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Old 03-08-2008, 01:50 PM   #1
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What to do with your old paper books

Here's an idea for your now superfluous physical books. Very clever artwork created from books!

http://centripetalnotion.com/2007/09/13/13:26:26/
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Old 03-08-2008, 02:49 PM   #2
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There are a raft of sites for "altered books" on the web, but those are really outstanding!
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Old 03-08-2008, 03:53 PM   #4
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I'm going to try it on my PRS-500. Now where did I leave that Exacto knife?
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Old 03-14-2008, 10:40 PM   #5
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DEFINITELY post photos of that please !!!
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Old 03-14-2008, 11:40 PM   #6
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Actually I used to rip up the big novels that I read: ie. War and Peace as I read them. I never liked carrying a huge book around. So, once read it was dead to me. Shocked some of my friends in Moscow, but hey now I do not have to with ebooks, plus I have War and Peace in ebook form compliments of PG.





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Here's an idea for your now superfluous physical books. Very clever artwork created from books!

http://centripetalnotion.com/2007/09/13/13:26:26/
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Old 03-25-2008, 12:08 PM   #7
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Old 03-25-2008, 08:38 PM   #8
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I keep em.Not that I ever re-read anything.
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Old 06-15-2010, 10:15 PM   #9
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I'm cutting the spines off mine and scanning them.
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Old 06-15-2010, 11:13 PM   #10
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since I'm not going to re-buy what i have (esp at these prices...) I'm keeping mine as a proof that my digitized copies are legal.
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:58 AM   #11
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I keep what I wanna re-read and donate the rest.
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Old 06-16-2010, 01:54 AM   #12
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since I'm not going to re-buy what i have (esp at these prices...) I'm keeping mine as a proof that my digitized copies are legal.
The biggest reason I'm digitizing my books is I won't have room for them when I move into smaller digs (a travel trailer) in a year or two. Besides, I have to destroy the book to scan it so there isn't anything to keep except a pile of pages.
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Old 06-16-2010, 02:11 AM   #13
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My paper books?

They are in my will.
They will be used to open the "Recluse Memorial Horror Library".
I have the building plans already.
Once construction is completed after my demise, all will be welcome.
Bring a shovel.
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:44 PM   #14
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I like the ideaof Book crossings . Usually every so often I leave a bag of books outside on the garden wall . I will also donate to the local charity shop or give to friends . I hardly ever buy Pbk books now.
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Old 04-02-2011, 11:43 PM   #15
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