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Date: 12/18/04 12:27 PM

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    December 18, 2004 at 12:26 pm
    Link: Book Crossing - The practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise.


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    600burger Male 18-29
    89 posts
    December 18, 2004 at 12:46 pm
    Thats a really cool idea, I`m not sure how many people will do it though...
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    JLiu Female 30-39
    863 posts
    December 18, 2004 at 2:51 pm
    I think that is a great idea. So few people read books anymore. I`ve heard about this a few times but had not realised there was a site for it. I`m going to give it a try. I just finished 3 books that I would be perfect to drop off somewhere.

    Thank you for the link Buddy.

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    nondescript0 Male 18-29
    117 posts
    December 18, 2004 at 6:28 pm
    idealistic but impractical
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    Tash Dragon Female 13-17
    21 posts
    December 18, 2004 at 10:18 pm
    I`d have to agree. It`s a good idea, but not likely to work. Most of the time a person will completely disregard a book that`s been left somewhere, or they`ll send it to a lost-and-found type place.
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    Nneri Female 13-17
    992 posts
    December 19, 2004 at 12:59 am
    You know I want to do that..sounds fun...I would hate to just leave the book somewhere though. I would be like nooooooo!!!!! Books are soo precious to me!
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    Bitter Male 18-29
    70 posts
    December 19, 2004 at 1:31 am
    I have to try this some time. Next time I go out, I`ll have to check this site for the location of the dropped book. Then see if I can find it. Then maybe drop some more off in other places. see what happens to them.
    Interesting idea. I have to congratulate you for finding this site Buddy. ;-)
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    Kaida Female 13-17
    253 posts
    December 19, 2004 at 1:44 am
    Actually, I do this on occasion. It does work, suprisingly. ^_^;
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    Kamichi-chan Female 13-17
    621 posts
    December 21, 2004 at 2:45 am
    Ooh! This sounds really fun. I`ll have to try it sometime.
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    arielemc Female 30-39
    3 posts
    February 3, 2005 at 8:40 am
    It does work about 25% of the time (that someone finds your book and does a journal on it). But the whole philosophy of is not to just release books in the wild just so they get caught and logged, but to give the gift of books without expecting anything in return. I`ve been doing it for about a year, and love it!
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    jayembee Female 18-29
    580 posts
    February 19, 2005 at 5:14 pm
    googd idea

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