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Old 05-09-2010, 09:07 PM   #1
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How many moms?

Hello all,

Here in the U.S. it's Mother's Day and I'm wondering how many moms got an e-reader today. I read that on Christmas there were record downloads from Amazon for the Kindle. If you were one of the lucky moms, have you downloaded anything yet? For the record, I didn't get any.

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Old 05-09-2010, 09:19 PM   #2
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I got an ebook reader for MY mom. She likes it. She is terrified of the computer and won't buy her own books yet (she says if she wants a book, she will get me to buy it and come 'install' it for her) and she keeps calling it the 'thingie' (as in, 'I read a book on the thingie today!') but she seems to be enjoying it. I got her the Kobo reader.
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Old 05-09-2010, 09:23 PM   #3
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I am a Mom. I got my Kindle on Wed because I ordered it myself. Amazon shipped much faster than I was expecting.

I downloaded "Darkly Dreaming Dexter" and am almost finished with it. I might download the rest of the series. I also subscribed to "PC Magazine".
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Old 05-09-2010, 11:19 PM   #4
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I got one for Mom's Day! A pretty pink sony ereader pocket edition!
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Old 05-10-2010, 05:55 PM   #5
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Last year I gave my Mom my Kindle 1 for Mother's day.
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Old 05-10-2010, 05:58 PM   #6
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I got one for Mom's Day! A pretty pink sony ereader pocket edition!
If you had said a pink Kindle, I would have worried. I hear the pink Kindles have some pretty funky experimental functions!
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Old 05-12-2010, 10:32 AM   #8
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Well, congratulations to all the moms who got one. Maybe next year, I'll be the lucky one. Happy reading to all.

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