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Old 08-11-2008, 04:42 AM   #1
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Frankfurt Bookfair Meetup (October 15th)?

I am going to be at the Frankfurt Bookfair on October 15th (Wednesday, day of opening).

If you are going to be anywhere nearby, how would you feel about a get-together?
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Old 08-11-2008, 06:54 AM   #2
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Old 08-11-2008, 07:13 AM   #3
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Note that the first days are open only to "Fachbesucher". If you intend to come, we can try to add you to the list of official MobileRead attendees.
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Old 08-11-2008, 08:14 AM   #4
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hey, great idea alex !! i wish i could come but i don't think it will be possible.
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Old 08-11-2008, 09:24 AM   #5
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I am going to be there on Wednesday. I am looking foreward to meet a few of you.
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Old 08-11-2008, 09:28 AM   #6
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Cool, that makes definitely already two of us! Who is going to take care of the cold drinks?
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Old 08-11-2008, 09:52 AM   #7
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Oooo. Alex is going to the Frankfurt Bookfair. Does this mean that Amazon is finally going to release their rumored ebook reader? I hope it's not as ugly as the prototype picture we've seen. I wonder what kind of display it'll have. Harry says the words will be written to the screen in fairy dust but I'm holding out for eink. Wait a minute. What year is this??
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hee !
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Old 08-12-2008, 06:56 AM   #9
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Oooo. Alex is going to the Frankfurt Bookfair. Does this mean that Amazon is finally going to release their rumored ebook reader? I hope it's not as ugly as the prototype picture we've seen. I wonder what kind of display it'll have. Harry says the words will be written to the screen in fairy dust but I'm holding out for eink. Wait a minute. What year is this??
It's one year later. Time for churning the Kindle 2.0 rumor mill.
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Old 08-25-2008, 04:10 AM   #10
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Ok, I just got my tickets and I will definitely be at the bookfair on October 15th, from the morning to early afternoon.

I would love to meet up with anyone who can manage to be there!
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Old 09-22-2008, 05:33 PM   #11
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Just a reminder... it's still a few weeks, but I'd love to meet up with you guys on Wednesday, the opening day of the Frankfurt Buchmesse.

Attached you find the official program. Wednesday at the Forum Innovation is going to be interesting, when Polymer Vision introduces the Readius and Amazon holds a speech about the Kindle.
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:08 PM   #12
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you do realize we want a full report of every second of the fair, right ? you should never have admitted you were going.
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:02 PM   #13
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won't be there but please please please let us know what you learn/think about the readius. especially what ebook formats it will support. Thanks!
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I would *love* to be there, but there's no way that I could qualify as a qualified or professional visitor to the BookFair. Now, if they were including fans ... (online English-German dictionary recommends Liebhaberinnen).
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well ????? how was it ????
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