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12/27/12 10:58 AM
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sloppy2nds
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Happens even in the biggest chains...

"No we don't have it in stock, but I can order it and have it for you in a few days...."

"Yeah, so can I...."

 

Kind of sad, but if actually want to run out get a physical copy of the book I want today, they often can't deliver on that, so what's the point?

12/31/12 1:48 AM
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we got 2 big books stores in our town. They are about 3 blocks apart (City of 200,000)

Between the two of them, I very rarely have to order anything I want online.
1/4/13 11:37 PM
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^your taste must suck
1/6/13 11:14 AM
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I live in London, and we have many large book stores, and i still have to go online A LOT to find the books i want.
1/8/13 10:16 PM
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Kindle. I love my Kindle.

Digital Age.

In a couple of decades, a tablet PC could hold all the written knowledge of the world.
1/9/13 3:42 PM
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sloppy2nds
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The Kindle is so awesome for impulsive book buys....finished the first and want to start the sequel immediately?  Nothing better than that.  Sometimes I actually want the book itself and I want to get it now, but the bookstores tend to disappoint.

3/4/14 11:55 AM
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Ive been doing all my reading from second hand books. Half Price Books here has A LOT of titles.

Been able to find almost everything I need.

However, while Im reading one book I am constantly on the search for the next one and the one after that. I have my next 10 or so books already purchased.

If I see one I like, I buy it. I will get to it eventually.

If they dont have it then I will buy it from B&N. You can check to make sure they have it on their site before you go to that specific store.
4/18/14 1:01 PM
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Entreri
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Haven't gone to a bookstore in 5 years or so.

Online, so much more convenient, Kindle is the best.

I have no desire to ever own a physical book.

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