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Old 08-11-2011, 05:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default NewEgg gets into the textbook business Marketplace - College Textbooks, School Textbooks, Used Textbooks

According to NewEgg's ad page, textbooks are up to 90% off (YMMV).

I am sure this may be great news for college students. I know that textbooks are stupidly expensive due to my time in college, and the fact that you will only use this book for a single class just adds insult to the injury already suffered by your wallet.

I plan on checking it out to find a book or three for some certs and will be using the Egg when I get the chance to go back to college... someday.


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Old 08-12-2011, 10:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Will definitely check this out when I get home. Been putting off getting books for classes to see which ones I actually need (some classes say they "require" the book, but the instructor doesn't even use them...). HOpefully they have at least a few of them that I need .

Also, love their banner... "Textbooks 101: Never pay retail"

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I wish newegg would open a retail store in my city..
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The only bigger scam than college textbooks is movie theater popcorn.
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I just bought a couple of used books cheap

$1.23 - - (USED) Architectural Graphics, 4th Edition, by Frank Ching

$5.00 - - (USED) Architecture Drafting and Design, by Donald E. Hepler
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