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Old 19th August 2006, 01:54 AM   #1
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Default Ok SY...You Win

Having spent the entirety of my adult life shopping flea marts, library sales, yard sales, and the occasional used book stores for book bargains (the printed word rarely has a “best used before” date after all), I have been loathe to buy a new book.

You finally broke me down.

After reading "buy Morgan Jones Valve Amplifiers" for the thirty-umpteenth-millionth time, I took out the plastic, and with trembling hands, ordered it from Amazon. Not only is it the only new book I can remember buying (really), it is hands down the most I have spent on one.

I feel smarter already, and have experienced the unexpected side effect of having a nasty skin condition spontaneously clearing up.

I’m sure I will soon be thanking you.
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Old 19th August 2006, 02:07 AM   #2
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Hi valveitude,
You will not be sorry. One of the best books I have purchased. I am reading it yet again in sections.

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Old 19th August 2006, 02:36 AM   #3
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You will not regret it. If you do, I'll be happy to take it off your hands before my current copy (autographed) falls apart.

BTW, I did a short review on Amazon.
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Old 19th August 2006, 02:38 AM   #4
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Hi Chris,

I'm sure your right.

I predict I’ll be bangin’ the ‘ol noggin on my bench when I realize I should have bought it long ago.

I have read numerous times, by people far more learned than I (you and SY for two), that it is very digestible, and a veritable encyclopedia of glow bug knowledge…I’m just too dang obstinate (not to mention cheap) at times for my own good.

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Old 19th August 2006, 02:45 AM   #5
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Hi Stuart,

Seems we be postin’ at the same time

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If you do, I'll be happy to take it off your hands before my current copy (autographed) falls apart.
Somehow I think this scenario unlikely. I assume there is a good reason my search for a used copy has been in vain. Seems once people get your hands on it, they’re not likely to relinquish the grip.

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That book kept me from posting stupid things here in the forum
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Old 19th August 2006, 06:47 AM   #7
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Old 19th August 2006, 07:17 AM   #8
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That book kept me from posting stupid things here in the forum
I knew I should have bought it sooner!!
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Hi Casey, I just got it a few weeks ago... and I'm still in the formulas
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Hmmmm... So I got curious, and looked around for this book.

Although it is available in South Africa, it is still cheaper for me to buy it from Amazon.com rather than from our own online suppliers.

I took the plunge :-)

All the Exxperts here can't be wrong!
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