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« on: 14/09/2006 10:14:47 »


It's a collection of over 250 of some of the best, and some of the more amusing scientific discoveries from the last 2 years.

What it guarantees is perfect "pub ammo", or perhaps even "playground ammo" for younger readers - because it should suit anyone with a brain and a sense of humour from age 12 and up.

For more information, this page http://www.thenakedscientists.com/book/index.htm contains samples and a link to an online sales outlet, if you'd like to buy a copy. As an incentive, UK postage is FREE!

Thanks for your interest,

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« Reply #1 on: 14/09/2006 10:37:14 »
This sounds cool! I wish my students were older! I bet I will enjoy it myself!Thanks Chris!

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« Reply #2 on: 14/09/2006 19:35:33 »
Good luck with the book chris.. Every success to you...Perhaps you're gonna be the next Magnus Pyke (here's a link for the youngys and non Ukers who don't know Magnus Pyke) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnus_Pike

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« Reply #3 on: 14/09/2006 19:38:55 »
Interesting biography, sounds like he would have been a great teacher for me... I hated science as a kid and there for do not get, but I am trying to get it!!

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« Reply #4 on: 18/09/2006 19:29:16 »
Dear Steven

that's great. Would you be good enough to review it for me? I'd really appreciate your thoughts.

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« Reply #5 on: 18/09/2006 14:46:02 »
This is not good for my addiction. I buy tooooo many books lol. 7.99 isn't much thought so I will be getting the book :-D.

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« Reply #6 on: 18/09/2006 19:29:16 »
Dear Steven

that's great. Would you be good enough to review it for me? I'd really appreciate your thoughts.

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« Reply #7 on: 18/09/2006 21:14:35 »
As soon as I buy it and then read it I will post my thoughts on it. On this thread if thats ok.
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« Reply #8 on: 20/09/2006 10:53:44 »
I've read it, well most of it, and it's FANTASTIC.

It's the perfect pick up put down book. In fact I ahven't enjoyed a science book this much since A Level physics. Only joking!

My copy is actually going in my son's Christmas stocking, but don't tell him I read it first!

Nice work.

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« Reply #9 on: 21/09/2006 15:40:40 »
Why George, How many children do you have?

Hey Chris for those of us Us citizens who don't use banking or credit cards, Is there an address we can send money orders to, that allows us to purchase the book! I want a copy but did not see that information when I clicked on the link! Could you let me know?
By the way, in editing my mistakes, I realized I had forgotten to tell you Good Luck and I hope it does well. If The Naked Scientists Site is any sign of the work you can produce then I say it should be a best seller!!![:D]Congradulations!!


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« Reply #10 on: 22/09/2006 09:10:21 »
Mmm, that's tricky. You could drop an email to "borisa" at homechoice dot co dot uk and ask that question. Boris may know a simple solution.

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« Reply #11 on: 02/10/2006 16:41:24 »
am i in it? i mean comon!

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« Reply #12 on: 05/10/2006 05:01:41 »
congrats chris!  just bought my copy.  can't wait till it gets here!

Are YOUR mice nude? [;)]
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« Reply #13 on: 05/10/2006 15:50:25 »
hey how much would it cost if i were to buy it from the U.S? total including book cost

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« Reply #14 on: 09/10/2006 20:31:18 »
Cracking little book! A perfect accompaniment to a trip to the loo :-)

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« Reply #15 on: 10/10/2006 00:05:36 »
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Originally posted by Roy P

Cracking little book! A perfect accompaniment to a trip to the loo :-)

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That's so funny - everyone's saying that!

And I suppose the real bonus is that even if you hate it (which you won't) you can always wipe your ar$e on it, which is nice!

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« Reply #16 on: 10/10/2006 15:32:44 »
does any1 know the total amount for the book plus shiping to the U.S.? Please put it in american money terms thx

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« Reply #17 on: 10/10/2006 23:44:33 »
Tony - email the publishers and they'll tell you.

email "borisa" at homechoice dot co dot uk

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« Reply #18 on: 12/10/2006 20:53:29 »
just got my copy yesterday!  haven't gotten to read it yet because my roomate stole it and has been reading it :(

interestingly my roomate had actually heard your show.  youre more famous than i thought chris.

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« Reply #19 on: 13/10/2006 09:50:58 »
Well Justin I guess you'll just have to buy another copy for yourself now and donate the first one to your room mate for Christmas [;)]



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« Reply #20 on: 13/10/2006 09:55:41 »
<font color="red"><font size="6">AUSTRALIA - "THE NAKED SCIENTIST" launches...</font id="size6"></font id="red">


This is the Australian edition of the book - http://www.thenakedscientists.com/book/index2.htm, for anyone down under who would like to own this prized piece of literature!

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« Reply #21 on: 13/10/2006 14:42:06 »
is there any difference besides the cover?  i was wondering that when i ordered mine.

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« Reply #22 on: 13/10/2006 19:58:57 »
Text-wise, no. The Aussie version is a hardback, however. Very nice!

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« Reply #23 on: 14/10/2006 12:39:29 »
Cool I want one of each!

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« Reply #24 on: 18/10/2006 12:49:53 »
ooH.. Nice one...pressie for Chrissie![8D]

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« Reply #25 on: 30/10/2006 14:04:10 »
Dear Steven

that's great. Would you be good enough to review it for me? I'd really appreciate your thoughts.

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Send me a copy gratis & I'll review it for you too  [;)]
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« Reply #26 on: 30/10/2006 14:05:15 »
Send me a copy gratis & I'll review it for you too!  [;)]
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« Reply #27 on: 03/11/2006 04:47:02 »
I can't get either link to work, can someone help me out?
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« Reply #28 on: 12/12/2006 18:33:03 »
Hello Chris,

Ordered your book two days ago and its arrived already. It's a right riveting read.
I have read most already and it great, and i haven't had to take it to the loo once....yet!

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« Reply #29 on: 14/12/2006 12:48:40 »
Welcome Ben and I am glad you like your book, I do not know if chris has seen your post yet.. Enjoy the site and your book!

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« Reply #30 on: 14/12/2006 15:37:33 »
You know !!..that book will fit right nice through my letter box !
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« Reply #31 on: 14/12/2006 17:10:31 »
Yes, It would at that! LOL

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« Reply #32 on: 16/12/2006 12:38:47 »
Hello Chris,

Ordered your book two days ago and its arrived already. It's a right riveting read.
I have read most already and it great, and i haven't had to take it to the loo once....yet!

Thanks Ben

Thanks Ben, it's very kind of you to say so, and I'm really glad you're enjoying it.

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« Reply #33 on: 29/12/2006 20:26:17 »
HEY CHRIS, a while back I talked to you about the price of the books, I never got around to ordering them, but would still like to. Are they indeed still available and is it possible to get the Australian Hardback version as well as the paperback? Is the person I emailed Borisa still the same contact?

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« Reply #34 on: 31/12/2006 15:25:26 »
Why do the aussie'S get a better hard back version whilst we in the UK get the inferior paper back.:)

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« Reply #35 on: 04/01/2007 10:06:34 »
Hey Chris,

I just purchased your book via amazon along with about 20 odd other books. I have a few books that are not unlike yours. The NewScientist books, QI book etc. Hope you make additional volumes :-D. Liked the intro about the history of the show :-D.

Cheers and Happy New Year 2007

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« Reply #36 on: 11/04/2007 20:59:53 »
Erm, how can I get a hold of this book?
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« Reply #37 on: 11/04/2007 22:32:20 »
Not difficult to find. You can get it via amazon.
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« Reply #38 on: 12/04/2007 10:28:23 »
Oh Ok, Thanks alot =)
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« Reply #39 on: 13/04/2007 12:25:01 »
Has anyone read this book? It looks really good, but I want to know whether anyone highly recommends it if they have read it  [;D]
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« Reply #40 on: 13/04/2007 14:07:37 »
Hmmm..book...me um wantum one too !..me thinkum it maketh nice reading ....me um sendum chris smokeum signals !!
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« Reply #41 on: 13/04/2007 14:24:42 »
Rofl! [;D]
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« Reply #42 on: 15/04/2007 18:46:18 »
OK, I've decided. I'm going to buy one on Amazon in 2 weeks, after my exam, because it might put me off my revision! [;D]
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« Reply #43 on: 15/04/2007 18:57:08 »
Good for ewe chum.......we look forward to your review !!...can ewe scan and send it to em and I'll distribute it amongts everybidy here !!...*shhhhhhhhh...don't tell Chris*









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« Reply #44 on: 16/04/2007 01:41:50 »
Hehe. Psssssst. I'll photocopy it, and make it into a nice little booklet with staples [;)]

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« Reply #45 on: 16/04/2007 02:03:20 »
I have this book. It is similar to the New Scientist Q&A books but better I think. Its good to skim, open at a random page or read whole sections.
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« Reply #46 on: 16/04/2007 02:07:07 »
Thanks Steven! But what is it really about? Just random, amusing science discoveries, which I really like? [;D]
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« Reply #47 on: 16/04/2007 02:17:24 »
answers to science questions. Interesting facts that have been on the show etc.
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« Reply #48 on: 16/04/2007 02:18:44 »
Ah OK. I've got to buy it then [;D]
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« Reply #49 on: 16/04/2007 02:48:54 »
I have this book. It is similar to the New Scientist Q&A books but better I think. Its good to skim, open at a random page or read whole sections.

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