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The Finer Things Book Club - who's up for Phil's new book?

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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#61 » by miggs » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:37 pm

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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#62 » by TyCobb » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:40 pm

C'mon guys, let's not treat this like the CT.

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Nominations so far:

Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 0 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 1 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 0 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 0 votes
Te four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 0 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 0 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#63 » by EArl » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:45 pm

SlavaMedvedenko wrote:
Nominations so far:

Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 0 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 1 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 0 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 1 votes
Te four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 0 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 0 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes

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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#64 » by Doormatt » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:58 pm

so we can only vote for 1 thing then?

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Nominations so far:

Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 1 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 1 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 0 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 1 votes
Te four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 0 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 0 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes


i vote for heart of darkness.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#65 » by TyCobb » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:11 pm

I'm thinking, since we have each picked one of our own selections thus far, that we each get two votes. If one of the votes is for one of your own suggestions, then your second vote can't be. Yay, nay?
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#66 » by hermes » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:15 pm

a little 'vote early, vote often' action huh
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#67 » by Slava » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:16 pm

SlavaMedvedenko wrote:
Nominations so far:

Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 1 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 2 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 0 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 1 votes
The four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 1 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 0 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes


I voted Notes from the Underground. I haven't read anything from this genre before, so I'm happy to give it a read. The darkness and bitterness of the narrator's character kind of hits close in some ways.

I've also added dub81's vote for The four agreements.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#68 » by Doormatt » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:16 pm

TyCobb wrote:I'm thinking, since we have each picked one of our own selections thus far, that we each get two votes. If one of the votes is for one of your own suggestions, then your second vote can't be. Yay, nay?



sounds good.

in that case i vote for heart of darkness and notes from the underground.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#69 » by dockingsched » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:41 pm

ill vote tonight.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#70 » by ennui » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:43 pm

im dropping out
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#71 » by Doormatt » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:49 pm

Tasp wrote:im dropping out


wut
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#72 » by ennui » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:50 pm

dont think ill have the time

i dont want to make an obligation i cant keep

ill check in later cycles, if you guys will have me
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#73 » by MistyMountain20 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:53 pm

I'm down for this starting after January.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#74 » by EArl » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:58 pm

Copy and Paste this
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 3 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 3 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 1 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 0 votes
The four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 1 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 2 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes

I change my votes to under the dome and Heart of Darkness

Remember you get two votes: (one can be for your own book, the other can't.

Here are the votes so far:
eablin: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Under the dome
Door: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Notes from the underground
Slav: 1)Notes from the underground 2)
Dub81: 1)The four agreements 2)Heart of darkness
Tycobb: 1)Notes from the underground 2)
Dock: 1) 2)
Miggs: 1) 2)
Tugs: 1) 2)
Mjba: 1) 2)
FatherT: 1)Under The Dome 2) The Big Sleep
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#75 » by Father Time » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:12 pm

Under the Dome and Big Sleep
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#76 » by TyCobb » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:31 pm

eablinksum wrote:Copy and Paste this
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 3 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 3 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 1 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 0 votes
The four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 2 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 2 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes


Remember you get two votes: (one can be for your own book, the other can't.

Here are the votes so far:
eablin: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Under the dome
Door: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Notes from the underground
Slav: 1)Notes from the underground 2)
Dub81: 1)The four agreements 2)Heart of darkness
Tycobb: 1)Notes from the underground 2) The four agreements
Dock: 1) 2)
Miggs: 1) 2)
Tugs: 1) 2)
Mjba: 1) 2)
FatherT: 1)Under The Dome 2) The Big Sleep
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#77 » by Slava » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:50 pm

Copy and Paste this
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 4 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 3 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 1 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 0 votes
The four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 2 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 2 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes


Remember you get two votes: (one can be for your own book, the other can't.

Here are the votes so far:
eablin: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Under the dome
Door: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Notes from the underground
Slav: 1)Notes from the underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Dub81: 1)The four agreements 2)Heart of darkness
Tycobb: 1)Notes from the underground 2) The four agreements
Dock: 1) 2)
Miggs: 1) 2)
Tugs: 1) 2)
Mjba: 1) 2)
FatherT: 1)Under The Dome 2) The Big Sleep
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#78 » by miggs » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:52 pm

TyCobb wrote:
eablinksum wrote:Copy and Paste this
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 3 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 3 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 1 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 0 votes
The four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 2 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 2 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes


Remember you get two votes: (one can be for your own book, the other can't.

Here are the votes so far:
eablin: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Under the dome
Door: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Notes from the underground
Slav: 1)Notes from the underground 2)
Dub81: 1)The four agreements 2)Heart of darkness
Tycobb: 1)Notes from the underground 2) The four agreements
Dock: 1) 2)
Miggs: 1) Notes from the underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Tugs: 1) 2)
Mjba: 1) 2)
FatherT: 1)Under The Dome 2) The Big Sleep



I chose those two since they were the most talked about so far and its made me very interested in reading them. I think it'll likely be Notes from the underground and heart of darkness, will tough to choose between the two once we get there.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#79 » by miggs » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:56 pm

So while we know we can also check out our public library (thanks doc) and some discussed the idea of sharing links, which is where my question lies. When link sharing, can we post the links right on this forum? Or should we create some external method of sharing links? I just wanna make sure we're not violating some realgm rules or gonna get this board in trouble somehow.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#80 » by Speedlot » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:57 pm

still accepting? I want in

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