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Old 11-08-2010, 02:52 PM   #1
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Downloading books and music

I was going over an old post about people trapped on a snowbound train for 14 or 15 hours. Then I was looking at another article about downloading ebooks on a Kindle. And that made me think about another possibility. Many readers can also play music. If you could search for and download music, too, you would have a great way to fill a lot of time.

In all probability I wouldn't do it. But the possibility might be appealing to some.

As music sampling and downloads would take more time than just downloading a book the company handling the air time would have to take a cut of each music downloaded.
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:52 PM   #2
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Old 11-08-2010, 11:53 PM   #3
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I was going over an old post about people trapped on a snowbound train for 14 or 15 hours.
I learned that lesson the (very!) hard way ... overnight in the international departure area of Chennai (Madras), India airport due to "smog" (from burning garbage), getting home almost 24 hours after clearing Indian exit formalities ... with one book for that entire period!
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Old 11-09-2010, 12:15 AM   #4
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Old 11-09-2010, 12:34 AM   #5
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as long as there was booze on that train I'd make my own music
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Old 11-09-2010, 02:02 AM   #6
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Old 11-09-2010, 10:33 AM   #7
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The problem is that I might make my own music.

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Old 11-10-2010, 08:07 AM   #10
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For some reason, if the tedium goes on too long I need a change of pace. I have ebooks, audiobooks, and music.
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Old 11-10-2010, 09:29 AM   #11
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Old 11-10-2010, 10:42 AM   #12
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That segue could have been a little smoother
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