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I Love Reading Newspapers

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    Free Newspaper

    Today I got a free newspaper (usual price 20p). They were handing copies out at the university I go to. Plus they gave everyone 6 vouchers for free newspapers during the week. It was the i paper if anyone wanted to know specifically what newspaper.
    psychostudent psychostudent 18-21, M Nov 13, 2012

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    Not As Much Anymore

    I used to get the paper all the time and read it from front to back.  I now get one every once in a while if something catches my eye.  I get most of my news off of the Internet anymore.  It is nice to hold a newspaper though and read it.  I don't like getting...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Feb 19, 2008

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    I Enjoy Reading Papers...

    ...from all over the country. I've read papers from Chicago, L.A., New York, San Francisco, Dallas, etc. I've even scrapbooked a couple of books of sports pages from those cities.
    BenaLsM BenaLsM 29, M Oct 3, 2010

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    If My Newspaper Gets Any Smaller Its Going to Be a Pamphlet.

    The printed newspaper is in rapid decline. Papers all over the U.S. big and small are shutting down the presses. My local rag has shrunk. It keeps getting smaller in dimension and thickness as it went from five sections to two. I always loved lying in bed on a...
    rickman69 rickman69 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    Sports Section First!!

    i always enjoy reading newspapers, but i always read them from the back page to the front lol, i always read the sports section first lol, especially when im on my days off work, i go into town, i get the newspapers and then go for a cappuccino and and a sandwich, and spend a...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    Olds

    I like reading old newspapers. I have some from the 1940s that talk about the war. I also have some from the early 1900s with stories about Ireland. They're really very interesting. Even the ads are interesting... 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Aug 8, 2009

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    Mostly Online - a World of Information.

    The Guardian,Die Welt,Haaretz,Le Monde,The New York Times,Washington Post,Christian Science Monitor,Moscow News...There's a whole bunch out there. I like to follow the news and check out local papers when something happens. Most of them have an "English" button for...
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M Oct 4, 2008

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    Newspappers

     Ever since i can remember i read newspapers, my dad used to buy them and i always read them, sometimes as a kid, i'd find old newspapers down the street and i always pick them and read them. By the time i got my first job when i was fifteen i'd buy at least one per day...
    vmtm vmtm 26-30 Jul 29, 2009

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    City Papers

    Nothing like holding a newspaper in your hands, flipping through it. Next best thing-City Papers, a free app I had on my iPad. I could check out the Omaha World Herald, the Oregonian, papers from around the states and around the world. Until the update, that is. It never...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F Aug 22, 2012

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    Something to Do

    It's something to do. I know I was reading itnot that long ago when I came across this lovely story about this toddler: 'Photograph saves toddler's life as parents spy black spot on daughter's eye' I've just reread it online and I'm quite interested in it. She had some...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Jan 27, 2008

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    A Feel For The Place

    Whenever I venture to another city or another state, I like to pick up a copy of the local paper. I enjoy the local stories and news. But I also just like to see how they interpret the layout of a newspaper. I like to look at the ads. I get a feel for that place from their...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F Oct 5, 2013

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    What Newspapers Think Is Important

    I want to know why a newspaper chooses its content the way that it does. How the editorial staff of the paper come to the conclusions that they do as to what we as the readers of said paper will find important. The newspaper where I live thought skinning a deer was second page...
    evreethingseventual evreethingseventual 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2011

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    World On a Few Pieces of Paper

    I love reading newspapers.My day starts with reading newspaper,i don't read all stories,but read with great interest the stories which i find interesting.If I don't read the newspaper on any day,i feel something is missing.I must know what all is happening in this world.I...
    innocentchild innocentchild 36-40 Jan 20, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I love reading others' experiences and seeing how dysfunctional everyone else's lives are because it makes me feel a lot better about mine and feel like I'm not alone.
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Iam a 19 year old girl and love reading books.
    meerakhan45 meerakhan45 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    I'm currently devouring "All You Could Ask For: A Novel." by Mike Greenberg. What a story line.. I got sucked into it late last night, on not being able to find anything else to...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Have you ever read a book and you are instantly hooked? I read the Moments of Silence by Natasha Preston and stayed up until 3 in the morning reading the first book. I had to...
    Sarahissad Sarahissad 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I simply cannot get into reading books electronically. I like the experience of holding a book in my hands, enjoy the tactile sensation of my fingers flipping pages. The reading...
    LJformarriedwomen LJformarriedwomen 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    The complete guide to Beekeeping.... Don't ask! I really have no idea why im reading it, It was on the shelf & I wondered why we had a book entitled "the Complete guide to...
    Xalinder Xalinder 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 22

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    It keeps me up late at night, like last night I stayed up until 1 am and I had to wake up at 6 am coz I d to go to work at 7am, while I was at work I kept on wishing time to tempus...
    dearsister dearsister 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Currently reading six books at the one time. 1. Skullduggery Pleasant book 7. 2. Rereading Fifty Shades of Grey 3. Death Comes to Pemberley 4. The Mortal Instruments book 4...
    nainaii nainaii 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I enjoy reading other people's experiences. Some of them are good, some are bad, it really depends on who you are, what you believe in, your opinions on something and more. :)
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M Feb 5

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    "Wurthering Heights" By Emily Bronte (1818-1848) The book I'm reading
    Phyllispurple Phyllispurple 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Reading makes me feel so happy, so good, so refreshing that I never ever care about the number of pages. So what's the longest novel you have ever read?
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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    My television hasn't been on all winter and I am in no way disappointed! Books are my way of escaping from the day to day drama, struggles, so-called reality...My niece just turned...
    pollyprozac pollyprozac 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    So I'm reading game of thrones and fifty shades till I found this book
    Provinceana Provinceana 18-21, F Feb 21

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    Currently reading American Sniper. I feel proud and slightly terrified at the same time.
    Vengeancex Vengeancex 22-25, F Feb 21

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    Im reading this book called The Fault in our stars its so good!
    ary09 ary09 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I just finished Conrad's Heart of Darkness, and The Secret Sharer. I forgot how much I enjoy reading Conrad.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    It's hard to explain but it's almost as if reading helps me distract myself from the real world. It helps me ignore other problems in life
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm lost to the world when I read. There is no other medium that is quite so immersive. I love film and theatre but they are not the same. When I read, the authors imagination and...
    iou1soul iou1soul 22-25, M Feb 11

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    I can read anything u put in front of me. I just love getting lost in books.
    MysteriousGirl15 MysteriousGirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Hello. Can anyone explain to me the meaning of a few verses in Thessalonians 2. 2:10 "......because they did not receive the love of the truth,that they might be saved". and 2:13...
    flyyhigh21 flyyhigh21 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    "The crimes committed by humans can never be perfect."
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    anything bad with getting excited about cheating stories.
    vashist25 vashist25 22-25, M Feb 6

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    A shrimp's heart is in its head.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    Bernard Cornwell novels are awesome!
    jekypeters jekypeters 36-40, M Feb 7

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    Send me your naughtiest story
    tjlanoux tjlanoux 18-21, F Feb 8

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    Dogs have four toes on their hind feet, and five on their front feet.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    When you're sad, mad, rejected and wrecked, take some time to read and be enlightened! Such a long day! Had a great day. Thanks for this day!
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie." (Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Went to a huge book sale yesterday! Bought about 15 books for only $13.50. That's what I would have spent on one paper back book at the book store. And over half of them are hard...
    Loislane29 Loislane29 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I had read Jackie after O by Tina Cassidy.This book is quite interesting. I had read it in one and half days. 
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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