(Closed) Kindle vs hardcopies

posted 9 years ago in Entertainment
  • poll: Regular books or e books

    Reg books


  • Post # 3
    109 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012 - Catholic Church, Chateau Thomas Winery

    I don’t have one, but I’ve tried using Mr. Raccoon’s kobo. I’m still a big fan of normal books.

    Post # 4
    995 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    Kindle Kindle!!

    Post # 5
    3376 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I voted regular books because I’m unwilling to have them fade into oblivion, but I actually just got a Kindle Fire from my fiance yesterday and I LOVE it!

    Post # 6
    2550 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I read a ton of books so I love my library. Although I can read books on my tablet, I still love regular books.

    Post # 7
    927 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I LOVE my kindle! I didn’t think I would, but I totally do. It’s so portable and I read a lot more with it. Just make sure you get one with free 3G so you can download books on the go.

    Post # 8
    4674 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I love my old fashion books…  I don’t have a kindle but would consider putting certin stuff on my Fi’s tablet when I go back to school.  The kindle can never have the small of paper and binding…  I love that smell! 

    Post # 9
    4474 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Regular books for 3 reasons:

    1) I work at the computer all the time, and need a break from gazing at a digital screen

    2) Love going to the library and flipping through books to see what they’ve got

    3) I’m an illustrator and most of my books are related to that: science-y books, paleo books, and art books.  It’s nice to flip through an actual book and see the printed material for reference.  Also, many of these books are rather specialized and aren’t available digitally.



    Post # 10
    1723 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Kindle!  I love not having 1,000 paperbacks all over the house!  It also gives me portability and ease of reading while not showing everyone what I am reading.

    Post # 11
    7691 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

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    @abirdword: agreed. I just love regular books. The smell, the feel, how it’s not ANOTHER piece of technology.

    Post # 12
    5842 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I never thought I would switch to an ereader because I love the feel of books but DH bought me a Nook for my birthday and I love it! I did walk past a bookstore today and get all nostalgic but the nook is just so much more convenient.

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