Disaster!

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You’ve just dropped your favorite, out-of-print book into a bathtub, ruining it completely … What do you do now?

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!

59 responses

  1. I check on Amazon for a used copy.🙂 If it’s not too expensive, I will try to replace it.

  2. cry. then check online for a replacement copy.

  3. Ooh, yeah. Forgot the crying part. My copy of “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” has sentimental value…I received it as a gift from my high school librarian during the last week of school some years ago!

  4. Why was I reading this in the tub? I mean really? Here is my answer

  5. Oooh this is a fun question! Here’s my BTT!

  6. I go to half.com or paperbackswap to find a used copy for sale or trade.

  7. The thought of it gives me chills. Mine is here
    Booking Through Thursday

  8. Here is my BTT for this week.

  9. Ack! What a horrible, horrible thought!

    My answer is up: http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/2010/09/09/btt-disaster/

    ~MizB

  10. I would never…… Here’s mine.

  11. Disaster is right! Eek! My answer is at The Crowded Leaf.

  12. It’s a positively horrible thought but a great question.
    Here’s my answer

  13. http://fictionfusion.blogspot.com/2010/09/diaster-bbt.html

    there’s mine. LOL…I didn’t even think of replacement. Then again, I guess I get too attached to my books.

  14. I cry, have a heart attack, die a little and search for another copy.

  15. My answer is up – sounds like we all have a similar initial reaction, at least😉

  16. Kristina @ Frazzled Book Nommer
  17. I answered it here – http://bookishardour.wordpress.com/2010/09/10/booking-through-thursday-disaster/

    Good question! Has me just freaking out a little from the thought of it.

  18. Has not happened to me yet. But I imagine I would cry for a moment. Then I would set it out to dry as best I could while calling used stores and hunting for it on line.

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