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Book on an island

  1. May 14, 2004 #1
    Which book would you take with you to an isolated island, and why?
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  3. May 14, 2004 #2
    Option 1) Playboy Almanac. For obvious reasons... :P

    Option 2) A very old dictionary I have which is thousands of very large pages. That much paper would be useful.

    Option 3) A very large blank journal. Recording my own thoughts would be far better than reading the same crap from someone else again and again.
  4. May 14, 2004 #3


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    ah yes "Isolated Island Books" one of my favourite radio programmes :D
  5. May 14, 2004 #4
    I'd take a book on how to build a boat. Other than that I'd probably take a dictionary in hopes of leaving the island with the greatest vocabulary ever.
  6. May 14, 2004 #5
    A dictionary sounds...interesting. Instead of one about a boat, how about one that teaches swimming?
  7. May 15, 2004 #6
    Do you mean you're marooned there, or just taking time off away from humanity?
  8. May 15, 2004 #7

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    I would take the SAS survival guide. that way i could make a shelter out of my own dandruff.
  9. May 15, 2004 #8
    Hardcover stuff. So you can build things out of them.
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