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7/6/12 4:22 P

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Thanks! That info about the network helps me in making my decision.

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7/6/12 2:33 P

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new Reward-if by Sept 1 I've lost 5% of my weight I will get a kindle

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7/6/12 8:40 A

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I bought a kindle and now have a kindle fire - still use both. Bought the first when I was starting to downsize and move. Just no room for all my books. I like the kindle because for downloading books they have their own network. One of my friends just bought a nook and you have to have wifi to download.

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7/6/12 7:45 A

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I have kindle.....bought when several hundreds $, but loved the large print feature which ment I could read without glasses while on the treadmill......then could easily walk 60 minutes or more after I retired and hurt my knee and could no longer walk in the wilderness'Today I would buy the kindle fire for less than $200

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7/6/12 5:26 A

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I don't have eother....lots of people I know do have them however I prefer books at this point in time...that may change in the future

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7/6/12 3:16 A

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I have a Sony eReader. I got it in 2010 because it was in my price range (i.e. cheap compared to the Kindle which was still several hundred $$ at that time, right before they started dropping the prices).

It works OK for what it is but doesn't have all the bells & whistles - no light for when it is dark, no color, possibly doesn't support magazines (never tried but I doubt it would), etc. I'll keep using it while it works but I wouldn't recommend it unless you're OK with bare bones cheap.

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7/6/12 1:01 A

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I have a Kindle App on my tablet. i've gotten free online books. they were handy when i traveled because i did not need to bring in several books- just my device and the power cord.

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7/6/12 12:38 A

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i also love einsteen and the way he got his ideas I love to travel on the spur of the moment and i love portland oregon, hawaii. I enjoy all forms of art and the galleries


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7/5/12 11:16 P

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Thanks, Spark Friends!

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7/5/12 11:13 P

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even if you use a library e book it sends you to amazon.

when you use amazon just click on the book to make sure it is still free. it will be highlighted. generally when there is a price it will be shown. my library had a nook and after they showed me how to use it (5 minutes) it was easy. i chose kindle because i know people who have one. if you buy a nook from barnes and nobles i am sure they will help you.

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7/5/12 11:07 P

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If you have a Kindle, must you only download from Amazon or can you get books from other places?

Sorry for so many questions, but I finally earned an e-reader and I don't know what kind to get. Thanks for the advice!

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7/5/12 11:02 P

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Another reason I chose Kindle is I can borrow kindle books from my local library for free.

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7/5/12 10:56 P

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i have 2 friends with kindle and you can share books.

also i may need help using the kindle so i have a support system.



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7/5/12 10:41 P

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Hi,
Please share why you decided to go with Kindle over another e-reader.

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7/5/12 10:28 P

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kindle arrived today. downloading free books is weird.

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