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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 8/16/2019

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Posts - 2572
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Entries/day - 0.44
Comments/entry - 1.02
Hits/day - 367

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  01:12 PM

Someone at work just pointed us to the BookMooch site, which is a kind of virtual "leave a book, take a book" system, as they describe it. People indicate what books they'll give away, and other people then request them; the currency is a point system. The only real cost is postage.

Intersting idea. The Inquirer has a description and an interview with the founder.

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