Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Tuesday Thingers 24 June 2008






This weeks question: What are the most unpopular books you own? Do you have any unique books in your library - books only you have on LT? How many? Did you find cataloging information on your unique books, or did you hand-enter them? Do they fall into a particular category or categories, or are they a mix of different things? Have you ever looked at the "You and none other" feature on your statistics page, which shows books owned by only you and one other user? Ever made an LT friend by seeing what you share with only one other user?

I don't know what the most unpopular book I own is, but I have 20 books in the "You and none other" feature (the name of which never made sense to me - to me that should mean the books only you and no one else has - "You and NONE other" - if it's what books you and only one other person own, to me it should read "You and ONE other") and 3 of those are owned by one other person (they are all May Sarton books - I have never contacted this other person to find out more about their interest in May Sarton, although I should - so few people seem to know about her). 31 books in my library only I own and I know several of those books I had to hand enter. I know that I've gotten to know a couple of people on LT through looking at the library and seeing what we have in common.

5 comments:

jlshall said...

I'm glad to see somebody else has trouble understanding the "you and none other" label. I guess maybe it's LibraryThing's way of being whimsical?

tapestry100 said...

Yeah, I don't know but I always thought that was a weird way to name that feature!

thekoolaidmom said...

I thought the same thing about the "You and NONE other" feature. The wedding bands by it creep me out, too. Did I suffer literary matrimony because I have an obsure text?

kbookreviews said...

Lol, it seems you weren't alone. I like the others was confused by the 'none other'!

Literary Feline said...

I was confused too! I think it should be "you and one other" as well.