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Old 10-24-2013, 10:38 AM   #31
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On the other hand my job involves lots of travel, and I spend a couple of nights a week in a hotel more often than not, so for me, the ability to "get on with my life" when I'm in a hotel room is important. Kindle for leasure reading; Surface Pro for my studying (and ebook editing).
I'd certainly do the same if that were my life as well.
But strictly for the sake of comparison: I can probably count the nights I've slept under any other roof but my own in the last half-decade on one hand.
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:50 AM   #32
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Most of the time I'm going out to accomplish a task, and then returning home. I just take my phone.

But I do occasionally travel (usually to visit my mom in Florida), and then I take my phone, my ipod, my ereader, my laptop and possibly my DSLR.
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:51 AM   #33
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But strictly for the sake of comparison: I can probably count the nights I've slept under any other roof but my own in the last half-decade on one hand.
Do you never go away on vacation?
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:58 AM   #34
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My iPhone is with me all the time. I don't read books on it but I save long news articles to read in Pocket. That's my subway reading. When I go to my client I have my Macbook Pro with me. I only take my Kindle if I'm going to the doctor or somewhere I know I'll have a lot of time to kill. And on vacation, of course.

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Old 10-24-2013, 11:00 AM   #35
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I have my smartphone, my Kobo mini and sometimes will grab my Ipad mini. The smartphone doesn't have books, but the other two do.
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:31 AM   #36
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Do you never go away on vacation?
I don't understand the question.

I kid... but no... my life is pretty casual to begin with, so I rarely feel the need to vacate. Plus, leaving is just too stressful on my wallet. I'd have to work that much harder/longer just to recover from the financial strain of a vacation. I've found it's much easier to just plug along and need less from life. I'm an island. That saying about no man being one? ... is crap. I'm a fat little contented island.
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:32 AM   #37
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:58 AM   #38
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Let me formally revise my answer:

Day to day: Nothing.
Intentional trips away from the house to relax for an hour or so: PW2
Overnight trips any where: iPad, PW2, iPod

Overall lifestyle choice: no smartphone, don't need one don't want one. Really
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Old 10-24-2013, 12:06 PM   #39
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I just take my Sansa Clip Zip for audiobooks and my phone.
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Old 10-24-2013, 12:56 PM   #40
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I only take a Kindle if I know I'll end up waiting somewhere for a while.
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Old 10-24-2013, 01:21 PM   #42
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I always have my Kobo Mini (great little device) and my iPhone with me. If it were more than a day, I would also have my Nook HD+.
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Old 10-24-2013, 01:44 PM   #43
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Just curious and interested in when you leave your Crib or Home in the day or night, what device or computer are you carrying or packing out the door for reading books, internet etc.. and why
Phone is always in my purse or pocket. Kindle is usually, but not always, in my purse or tote bag. It depends on whether I am planning on carrying a bag and what the whether is like, and whether I am doing something like a grocery store run that offers no opportunity for reading.
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