[clug] Surplus books
bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Wed Feb 20 00:41:57 GMT 2008
We _could_ run a "lightning swap meet" ala LCA 2008 (just bring your
pre-loved gear/books etc. along and someone can distribute it to the
people gathered as they "bid" for it). Only pre-requisite is that there
is a firm undertaking that nothing gets left behind - if you bring it
and no-one else wants it, you take it away again!
Daniel Rose wrote:
> Brad Hards wrote:
>> On Tuesday 19 February 2008 08:06:16 pm Mike Carden wrote:
>>> I bet that if you brought them along to CLUG, you'd be very unlikely
>>> to be taking any home.
>> I've previously brought magazines and books to CLUG. About a year
>> later I cleaned them off the top of the old projector, and put them in
>> the hopper outside.
> It all depends on the books. I still have "Oh My! Modula-2!" and I
> expect that no CLUGers would want that in a pink fit, but "The Cuckoo's
> Egg" would be snapped up.
> I'll be at the next CLUG if I can and there's at least 5 books on your
> list I'd find useful. Should we ALL pool our shelf hoggers together,
> take what we each want and donate the rest collectively to lifeline?
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