Self-immolating edition of Fahrenheit 451

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The story is about suppressing ideas, and about how television
destroys interest in reading literature.

I always thought it was kind of amusing that Bradbury gave his blessing to that decidedly so-so 1966 film adaptation, yet was livid about the idea of his story being read on a Kindle. He was a quirky old luddite, that one.

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A strike ‘anywhere’ match and a striking surface on the spine… okaaay.

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Yeah, and every strike anywhere I’ve ever used has a white tip on top.

ETA: I think Cory just made up that part about being strike-anywhere. Or at least, such a thing isn’t mentioned anywhere in the actual source link.

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You can burn film easier?

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I can’t wait for my waterproof edition of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and my miniature edition of The Borrowers! I already got my special edition of The Invisible Man, but I just can’t seem to find it.

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1984 with built-in wireless camera system.

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Spine doth meth.

I used to be into these sorts of editions, but I just got too paranoid after being constantly monitored and told how to go about my business by my copy of 1984.

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Probably should have read one post further before replying above…

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Swan vestas are ‘strike anywhere’ and don’t have a white tip- just red throughout. I’ve never seen a match with a white tip, but then I’m not especially well travelled, nor currently a smoker.

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A few potentially inappropriate Special Edition Classics:

A Clockwork Orange
Frankenstein
Of Mice and Men
Hamlet

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Flashpaper pages would have been a nice touch, but safety would have been an issue.

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Would the people complaining about the usage of the word “strike anywhere” please take their medication. Thank you.

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