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Snuff Kindle eBook warning

Postby sulka » Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:29 am

See here: http://blog.vornaskotti.com/2011/10/17/ ... tts-snuff/

Would be interesting to hear what Sir Terry thinks about this.
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Postby pip » Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:04 am

Serves em right for buying kindles and such like :wink: :lol:

But we were aware of a few awful reviews on amazon based purely on the ebook quality which then reflected the books overall rating which would put some people off buying any format. Seems silly to let this happen. :evil:
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Postby LilMaibe » Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:45 am

I'd rather say it serves them right for wanting something before everyone else and wanting to be snobby 'bout it.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:59 am

I'd rather say it serves them right for wanting something before everyone else and wanting to be snobby 'bout it.


The readers have no say in when a book is published, and Kindle readers get it made available to them on the same days as the paper book comes out.
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Postby pip » Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:00 am

True as well :D
I was reading a few of the errors and it sounds like its basically the uncorrected proof :roll:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:01 am

A copy of which I have, but have not delved yet.
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Postby pip » Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:02 am

The Kindle or the Proof :shock:
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Postby LilMaibe » Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:29 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:
I'd rather say it serves them right for wanting something before everyone else and wanting to be snobby 'bout it.


The readers have no say in when a book is published, and Kindle readers get it made available to them on the same days as the paper book comes out.


I see. Apologies then
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:36 am

pip wrote:The Kindle or the Proof :shock:


Un-proofed paper.
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Postby Vornaskotti » Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:27 pm

LilMaibe wrote:I'd rather say it serves them right for wanting something before everyone else and wanting to be snobby 'bout it.


Hmh. As the writer of the blog post quoted here, I'd like to say that I didn't get Kindle because I'll get stuff before anybody else and want to be snobby, because:

1) Kindle-books don't get published before the paper books, often a bit afterwards.
2) I got a Kindle because I read 3-5 novels a month and travel a lot. I don't want to carry tons of paper with me on my trips, nor do I want to start stacking books at my home four deep on the shelves, which would be the next step. Furthermore, I don't want to have dead trees shipped overseas with great effort so I can read a book.

Snooty comment gets a snooty answer :)

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Postby LilMaibe » Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:53 pm

Vornaskotti wrote:
Snooty comment gets a snooty answer :)


Why thank you, it's not as if I didn't already apologised for that statement.
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Postby DaveC » Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:56 pm

Vornaskotti wrote:
LilMaibe wrote:I'd rather say it serves them right for wanting something before everyone else and wanting to be snobby 'bout it.


Hmh. As the writer of the blog post quoted here, I'd like to say that I didn't get Kindle because I'll get stuff before anybody else and want to be snobby, because:

1) Kindle-books don't get published before the paper books, often a bit afterwards.
2) I got a Kindle because I read 3-5 novels a month and travel a lot. I don't want to carry tons of paper with me on my trips, nor do I want to start stacking books at my home four deep on the shelves, which would be the next step. Furthermore, I don't want to have dead trees shipped overseas with great effort so I can read a book.

Snooty comment gets a snooty answer :)


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Those are mostly the reasons why I would like one if they were cheaper, I also love books a lot. :) I do lots of recycling so that's my counter, and I mostly buy used books.
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Postby Vornaskotti » Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:39 pm

DaveC wrote:Those are mostly the reasons why I would like one if they were cheaper, I also love books a lot. :) I do lots of recycling so that's my counter, and I mostly buy used books.


I didn't even want to buy used books, since I want to pay the authors I like, whenever possible :) I was super suspicious of e-readers for a long time, having tried to read books on Palm pilots and such - the lcd screens just don't sit well with reading a novel for me. Here's actually some more about how I found ebooks and electronic comics:

http://blog.vornaskotti.com/2011/01/19/ ... r-a-while/

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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:50 pm

I believe there is an updated version now available on Amazon. :) and it was on Amazon.com the American site don't know if it was the same on the UK one.
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Postby deldaisy » Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:36 pm

Welcome to the site Vornaskotti

I held a Kindle this week.... thought they were going to make my BUY it cause I drooled so much over it. :lol:

OMG My little girl would gain so much from one..... noone told me they had "references" (meanings of words, historical references, etc) in the books. How wonderful for an AVID reader with a learning disability.
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