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Staple No More ?

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Staple No More ?

Postby Bwis53 » Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:31 am

I didn't really notice, as I hurriedly grabbed my Isthmus, off Sentry's stack. Didn't even notice as I flipped over to ads.

Then, this morning, as I sat in the bathroom, it fell apart in my lap and started sliding onto the floor.

I like the staples. They help keep messy life neater.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby donges » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:04 am

You must have picked up a bad one.
The copy I have here is stapled nice and neat.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby Madsci » Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:14 pm

Honey If you need to read in the bathroom, it is time for more fiber.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby Bwis53 » Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:29 am

Madsci wrote:Honey If you need to read in the bathroom, it is time for more fiber.


No, if it was the New York Times, then I'd need more fiber. We had a thread some time ago, on what reading matter do you bring into the bathroom?
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:37 pm

(I'll happily jump in front of this threadjack)

The copy I picked up was staple-free, too.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby clyde » Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:44 pm

Another staple-free one here.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby Frank Booth » Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:53 pm

Bee population decline -> Staple shortage -> Revelations
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby spanky » Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:54 pm

Mine was staple-less, or stapless for short.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby boston_jeff » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:01 pm

That's my one contention with the Onion, shit always slides apart without the staples. I'll be reading an Isthmus on the bike or the treadmill and its all good, switch over to the Onion and its likely to cause a gym accident.

And who doesn't read in the bathroom? Wtf.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby snoqueen » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:10 pm

It I try to read in the bathroom my dog barks at me and my cat tries to get in my lap. Forget it.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby boston_jeff » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:15 pm

That's not the point, and you're not chastising this time honored tradition! Animals in the bathroom are a whole separate issue.
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Re: Staple No More ?

Postby Ellen Meany » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:33 pm

Glad to hear from so many regular readers. ;p

There was an issue at the printer, and part of the Isthmus print run was moved to a press without stitching capability. Sadly. Should be fixed this week. Stay tuned.

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