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I Skip Ahead In the Book I'm Reading

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    With No Evident Motive

    When I buy a book I have a habit of reading the first page and then flicking through the remainder of the book, from front to back. I look at random words and sentences that could possibly hold no significance to the plot until I get to that stage.  It is more a checking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Always !

    Always .. Whether it's abook , a mag , or a newspaper . I can call my self a " rushy " person , so i don't really like to wait at all , esp when it's a really boring introduction or something like that . I really wanna change that , cause alot of times , i find my self...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    Just a Little Peek

    I do this when I really want to know what happens, but don't have very much time to read.  I tell myself that I'm only going to take a little peek to satisfy my curiousity, and then I'll put the book away.  But I always end up reading way more than I planned, and before...
    fiskepudding fiskepudding 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2008

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    Gettin' Lazy

    ...before i used to read at least 4 books a week. Now i barely read one a fortnight and even get impatient reading that. I skip through to essential plot details and sometimes to the end, then i give up. i wish i could go back to enjoying reading again
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Sep 29, 2008

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    NO!!

    I never, NEVER do that. It spoils the entire book. I didn't learn that way and I'm too old to start now. Anyone who does that to a good book either doesn't REALLY like to read or is lazy. And I have read HUNDREDS in my lifetime. A
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 14, 2013

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    I'm ugly. Very very ugly. 😐
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