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    Quote Originally Posted by bsaenz24 View Post
    Yeah, I blame LRB because they let the books go out without wearing dustjackets and well...reading happens.
    I felt bad. So until Night Shift arrives, this will be my shelf:

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    Ah, Jeff, I see you're one of *those* people, hm, with your dustjacket spines turned to the back and the gilt titles facing outward?

    Probably one of those people who have the toilet paper come underneath the roll rather than on top, too, I bet.

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    I'm with Jeff on this one. The few slipcases I have are all positioned this way. I figure it helps protect the DJ spine from sun fade.

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    So that is how it happens. I've always wondered.

    Quote Originally Posted by bsaenz24 View Post
    LOL!!! Exactly. They're very close...in fact, were expecting an unsigned gift edition in nine months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben Staad View Post
    So that is how it happens. I've always wondered.
    You see Ben, when two book love each other very much...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonClinton View Post
    Ah, Jeff, I see you're one of *those* people, hm, with your dustjacket spines turned to the back and the gilt titles facing outward?

    Probably one of those people who have the toilet paper come underneath the roll rather than on top, too, I bet.
    My rule: if the slipcase spine is blank, then show the spine of the dust jacket. But if someone has worked incredibly hard to adorn that slipcase spine, then show it to the world AND deliver maximum protection for your books while you're at it. Win win.

    And I don't bother with toilet paper. I only use bidets. Or a garden hose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffingoff View Post
    My rule: if the slipcase spine is blank, then show the spine of the dust jacket. But if someone has worked incredibly hard to adorn that slipcase spine, then show it to the world AND deliver maximum protection for your books while you're at it. Win win.

    And I don't bother with toilet paper. I only use bidets. Or a garden hose.
    Fancy.

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    Jeff gets a shout-out from CD r.e. his review of SLEEPING BEAUTIES:

    https://twitter.com/cemeterydance/st...157049344?s=21

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    It's in the newsletter today, but we have extra SB gift editions if anyone missed out.

    https://www.cemeterydance.com/sleepi...eid=a711291b78
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    Quote Originally Posted by RonClinton View Post
    Jeff gets a shout-out from CD r.e. his review of SLEEPING BEAUTIES:

    https://twitter.com/cemeterydance/st...157049344?s=21
    It's been fun! I really expected King to tweet in response "What is this shit? My lawyer will be in touch."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Hocker View Post
    It's in the newsletter today, but we have extra SB gift editions if anyone missed out.

    https://www.cemeterydance.com/sleepi...eid=a711291b78
    I got one of the SB gift editions. ~Cap
    Books are weapons in the war of ideas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by c marvel View Post
    I got one of the SB gift editions. ~Cap
    Glad you were able to pick one up, congratulations!

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    Quote Originally Posted by c marvel View Post
    I got one of the SB gift editions. ~Cap
    Congrats, Steve! I grabbed one also. I told myself I was going to stay away from GEs but this one is just too nice pass up. And I pretty much still pick up GEs/AGEs from other publishers so

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    Looks like the GE will be here today!

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    My order for the Sleeping Beauties Gift Edition arrived earlier this week. I did not realize that the book was oversized, it's huge and a beauty too. Thanks Dan, Brian, Mindy and Rich.


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    Quote Originally Posted by c marvel View Post
    My order for the Sleeping Beauties Gift Edition arrived earlier this week. I did not realize that the book was oversized, it's huge and a beauty too. Thanks Dan, Brian, Mindy and Rich.


    Cap
    It's a beast, Steve.

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    Finally received my copy of the gift edition and have to agree with all of you. What an awesome looking book and slipcase! The slip case reminds me very much of the one on my copy of the Little Sisters of Eluria. Needless to say, I have shelved them near each other and they look great!

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    Now that the Lettered editions are complete and shipping is there any chance those of us in the cheap seats can see come photos to see what we missed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin View Post
    Now that the Lettered editions are complete and shipping is there any chance those of us in the cheap seats can see come photos to see what we missed?
    Sure. I honestly keep forgetting to take photos. I'll try and do that this afternoon.
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    Finally remembered to take some pictures with my phone. Unfortunately my phone doesn't agree with our lightbox for some reason. I'll try and remember to bring in my good camera on Monday so I can take some good pictures.
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