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PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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5 days a week, 10 hours a day. Wink Haven't been gaming at all this year yet, so have had reading time. Very Happy (That's about to change, just picked up some games on sale at Steam.) (But I think I'll finish my Malazan re-read before I start playing.) (Maybe.) Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Twenty? Do you ever work? Shocked Razz


5 days a week, 10 hours a day. Wink Haven't been gaming at all this year yet, so have had reading time. Very Happy (That's about to change, just picked up some games on sale at Steam.) (But I think I'll finish my Malazan re-read before I start playing.) (Maybe.) Very Happy

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Speed reader then? Or someone with reading time at work? Or a combination of factors?

I certainly can't keep things up at work and home chores and still keep a reading pace like that.

But I do listen to a lot of audio dramas - on my long commute to and from work. So maybe that should count. Wink
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haha, no reading time at work. But yes, I read very quickly. It has its drawbacks. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Near as I can tell, I'm on 89 books this year so far. Bit slow, but there have been several complete re-reads of things like the Malazan books, the Gap, etc.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I haven't been keeping score, but I've been doing a lot of rereading this year. I have an expedition to the bookstore planned for next week, and I'm sure I won't leave empty handed, but in general, I still feel out of the loop from when I worked in a bookstore and would generally read at least one new book per week.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use the "what are you reading" threads to keep score. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I look at those threads and think 'that sounds good, I should read that', and have been really bad at following through with it the past couple of years.

Like Murrin's book club. I really wanted to read all those books, and I think I only read one.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oops, this is a bit out of date. Far as I can tell, I only managed 116 books for 2015.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

And I'm on 19 for 2016 so far.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Goodness, only managed about 75 books last year.

I blame computer games. Probably put 300-400 hours into gaming last year, with a corresponding reduction in my reading time.

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43 so far this year.

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