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Old 11-26-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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For those that love bookstores

My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Brows, Read, and Shop

http://www.amazon.com/My-Bookstore-W...s=my+bookstore
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:31 PM   #2
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Bookstores may very well be one day a thing of the past. So we should take advantage of going from time to time to browse and look around and just smell the good smell of newly released paper books ... while it is still possible.
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Old 11-26-2012, 03:48 PM   #3
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As far as I am concerned the book store is a thing of the past.
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:02 PM   #4
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But you're a rat, as such they prefer you did not visit one on account of your chewing books at night or something

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Old 11-27-2012, 10:08 AM   #5
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I worked with rats in Grad school, if you want to pay a dirty trick on a rat feed him/her a grape. A rat eats a grape sort of like a giant sausage and with all the juice content of a grape it explodes in his/her face. The rat will look up at you as if to say "why did you do that?"
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:23 PM   #6
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I'm in our bookstore at least once a week. I would miss it if it weren't there anymore.
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:40 PM   #7
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http://www.amazon.com/My-Bookstore-W...s=my+bookstore
No Kindle edition. Bah!
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:43 PM   #8
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No Kindle edition. Bah!
Agreed!
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:01 PM   #9
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Temporarily out of stock at Amazon. Must be popular.

Still available at B&N.
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-b...=9781579129101
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:44 PM   #10
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I can't believe all the hooplah. People go to museums ALL the time!
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:09 AM   #11
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My bookstore lives in the interwebs. I just love the smell of fresh electrons as I open a newly downloaded book for the first time.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:10 PM   #12
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My bookstore lives in the interwebs. I just love the smell of fresh electrons as I open a newly downloaded book for the first time.
As an ex-physicist, I can say that most electrons are very, very old; not fresh. To get new ones, you need some kind of energetic creation process, like beta decay or particle induced pair production. So, make sure you wear a lead shield on your nose before sniffing those fresh electrons.

As an aside, bananas are rich in potassium, some of which beta decays to produce fresh electrons, so I can see where your preference comes from.
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Old 11-28-2012, 04:18 PM   #13
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As an ex-physicist, I can say that most electrons are very, very old; not fresh. To get new ones, you need some kind of energetic creation process, like beta decay or particle induced pair production. So, make sure you wear a lead shield on your nose before sniffing those fresh electrons.

As an aside, bananas are rich in potassium, some of which beta decays to produce fresh electrons, so I can see where your preference comes from.
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Old 11-28-2012, 04:28 PM   #14
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Did no one else see the irony in a link to an ONLINE bookstore about a book celebrating bricks and mortar bookstores. lol

The writing is on the wall...
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Old 11-28-2012, 04:34 PM   #15
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Did no one else see the irony in a link to an ONLINE bookstore about a book celebrating bricks and mortar bookstores. lol

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