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The Seven Types of Bookstore Customers

Discussion in 'General Book Discussion' started by sparkchaser, Jun 11, 2009.

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Which of the Seven Types best describes you?

  1. Seeker

    4 vote(s)
    7.7%
  2. Idiot

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  3. Grazer

    13 vote(s)
    25.0%
  4. Browser

    24 vote(s)
    46.2%
  5. Camper

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  6. Independent

    6 vote(s)
    11.5%
  7. Time-suck

    2 vote(s)
    3.8%
  8. Stewart. I am Stewart.

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  9. Motokid. I go to the bookstore to chit chat with the other customers.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    Seven types of bookstore customers.

    Amusing and, based on my experiences as a Browser, largely accurate article.

    The Seven Types condensed:

    I'm making the poll anonymous so you can be brutally honest with yourself.

    Which of the Seven Types best describes you?

    Which of the Seven Types could you do without?

    I'm a Browser with a slight Seeker leaning and I can't stand Campers, especially Student Campers sprawled out into little bookstore shanty towns.
     
  2. Comeflyaway

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    I'm a Browser, with some Seeker and some Independent tendencies. Also a former Student (finally done, woo hoo).

    Don't hate on the students. If you lived in an 8x15-foot-room with a smelly roommate whose sleeping habits are opposite of yours, you'd camp out somewhere else, too ;-)
     
  3. Wells83

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    I'm a grazer. I just love looking around and usually end up with something I never knew I wanted.
     
  4. Isabell

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    I'm a browser and a gazer---I'm always looking for something new. If I walk the aisles randomly, I might trip over something I would have never thought to read.
     
  5. beer good

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    Definitely a grazer.
     
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    I wish I'd looked at the definitions before I voted.. I guess I'm an Independant Grazer with Idiotic tendancies. I blame the coffee fumes for draining every single remaining synapse from my brain case..What am I looking for? Danged if I can remember.
     
  7. Libra

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    Grazer
     
  8. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    Libra6Poe works at a bookstore. I'd be interested in hearing her take on this.
     
  9. shadforth

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    Hmm..I voted Browser,but reading thru the defs,I'd say I'm an Independant Grazer,tho' I've been called other names! : )
     
  10. Ryouko

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    Browser with a pinch of independent, grazer, and seeker thrown in.
     
  11. Anamnesis

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    I'm an Independent Browser-Grazer who will turn into a Camper if I have the time :D.
     
  12. Disenthral

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    INDEPENDENT!!!!!!! Even if I need help and someone asks me ill still say " no I'm fine". :cool: Which might explain why I cant find books at stores that say they have them online.......
     
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    Mostly a seeker, but part-time grazer as well.
     
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    Combo of browser and independent. I'll search the store to find the book I want, and only when I'm sure that I've searched everywhere is when I'll ask for help.
     
  15. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    Stewart needs to vote.
     
  16. Sleepy

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    That changes every other day
    I found myself being an idiot at imes but most of the times I'm the independent browser chit chatting with the employees. :)
     
  17. Robert

    Robert Active Member

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    I'm both Browser and Grazer.
     
  18. Fantasy Moon

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    I think that I can best be described as a Grazer.
     
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    Hm. I'd have to say I'm a Grazer and a Seeker. I absolutely love bookstores :)
     
  20. Landslide

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    Yeah, for sure
    I'm definitly a Grazer and occasionally a Browser.
     

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