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I Love Reading Newspapers

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Currently reading Eleanor & Park, so far so good. I love reading, it really takes you someplace else, a better place. If anyone has any books to recommend similar to Eleanor & Park...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    I love reading Debbie Macomber stories, I get completely lost in her series books.
    Tvaddict67 Tvaddict67 46-50, F Aug 17

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    Currently reading Eleanor and Park. I love this book. It has made me enjoy reading again.
    trulyblessed05 trulyblessed05 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    http://www.wattpad.com/25854417-rouge-chapter-one It is a marvelous book to read and i am reading it right now. Gladly a girl was mentioning this site at a Q section. I really...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    People: "I hate reading" Me: "...reading hates you"
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I grew up reading his books, and reading them now takes be back to the good ol' days. *sigh* ^_^
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm French, I'm a girl and I'm 14 and a half. Here, for teenagers, reading is stupid, boring and all of these stupid things they say. They even say that Shakespeare, Moliere or...
    sempiternalHell sempiternalHell 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    This manga called "LIFE" was just that! Amazing, crazy, intense, and just overall insane started reading it in 7th grade and never had a chance to finish but finally reading it...
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I think books are more realistic than movies! They have more feelings, emotions, you can picture them in your head as you read along - you have a way better imagination than movies...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    All kinds. Stephen King. RL Stine. HG Wells. Lois Lowry. Agatha Christie. Reading is fun! :D
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Reading Yotsuba is probably the best way to put a smile on my face, I can never keep in a laugh lol (⌒▽⌒)
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I'm looking into reading some new things. Does anyone have any books they could recommend to me?
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 25

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    Hi...do you guys feel frustrated when the book that you have been reading was thoroughly entertaining and fun, is finished and you can't find similar kind of book to read next?
    brokenwings85 brokenwings85 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 25

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    I like reading books better than watching movies because when i read, i can use my imagination to create the "perfect" movie in my head. My favorites are fantasy novels, HP, percy...
    vernikung vernikung 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    i am reading Thrones of glass... still in chapter 8...and its interesting... any feedback about the book?
    toughqueen toughqueen 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    At the moment I'm reading a book called 'Icons' by Margaret Stohl. 'When the icons landed, everything changed. They called it The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah! That is probably my favourite book ever! It is so inspirational, moving and enlightening :) It is the whole package: love, loss, friendship, tragedy...
    Sharebare519 Sharebare519 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I am an avid reader with a wide variety of interests. Just finished John Taylor of Duran Duran's biog 'In the Pleasure Groove - Love Death & Duran Duran'........what an honest...
    simon0470 simon0470 41-45, M Aug 22

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    Wouldn't you just love to have your own library at home?
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I'm almost done with the book 13 Reasons Why and let me just tell you how much I love it. A girl who commits suicide sends taps to the people who caused her to become depressed and...
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F Aug 30

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    I love books expecally at night In the rain
    LSCouple LSCouple 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I used to say I HATED romance. But I guess I just didn't enjoy stories with Heterosexual Love Stories so much. I'm more into Yaoi. Call it double standards, its just in my opinion...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I just finished Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart. Loved it!
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I would highly recommend 'The Victorian Underworld' by Kellow Chesney - full of period detail. It is mainly English [as am I] but hard to find. Mayhew's 'London Underworld' is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    Can anyone explain the meaning of Matthew5:32 I can't understand it.
    flyyhigh21 flyyhigh21 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Skulduggery Pleasant .... no comment. Huge bookstore, everythings on sale. All kinds of books. Heaven is here!
    Mayalynde Mayalynde 70+, F Aug 18

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    My insatiable curious flows! My teacher always has to tell me to put the book away. My favorite kind of books are fantasy, and non fiction! Mercedes Lackey Joust and Overlasting...
    LittlestTwily LittlestTwily 13-15, M Aug 19

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    “Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody's around - nobody big, I mean - except me...
    nealbrute nealbrute 22-25, F Aug 20

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    The best books I'd read as a young man, I couldn't really fully understand until I was much older. I think really great books require you to get some life under your belt before...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I am writing a book and I need some ideas of what events should happen in it.
    Spirit567 Spirit567 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    DEAR ABBY: My husband prefers leftovers to sandwiches for his work lunch. He generally takes them in reusable plastic bowls that claim to be dishwasher and microwave safe. After a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    If you want to test a raw egg to see if it is good, put it in a glass of water. If it sinks, it is good. If it is bad, it will float. Use by (date), best by (date) mean very...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Since I was a little girl frowning up, stories fascinated me more than ****.
    Gemma3sahara Gemma3sahara 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 23

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    Can males or females message me their naughty stories so that I can get horny so that I can **********!? I like hardcore something that turns me on!
    mylife291200 mylife291200 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Currently at the library!! I am very happy and content ( well same definition I guess:P) being here. It's been way too long since my last real visit here. Catching up on some...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 27

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