I Do Not Want a Kindle

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    For The Love Of Books

    Several times over the course of the last holiday season my fiance and his family wanted to get me a Kindle for Christmas because they know how much I love to read. It was very sweet of them and not to look a gift horse in the mouth but I really do not want it. For me there is...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2012

    I Kinda Like The Hassle.

    Books.... I like that there're stains on the pages It is a tell on a tale, be it from a drink I spilled or tears I cried (Though unknown ones cause worries) I like that the pages get a little worn It tells how many times, I've journeyed within their stories (Showing me more...
    Yellowfitzme Yellowfitzme
    26-30, F
    Jun 19, 2012

    I Could Never Have A Kindle- Why would anyone

    want a kindle? Books are amazing. The feel of them, the smell, the turning pages. You cannot get that on a kindle. Technology is actually taking over the world. I'm guilty for always being on the internet too or on technology (my phone). But come on, don't ruin books for the...
    xItsChelsx xItsChelsx
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Aug 8, 2014

    Books

    I love books.  I love the way they smell, the way they feel in my hands, the sound you hear when you ruffle the pages.You don't get that with a Kindle. So while the text may be the same, it just isn't the same.  A Kindle may let you carry a whole library in your pocket, but it...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    May 12, 2012

    I Don't Like Electronic-paper

    No, No, No, no way! You may not take my books,  magazines or newspapers away from me! I like the touch, the smell and yep, even the dirt from the print!!! I will wash my hands but not my brain.  Of course I understand we need to green the environment and save the...
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    9 Responses Jul 25, 2008
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