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Post#121 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:50 pm by miggs

The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor
without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had
made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down
the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for
the turn of the tide.


Just to be sure, that's how the book begins right? Wanna make sure my copy is correct
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Post#122 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Mon Jan 21, 2013 2:46 pm by dockingsched

u have the right book
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Post#123 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:10 pm by Doormatt

swag2011 wrote:I'm not in the book club but once i saw Heart of Darkness in the title i just had to come in here lol. I hated that book with a passion. We read it in high school and it was difficult for me to stay interested and keep along lol. It may be a good book, but it was a hard read for me. Granted that was a few years ago so maybe if i pick the book up now i'd think differently


everything is worse in high school - reading, sex, food, etc.
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Post#124 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:32 pm by Slava

... And self esteem, physical hygiene, attention span...
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Post#125 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:16 pm by EArl

Im starting this weekend when my book is getting here. Mods should sticky this so it doesn't get lost.
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Post#126 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:27 pm by Jakay

It's been awhile, but this is an easy relatively quick read that is just dark and keep getting darker. Plus it's Apocalypse Now.

Cat's Cradle was pretty awesome too.
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Post#127 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:32 pm by Slava

eablinksum wrote:Im starting this weekend when my book is getting here. Mods should sticky this so it doesn't get lost.


Feel free to bump but I'm not sticking because there's already far too many stickies up top and RealGM has fewer topics per page than other forums.

Ty can sticky this if he feels otherwise.
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Post#128 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:44 pm by EArl

SlavaMedvedenko wrote:
eablinksum wrote:Im starting this weekend when my book is getting here. Mods should sticky this so it doesn't get lost.


Feel free to bump but I'm not sticking because there's already far too many stickies up top and RealGM has fewer topics per page than other forums.

Ty can sticky this if he feels otherwise.

ok.
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Post#129 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:44 pm by TyCobb

I agree completely. I have this thread bookmarked in case it goes to the second page. All about that aesthetics life hashtag#
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Post#130 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:00 pm by destro

the lakers are completely falling apart, kobe's talking about dwight messing him up, dwight is mad at the coach, pau's manager wants a sit down with mitch, metta doesn't even know what day it is, jim buss is nowhere to be found, sprint won't give me back my $100, and y'all sitting talking about books.

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Post#131 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:04 pm by TyCobb

You sound like you're ready to join a book club too. Come medicate with us.
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Post#132 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:19 pm by dockingsched

still waiting for my book to get in. i prefer the physical book over ebook whenever possible.
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Post#133 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:44 am by dockingsched

anyone start yet? gonna pick the book up today from the library, but thinking if i should wait to read it closer to the deadline so its fresh on my mind.
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Post#134 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:30 pm by TyCobb

Yeah I already finished. The library gave me a jan 31 due date. Lol
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Post#135 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:39 pm by Slava

I'm expecting my copy to be delivered today.
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Post#136 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:39 pm by miggs

TyCobb wrote:Come medicate with us.



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i dream of the day i medicate with some of you
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Post#137 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:17 am by Slava

Got the book delivered yesterday, will likely start this weekend.
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Post#138 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:07 pm by miggs

I've started reading today but had some questions about discussion...


1) How far are we allowed to discuss? (We may have different versions of the book so page numbers would be somewhat useless. Also we wouldn't want to accidentally drop a spoiler.)

2) If it's a possible spoiler, can it be discussed? If so, will there be disclaimers saying as such?
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Post#139 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:46 pm by EArl

miggs wrote:I've started reading today but had some questions about discussion...


1) How far are we allowed to discuss? (We may have different versions of the book so page numbers would be somewhat useless. Also we wouldn't want to accidentally drop a spoiler.)

2) If it's a possible spoiler, can it be discussed? If so, will there be disclaimers saying as such?

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Post#140 Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading
Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:29 pm by miggs

hi pals
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