heat on and reading for a hour or so.. anyone here do that?
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Don't you think that's quite a waste, to have your car idling for 1 hour? Not to mention the unnecessary pollution. Cities like Vancouver have a no-idle policy, which I think should be more widely spread and enforced.
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^ I had the same thought. All of Germany has the no-idle policy.
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