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    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    This reminds me of an old saying:

    After having purchased a second family car, some German intellectuals consider to buy a second book.
    This has been noticed as an increasing trend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davesellars View Post
    Perhaps she meant to say... "Ideally keep less than 30 astronomy books" - That might be feaible... just (makes quick count...). A 30 book limit would be impossible even if I do also use e-books (although I do prefer to read proper printed books.

    My kids produce clutter from no-where within a very short space of time... In fact the amount of clutter produced is inversly proportinal to the amount of tidiness or de-clutter attempted beforehand.
    I'm well over double the target mark in astro book, we'll not even mention the Sci Fi collection.
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    Default Re: This woman must be stopped

    Meh. Just another self-help fad. Tony Robbins, etc.

    I will say this though - excessive clutter can cause a certain level of stress and impair one's efficiency. Just have to separate the wheat from the chaff in her program.
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    Default Re: This woman must be stopped

    Buy a book? Why? I have already got one!
    Thirty books? What does she think I am? A University?

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    30 books? I have about 500! Lol! I love the smell of books especially old books. I just can't picture myself sitting in my recliner, in front of a cozy fire, swiping my finger across an Ebook screen! Bill
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    Default Re: This woman must be stopped

    Hello all,

    I have been collecting books on philosophy, history and natural sciences since my young times,
    but not so much the novels, as my parents told me not to read for fun, but to learn.
    So, it happened that I have got some old prints, as shown in the attachment.

    My wife buys and reads novels for fun, 2 books per month on average.

    Best,

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcj380 View Post
    Meh. Just another self-help fad. Tony Robbins, etc.

    I will say this though - excessive clutter can cause a certain level of stress and impair one's efficiency. Just have to separate the wheat from the chaff in her program.
    Depends on the clutter. The boss can assess my current mental state by looking at the garage....
    Maybe I'm part avian & comfortable in my aerie.

    Quote Originally Posted by John Baars View Post
    Buy a book? Why? I have already got one!
    Thirty books? What does she think I am? A University?
    The heck with a University Library, I'm going for the Amazon warehouse.

    Quote Originally Posted by burris View Post
    30 books? I have about 500! Lol! I love the smell of books especially old books. I just can't picture myself sitting in my recliner, in front of a cozy fire, swiping my finger across an Ebook screen! Bill
    Does anything beat the smell of a used book store in an old residence?

    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    Hello all,

    I have been collecting books on philosophy, history and natural sciences since my young times,
    but not so much the novels, as my parents told me not to read for fun, but to learn.
    So, it happened that I have got some old prints, as shown in the attachment.

    My wife buys and reads novels for fun, 2 books per month on average.

    Best,

    JG
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    Default Re: This woman must be stopped

    Yes, she must be stopped. Bad grammar. Should have been "...keep fewer than twenty books". Please excuse any grammatical errors in this post.
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