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Bookshelf Porn : Not What You Think
« on: January 12, 2015, 04:40:00 PM »
I've fallen in love with this website and had to share it with you all. I am a big fan of books and books being in the home taking over every room.

http://bookshelfporn.com  

The website goes on forever, share your favorite ones or maybe you have one of your own?

Here are some samples of the website, I can spend hours looking at all the pictures.






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Re: Bookshelf Porn : Not What You Think
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2015, 05:35:45 PM »
That is cool!

Sidenote: The recent trend to label anything that is interesting to look at as porn has got to be one of the more annoying developments on the internet. It is almost as annoying as the whole "break the internet" craze.
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2015, 05:39:09 PM »
I was happy to see these on the website. We have a few of them here in my city. They work on the honor system and surprisingly it works. I figured all the books would keep getting stolen but I haven't lost all my faith in humanity yet.


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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2015, 05:41:55 PM »
A year and a half later you remain a gentleman and a scholar ;D I'll see if I can find some of my favorites later...


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« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2015, 06:57:51 PM »
I want a shelfbed something fierce now. :D
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Re: Bookshelf Porn : Not What You Think
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2015, 09:13:37 PM »
A year and a half later you remain a gentleman and a scholar ;D I'll see if I can find some of my favorites later...



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Re: Bookshelf Porn : Not What You Think
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2015, 09:16:11 PM »
I want a shelfbed something fierce now. :D

Or maybe a shelfbed fort?

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Re: Bookshelf Porn : Not What You Think
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2015, 09:21:18 PM »
I want to start color coding my books


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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2015, 09:34:11 PM »
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2015, 10:06:06 PM »
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« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2015, 12:11:51 AM »
Well at least the misogyny in that is subtle (I mean compared to the execrable title of this thread).
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« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2015, 12:12:45 AM »
I want to start color coding my books



Yes, put it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your books are just for appearances.
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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2015, 12:18:21 AM »
Well at least the misogyny in that is subtle (I mean compared to the execrable title of this thread).

You must watch different porn than me...  8)

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« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2015, 12:23:17 AM »
Misogyny is only one problem with the use of the word. (Other than that, I'm ignoring your comment.)
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Re: Bookshelf Porn : Not What You Think
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2015, 12:30:18 AM »
I want to start color coding my books



Yes, put it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your books are just for appearances.
Yes, but it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your tiny house is just for appearances.
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« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2015, 02:57:37 AM »
I want to start color coding my books



Yes, put it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your books are just for appearances.

I'm the kind of person who knows where every book is located. I don't need the use of a categorical system.

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« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2015, 10:54:08 PM »
Here is a picture taken yesterday of my infamously large home library. I apologize ahead of time to Yesh and those of like mind for all the visible back flesh in this "bookshelf porn," but I think it nonetheless has enough artistic merit to post it here.


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« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2015, 10:58:03 PM »
That is pornographically neat.
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« Reply #19 on: January 19, 2015, 12:08:32 AM »


Nice, huh?  But wait!  There's more...



It becomes a coffin!
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« Reply #20 on: January 19, 2015, 12:57:38 AM »


Nice, huh?  But wait!  There's more...



It becomes a coffin!
Someone at my church was just telling me that they purchased a bookshelf that can be made into a coffin. I wonder if it is similar to that.
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« Reply #21 on: January 19, 2015, 12:52:06 PM »
I have seen coffins with shelving used for books.  When you look at it, it's obviously a coffin.
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« Reply #22 on: January 19, 2015, 01:18:58 PM »
That is pornographically neat.

Should be... it took me long enough to get it like that. I drew inspiration from this:

Yes, put it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your books are just for appearances.

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« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2015, 01:46:57 PM »
I'll see if I can find some of my favorites later...

It is later, and here is one of my favorites:



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« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2015, 06:10:17 PM »
I'd laugh if she turned around and it ended up being like this!

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« Reply #25 on: February 26, 2015, 06:27:39 PM »


That gives me an idea. If I can find an old piano with the inner parts no longer worth saving, perhaps I could make such a fantastic bookcase.
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« Reply #26 on: February 26, 2015, 06:32:22 PM »
Your optimism in finding a throw away baby grand are inspiring :)

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Nice, huh?  But wait!  There's more...



It becomes a coffin!
Someone at my church was just telling me that they purchased a bookshelf that can be made into a coffin. I wonder if it is similar to that.

That would make a nice icon corner.
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« Reply #28 on: February 27, 2015, 01:06:55 AM »
Why bother your relatives when you die with instructions? 

Just unload the shelves and in you go!
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« Reply #29 on: February 27, 2015, 08:36:53 AM »
Yes, put it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your books are just for appearances.

Vanity is a sin we'll all have to live with. In the age of e-books having a physical copies is often just that, decoration.

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« Reply #30 on: February 27, 2015, 08:54:51 AM »
Yes, put it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your books are just for appearances.

Vanity is a sin we'll all have to live with. In the age of e-books having a physical copies is often just that, decoration.

It was so long before e-books. You're just not old enough to have lived through the 'I want an encyclopedia that will fill that shelf, in a binding colour that will match the upholstery' times. ;)
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« Reply #31 on: February 27, 2015, 09:09:22 AM »
I was happy to see these on the website. We have a few of them here in my city. They work on the honor system and surprisingly it works. I figured all the books would keep getting stolen but I haven't lost all my faith in humanity yet.



Yes. These are very cool. I have several of these in my neighborhood. Ive found some cool stuff including a copy of Deification in Christ by Panaotis Nellas from St. Vlads Press. I was surprised, but I actually have a lot of Orthodox people on my street.
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« Reply #32 on: February 27, 2015, 10:07:04 AM »
I was happy to see these on the website. We have a few of them here in my city. They work on the honor system and surprisingly it works. I figured all the books would keep getting stolen but I haven't lost all my faith in humanity yet.



Yes. These are very cool. I have several of these in my neighborhood. Ive found some cool stuff including a copy of Deification in Christ by Panaotis Nellas from St. Vlads Press. I was surprised, but I actually have a lot of Orthodox people on my street.

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« Reply #33 on: February 27, 2015, 10:39:44 AM »
Yes, put it beyond doubt, why don't you, that your books are just for appearances.

Vanity is a sin we'll all have to live with. In the age of e-books having a physical copies is often just that, decoration.

It was so long before e-books. You're just not old enough to have lived through the 'I want an encyclopedia that will fill that shelf, in a binding colour that will match the upholstery' times. ;)

That sounds fantastic to me

ALso, ebooks are  terrible for reading, but I do like having a searchable .html or .pdf to bring to class fort quick searches.

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« Reply #35 on: March 08, 2015, 09:33:53 AM »
That is cool!

Sidenote: The recent trend to label anything that is interesting to look at as porn has got to be one of the more annoying developments on the internet. It is almost as annoying as the whole "break the internet" craze.

I saw a book on sale once called "Porn For New Moms". Nothing in it was actually pornographic, it was just pictures of fathers changing diapers, doing housework, taking care of baby, etc.
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« Reply #36 on: March 08, 2015, 09:35:17 AM »


This is making me hate ladders even more than I already do.
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« Reply #38 on: March 08, 2015, 09:02:59 PM »

That is awesome, but it would probably mean I would never read a book again as I am far too lazy to hike up a ladder to grab a book.
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« Reply #39 on: March 08, 2015, 09:39:34 PM »
Wouldn't be much fun in an earthquake.


Also, I still buy physical copies because trying to sit and read a long ebook makes me too restless. I don't know what it is, maybe I mentally associate the net with sound bites only or something.
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