My book-buying "problem"

Discussion in 'Books, Films, TV, Radio' started by Seroster, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. Tolbooth

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  2. idler

    idler GeneralList

  3. Tolbooth

    Tolbooth Patron Patron

    Hey, didn't say I agreed with it ....I still have 15 unpacked book boxes from moving house
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  4. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Its mob rule on buying books
    and forcing weaker members to follow in the footsteps

    John thank you for giving options I will stick by you mate dont worry.
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  5. idler

    idler GeneralList

    Your name vill also go on ze list!
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  6. Jonathan Ball

    Jonathan Ball It's a way of life.

    The beauty I’ve discovered of focusing on one particular campaign for a time is way it has introduced me to books that I’d easily overlook via casual browsing.
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  7. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    In the works banbury
    Book on war of the roses
    2 quid
    Oh dear
  8. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    Does this mean we might be... some sort of... cartel?.. :unsure:

    The most shambolic & easily distracted cartel in the world, though. The next season of Narcos involving sting operations to instantly capture all members by 75% discount stickers in a front remaindered & secondhand military book shop.
    Hmmm. N&MP already have most of our personal details on file. What if they turn out to be 'The Man'...
  9. Tolbooth

    Tolbooth Patron Patron

    I have this dream that one day WW2Talk will become so successful that Otto will be able to buy us all a real-world clubhouse , Von P will donate his library and we can all sit around drinking Whiskey and soda, or pink gins (for the Naval types), having serious discussions and sounding erudite......I imagine it would look something like this......

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  10. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Ooooooooooooooooo nice - I like your thinking, just need a butler

  11. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    And, after the vodkas & red bull ...
    car in library.jpg
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  12. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    Tequila & Redbull, please.

    You beat me by minutes, D, but I immediately went to this for a similar reality pic, as I couldn't find one representing my 'lottery win' vision of a field full of burnt out tanks & landrovers with badly maintained stately home in the background. Maybe some fighting.

    And I know who's library we're building on.
    I'll be blunt; It's Idler's.
    Though... there must be at least a couple of less 'share-y' chaps here that have seen the shelfie pics & thought 'amateurs!'.
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  13. idler

    idler GeneralList

    I was rather hoping to outlive you buggers....
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  14. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    That's surely a representation of a normal day out for Owen. (Though it must have been at the early stages as there are some caravans left standing.)

    Now who would live in a house like this?
    Bookshelf House
  15. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Bagsy I bring along the combustible material
  16. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    As the saying goes:
    “I'd never join a club that would allow a person like me to become a member.”
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  17. idler

    idler GeneralList

    Anybody else want to have a go at explaining backing-up to Andy?
  18. Seroster

    Seroster Canadian researcher

    The joke's on you! I'm leaving my library to the cat!
  19. Rich Payne

    Rich Payne Rivet Counter Patron 1940 Obsessive

    There is definitely a joke in there about Andy and a hard drive :)
  20. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    and a motorbike if my memory serves me correct
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