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Old 02-13-2010, 11:02 AM   #1
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Speed Bump Anti-eBook Cartoon

Click here (http://www.creators.com/comics/2/55522.html) see a giggle of an anti-eBook cartoon featured in yesterday's Washington Post
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:04 AM   #2
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anti e-book cartoon? I think you're over-reacting.
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:10 AM   #3
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I just found it hilarious that the apparently older, snobby, woman was reduced to cursing. AND acted like using a Kindle or other reading device is shameful and should be hidden at home with the BOBs.
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:23 AM   #4
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anti e-book cartoon? I think you're over-reacting.
Actually, I think Cassidym hit the nail on the head.

There is a lot of 'anti-e-book' feeling out there...
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:37 AM   #5
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I have to agree with Grandma, A lot of people would be happier if this whole Ebook issue would go away. So they could go back to business as usual. We do tend to be activists a bit I think.
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:51 AM   #6
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anti e-book cartoon? I think you're over-reacting.
Quite: I think it's lampooning anti-ebook sentiments rather than being anti-ebook itself.
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Old 02-13-2010, 12:13 PM   #7
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She probably wanted to change the name to "liseuse club." Many members here would react the same.
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Old 02-14-2010, 12:43 PM   #8
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She probably wanted to change the name to "liseuse club." Many members here would react the same.
Well, it's fine French name for e-books...
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Old 02-14-2010, 01:24 PM   #9
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Good laugh! I think Ben G is right.
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Old 02-14-2010, 02:53 PM   #10
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Kindle or other reading device is shameful and should be hidden at home with the BOBs.
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Old 02-14-2010, 03:25 PM   #11
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Old 02-14-2010, 03:43 PM   #12
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Click here (http://www.creators.com/comics/2/55522.html) see a giggle of an anti-eBook cartoon featured in yesterday's Washington Post
I thought it was quite funny
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:57 PM   #14
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The Kindle - the "hidden shame" of book club participants hehe.

Book clubs have a don't ask don't tell policy with e-readers!
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