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Old 03-30-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
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Do you buy printed books: A poll

Do you still by printed books, I do. This is the same question asked early simply in poll form. Please use the other thread for the disscussion this is a better place to tabulate the results.
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:58 AM   #2
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:05 AM   #4
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:30 AM   #5
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:33 PM   #6
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Old 03-30-2012, 12:48 PM   #7
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Yes, on occasion.
Same with me. For pleasure reading it is strictly ebook only. For other reading, I'll get the ebook if I can otherwise I'll buy the pbook.
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Old 03-30-2012, 02:00 PM   #8
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Someone started a poll identical to this two days prior.

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=173387
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:40 AM   #9
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:31 AM   #10
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:33 PM   #11
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Old 04-02-2012, 02:55 AM   #12
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I only buy special paper books. Generally only signed hardbacks.

Reading high quality printed books has its pleasures, but anything less than the best typography lowers pleasure to the point that reading on my K3 is preferable.
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:17 AM   #13
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Yes, but only if I a) can't get them in eBook or b) for my other half, since he doesn't have an e-reader and prefers paper.
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Old 04-02-2012, 02:36 PM   #14
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No more: fiction books.
Yes: encyclopaedias, art albums etc. heavy, big, with color pictures.
Rear case: If electronic version does not exist.

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Old 04-03-2012, 02:40 AM   #15
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I only buy printed books if I plan to get rid of some, or the book come in ebook format, or it just doesn't play well in ebook format. Price, too.
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