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Best place to sell books to in Canberra?

By Watson 14 November 2012 38

I’m decluttering.

I have a few boxes of books that I want to get rid off.

Can anyone recommend a 2ndhand bookstore that I can sell them to?

Obviously I’m not expecting to get lots for them, but anything is better than nothing atm.

What’s Your opinion?


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Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 5:56 pm 18 Nov 12

Jethro said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Jethro said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Bro, I have read all the walking dead comics, and played a bunch of timesplittrs, left 4 dead AND cod zombies and also all the resident evil games and also a bunch of other zombie stuff. Think I’m sorted!

All that time spent reading comics and playing video games… you’re cardio will be terrible. I’ll be looking for people like you so that I can be the fastest and strongest in the herd of survivors and let the zombies pick off all the slow and weak ones.

I train…WHILE I SLEEP!

You plan on sleeping during the zombie apocalypse?

Much to learn you still have.

I already told you all I learned about zombos!

Have you heard of the baby grenade?

Jethro 4:21 pm 18 Nov 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Jethro said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Bro, I have read all the walking dead comics, and played a bunch of timesplittrs, left 4 dead AND cod zombies and also all the resident evil games and also a bunch of other zombie stuff. Think I’m sorted!

All that time spent reading comics and playing video games… you’re cardio will be terrible. I’ll be looking for people like you so that I can be the fastest and strongest in the herd of survivors and let the zombies pick off all the slow and weak ones.

I train…WHILE I SLEEP!

You plan on sleeping during the zombie apocalypse?

Much to learn you still have.

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 7:55 am 18 Nov 12

Jethro said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Bro, I have read all the walking dead comics, and played a bunch of timesplittrs, left 4 dead AND cod zombies and also all the resident evil games and also a bunch of other zombie stuff. Think I’m sorted!

All that time spent reading comics and playing video games… you’re cardio will be terrible. I’ll be looking for people like you so that I can be the fastest and strongest in the herd of survivors and let the zombies pick off all the slow and weak ones.

I train…WHILE I SLEEP!

Jethro 5:31 am 18 Nov 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Bro, I have read all the walking dead comics, and played a bunch of timesplittrs, left 4 dead AND cod zombies and also all the resident evil games and also a bunch of other zombie stuff. Think I’m sorted!

All that time spent reading comics and playing video games… you’re cardio will be terrible. I’ll be looking for people like you so that I can be the fastest and strongest in the herd of survivors and let the zombies pick off all the slow and weak ones.

TheDancingDjinn 5:58 pm 17 Nov 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Jethro said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Haha survivalists are not know for their knowledge about anything, or even their own common sense.

You’ll be taking those words back when the zombies come.

Bro, I have read all the walking dead comics, and played a bunch of timesplittrs, left 4 dead AND cod zombies and also all the resident evil games and also a bunch of other zombie stuff. Think I’m sorted!

Get on DayZ – it is survival at its best. – i am also prepared for the end, i have a kindle and a whole bunch of paper books i’m never going to get rid of, plus i have the old VHS of all George Romero films for study notes.

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 4:51 pm 17 Nov 12

Jethro said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Haha survivalists are not know for their knowledge about anything, or even their own common sense.

You’ll be taking those words back when the zombies come.

Bro, I have read all the walking dead comics, and played a bunch of timesplittrs, left 4 dead AND cod zombies and also all the resident evil games and also a bunch of other zombie stuff. Think I’m sorted!

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 4:49 pm 17 Nov 12

DrKoresh said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Haha survivalists are not know for their knowledge about anything, or even their own common sense. To fill a book shelf would cost a fortune. 10 kindles cost around 11k. That should be sufficient for a family to last forever. Upgrade to some iPads and you have your entire music collection as well as a library!

Please tell me you meant 100 kindles, or only 1k and not that kindles cost 1.1 thousand dollars each.

Oops lol. Clearly I meant cost around 1.1k.

Jethro 11:29 am 17 Nov 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Haha survivalists are not know for their knowledge about anything, or even their own common sense.

You’ll be taking those words back when the zombies come.

DrKoresh 11:07 am 17 Nov 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Haha survivalists are not know for their knowledge about anything, or even their own common sense. To fill a book shelf would cost a fortune. 10 kindles cost around 11k. That should be sufficient for a family to last forever. Upgrade to some iPads and you have your entire music collection as well as a library!

Please tell me you meant 100 kindles, or only 1k and not that kindles cost 1.1 thousand dollars each.

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 7:23 am 17 Nov 12

Jethro said :

Evil_Kitten said :

voytek3 said :

Have you considered the rubbish bin like normal people? Why does everyone have to make a buck no matter what?

“Normal people” pass on books when they’re finished with them. Whether that’s for free or selling them. It’s not about making a buck. Why on earth would you throw perfectly good books in the bin?!

Sometimes I burn

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

cantanga said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Paper books are for chuds.

Get a kindle.

Sure, kindles are great now but soon they will be useless. When the zombie apocolypse happens and there is no longer electricity then all you will have is one lousy kindle, I will have a nice thick hardback to read… and bash zombie heads with.

But back on topic there is also beyondQ books in curtin.

Take a look at this solar charger I prepared earlier for the exact scenario you mentioned.
You are going to be lugging around a single inefficient book while will own a entire library!

Of course, if you are really preparing for the apocalypse, paper is where its at. Digital is great for now, but what will you do when your kindle crashes and electricity dies.

That’s why all the survivalist forums recommend hoarding information in paper form (preferably in a non-humid store room)

Haha survivalists are not know for their knowledge about anything, or even their own common sense. To fill a book shelf would cost a fortune. 10 kindles cost around 11k. That should be sufficient for a family to last forever. Upgrade to some iPads and you have your entire music collection as well as a library!

Jethro 8:30 pm 16 Nov 12

Evil_Kitten said :

voytek3 said :

Have you considered the rubbish bin like normal people? Why does everyone have to make a buck no matter what?

“Normal people” pass on books when they’re finished with them. Whether that’s for free or selling them. It’s not about making a buck. Why on earth would you throw perfectly good books in the bin?!

Sometimes I burn

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

cantanga said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Paper books are for chuds.

Get a kindle.

Sure, kindles are great now but soon they will be useless. When the zombie apocolypse happens and there is no longer electricity then all you will have is one lousy kindle, I will have a nice thick hardback to read… and bash zombie heads with.

But back on topic there is also beyondQ books in curtin.

Take a look at this solar charger I prepared earlier for the exact scenario you mentioned.
You are going to be lugging around a single inefficient book while will own a entire library!

Of course, if you are really preparing for the apocalypse, paper is where its at. Digital is great for now, but what will you do when your kindle crashes and electricity dies.

That’s why all the survivalist forums recommend hoarding information in paper form (preferably in a non-humid store room)

Spykler 7:25 pm 16 Nov 12

gentoopenguin said :

Jamison Flea Market if you have lots you want to get rid of for cheap, cheap, cheap….

Theonce mighty Trash and Treasure has now been reduced to the status of a fleamarket?

Rusalka 2:50 pm 16 Nov 12

I was in Canty’s on Wednesday with some books to sell. Being before the big summer holidays clean up, they aren’t buying heaps. However if you have some things that sell well or are good find, they usually tend to buy something. You may be able to get a bit of money for some of them before donating.

My problem is that I always end up coming out with more books than I took in. Such a good bookshop…

Watson 2:07 pm 16 Nov 12
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 4:07 pm 15 Nov 12

Watson said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Dante said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Take a look at this solar charger I prepared earlier for the exact scenario you mentioned.
You are going to be lugging around a single inefficient book while will own a entire library!

Sorry to burst your bubble, but any “purchases” from Amazon for a Kindle are rentals, nothng more. Amazon can wipe your entire collection if they so choose, and have done so on a number of occasions to an number of people.

Furthermore, the OP was asking for info on where to get rid of existing paper books, so you’ve added nothing of value to this thread.

embrace technology, dont fear it.

Why on earth do you care so much about how people like their books? Shares in Kindle?

Got ham I wish I did!

I’m just trying to educate.

Evil_Kitten 3:34 pm 15 Nov 12

Kobo > Kindle

Watson 2:56 pm 15 Nov 12

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Dante said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Take a look at this solar charger I prepared earlier for the exact scenario you mentioned.
You are going to be lugging around a single inefficient book while will own a entire library!

Sorry to burst your bubble, but any “purchases” from Amazon for a Kindle are rentals, nothng more. Amazon can wipe your entire collection if they so choose, and have done so on a number of occasions to an number of people.

Furthermore, the OP was asking for info on where to get rid of existing paper books, so you’ve added nothing of value to this thread.

embrace technology, dont fear it.

Why on earth do you care so much about how people like their books? Shares in Kindle?

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 1:27 pm 15 Nov 12

Dante said :

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Take a look at this solar charger I prepared earlier for the exact scenario you mentioned.
You are going to be lugging around a single inefficient book while will own a entire library!

Sorry to burst your bubble, but any “purchases” from Amazon for a Kindle are rentals, nothng more. Amazon can wipe your entire collection if they so choose, and have done so on a number of occasions to an number of people.

Furthermore, the OP was asking for info on where to get rid of existing paper books, so you’ve added nothing of value to this thread.

embrace technology, dont fear it.

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