Hi Sarah, I think that is human nature. I tend to find and scan books I want to read. I have been putting the word out to others that may have books they are done with to scan. Katie Hill Reconnection and Reiki energy healing Get your personal numerology reading Kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx AIM: SStarAngel@xxxxxxx -----Original Message----- From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sarah Van Oosterwijck Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 7:41 PM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: now scanning Actually, I really like Star Trek books, and in this case I am the scanner not the validator. There's no guarantee anyone else will scan the book if I don't. I certainly would not be surprised to find that the no-margine paperback was the only printing of the book made, so the editing is required. I'd sure give up if I didn't care about having the book. :-) I work hard on what i like, but I quickly become a bum and don't attempt to work on books I don't like. Sarah Van Oosterwijck Assistive Technology Trainer http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity ----- Original Message ----- From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 7:46 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: now scanning > Kudos to you for sticking to the book that doesn't > interest you. Apart from the fact that I wouldn't take > a Star Trek book in the first place, seeing in the > library the kind of paper they're published in and > knowing there are people here who really like them, I > think if I ran into problems as you are I'd release it > and post a request for someone more interested to > validate. > > On the other hand, I have occasionally taken a book > that needed me that I didn't really enjoy, and I did > finish. In I found in one case that an well-known > author whose books I thought I should read, I didn't > really care for, so I won't read the others--and in > the case of a non-fiction book, I learned to be really > careful before taking the book. I finally ended up in > that case not doing my usual careful validating job > about half-way through but just doing a spell-check > and eyeballing the page for footnotes and dates--and > hoping I got them all. E has learned my tastes, smile, > and knows which books to suggest I might fix and which > ones she knows I would prefer not to. > > I admire E., too, for tackling the non-fiction books > she does. Maybe they fit her interests, though they > wouldn't mine, but from the varied titles they appear > to be ones with limited general interest that maybe > she takes out of the goodness of her heart. > > Cindy > --- Sarah Van Oosterwijck > <curiousentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > >> I've now scanned and read to page 39 of The Romulan >> Prise by Simon Hawke, >> which is obviously a Star Trek book. The book is >> interesting enough, but >> I'm not having as much fun as I should be having, >> because this paperback >> doesn't have any margine by the binding so the loss >> of a couple characters >> at the binding is ridiculously common. I also keep >> having to fix "Ensign >> To", who is really Ensign Ro. I'm just letting >> everyone know that I am >> working on it and have no intention of being >> defeated. ;-) >> >> I've finished all but the reference pages at the >> back of Ada Blakjack, but >> there are some spots that need fixing. A few pages >> of the book had text >> that wasn't as black as it should have been, so some >> of the page turned out >> badly. I'm glad I had someone to ask about that, >> because the results >> really baffled me. I no longer believe in the >> perfection of books people >> can purchase, because I have found too many >> problems. >> >> Sarah Van Oosterwijck >> Assistive Technology Trainer >> http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity >> >> To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to >> bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject >> line. To get a list of available commands, put the >> word 'help' by itself in the subject line. >> >> > > > > > __________________________________________ > Yahoo! DSL - Something to write home about. > Just $16.99/mo. or less. > dsl.yahoo.com > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. 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