Let's play 'Spot the Errors!"

sandjtilley at comcast.net sandjtilley at comcast.net
Fri Sep 9 08:01:07 EDT 2005


Sharon, a wonderful idea, I too would be pleased to offer some titles to those replacing  a collection. Scott

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> Scot, John et al: 
> 
> I looked at the auction and although it contains many mistakes, I do 
> not think it was deliberately deceptive, unlike some other ML auctions. 
> Being an individual who has been guilty of numerous typographical errors 
> in my lifetime, I'm particularly uncomfortable with throwing stones in 
> that area. 
> 
> Here's an idea for an alternative game. It's called "Replace that 
> Collection!" At least two members of this list (and probably several 
> more) have likely sustained major damage from Katrina to their houses and 
> by extension their ML collections. If someone were to privately contact 
> these people and find out what has been lost, we could embark on a group 
> project to help them replace the titles. If everyone just provided one 
> title, we could accumulate quite a few. Of course, we'll have to wait a 
> few weeks to start since books may not be at the top of people's needs for 
> a while. All of us are probably giving money to the Red Cross or 
> similar organizations, but this is a way to do something that is 
> meaningful for this list, for dogeared members, or both. 
> 
> Sharon 
> 
> 
> On Thu, 8 Sep 2005, Scot Kamins wrote: 
> 
> > 
> > On Sep 8, 2005, at 5:27 PM, wrote: 
> > 
> > > Well, he (she) got this right for sure: "The dustjacket is not in 
> > > good condition" 
> > > 
> > > How about an autographed photo of Charlie the Lab instead of 
> > > Bragging Rights? 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > A literary paw print? 
> > 
> > 
> > Scot Kamins 
> > ........................ 
> > 
> > "We must be the change we want to see in the world." ~ Gandhi 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> 
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