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    Gene's book is out

    As much as I didn't want to give him money I gotta see what crap Gene said so I ordered it. Showed up Kindle this morning. Anyone else reading it?



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Couldn't care less what that no talent *** clown thinks of my state or my school.



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Uh nope



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Sorry, I have better things to read. I know Chris thinks over 50% of fans will read it, but I just don't think it's true. Will read about some of the excerpts that come out of the book, sure. But, read about his life and all the other nonsense, no thank you. He is just not that much of an interesting person for me.



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    20% in. He is being fair so far. Nothing ground breaking. He says a lot of good things about Pollard.



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Can we start a spoiler thread? Wow JP goes from the best guy ever to being solely to blame for Chiz not getting a parade on his way out of town.



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    I may find the torrent.

    I would prefer if it was an audio book voiced by Gene himself.



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Quote Originally Posted by Ames View Post
    Anyone else reading it?
    I might wait to find it in a library (not giving him any of my money,) to see exactly what he says about Iowa State.




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    Re: Gene's book is out

    I have a few comments.

    The page size is inadequate. It tends to chafe, and fails to give me the sensation of freshness I need to feel confident. It also is not septic system safe.



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Oh sorry, I am "firmly entrenched" in another book for...the rest of my life.


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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Quote Originally Posted by mike4cy View Post
    Oh sorry, I am "firmly entrenched" in another book
    So you're planning to read his book in a few weeks?



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    Re: Gene's book is out

    He isn't even interesting when he talks. There's no way he can be interesting when he writes, not to mention I don't need to here him talk about how we should have thrown him a going away party.


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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    He isn't even interesting when he talks. There's no way he can be interesting when he writes, not to mention I don't need to here him talk about how we should have thrown him a going away party.
    Maybe he isn't aware that one is thrown for him every May 19th?




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    Re: Gene's book is out

    you ordered it? did they say who the actual author was?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ames View Post
    As much as I didn't want to give him money I gotta see what crap Gene said so I ordered it. Showed up Kindle this morning. Anyone else reading it?


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    Re: Gene's book is out

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    He isn't even interesting when he talks. There's no way he can be interesting when he writes, not to mention I don't need to here him talk about how we should have thrown him a going away party.
    He is one boring listen. I agree with you here. If his personality comes out in his book, I can't handle that dullness. I have enough frustrating reading without his personality.


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