16 January 2007

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I don't expect much regarding the quality of library CDs, but I do wonder what the hell people do to them. Eat lunch over open cases? Key the discs to assuage their aggression? Stand on a pile of CDs and do The Twist? When I gingerly tried to pry open a booklet that was badly stuck together, it smelled of vomit; I promptly put it back and washed my hands for a right long time.

Is it so hard to hold CDs by their edges and not spill stuff on them or throw up all over them?


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2 comments :

  1. I've wondered the very same thing. And then I ask why the libraries don't check them upon bringing them back in. I've had several that I've waited weeks for only to not be able to play them at all.

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  2. Well, having worked many a year in libraries, I don't fault them; they really don't have the time for it. It would be nice if they had a cd cleaner they could run them through if they looked really scungey though.

    CDs that in some cases crashed my computer, I had better luck playing in a regular cd player. Not all the tracks necessarily, but more. You might give that a try if you haven't already.

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