Just got a book shelf

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How should I organise my books?

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Jan 9, 2011

Just got a book shelf by Paarish at 8:29 PM (1,240 Views / 0 Likes) 20 replies

  1. Paarish
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    I'm just wondering how I should organise my books...
    It makes sense to organise my books alphabetically as that is how it's done but then again everyone is bitchin and moanin to organise them size-wise.

    Should I conform to my family or should i rebel?

    PS: I'm kinda a perfectionist so I will be organising them one way or another
     


  2. ProtoKun7

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    Rebel. Organise them alphabetically like a punk.
     
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    Group them by colour [​IMG]
     
  4. monkat

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    Well....size doesn't serve any purpose other than aesthetics...

    so alphabetical.
     
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    Member Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

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    Alphabetically by title or by author?

    You should probably organise them alphabetically by author and by size (with smaller books first).
     
  6. Depravo

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    Be a complete rebel and put the books in a drawer and keep all your socks and kex on the shelf.
     
  7. Paarish
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    by author of course, then if its a series, I do it in chronological order, then i do it by book name (lol i have too much time [​IMG])
     
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    Alphabetically, it's the only practical way.

    "Well, X book is about 8 inches tall and 3 inches wide, so it should be right here."
     
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    rebellion . why by size ? that won't look nice if you had a series in your book collection .
    i'd organize it either by Title of Book , then if it's in a series , chronological order .
    or by Author, and just follow the series again .
     
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    Member spinal_cord Knows his stuff

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    Dammit! Why isn't that in the poll?!!!!!!!11111

    It would get my vote [​IMG]
     
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    Why would anybody organize by size? It doesn't look right when you have the books going down like a signal bar on a cell phone :/
     
  12. BORTZ

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    No way man, go for Alphabetical.
     
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    I just lump my books together by series and since I have only a finite amount of room on my bookcase, I just put them where they fit. As long as you know where the books you want to read are, there should be no issue.
     
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    The first shelf should contain all of your Gurren Lagann DVDs, manags, books, and toys.

    The rest should then be in alphabetical order.
     
  15. Twiffles

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    Sort it by ISBN to do neither.
     
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    Also, you didn't specify alphabetically by title or alphabetically by author.
     
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    Sort by genre first. Then by author.
     
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    alphabetically by author, then sort into series by order of which series was written first. Send your family to the fiction section of a library just to prove your point. Or you could be really brave (if you have enough books) and sort them by the Dewey decimal system [​IMG]
     
  19. ProtoKun7

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    Sort them by the number of atoms contained within the structure.
     
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    Wouldn't that be size?
     

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