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But even vinyl

dernwyn
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Feb 24 2007, 5:39pm


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But even vinyl [In reply to] Can't Post

is now seeing a mild resurgence. There's something about the crackles and pops of a record played by diamond needle that give the sound a personality. Records will never regain their dominance, but there will always be the undercurrent of those (like me) who prefer them, and those users of electronic music who find themselves "discovering" them.

Similarly, although proper e-readers will be wonderfully convenient - they will be the next step up, from paperbacks - nothing will ever replace the feel and touch of a hard-cover book!

Heh, I got to thinking about the phrase, "be around forever". Electronics will degrade over time, and wear out; but books are still around, that were made centuries ago!


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Subject User Time
Reading literature for fun and saving our culture AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Feb 22 2007, 7:02pm
    setting the example linkin-artelf Send a private message to linkin-artelf Feb 22 2007, 7:21pm
    What a great topic! sherlock Send a private message to sherlock Feb 22 2007, 7:22pm
    **a.s. puts on her maternal-child nurse cap a.s. Send a private message to a.s. Feb 22 2007, 7:30pm
        (((a.s.))) Well, AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Feb 22 2007, 7:39pm
        I know what you mean re: sherlock Send a private message to sherlock Feb 22 2007, 8:05pm
        *mods WAY up* Hear! Hear! Brava! Author! etc. [nt] Advising Elf Send a private message to Advising Elf Feb 22 2007, 8:53pm
    Great thread; lots of thoughts. Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Feb 22 2007, 8:43pm
        Ramble on, Auntie! ;o) Advising Elf Send a private message to Advising Elf Feb 22 2007, 8:56pm
        Slightly OT: The library issue Timbo_mbadil Send a private message to Timbo_mbadil Feb 22 2007, 9:10pm
            They are - or, they try to be dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Feb 23 2007, 1:22pm
                It's not literature, it's books. Pukel-man Send a private message to Pukel-man Feb 24 2007, 4:03am
                    But even vinyl dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Feb 24 2007, 5:39pm
            Don't know so much about the current generation of kids, Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Feb 23 2007, 2:04pm
    I'm not really sure if this is appropriate Timbo_mbadil Send a private message to Timbo_mbadil Feb 22 2007, 9:01pm
    Well Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Feb 22 2007, 9:45pm
    nothing new under the sun Luthien Rising Send a private message to Luthien Rising Feb 23 2007, 1:00am
        Reading for fun (agreeing with Lu) Penthe Send a private message to Penthe Feb 23 2007, 1:37am
            mom's verbal ability is the key a.s. Send a private message to a.s. Feb 23 2007, 2:56am
                Interesting information Penthe Send a private message to Penthe Feb 23 2007, 3:14am
                    can't find the one I really want to reference a.s. Send a private message to a.s. Feb 23 2007, 3:25am
                        Is this it? Kimi Send a private message to Kimi Feb 23 2007, 7:23am
                            Certainly an interesting one Penthe Send a private message to Penthe Feb 23 2007, 9:11am
                I think that's the key Annael Send a private message to Annael Feb 23 2007, 4:52am
                This has evolved into an interesting discussion. Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Feb 23 2007, 2:18pm
                    Speaking to kids on an adult level AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Feb 23 2007, 2:52pm
        good points, however Tolchemist Send a private message to Tolchemist Feb 24 2007, 1:58am
    My contribution... Morrowdim Send a private message to Morrowdim Feb 23 2007, 1:52am
    I'm really not surprised... CAhobbit Send a private message to CAhobbit Feb 23 2007, 3:34am
    Sadly... diedye Send a private message to diedye Feb 23 2007, 4:27am
        Kids and reading Gandalf's Hat Send a private message to Gandalf's Hat Feb 23 2007, 4:58am
    And then it was gone Hengist Send a private message to Hengist Feb 23 2007, 4:54pm
        I had wondered Wynnie Send a private message to Wynnie Feb 23 2007, 5:59pm
    *I* read literature. Eventides Send a private message to Eventides Feb 23 2007, 6:30pm
    You can lead children to books Elanor Send a private message to Elanor Feb 23 2007, 6:51pm
        The same thing happened to me with music Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Feb 23 2007, 8:31pm
            kids are their own people Annael Send a private message to Annael Feb 24 2007, 2:27am
    It's sad. Tolchemist Send a private message to Tolchemist Feb 24 2007, 2:50am

 
 
 

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