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POLL: Cheap Seats & Economic Necessity


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Etranger Inactive Member writes:

Specialty books cost more – some of my professional texts cost in excess of $1,000 each & 4-500 is not uncommon, so $200 USD for a hobby related book is comparatively cheap. That said, I'd rather look for a second hand copy or find a cheaper option unless it's really critical. For example the 'DPM' manual was originally $400 USD locally, but I found a copy with damaged case for $100. USD That was a deciding factor in buying what would otherwise have been an unnecessary luxury.


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VOTING RESULTS
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yes
121
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no
101
45%
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POLL DESCRIPTION

Steven H Smith Inactive Member, when speaking of the high cost of a book, once generalized that it was inaccessible...

Especially for those, probably in the majority here on TMP, who have to sit in the "cheap seats" out of economic necessity…

Do you sit in the cheap seats out of economic necessity?