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View Poll Results: How many of us are reading exclusively in electronic format?
Yes, I am reading in electronic format only 185 63.79%
No, not all of the books I read are electronic format 105 36.21%
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Old 10-22-2012, 08:31 AM   #16
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I always get the ebook where I can. But people keep giving me paper books. :-)

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Old 10-22-2012, 08:34 AM   #17
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Currently, I am only reading ebooks. I do have some paper books that I plan to read. They are mostly not available in eformat. I don't know when I will get to them.
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:03 AM   #18
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I haven't read a DTB since I got my e-reader in 2010. The only exception is some graphic novels which aren't available electronically so I don't count those.
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:11 AM   #19
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I haven't read a DTB since I got my e-reader in 2010. The only exception is some graphic novels which aren't available electronically so I don't count those.
Why wouldn't you count them? That sort of makes your answer a bit disingenuous doesn't it?

"Yes, I exclusively read electronic books... except when I don't."
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:13 AM   #20
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My thoughts exactly.
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:27 AM   #21
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Too much stuff I want to read isn't available in e-book and most e-books are more expensive than the paper copies to buy for me. Until what I want to read is cost-effective and more encompassing of what I want to read, my e-reader will continue to be a novelty.
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:51 AM   #22
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I only read ebooks. If it's not available in electronic format, I don't read it.
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:02 AM   #23
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The problem witht he poll is that it's missing answer we should have.

I would vote I read mostly eBooks it's not even or.
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:06 AM   #24
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I am first and foremost, a reader. So while I usually prefer ebooks, for convenience reasons, I have absolutely no issues switching between physical books and ebooks in my reading pursuits. I'm certainly not going to deprive myself of reading something I really want to read by zealously adhering to some random, self-imposed media restriction.
^What he said. I'm all about the story and I'll take it however I can get it - ebook, print, audio, etc, etc.
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:08 AM   #25
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I read about 2/3 ebooks and 1/3 pbooks.

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Old 10-22-2012, 10:32 AM   #26
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I do read mostly eBooks. The poll doesn't take into account that some of us read mostly eBooks. The option makes it sound like a 50/50 split when that's wrong in my case.
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:54 AM   #27
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Why wouldn't you count them? That sort of makes your answer a bit disingenuous doesn't it?

"Yes, I exclusively read electronic books... except when I don't."
Eh, I guess? I meant it more that if I COULD read them in ebook they wouldn't exist in my house in paper form, but since that's not an option, I don't really count them. Stop grilling me :b!
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:11 AM   #28
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I don't really count graphic novels as books, myself, no more than I'd count magazines. They just feel like something different - half way between a book and a movie, say.
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:54 AM   #29
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For books pretty much 100%.

For magazines, I have not made the switch. I find I do not like magazines too much on my e-readers, with the exception of Readers Digest.
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Old 10-22-2012, 12:07 PM   #30
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If I can get it in paper for cheap or free, I'll read it in paper.
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