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Old 10-04-2006, 04:46 PM   #1
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How many Readers are out there?

I'm wanting to get an idea of just how many Readers are in MobileReader hands, so here's a one question poll.

Please vote as you receive your new toys.

I'm also hoping this might be a tool to evaluate how much trouble we have in the way of glitches, DOA, and other failures, in comparison to the number of units fielded.
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Old 10-06-2006, 03:57 PM   #2
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Surely there are more than just 25 of us!

And what's with you two others -- you iLiadites or somethin'?
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Old 10-11-2006, 05:09 PM   #3
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Old 10-11-2006, 11:44 PM   #4
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Old 10-12-2006, 12:45 AM   #5
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17 on the frappr map. 5 of whom aren't even in the US.
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Old 10-12-2006, 04:05 AM   #6
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Old 10-12-2006, 11:18 AM   #7
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17 on the frappr map. 5 of whom aren't even in the US.
I too, was noticing how many non-U.S. folks had this U.S.-only product. Most amusing.
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Old 10-12-2006, 12:24 PM   #8
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I can't get to Frapper from work *grumbles about internet policies* -- but I'll add Phoenix on there tonight if it isn't already
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Old 10-13-2006, 01:31 PM   #9
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Old 10-16-2006, 12:58 PM   #10
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56 Readers and 3 guys who can't find the right button (you brought it on yourselves!).
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Old 10-16-2006, 02:57 PM   #11
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Well we're almost at 60. Weren't people guessing around 500 readers sent out in the first run? If that's accurate then over 10% of the total population is here, that's pretty good!
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Old 10-16-2006, 03:02 PM   #12
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It is pretty impressive, when you put it that way, Leaping Gnome.

On the other hand, I have a sneaking, completely baseless suspicion that there are some MobileReaders with Readers out there that are holding out on us.

Maybe I should have set the poll to report who chose which option, then we'd know about those mystery 'Other' voters too.
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Old 10-16-2006, 03:15 PM   #13
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And if you figure that only about 10% of people usually respond to a poll, that would put the MR share of devices at about.... 100%!
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Old 10-16-2006, 03:25 PM   #14
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You've given me a thought, Bob.

Has anyone else encountered someone (in real life, I mean) with a Reader? (And were they also a MobileReader? )

I haven't, yet.

I don't mean deliberately arranged meetings, either! Or an iLiad for that matter. I'm curious if that sort of thing has happened any yet....
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