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Postby bigjimblue » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:16 pm

I am a baseball fanatic! I am NOT an avid reader, except for the Bible. For my birthday I received a copy of the book "Moneyball". I was enjoying SO MUCH until about two-thirds through it, about 35 pages are missing. Since each chapter builds to the next one, I am SO disgusted! Now I know why I am not an avid reader. This is enough to make one quit. Has anyone else had this unfortunate experience with "Moneyball"? Thanks.
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby CheeseBeger » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:18 pm

I've never had an issue with a book where pages were missing. But I have have about 30 pages repeated. It is a function of who ever the printer is, not Moneyball itself.
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby Snakes Gould » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:37 pm

bigjimblue wrote:I am a baseball fanatic! I am NOT an avid reader, except for the Bible. For my birthday I received a copy of the book "Moneyball". I was enjoying SO MUCH until about two-thirds through it, about 35 pages are missing. Since each chapter builds to the next one, I am SO disgusted! Now I know why I am not an avid reader. This is enough to make one quit. Has anyone else had this unfortunate experience with "Moneyball"? Thanks.


lol what does that have to do with reading. ask for the receipt from the person you got the book from and return it for a different copy. no big deal.
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby thedude » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:39 pm

I don't think the book store would have a huge problem with you returning a "broken" book.
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby greenandgold » Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:28 pm

I would suggest never reading another book, it just seems like too much trouble. Or just stick to the bible, that book is always published in entirety ;-)
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby ZAZ » Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:44 pm

LOL. Yes, I too suggest you give up on this "reading" crap until they've perfected the new technology of book printing.

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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby hot4tx » Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:45 pm

Reading has been scientifically proven to be the second leading cause of global warming and cancer. Just say no. !+)
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby RunReyesRun » Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:47 pm

Been thinking about reading this one for a while now, just haven't gotten around to it. Hopefully my copy won't miss 30 pages lol!
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby horatio » Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:48 pm

So you don't read much except for the bible and you don't want to read much because you think that authors have a nasty habit of just leaving sections out of their own book to mess with you huh?

That's interesting. Why do I hear the chants of "Four more years" ringing in the background?
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Re: Moneyball Bummer

Postby wkelly91 » Sat Dec 08, 2007 6:55 am

I had the same problem...took it back and the clerk said if I read those pages he would have to kill me.. 8-o

Just kidding...take it back...great book! ;-D
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