I'm reading (re-reading, but given the last read was 20 years ago and I was a teen who didn't understand half the jokes at the time) Good Omens (with perhaps a view to watch the series, maybe) and then onto the 4 books in the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy trilogy (another 'I read it as a teen but bet I missed most of the jokes').
I just finished A Scanner Darkly but struggled to enjoy it. I had a similar reaction to Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (but adore Blade Runner and the whole genre of AI and androids, especially Asimov) so maybe I just don't get on with Philip K (AW is going to censor this isn't it...) Dick.
But just to throw it out there, I find a good chunk of my free time is spent on a console or computer (as I am a believer in the idea that a good game can be as entertaining as a book and a film combined). I'm currently playing Nier Automata, Borderlands and Papers Please, all of which I am enjoying thoroughly.
I am currently stoked for the release of Cyberpunk 2077 next year and hoping to read a few books in the genre (starting with Neromancer) before then.
My signed copy of "War of the Wolf" - the latest book from the master of historical fiction, Bernard Cornwell
Every time Bernard Cornwell releases a new book I realise all over again - I'm never going to find out what happens to Starbuck or Sharpe's kid am I :(
I should give it up and just read one of his other series.
Tax Dragon wrote:
andy is it really you?
Who the flippity flop liked that?!?
Tax Dragon wrote:
C'mon, one of you parodies has to be andy!
Parody sir? How dare you!
Flip to you all and your planet, I'm off to Mars.
Bob Loblaw wrote:
I'm going to have to treat every answer to this post, positive and negative, as anecdotal. Including my own.
I'll take that under advisement ;)
Fran Kidd wrote:
If you want to check the validity of my post, you can check our website shawgibbs where you will see Melu chat is installed and you can view my profile in the team section.
I sense Fran Kidd is about to be inundated with emails asking if she is really posting on AW...
Actually, web chat have worked very well for me. I pay £129 a year using Zendesk. £99 per year seems steep.
Some clients are a little shy to make a call and prefer webchat
It's £99 a month...
It's £99 / month, but only after you've had a free month trial.
It is very effective though we had about £13k of new recurring fees come from it and zero negative feedback.
I calculate that is £4p per £ of GRF! (£99x5/13000). Hmmnn.....
I'm clearly missing... a lot here. Why £99 x 5? Why 6 months (including the free month)?
Why is £99 x 5 divided by £13,000 £4?
Wouldn't you be saying you are getting over 10 times your investment back (13,000 divided by £99 x 12 months)?
I am even more confused than usual...
Thanks all, I'm sticking the pages in as I can't see any harm and no-one is pointing any out.
Or more accurately, I'm not going out of my way to stop CCH putting them in!