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Old 12-12-2006, 02:14 PM   #1
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But...sniff....can I read it in the tub?

I love to read in the tub. To crawl in with a nice bath pillow behind my head and emerge 4 hours later, all pruned but satisfied.

Now if im careful, the book does well, but I fear I must give this up if I move to the reader

Is it even splash resistant? Or does it attract liquid like a sponge?
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Old 12-12-2006, 02:26 PM   #2
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Old 12-12-2006, 02:38 PM   #3
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Oooh,

I hadnt considered reading it through a ziplock <grin> Wonder how much that will affect the readability


WOOT! Tub here I come!
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Old 12-12-2006, 03:36 PM   #4
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Ive thought about this too. Wish someone would make a slim fitting waterproof case!

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Old 12-13-2006, 04:04 AM   #5
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A single Ziploc works fine, is still quite readable, and is as equally at home in the bathtub as it is in the Hot Tub on your next cruise.
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Old 12-13-2006, 04:53 AM   #6
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You can get completely waterproof cases for many cameras, allowing them to be used for underwater photography. Perhaps there's a market for something similar for the Reader? .
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Old 12-13-2006, 07:53 AM   #7
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A zip-lock bag is good -- but I put my reader into the bath rack.
I have one of those deep metal chrome ones. I get it at the exact angle I want by placing a folded hand towel behind it.

There are special bath racks available that have book stands on them but I haven't investigated these.

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Old 12-13-2006, 09:43 AM   #8
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:50 AM   #9
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Great pic in the tub!

Picked my Reader up last night for long flight to Hawaii and back this week

Now to load it up with stuff.
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Any chance I could read it in the shower?
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I love to read in the tub, too - especially through the cold New England winters.

For years I read my Rocketbook in the tub, and now I'm using the Reader; the trick is - just don't drop it! Have a towel by the tub to dry your hands with before you pick it up, and you should be fine.

I've never dropped a paper book in the tub, and the same goes for the e-book readers... I say just go for it, be reasonably careful, and you shouldn't have a problem. (though that tub rack is a pretty cool idea!)
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I love to read in the tub, too - especially through the cold New England winters.

For years I read my Rocketbook in the tub, and now I'm using the Reader; the trick is - just don't drop it! Have a towel by the tub to dry your hands with before you pick it up, and you should be fine.

I've never dropped a paper book in the tub, and the same goes for the e-book readers... I say just go for it, be reasonably careful, and you shouldn't have a problem. (though that tub rack is a pretty cool idea!)
I've dropped a few! I've even managed to drop one in the...cabinet!
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