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Your favorite author has been charged and/or convicted of a serious crime (murder, rape, child prostitution, etc). Would you treat their fictional works any differently?
Make no difference, so I don't care
All works past, present, and future has been tainted
Anything new they work on is tainted
Only works that are related to the crime are tainted (i.e., plot point about rape)
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Post #282
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12:22 am, Aug 30 2006
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I'm hesitantly thinking about buying a scanner. I tell myself it's to scan old photos...the prehistoric ones left in my shoebox. But really.......

So what features should I keep an eye out for when shopping for scanners? Let's pretend I just *might* have to scan some manga, among other things. What are some of your experiences [bad and good] with scanners when scanning manga? I've taken a look at the crop of new Canons and they seem rather nice and affordable. My budget is looking to be below $200.

Thanks for any suggestions/comments/tips. I'm pretty sure there's a lovely website out there with a guide to buying the correct scanner. A kick in that direction is welcome. But I also wanna hear from a variety of voices.

Post #283
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1:39 am, Aug 30 2006
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Here's what I'd look for:::
Flat Bed (That means you lay your sheet down, and put the cover on, and then scan) as opposed to a feeder one.
VERY Big DPI numbers
A good brand name (HP, Canon, etc)

Thats all that I can think of at this moment...

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Post #291 - Reply to (#282) by Lychee
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8:24 am, Aug 30 2006
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Here you go uct.asp?Item=N82E16838111122

Post #372
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2:16 am, Sep 2 2006
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thanks guys. I had a general idea of what I wanted and have done a bit of research. but you helped me confirm it. now I just have to take the dive!

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