I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

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I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby JimmytheT » 21 Jul 2012 21:18

I recently had to relocate my household library, and prior to moving the books and shelves I decided to ditch both the House and Jihad series as there is no way I will ever read them again. I now have increased my shelving space for actual literature.

Why I did not do this years ago, I do not know.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Nekhrun » 21 Jul 2012 21:54

Good for you. I'm not sure why I still have mine. Mostly to show people how bad they are I guess. I'm going to have to find a safe place for them before my son learns how to read.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Apjak » 21 Jul 2012 23:12

Nekhrun wrote:Good for you. I'm not sure why I still have mine. Mostly to show people how bad they are I guess. I'm going to have to find a safe place for them before my son learns how to read.


Since I don't believe in destroying or defacing printed matter, I suggest getting the same labels you can get for poison bottles.

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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Freakzilla » 22 Jul 2012 09:09

I don't know what happened to my prequels. I was going to give them to someone and when I went to look for them they were gone.

I think they heard me talking about them and ran away out of fear.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Ampoliros » 22 Jul 2012 09:57

Let's just say its not just personal collections that are getting rid of certain titles.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Serkanner » 22 Jul 2012 10:20

I still need to get rid of mine. I just don't know how to do that without contaminating somebody else.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby DuneFishUK » 22 Jul 2012 11:28

I like the idea of going to a KJA book signing, getting him to sign all of them, then refusing to take them back. :)

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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby ULFsurfer » 22 Jul 2012 13:57

Apjak wrote:
Nekhrun wrote:Good for you. I'm not sure why I still have mine. Mostly to show people how bad they are I guess. I'm going to have to find a safe place for them before my son learns how to read.


Since I don't believe in destroying or defacing printed matter, I suggest getting the same labels you can get for poison bottles.



I threw mine away into paper recycling. That's not destroying the printed matter - only its contents. :wink:
And how can you deface something that is already defaced?

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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Omphalos » 22 Jul 2012 15:26

I gt rid of this shit years ago. How could i? Well, when I walk into the bathroom and see one of my kids turds in the toilet, I flush it away.

You just gotta ask your self which is more morally reprehensible; burning books or what KJA has done to a literary masterpiece full of wonderful, incite full ideas. Easy, IMHO.

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Postby SandChigger » 24 Jul 2012 16:31

DuneFishUK wrote:I like the idea of going to a KJA book signing, getting him to sign all of them, then refusing to take them back. :)

Damn. I wish I'd thought of that! :lol:
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby tenfingersofdoom » 31 Jul 2012 01:04

I threw all of mine into recycling, even the autographed ones. I was not about to let some used book store profit off of my stupidity.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby ULFsurfer » 31 Jul 2012 09:59

I love seeing how worthless the autographed copies by BH/KJA really are on the market (no offense Kwisatz, if you read this..). It's just another indicator how little people really care about them and their work.

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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby chanilover » 19 Aug 2012 16:10

Mine went to the recycling bin in the local tip a while ago. Even the pikeys who hang around the tip waiting to run off with second hand tvs turned their noses up at mcdine.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby lotek » 20 Aug 2012 04:19

They know better.

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Postby D Pope » 20 Aug 2012 08:49

chanilover wrote:Mine went to the recycling bin in the local tip a while ago. Even the pikeys who hang around the tip waiting to run off with second hand tvs turned their noses up at mcdine.

:lol:
I read that as, "Homeless people won't even burn mcDune as fuel!"
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Omphalos » 20 Aug 2012 10:48

D Pope wrote:
chanilover wrote:Mine went to the recycling bin in the local tip a while ago. Even the pikeys who hang around the tip waiting to run off with second hand tvs turned their noses up at mcdine.

:lol:
I read that as, "Homeless people won't even burn mcDune as fuel!"


It must smell less to burn dried shit.

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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby lotek » 20 Aug 2012 11:11

Well the difference between mcdune and dried shit is that dried shit became dried, when mcdune is as dry as dried shit from page one.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

Postby Mr. Teg » 20 Aug 2012 18:48

lotek wrote:Well the difference between mcdune and dried shit is that dried shit became dried, when mcdune is as dry as dried shit from page one.


Even the lowly turd serves a biological function.

Whereas mcdune is purposeless waste of space and energy.
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Re: I rid my bookshelf of the prequels

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