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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

I use the side buttons usually when I'm holding the unit one handed.

 

I've also used the buttons when eating popcorn, as I didn't want to get butter all over the screen and felt it was easier to clean the exterior border than the touch screen.

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?


gqb wrote:

Hey Alan, the only time I use it is when there's a cat involved!


Yep.  As I said before, same here.  I actually looked at the Kindle Touch and decided I couldn't ever buy it because it had no buttons.  :smileywink:

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

Yes, I frequently use the side buttons. I find it to be the best way to read one-handed, but my thumb does get a little tired after about an hour. I prefer the side buttons of the Kindle, but for some non-sensical reason Amazon doesn't include them on the Kindle Touch.

 

In any case, when my thumb gets tired I just switch hands. It's probably better for me anyway.

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Does your cat insist on reading faster than you and turn the page using the touch screen before you're ready?:cattongue: Mine does that constantly! My DH gets the biggest kick out of the arguments she and I get into because she wants to turn the page about 3 or 4 lines before I'm ready!:smileylol:

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

One of my cats spends her time nuzzling the nook and can flip ahead several times.  The other one who sits with me is polite where the nook is concerned.  He's more interested in placing his bulk on the laptop keyboard.

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?


DeanGibson wrote:

Having gotten a bit used to the Touch and turning pages by just touching the edges, I don't find myself ever using the side buttons.  It's less effort to just touch the edges.

 

Does anyone else use the side buttons?


Tried the buttons, too stiff, don't like 'em.

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

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northlite wrote (as his signature line):

My Nook Touch is named Buzz Lightyear! Together we go to infinity and beyond! B&N, please restore the ability to name our Nooks!


I second that signature line!

 

PS (back to topic):  I do use the side buttons occassionally  . . .  and I'm not really sure why or when I do that .  The buttons seemed awfully stiff when I first got the NST and I thought I would never use them, but with time and use, they don't seem quite as stiff now. 

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

I find my upper set of buttons is easier to push, and yes, they do tend to have a little more give over time. :smileyhappy:
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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?


flyingtoastr wrote:

I almost exclusively use the buttons on my NST. I've always liked having a tactile response when I turn pages.



Me too. Occasionally I use the screen, and my husband likes to swipe the screen and change my pages just to mess with me but for the most part I use the buttons.

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

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I use the bottoms and the screen as well.  Both systems work.

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Re: Does anyone use the side buttons?

I have had my Nook 1 month and never used the side buttons. :smileyhappy:

SO many books and SO little time to read them all!