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Today’s question comes from Conspiracy-Girl:
I’m still relatively new to this meme so I’m not sure if this has been asked yet, but I’m curious how many of us write notes in our books. Are you a Footprint Leaver or a Preservationist?


Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

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84 responses

  1. Only one way to go for me, which you can find out right here. Happy BTT! :D

  2. Here’s mine.

    Happy BTT!

  3. Happy BTT, hope everyon have a good Thursday!

    Julia-Yen

  4. To every thing, there is a season… Here’s my reply and hello Conspiracy Girl. I love your name, of course.

    Cereal box reader: Book markers BTT#links

  5. [...] come upon us, I swear my weeks just fly by me. But with every Thursday there is, at least, a new Booking Through Thursday question. I’m curious how many of us write notes in our books. Are you a Footprint Leaver or a [...]

  6. Glad to be back! Here is mine!

  7. I’m up and my answers are here, along with a link to a super contest!!

  8. Happy BTT, everyone! Here’s mine

  9. Only a little late . . . my answer is here.

  10. [...] Booking Through Thursday Posted on November 15, 2007 by lisamm Preservatives November 15, [...]

  11. http://xinef.livejournal.com/166703.html

    If I’m going to lend a book, I will either put in a book plate, use a “from the library of” stamp, or just write my name in the book. Other than that, I don’t write in books. Textbooks excluded, of course, where I often highlighted or underlined important sections for later studying.

  12. Good question…here’s my response.

    Happy Thursday!

  13. Great question. I’m new to BTT and love the idea. Here’s my answer: http://penningprose.bravejournal.com/entry/28878

  14. Thanks for the great question. My post is up here:

    http://awty.blogspot.com/

  15. Here is my answer. Have a great Thursday everyone! :)

  16. It would be nice to see a poll on this and compare the numbers! Here is my response.

  17. I write a little in books. Here is my answer.

  18. Better late than never. Happy BTT everyone.

  19. I’ve never been able to bring myself to write in a book, not even a text book, not even in pencil. The most I can do is yellow text with a highlighter. Just the thought of writing in a book makes me cringe.

  20. Oi it’s Friday but my post is up.

  21. Here is mine! Happy Reading!

  22. Here’s mine. Sorry I was late this week!

  23. I’ve started a new non-directory directory just for memes. Please visit the site if you’d like to submit any memes for a free listing.
    Hope to see you there!
    Thanks.

  24. I’m very, very late, but I’ve finally posted my reply. Read it here.

  25. http://lifeasiknowit-lisa.blogspot.com/

    Ok here is my response. Only a week late. Sorry!

  26. Interesting question, pity I’m rather more than a week late, but I have only just found the blog. (Will definitely be back.)

    I am a one hundred percent preservationist. I almost never annotate or write notes of any sort, even in paperbacks. I often feel very strongly how useful, even convenient, it would be to do so, but cannot bring myself to do the deed. It’s something deep inside to do with a feeling for books. I cannot bear to see them mistreated in any way – e.g. thumbed, bent back round their spines etc

  27. [...] Booking Through Thursday comes from Conspiracy-Girl: I’m curious how many of us write notes in our books. Are you a [...]

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