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Printed books being overthrone by digital ones? 
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Post Re: Printed books being overthrone by digital ones?
Yeah.. That is true.

I prefer printed books


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Post Re: Printed books being overthrone by digital ones?
i see it more as a both/and rather than an either/or

for example being able to do a word search is a fantastic pro when trying to look something up.

obviously the aesthetic beauty of a well crafted old school book is something that an ebook cant compete with.

many books i've really wanted to read have been out of print and it's been wonderful to find an electronic version available instantly rather than have to physically track it down.

i love both and use both and there are many pros and cons to both.

it reminds me of traditional instruments and digital instruments it's all about what works for a particular requirement.

like most paradigms it's false because we dont have to choose one or the other

i choose both.

PS: i read this thread and typed the reply on a 50" plasma with the font blown up to ginormous proportions. :lol:



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Post Re: Printed books being overthrone by digital ones?
I Love love love my kindle! Getting new books whenever, no matter what time, taking an entire library with me when I go places, reading in bed without making my arms tired...makes me very happy!!! BUT it is not that easy to turn back and look up a part you read a while ago....I can usually flip the book back a bunch of pages and find it fairly easily, but the kindle doesn't really tell me what page I am on, and it is hard to go back and find a passage about a plot turn or a foreshadowing or some other detail. AND....nothing replaces a bookshelf full of actual books for making a space feel like home for me...


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