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Old 09-06-2012, 09:25 AM   #1
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When do you put your book down?

Do you like starting afresh when you pick it back up, therefore you're insistent on finishing at the end of a chapter? Or do you stop whenever you feel like it, whether it be half way through the chapter?
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:27 AM   #2
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i always stop on a chapter break.
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:29 AM   #3
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i stop when my eyes can't take anymore
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:34 AM   #4
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I prefer to stop on a chapter break but that's not always possible. When I stop "whenever" I usually reread the previous page or two.
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:51 AM   #5
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I like stopping at a chapter break when I am reading in bed. otherwise, I stop when I stop.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:00 AM   #6
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I rarely get a choice in where I stop. The choice is usually made for me: by others or by sleep. I like to think I'd choose to stop at some sort of logical break if given the opportunity to make my own decision.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:12 AM   #7
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I have never considered a "rule" for reading. I stop when I have to, start again when I can. My wife has to use a bookmark and can't understand how I can go straight back to where I left off even if the book has been closed.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:17 AM   #8
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I stop when I doze off and can't keep my eyes open anymore lol

edit: when it falls on my nose
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:18 AM   #9
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Always at the end of a chapter unless I'm either reading in bed and struggling to stay awake or someone rudely interrupts me!
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:26 AM   #10
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Some books are so good, I read them until I become uncomfortable in my seat/bed. Or until sleep time.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:33 AM   #11
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If its upto me then at the end otherwise whenever wife can't take it anymore . That is one of the reasons I don't start a book during the weekday or I hardly get any sleep before work.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:45 AM   #12
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Paper books, I still always stop on a page number that's an increment of 5. Pretty sure it's a childhood left-over from the nightly 'put it down and go to sleep' enforcement.

With Ebooks I often like to cliffhanger myself. No idea why.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:49 AM   #13
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:50 AM   #14
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Always at the end of a chapter unless I'm either reading in bed and struggling to stay awake or someone rudely interrupts me!
Same here. Or I wake up and the books fallen onto the floor
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:51 AM   #15
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It depends. I try to stop reading fiction at the end of a chapter if possible. At the very least, I try to stop reading anything (fiction and non-fiction alike) at the end of a paragraph.
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