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Old 10-31-2023, 11:20 AM   #31
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There are some books out there not in ebook form. Like I eventually want to read House of Leaves and for some reason you can not get it in ebook form. Also Bridge over the River Kwai.
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Old 10-31-2023, 05:42 PM   #32
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There are some books out there not in ebook form. Like I eventually want to read House of Leaves and for some reason you can not get it in ebook form. Also Bridge over the River Kwai.
Bridge on the River Kwai is available in the UK. You could travel with Kobo and have it today.
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Old 10-31-2023, 07:28 PM   #33
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Or for a shorter virtual trip, it's available on Kobo Canada.
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Old 10-31-2023, 07:47 PM   #34
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Or for a shorter virtual trip, it's available on Kobo Canada.
Thanks. I always go straight to the UK. I wonder if the Canadian one comes out cheaper?
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Old 10-31-2023, 09:57 PM   #35
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Yes.

In at least one instance, I was gifted a print book:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/...nd-king-arthur

but because it was so poorly typeset (the lines were just too wide), I bought the ebook and am about half-way through it.

Keeping the print copy (it was a gift) and will use it as a reference text.
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Old 11-01-2023, 12:47 PM   #36
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For reading: It's almost all eBooks for me these days. Some technical books I still buy in paper.

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You can't read about magic swords without thinking of Moorcock.
Yes you can. You can think of King Arthur.
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Old 11-01-2023, 03:44 PM   #38
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Bridge on the River Kwai is available in the UK. You could travel with Kobo and have it today.
Or you could travel with eBooks.com.
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Old 11-01-2023, 03:46 PM   #39
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Or for a shorter virtual trip, it's available on Kobo Canada.
It is more expensive to travel to Canada then it is to the UK.
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Thanks. I always go straight to the UK. I wonder if the Canadian one comes out cheaper?
The Canadian version is more expensive.
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Bridge on the River Kwai is available in the UK. You could travel with Kobo and have it today.
Noone is going to the UK. Jesus Christ
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For hard boiled eggs, this thing is great. I bought it skeptically, but it is fantastic. You do have to do a little trial and error up front to get the exact amount of water for your elevation correct - but after that, this thing is wonderful! Start off over cooking the eggs, then back down to where they are to your liking. Under cooking, then moving up during your testing, doesn't work as well.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DDXYC6O
Sadly for most people, it will end in that junk pile of one purpose kitchen devices that most people have at one time or another accumulated. My kitchen area is not that large that I can afford to have too many single purpose gadgets accumulating.
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