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Old 11-11-2011, 10:13 AM   #16
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My question wasn't what you would read if the world was coming to an end? It's what if by you reading you could stop the world from ending? And in that what would you read to save the world? If reading could be said to save anything.
In that case, I'd just grab the closest, shortest book I could find in order to get the world all saved as quick as possible. Maybe a children's 10 pager. Then I'd start worrying about what I want to read again.

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Old 11-11-2011, 10:24 AM   #17
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If it was the end of the world, I for one would not want too take my mind away from the now, by escaping into a book. I would stand and witness the event, nothing could be done so might as well make the most of it, without going completely bonkers.

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Old 11-11-2011, 10:43 AM   #18
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:18 AM   #19
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:15 PM   #20
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:21 PM   #21
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Even knowing there's a whole thread-worth of people who are going to have the world all saved lickety-split?
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:33 PM   #22
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I don't believe in ferry tails.
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:46 PM   #23
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Old 11-12-2011, 06:46 PM   #24
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It's generally called the ferry 'wake' - not the tail, but I can understand the confusion
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Old 11-12-2011, 06:52 PM   #25
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