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Postby snowballs » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:49 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Right.

I've been giving my Kindle a good workout this past few days, and here are a few things I've learned.

There's a button to the righthand side of the spacebar, that looks a little like a bit moutain point and a little mountain point.

Press it. You then get into the options settings for making the print type bigger, and orientation of the books you want to read, ie portrait or landscape.

With regard to footnotes. I'm currently reading I Shall Wear Midnight.

The footnotes are numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.

At righthand side of the Kindle is an up/down left/right control panel.

Using the left/right, etc buttons, go to the numbered footnote, at which point the cursor should turn into the pointing hand symbol. Press the enter button on the controller (the square pad in the middle) and it will take you to the footnote.

To go back to the book, press the "back" button.

Not ideal, but better than nowt.



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There are loads of sites with free books or piratebay type sites.
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Postby poohcarrot » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:58 pm

I don't know if you've heard of the latest craze which is massive in Japan.

It's a big building called a Li-bra-ry. :shock:

What happens is people go into it and can borrow "books" for nothing.

These "books" are made of paper and Amazon can't steal them back from you if you've already borrowed them. :D
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Postby snowballs » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:11 pm

poohcarrot wrote:I don't know if you've heard of the latest craze which is massive in Japan.

It's a big building called a Li-bra-ry. :shock:

What happens is people go into it and can borrow "books" for nothing.

These "books" are made of paper and Amazon can't steal them back from you if you've already borrowed them. :D
:o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
What will them little yellow buggers come up with next?
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Postby chris.ph » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:13 pm

or go on ebay and buy a disc of 20000 scifi and fantasy books for a fiver
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Postby snowballs » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:16 pm

chris.ph wrote:or go on ebay and buy a disc of 20000 scifi and fantasy books for a fiver


700 sci-fi books took 5 mins to download, but I totally refuse to download TP books.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:27 pm

Being here in Dorset with my mum is the precise reason I wanted a Kindle.

I read sooo much when I'm here - up to seven paperbacks in five days, sometimes!!

They're far too heavy to carry, and a Kindle fits in my handbag.

I do have to admit to downloading Midnight, which I've just started reading, but don't shoot me too much!!
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Postby snowballs » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:44 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Being here in Dorset with my mum is the precise reason I wanted a Kindle.

I read sooo much when I'm here - up to seven paperbacks in five days, sometimes!!

They're far too heavy to carry, and a Kindle fits in my handbag.

I do have to admit to downloading Midnight, which I've just started reading, but don't shoot me too much!!



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Postby poohcarrot » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:45 pm

snowballs wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:I don't know if you've heard of the latest craze which is massive in Japan.

It's a big building called a Li-bra-ry. :shock:

What happens is people go into it and can borrow "books" for nothing.

These "books" are made of paper and Amazon can't steal them back from you if you've already borrowed them. :D
:o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
What will them little yellow buggers come up with next?

Probably a helluva lot more that those manic-depressive, suicidal, blond-haired, Volvo-driving Swedes! 8)

Don't be rascist! :P
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Postby snowballs » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:51 pm

poohcarrot wrote:
snowballs wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:I don't know if you've heard of the latest craze which is massive in Japan.

It's a big building called a Li-bra-ry. :shock:

What happens is people go into it and can borrow "books" for nothing.

These "books" are made of paper and Amazon can't steal them back from you if you've already borrowed them. :D
:o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
What will them little yellow buggers come up with next?

Probably a helluva lot more that those manic-depressive, suicidal, blond-haired, Volvo-driving Swedes! 8)

Don't be rascist! :P



You forgot boring, snobby and Saabs. Actually some Volvo's go like the clappers.
The Swedes are only suicidal because they can't think of anything interesting to do. :D
The little yellow buggers I was refering to were the :o smileys :wink:
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Postby Doughnut Jimmy » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:55 pm

Don't be nasty to the smilies - they've got feelings too you know! :twisted:
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Postby poohcarrot » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:57 pm

snowballs wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:
snowballs wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:I don't know if you've heard of the latest craze which is massive in Japan.

It's a big building called a Li-bra-ry. :shock:

What happens is people go into it and can borrow "books" for nothing.

These "books" are made of paper and Amazon can't steal them back from you if you've already borrowed them. :D
:o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
What will them little yellow buggers come up with next?

Probably a helluva lot more that those manic-depressive, suicidal, blond-haired, Volvo-driving Swedes! 8)

Don't be rascist! :P



You forgot boring, snobby and Saabs. Actually some Volvo's go like the clappers.
The Swedes are only suicidal because they can't think of anything interesting to do. :D
The little yellow buggers I was refering to were the :o smileys :wink:

And there's me thinking you were talking about my wife and children. :roll:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:20 pm

See! See! how easy it is to be misunderstood! :twisted:
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Postby snowballs » Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:26 pm

poohcarrot wrote:
snowballs wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:
snowballs wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:I don't know if you've heard of the latest craze which is massive in Japan.

It's a big building called a Li-bra-ry. :shock:

What happens is people go into it and can borrow "books" for nothing.

These "books" are made of paper and Amazon can't steal them back from you if you've already borrowed them. :D
:o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
What will them little yellow buggers come up with next?

Probably a helluva lot more that those manic-depressive, suicidal, blond-haired, Volvo-driving Swedes! 8)

Don't be rascist! :P



You forgot boring, snobby and Saabs. Actually some Volvo's go like the clappers.
The Swedes are only suicidal because they can't think of anything interesting to do. :D
The little yellow buggers I was refering to were the :o smileys :wink:

And there's me thinking you were talking about my wife and children. :roll:


Easy to be missunderstood, mrs snowballs is half Jewish if I was racist i would get thrown out on my ear.

Last time for the books I have never and will never be a racist, well possibly towards the Swedes but they deserve it :wink:
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Postby snowballs » Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:28 pm

Oh yeah not all Swedes are blond, sex maniacs, tall and slim, god did I feel cheated when I moved here.
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Postby chris.ph » Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:21 pm

wrong country snowballs thats norway you should have moved to :wink: :lol: :lol:
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