What Are You Reading? 3

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Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:40 am

The missus will kill me one of these days
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:42 am

The Shining was my personal favourite of all the Stephen King novels. But I also feel that, nice as it is to continue Danny Torrance's story, it wasn't necessary. But I'll have a go anyway. It might be good.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:44 am

I suppose sometimes an author likes to revisit old characters
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:47 am

pip wrote:The missus will kill me one of these days


It's one of the reasons why I'm single again since January. We had massive fights over "all my junk" (books, vinyl, games, dvd's), and my unwillingness to give much of it up. I'm someone who re-reads, re-watches and re-plays a lot of things in time, and I just can't part with a good book. The bad or mediocre ones, yes, but not the good ones :)
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:54 am

Barchester wrote:
pip wrote:The missus will kill me one of these days


It's one of the reasons why I'm single again since January. We had massive fights over "all my junk" (books, vinyl, games, dvd's), and my unwillingness to give much of it up. I'm someone who re-reads, re-watches and re-plays a lot of things in time, and I just can't part with a good book. The bad or mediocre ones, yes, but not the good ones :)

Thankfully we see eye to eye on keeping books. But she gets annoyed at my buying everything as it makes Christmas and birthdays a pain
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:59 am

Haha, I can see how it would, yeah.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:39 am

She had a list of books coming out that might be good presents for this year and I had all bar two preordered in some form or other.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:55 am

:D

Same here. I just ask everyone something very specific or just money or something nice to drink these days, haha.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:57 am

Sounds like the best plan.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:02 am

So now I'm getting expensive whiskies I already have :P

Anyway: still reading Craig Ferguson at the moment, and I have started reading Children of Dune, in English this time (read it in Dutch the first time).
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:06 am

No such thing as too much Whiskey.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:11 am

That's what I keep saying.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:20 am

My dad worked for Irish Distillers for years. I was getting £100 whiskeys for ten or twenty quid. Oh the joys .
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:22 am

Oh man, can't complain about that.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:26 am

I did when he left :lol:
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