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desert island book

Postby chris.ph » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:14 pm

as the name of the topic suggests what would be the ONE book you would take onto a desert island with you :?: :?:

mine would be the neutronium alchemist by peter f hamilton as its huge and i hopefully have been rescued by the time i finished it.

no kindles with thousands of books on bouncy :lol: :lol:
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Re: desert island book

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:23 pm

mmm...... :think: probably the Master & Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

Can I bring two books?....please? :P
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Re: desert island book

Postby chris.ph » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:30 pm

no, behave yourself sjoerd :roll:
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Re: desert island book

Postby Homeless Hublander » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:32 pm

well, can they be legendary/mythological books, like the (presumably, working) Book Of The Dead?
If I can have a mythological book-thing, then it'd probably be either the Creator's Book or some form of book that listed the answers to all the mysteries of the universe :lol:
if not then probably the original book of Winnie The Pooh stories, just because I used to love him!
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Re: desert island book

Postby Tiffany » Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:11 pm

No Kindle, shame, I don't like them but, that would be the perfect place to have one, providing you could re-charge it there. I guess they do need to be re-charged, like a cell phone? Though I suppose you could take several years supplies of batteries too. :D
I have no idea what book I would chose. :| :?
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Re: desert island book

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:31 am

Depending on which one you use the new one is month before re-charge, the keyboard one 2 months, if you don't keep the wifi on.
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Re: desert island book

Postby raptornx01 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:40 am

Um, Raft-Building For Dummies?
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Re: desert island book

Postby Quatermass » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:06 am

I can't think of any one book, per se. Ultimately, I believe I would choose Doctor Who: Lungbarrow by Marc Platt.
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Re: desert island book

Postby Tiffany » Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:25 pm

raptornx01 wrote:Um, Raft-Building For Dummies?

:clap: :clap: :clap: Very good!
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Re: desert island book

Postby author3 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:03 pm

Probably Buffy:The Watchers Guide vol.1 by Christopher Golden and Nancy Holder or The Enemy by Charlie Higson.
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Re: desert island book

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:09 pm

The latest edition of Halliwell's Film Guide. :) Before I had Internet, Halliwell's was one of my often used books.
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Re: desert island book

Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:48 pm

I'd take a huge book on how to survive in the wild and with info on poisonous plants and some simple first aid.
:| I'm so practical,how boring. :lol:
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Re: desert island book

Postby pip » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:24 am

Scouting for Trolls ;)
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Re: desert island book

Postby Antiq » Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:13 pm

One book?? Are you crazy man? :cry:

Ok, lemme think......if I was on a desert island I would want something uplifting and hopeful and heroic, but I would need something practical.

Assuming I had all practical needs, I would choose Lord Of The Rings.
If I didn't, the SAS Survival Handbook :lol:
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Re: desert island book

Postby Hvitveis » Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:41 pm

I think I would bring something so utterly boring, I'd rather play solitaire with palm leaves than read it. Something like the book version of dwarf bread..
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