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Offline shardulk803

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Why are people lending?
« on: June 13, 2011, 01:40:14 pm »
I am looking forward to borrowing some books. But lenders, are you expecting anything in return?
Because I need to get transfer funds to my CC acount with Amazon I dont have any books yet.
Hopefully it is just a kind gesture by you'll.

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    Offline arshield

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    Re: Why are people lending?
    « Reply #1 on: June 13, 2011, 03:04:44 pm »
    I think the vast majority of lenders are lending because it is a kind gesture.  I am certainly not hoping for anything from it.  Watch for free books, there are lots that are worth reading.

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    Re: Why are people lending?
    « Reply #2 on: June 15, 2011, 01:47:46 pm »
    I lend books because it makes me happy to share good books with people, plain and simple, no strings attached.
    The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.-Jane Austen
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    Re: Why are people lending?
    « Reply #3 on: July 19, 2011, 06:22:11 pm »
    One day you may have a book to lend in return or want to borrow one all in kindness.
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    Re: Why are people lending?
    « Reply #4 on: July 29, 2011, 04:53:18 am »
    I got a book loaned to me on booklending.com and the note said she just wanted to share :-) the book (Hunger Games) is good and I'll probably buy my own to be able to loan out (and read again later too) so I can return the favor :-)


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    Re: Why are people lending?
    « Reply #5 on: September 11, 2011, 09:44:05 am »
    I usually buy my books, but when I go on a big reading spree, it gets expensive...so I try to lend where I can.  Hopefully when I'm looking for that book or two that I want to borrow it will be available!  Sometimes I prefer to borrow a book because I'm not sure I'll like it. 

    I have done lending/borrowing with one of my good friends. We have similar reading tastes and we both read A LOT.  So it's nice to be able to "Trade" back and forth when the books are lendable. 

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    Re: Why are people lending?
    « Reply #6 on: September 14, 2011, 07:23:17 am »
    I haven't borrowed a book yet, but I've lent a few.  Even evil villain masterminds such as myself sometimes have benevolent moments.

    In fact, I just went and posted three more books to loan....
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