Do you like to read books?

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Do you like to read books?
Yes, lots! 30%  30%  [ 83 ]
Yes, lots! 36%  36%  [ 100 ]
Sometimes 12%  12%  [ 33 ]
Sometimes 14%  14%  [ 39 ]
No...... because I have difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) 2%  2%  [ 6 ]
No...... because I have difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) 3%  3%  [ 8 ]
Oh my god no way, it sucks! 1%  1%  [ 4 ]
Oh my god no way, it sucks! 1%  1%  [ 4 ]
Total votes : 277

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26 Oct 2012, 2:39 am

For me it's option #4, but that's novels only.



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26 Oct 2012, 10:18 am

Only non fiction ones.



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26 Oct 2012, 10:20 am

Hey_there, do you only like non-fiction books?


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26 Oct 2012, 10:26 am

Why I like books better then talking to people.

1. It’s a safe environment in which to communicate with others.

2. Nobody interrupts the conversation, if you don’t understand you can go back read it again.

3. Good authors will give their reasons for believing what they say. You as the reader can then agree or disagree.

4. If there is a disagreement author can’t walk away from you or say silly things like “I don’t care” or “It’s my opinion that’s not right” Then offer no compelling reasons as to their opinion. *

5. You can read subjects you are interested in and are not subject to being engaged in frivolous chit chat or things that don’t interest you...

6. Books never expect an exchange of pleasantries or asking them how they are doing.

7. Books are not distracted by other things and space out halfway through a conversation.

8. Never have to worry about books misunderstanding you, or misconstruing things you say.

9. Books don’t gossip.

10. Books are always available, at any time of the day. You never have to worry about them saying “I don’t have time for you today.”

* One of my personal favorites.


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26 Oct 2012, 2:27 pm

non-fiction only


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28 Oct 2012, 10:38 am

ObserverGirl_4 wrote:
Hey_there, do you only like non-fiction books?


Yeah I find it hard to understand the fiction ones. I'm never able to understand the characters.



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28 Oct 2012, 5:36 pm

qwertyuiop1994 wrote:
ObserverGirl_4 wrote:
Hey_there, do you only like non-fiction books?


Yeah I find it hard to understand the fiction ones. I'm never able to understand the characters.
Yeah.... too bad most of the books they make/made you read in/for school are fiction. :hmph:


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31 Oct 2012, 5:43 pm

I have a problem with reading books.. I don't know what that is. But I want to read them, they are good sources of information.



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06 Nov 2012, 1:18 pm

i like to read self help and psychology related books only


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06 Nov 2012, 4:03 pm

I prefer Science-Fiction (preferably of the "Golden Age"). Here are 10 reasons why I think books are better than people.

  • A book doesn't get offended when you place it face-down on the nightstand and go to sleep.
  • A book doesn't mind being used at 3:00 AM when insomnia strikes.
  • A book can still make you feel good after you've forgotten about it for 10 years.
  • Buying, selling, and trading books is not illegal (in most countries).
  • My grocery bill remains about the same no matter how many books I have in the house.
  • A book doesn't mind if you highlight its most interesting parts.
  • A book won’t get jealous no matter how many other books I read.
  • Books don’t mind if I'm naked when I hold them.
  • A book will tell me what I want to know, but only when I want to know it.
  • A book will always tell you the same thing, no matter how many times you read it.


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07 Nov 2012, 2:13 pm

Fnord wrote:
I prefer Science-Fiction (preferably of the "Golden Age"). Here are 10 reasons why I think books are better than people.
  • A book doesn't get offended when you place it face-down on the nightstand and go to sleep.
  • A book doesn't mind being used at 3:00 AM when insomnia strikes.
  • A book can still make you feel good after you've forgotten about it for 10 years.
  • Buying, selling, and trading books is not illegal (in most countries).
  • My grocery bill remains about the same no matter how many books I have in the house.
  • A book doesn't mind if you highlight its most interesting parts.
  • A book won’t get jealous no matter how many other books I read.
  • Books don’t mind if I'm naked when I hold them.
  • A book will tell me what I want to know, but only when I want to know it.
  • A book will always tell you the same thing, no matter how many times you read it.


:D :D :D :D


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25 Nov 2012, 1:02 am

I read a lot. I prefer non-fiction ones related to my special interests.


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02 Dec 2012, 12:08 am

hyksos55 wrote:
Why I like books better then talking to people.

1. It’s a safe environment in which to communicate with others.

2. Nobody interrupts the conversation, if you don’t understand you can go back read it again.

3. Good authors will give their reasons for believing what they say. You as the reader can then agree or disagree.

4. If there is a disagreement author can’t walk away from you or say silly things like “I don’t care” or “It’s my opinion that’s not right” Then offer no compelling reasons as to their opinion. *

5. You can read subjects you are interested in and are not subject to being engaged in frivolous chit chat or things that don’t interest you...

6. Books never expect an exchange of pleasantries or asking them how they are doing.

7. Books are not distracted by other things and space out halfway through a conversation.

8. Never have to worry about books misunderstanding you, or misconstruing things you say.

9. Books don’t gossip.

10. Books are always available, at any time of the day. You never have to worry about them saying “I don’t have time for you today.”

* One of my personal favorites.
Nice list. Books are very pleasant to be around :study: . I love the air around a place with alot of books very much :study: . Truly, non-fiction books are easier for me to read, :study: I don' know why. I do love the wonderful stories and worlds fiction brings me into :study: (So cliche :roll: ) So yes, truly, I love books. :study:



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04 Dec 2012, 11:46 am

I love them! I always get lost in them. Completely. My favourite books are those about Harry Potter. They are brilliantly written.


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07 May 2013, 2:40 am

Yes! All the time!


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