Originally Posted by nekokami
These days I try to just buy ebooks in the first place, but there are several authors that I routinely share with other members of my family and friends, and most of them don't have ebook readers (and don't like to read on the computer). So sometimes I still end up buying paper.
I have the same problem. After reading a good book I always want to hand it on to others but it's tricky when trying to buy only eBooks. I really need a second eBook reader to lend eBooks to people on (this might be a reality if I can't resist buying one of the new iRex Readers).
As for the main topic of this thread... I will always look for a free download of books I own on paper. If I can't find one, I will only buy an eBook version if I haven't read the book already or if it's a classic I know I'll read again and again.