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#107 - jeffwamwam (05/05/2013) [-]
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User avatar #104 - katiexxlove (05/05/2013) [-]
should have used an iPad. They are already ****
#100 - ghouleyed (05/05/2013) [-]
**ghouleyed rolled a random image posted in comment #27 at Feels ** I allways keep some extra ipads to wipe ass with
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#88 - Lintutu (05/05/2013) [-]
but..i LIKE paper books and sticky notes
#87 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
Books master race.

Plebeian ******* be like "It saves space, I can have a whole library on my kindle fire where I buy dildos!"

#81 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
EMMA!
#76 - ishotthedeputy (05/05/2013) [-]
THIS IS EXACTLY WHY A PRE-DEFECATION CHECKLIST IS NECESSARY. Step 1: Make sure you have at least one stall in between another person. Step 2: Make sure door locks properly. Step 3: Check for pee stains. Step 4: Check for TP. Step 5: Beware of the over-sensitive motion sensor. Step 6: Check creakiness of the seat. If all of those are in order, you're ready to go. You're welcome
User avatar #65 - geril (05/05/2013) [-]
Machintos:
IPaper and IPaper 2 (same, but longer)
#58 - cazabrow (05/05/2013) [-]
who 						****					 sits down without noticing there's no toilet paper...?
who **** sits down without noticing there's no toilet paper...?
#91 to #58 - schneidend (05/05/2013) [-]
I've done it at least once. I assume the other times were so traumatic I repressed them.
#84 to #58 - alihilalk (05/05/2013) [-]
when you gotta **** you gotta ****
User avatar #79 to #58 - mooderp (05/05/2013) [-]
Said no one ever.
User avatar #46 - swedishviking ONLINE (05/05/2013) [-]
you can't wipe **** with **** .
User avatar #43 - beroty (05/05/2013) [-]
If it's an Mac or anything related to apple
you can use it
because that's how you use an apple
User avatar #34 - itrinx (05/05/2013) [-]
It's actually a french commercial for toilet paper.
User avatar #85 to #34 - robotvoice (05/05/2013) [-]
I see nobody surrendering here.
#111 to #85 - itrinx (05/05/2013) [-]
The old legend says that the white flag was made of paper. The paper is white.
The old legend says that the white flag was made of paper. The paper is white.
User avatar #22 - msrdotwozero (05/05/2013) [-]
Who doesnt check before they sit down
#96 to #22 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
Zomg i'm so awesome
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User avatar #64 to #22 - cristianpopescu (05/05/2013) [-]
When diarrhea is pushing with the force of a thousand suns, you don't have time to check out anything
User avatar #51 to #22 - areialview (05/05/2013) [-]
People who use the bible instead
#74 to #51 - iowndemostest (05/05/2013) [-]
Definitely one of the greatest stories I've ever read.
Definitely one of the greatest stories I've ever read.
#62 to #51 - ogomer (05/05/2013) [-]
Thanks for reminding me of that one.
#25 to #22 - gabrielgray (05/05/2013) [-]
I've forgotten a couple of times.

Oh, those shameful times....
User avatar #38 to #25 - sirbutterballs (05/05/2013) [-]
That's why the bathroom supplies closet is next to the bathroom in my house
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#16 - jaigurudevaom (05/05/2013) [-]
I think people use technology where it really isn't needed    
What's wrong with reading a proper book?
I think people use technology where it really isn't needed
What's wrong with reading a proper book?
#101 to #16 - starshroom ONLINE (05/05/2013) [-]
this girl agrees
User avatar #93 to #16 - Jameshaich (05/05/2013) [-]
I like reading, hate reading books?
Uncomfortable to hold, if you lie it down it sometimes flips pages, can't read em in the dark. Can;t adjust the size of text.
User avatar #75 to #16 - scorcho ONLINE (05/05/2013) [-]
from a logical point of view, e-book readers are definatly an improvement. You can fit an entire library into your pocket, you don't need to cut down trees for the books, etc. If you think about it, a traditional book is nothing more than a primitive data storing device. Of course there is nothing wrong with reading a traditional book, the same way there is nothing wrong with using a oldschool typewriter instead of a notebook.However, the e-book is a full-fledged technological improvement.
User avatar #90 to #75 - elcreepo (05/05/2013) [-]
Yes, but I see it as similar to how amazon does its instant videos: no refunds, and subject to change at any time.

In Amazon instant's terms of use policy (read it to see whether or not I could legally upload it somewhere else for others to enjoy for free) it specifically says that all you've bought is the right to watch that video online, and should those who hold copyright decide to withdraw an episode or movie from amazon, then you loose it with no refund.

I'm not sure though if it works like that with the books, but I imagine it does. I'd rather have a hard copy anyway for antiquity's sake (some books are worth pretty large sums now due to being out of print, ect). And you can't take the hard copy from me because like with a DVD, I bought that, it's mine and only if I kill someone with it can you take it away.
User avatar #97 to #90 - niedzielan (05/05/2013) [-]
What amazon does with the books is: once you buy a book, you can send it to any one of your devices (kindle, andoid device with kindle reader, kindle for pc, etc) and read it from there. You can't (legally) transfer books between devices AFAIK, but you can download it to any of them whenever you want.
I'm not aware if they can remotely delete books from your reader, though it's quite likely. You can, of course, remove the DRM yourself and take it wherever you want and convert it to other formats, etc. and they can't do a thing about it. I believe there is something about them not being able to sue you as long as you don't distribute them, but you'd have to check.
There also are places where you can download books for free (the legal kind of free), which by definition don't have any DRM on them.

Personally I prefer real books. There just isn't anything quite like the feel of the pages or the smell of a musky old book. However, it's hard to carry around thousands of normal books in your pocket. You could download and carry around more books than would fit in your entire house. There's also the remembering where you last read up to, font options for optimising reading (eg if your sight is bad, you can just have large font instead of having to hope that someone has made a large-print version of a book you want). It's incredibly useful.
User avatar #99 to #97 - elcreepo (05/05/2013) [-]
What of blind people?

Kindle and other companies should really make a newfangled reader for them, and when that happens I'll accept that e-readers are quite impressive, but until then I'll stay traditional. Even with an e-reader I'll probably always keep on hand my own private collection of many years, just in case.
User avatar #103 to #99 - niedzielan (05/05/2013) [-]
Some readers (like the US kindle, but not the UK one) have a text to speech option. This probably isn't ideal, as I don't think it works in menus, but once they start reading a book they should be fine. I can't imagine braille technology to be particularly hard to implement, but there's probably not enough demand to do so.

For normal books, they'd either have to get someone else to read it out for them or wait for a braille version. Very few books are in braille, usually only popular books or classics. Again, due to a lack of demand.

I agree with you on keeping normal books. You should see my library at home. I frequently like to just sit down in my chair and read for hours on end. If I can, I prefer to get real books, but there's sometimes practicality issues. If I'm going on a 6-week holiday, I'd have to take 30-odd books (I'm an extremely fast reader) and there isn't always room to take that many.
#71 to #16 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
I think the fact that it matters at all which one you use makes you all douchebags.
User avatar #50 to #16 - smokekusheveryday (05/05/2013) [-]
i prefer a good proper book i like the feel of when i turn the pages
User avatar #49 to #16 - daentraya (05/05/2013) [-]
I live in denmark and want all my books in English and i think it's easier to just get a reader so i dont have to buy them all?
#21 to #16 - luckybastard (05/05/2013) [-]
I think people use technology where it really isn't needed   
What's wrong with riding a proper carriage?
I think people use technology where it really isn't needed
What's wrong with riding a proper carriage?
User avatar #18 to #16 - aahrg (05/05/2013) [-]
>costs more
>heavier
>can't read in dark
User avatar #45 to #18 - geomancer (05/05/2013) [-]
I will gladly switch to ebooks when and if they can emulate the tactile sensation of turning paper pages. Godly bonus points if they can get the smell...
User avatar #28 to #18 - potrsr (05/05/2013) [-]
>ipad is 300€, a book is from 10€(depends on ********* of things for a price)
>never runs out of battery, ever
>if you're lost and have a book you can tore pages out and use it for fire
>when reading ebooks in dark, eyes hurt more then reading w/ light on
>can bitchslap anyone with out braking it plus bonus damage if papercut
>ipad can bitchslap anyone but only once, then its useless
>people dont have you for ''that'' guy for using ebooks all the time

its kind a ironc that i said why books are better when i mostly use ebooks if it has to be a book. -.-
User avatar #29 to #28 - aahrg (05/05/2013) [-]
e-reader is 50$, books for it are 15$ at the MOST, most are less than 5$... you're spending less as long as you read more than 3 books....
User avatar #32 to #29 - potrsr (05/05/2013) [-]
but you never read just 3 books. but its not all in prize, both have cons&pros. Its like console war, no this one is better cuz of x reason and response is that that is better for 3.14 reason (dont know how to make pi symbol, but you get the point)
User avatar #40 to #32 - aahrg (05/05/2013) [-]
yeah, you read more than 3, which means you are saving even more money
User avatar #57 to #40 - potrsr (05/05/2013) [-]
you dont get it what im trying to say, do you?
#27 to #18 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
And somehow we did fine for thousands of years.
User avatar #19 to #18 - aahrg (05/05/2013) [-]
>takes up more space
>can't listen to music without a seperate device
>can't change font size
User avatar #20 to #19 - aahrg (05/05/2013) [-]
>can't get recommendations besides those sponsored by publisher
>you need to physically go to a store to buy them
>they can run out of stock
User avatar #92 to #20 - elcreepo (05/05/2013) [-]
>can be taken away if a copyright holder decides to remove ebooks rights to use their product
>takes as much space
>Worth less in antiquity than a regular book
>doesn't smell or feel as good
>supports laziness (go to the ******* store and get some fresh air)
>allows potential for the government to start monitoring what books you can and cannot get
>laptops can provide recommendations, and even without them there's this thing on the back of a book called a summary that tells you if you will like the book or not
>Blind people require books in braille
>Audiobooks are available

As a library user since I was a small child, I think I'll stick to regular books.
#2 - mudkipfucker (05/04/2013) [-]
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**** Ipads

(I wish I knew how to edit gifs)
User avatar #110 to #2 - mkchillin (05/05/2013) [-]
I'm an android fanboy (love the s3) but have so far not encountered a tablet that beats the iPad, which I love so dearly. It simply has the best display, build, battery life, power, optimized apps and software/hardware support of any tablet on the market.

But yeah, they're fragile, as you pointed out, which is why mine is protected
#102 to #2 - uberender (05/05/2013) [-]
I'm pretty sure there's an app for that.
User avatar #59 to #2 - welfarekid (05/05/2013) [-]
I felt like this was directed to me cause I'm on an iPad.
See.
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#83 to #59 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
You can't do that in mobiles from 2005.
#24 to #2 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
And paper beats rock.
User avatar #14 to #2 - arsyro (05/05/2013) [-]
i can edit gifs
User avatar #12 to #2 - animedudej ONLINE (05/05/2013) [-]
get a flesh light then, you cant do everything with an ipad, moron
#5 to #2 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
Don't like them?
Don't get one.
User avatar #10 to #5 - hydromatic (05/05/2013) [-]
He just said " **** Ipads", if i were to guess, i'd say he won't.

Pointless comment on your part.
#4 to #2 - muffinssnuffims (05/05/2013) [-]
Is this real?

I mean... My ipad survived drops like that hundreds of times. It got to the point where I would just throw it around pretty much everywhere.
#8 to #7 - muffinssnuffims (05/05/2013) [-]
Thanks. I guess they make 'em a bit different these days.

The completely flat drop is by far the worst though, and pretty uncommon. Most of the time they fall on their corners or sides, so that's probably part of it.

They picked probably the worst thing to try for their small sample. That said, my old ipad did survive several such drops with no real problems so they probably do make them different these days... oh well.
User avatar #9 to #8 - amegaara (05/05/2013) [-]
dude whats with all the OH THEY PROBABLY MAKE EM DIFFERENT THESE DAYS

maybe your ipad was dropped on carpet or ciramic they dropped the one in the video on concrete with pebbles on it so yeah
#31 to #9 - muffinssnuffims (05/05/2013) [-]
I've dropped mine on the hard concrete of my garage a bunch of times, as well as on the patio which is more rough in texture and has pebbles if that matters to you.

I'm not kidding when I said I had a super-indestructo-pad. Idk if I just got lucky, but that thing simply refused to break. It's got a whole bunch of dents and crap in the case though.
#86 to #31 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
I know what you mean, and I've heard it sometimes has to do with the glass, and if you get lucky with it. Me and my brother both have an iphone 4s, and I never use a case, and I've dropped it hundreds of times, and once while i was pulling out of my pocket in a parking lot it literally flew out of my hand and hit the asphalt, and not a crack. Later my brother had it fall out of the car door when he opened it, so that's like 2 feet off the ground, and it cracked right down the middle. And it had a case on it. So yeah, I guess I just got lucky.
#15 to #9 - milkyshizznits (05/05/2013) [-]
He's got the iPad 64. If it stops working you can just blow in the cartridge and it'll be good as new.
#6 to #4 - muffinssnuffims (05/05/2013) [-]
Ok... what's with the red thumbs?

Just a question... not saying it isn't real just wondering if I lucked out with a super indestructible one or something...

Maybe it's because mine was a different generation... the casing was a little different...
User avatar #3 to #2 - icameheretotroll (05/05/2013) [-]
There's ipad protector ***** i think you put them in the Ipad's corners and when it falls it just bounces off
#1 - admit (05/04/2013) [-]
****					 modern Technology
**** modern Technology
#47 to #1 - amfxii (05/05/2013) [-]
admit it, you're using it.
#13 to #1 - anonymous (05/05/2013) [-]
But dude ... you're using modern technology.
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