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    would you read a book if someone paid you to?

    i think i would.

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    You mean a specific book or just a book in general? Either way, yes.
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    yes i think i would. i love money and reading isn't horrible enough

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam View Post
    yes i think i would. i love money and reading isn't horrible enough

    for me, it's this book. so i can learn to unfuck my shit and adult like a boss.

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    would love to have extra motivation to read. usually only read on holidays, especially fiction, otherwise its usually time i would rather spend in front of a screen

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    Sure. I average 3-4 books a month already. Wouldn't mind getting paid to read them.
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    Four figure sum (in euros) or gtfo.

    Not that I dislike reading, but if I was being bribed into reading (or a lot of things tbh), I would want quite a large sum of money

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    I used to love reading, but I haven't read regularly in a while. yeah I'd read if I was paid though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snorky View Post
    Four figure sum (in euros) or gtfo.
    If it were a book like Men of Good Will, I would probably want at least a few thousand dollars to read it.

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    No.I don’t like feeling forced to do anything even if I’m being reimbursed monetarily.
    I enjoy reading and I have read many a book in my day.Not to flex but I’ve read 5 books this month.

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    Depends on the topic, quality and length of the book. I read Ulysses for my college degree, but the way the maintenance loan works, I was being loaned enough money to pay rent at the time I was reading it. I would never read something like that for $20. I'm either interested enough to read it or I'm not. Books I'm on the fence about, generally if you hand me a free copy I'll get to it.
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    I'd read a book whether I was paid or not, so that would just be free money.

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    Definitely would depend on what it's about and the length also how would they truly determine if you read the entire thing, I've never cheated on a quiz but...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrumbBum View Post
    Definitely would depend on what it's about and the length also how would they truly determine if you read the entire thing, I've never cheated on a quiz but...
    Maybe ask them a series of questions about minor details from the book that are not covered in Wikipedia articles and they have to answer a certain amount to prove they read the book cover to cover?

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    That would be an unfair disadvantage for people with memory recall impairments like me.

    That’s why I never want to be a teacher; I couldn’t bear to cause misery and pain in students with my difficulties.

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    Depends on the book.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam View Post
    yes i think i would. i love money and reading isn't horrible enough
    I am reading a book as I write this.

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    Does it have pictures?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lolcats1 View Post
    for me, it's this book. so i can learn to unfuck my shit and adult like a boss.
    But everyone else is just flying by the seat of their pants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jim View Post
    would love to have extra motivation to read.
    That's why I try to be in book clubs or on book forums.

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    I think I wouldn't. This offer sounds suspicious, that is why.

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    Sounds like a great part time job for quarantine.



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