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Old 10-03-2012, 20:03   #161
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Originally Posted by QNman View Post
When in college, I bought a Calculus book that was 6 years old... The new edition came out; it had two colors instead of one.

Guess what... I aced Calculus. With an older book.

The textbooks in relevant coursework sit on my bookshelf at work. They are now easily 20 years old. They still work just fine, and I've never even replaced the batteries.
I'm sure I can get by with my Riverside Shakespeare for English class that is now 37 years old...

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