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Old 01-08-2012, 05:19 AM   #21
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I'll do that! Great idea. As I said all of these are ones I have collected in order to sell. I keep the ones I am interested in (typically classics). I was going to bring them to a swap meet and sell them there.

One of the books I kept is "The Naked Communist" by W. Cleon Skousen which was signed by the author in 1964 (it is an eleventh edition hardcover printed in 1962). Oh yeah, it came with a copy of a newspaper dated 1/1/1964 titled "We, The People!" published by the National Coalition of American Patriots To help Save America From Socialism". Make an offer on it???

I got home about an hour or so ago and left the 5 boxes in the truck. I'll write up a list of them to post. You all can make offers on them and I can mail them out "book rate" (pretty cheap).
Or id be willing to do some book trading if you are that goes for anyone also.

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Or id be willing to do some book trading if you are that goes for anyone also.

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Another great idea!

One word of caution though, I never expect that I will get a book back once it goes out (just been my unfortunate experience) so it would have to be a remarkable trade for me to send something out. Just being honest.
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Another great idea!

One word of caution though, I never expect that I will get a book back once it goes out (just been my unfortunate experience) so it would have to be a remarkable trade for me to send something out. Just being honest.
Ya same here. But then again some of us was talking bout a communal library for survival books and such at one point and time so maybe.....just another idear

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Oh, I also picked up a copy of "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu. I have heard it is a must read, and it was a freebie, so now it is in my library.
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OK, because of a suggestion I am starting this thread on reading. I don't care for TV or movies, I love to read. This thread is dedicated to people like me.

I'll start off by naming one of my most memorable reading experiences. It was "The Old Man And The Sea" by Ernest Hemingway. I was 13 years old and as I was going to bed one night I took it off the shelf to read in bed before going to sleep. I read it cover-to-cover, finishing at around 2:00 AM. When I finished reading I was absolutely parched, I had to drink about a gallon of water before by thirst was slaked. I have read it again several times since (last time was 30+ years later) but the first time was the best.
After reading a lot of nautical fiction by C.S. Forester and Patrick O'brien, I enjoyed Bernard Cornwell Sharpe's Series beginning with "Sharpe's Rifles." He really made the Napoleonic Wars come to life. Here are some other ideas for manly reading list - Be A Man: Read like a Man.
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Ya same here. But then again some of us was talking bout a communal library for survival books and such at one point and time so maybe.....just another idear

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I do have many survival books but I am not willing to borrow them out. A buddy of mine bought nearly everything that was being put out by Paladin Press and I have all of his volumes (he died before they were needed). If you want though you can come by and read all you want. Of course I would have to blindfold you and bring you to the library bunker, lock you in and leave you there until you are done reading. Fortunately though there is a comfortable toilet and plenty of MRE's and water in the library bunker. No chocolate, video games or pornography though.
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I do have many survival books but I am not willing to borrow them out. A buddy of mine bought nearly everything that was being put out by Paladin Press and I have all of his volumes (he died before they were needed). If you want though you can come by and read all you want. Of course I would have to blindfold you and bring you to the library bunker, lock you in and leave you there until you are done reading. Fortunately though there is a comfortable toilet and plenty of MRE's and water in the library bunker. No chocolate, video games or pornography though.
We were talkin bout people paying half book cost and shipping at the time but who knows.

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The Day after Tomorrow. Awesome book - nothing to do with the movie.
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We were talkin bout people paying half book cost and shipping at the time but who knows.

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I didn't see the thread you are referring to, but in all seriousness I have lost some great books by borrowing them out. Money has absolutely nothing to do with it for me. I would be happy to pass along a duplicate copy if I have one for cost of shipping plus a buck or two for my time.

Speaking of "survival" I think that one of the best things that one can stock away if they have the room is books. If everything goes to Hell in a handbasket the electronic books will not work. Words on paper will survive all but fire and flood. You can read a book without electricity. They will be quite valuable if the SHTF. I am not talking about the survival books, but the classics. If the SHTF and you need a book to tell you how to survive you are going to die.
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I didn't see the thread you are referring to, but in all seriousness I have lost some great books by borrowing them out. Money has absolutely nothing to do with it for me. I would be happy to pass along a duplicate copy if I have one for cost of shipping plus a buck or two for my time.

Speaking of "survival" I think that one of the best things that one can stock away if they have the room is books. If everything goes to Hell in a handbasket the electronic books will not work. Words on paper will survive all but fire and flood. You can read a book without electricity. They will be quite valuable if the SHTF. I am not talking about the survival books, but the classics. If the SHTF and you need a book to tell you how to survive you are going to die.
Yep most of my survival knowledge comes from growing up around vietnam era on to date ex special forces. One is a full blooded blackfoot raised traditionally. I also read anything i can get my hands on about survival just in case i dont already know it.

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