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How many books did Tookie sell

Posted on 12/15/2005 10:10:39 PM PST by airedale

I know this is a dead issue and I don't want to flog a dead horse, but I was wondering how many of the children's books that Tookie wrote were actually sold? I know there were 9 of them but not one media source ever said how many of them were sold.


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1 posted on 12/15/2005 10:10:40 PM PST by airedale
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To: airedale

Heh. Dead.


2 posted on 12/15/2005 10:12:44 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: airedale

I think it was a around a thousand at most. I don't really remember even any exact numbers either.

I could be wrong though.


3 posted on 12/15/2005 10:14:30 PM PST by Termite_Commander (Warning: Cynical Right-winger Ahead)
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To: Termite_Commander

Use the white-out marker on that extra "A". Thank you.


4 posted on 12/15/2005 10:15:02 PM PST by Termite_Commander (Warning: Cynical Right-winger Ahead)
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To: airedale
I know this is a dead issue

Hi-yo! You are correct, Sir! /Ed McMahon
5 posted on 12/15/2005 10:15:06 PM PST by motzman (Eat right, exercise, die anyway)
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To: airedale

Doesn't matter. Not relevant to justice.


6 posted on 12/15/2005 10:15:26 PM PST by mbraynard (I don't even HAVE a mustache!)
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To: Termite_Commander
I could be wrong though.

You're dead wrong.

7 posted on 12/15/2005 10:15:27 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: motzman

I understand that sales were pretty dead for most of Tookie's author career.


8 posted on 12/15/2005 10:16:11 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Gordongekko909

Free Tookie!!! While there's still time!!


9 posted on 12/15/2005 10:16:18 PM PST by emiller
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To: Gordongekko909

=)


10 posted on 12/15/2005 10:16:34 PM PST by Termite_Commander (Warning: Cynical Right-winger Ahead)
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To: emiller

What's the rush? There's plenty of time to kill.


11 posted on 12/15/2005 10:17:02 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Gordongekko909

You realize when Tookie died that he became a registered voter again ? That ain't justice !


12 posted on 12/15/2005 10:18:07 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Cheney X -- Destroying the Liberal Democrat Traitors By Any Means Necessary -- Ya Dig ? Sho 'Nuff.)
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To: airedale

"See Spot Run. See Dick run. See Jane run. See Tookie fry."


13 posted on 12/15/2005 10:18:24 PM PST by woofie
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To: airedale

Not very darn many. There are FReepers who have sold more books.


14 posted on 12/15/2005 10:19:26 PM PST by GeronL (Leftism is the INSANE Cult of the Artificial)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Hopefully he will fill the ballot out wrong. Then it will be a dead ballot.


15 posted on 12/15/2005 10:19:38 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: airedale

My understanding is that only two of his books sold; One sold 300 copies and the second one sold only two copies.


16 posted on 12/15/2005 10:24:36 PM PST by CAWats (And I will make no distinction between the terrorists and the democrats.)
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To: airedale
I don't know how many sales have resulted from the recent brouhaha surrounding this dead monster. Before the Big Media machine ramped up their propaganda campaign, his most successful book had sold only 330 copies.

I wish I'd bought one of his less successful copies. I'd have mailed it to him in prison for him to sign, pretending to be a clueless youngster "saved from the gang lifestyle through his wisdom in prose". Then, after his inevitable demise, I'd flog it on ebay and make a tidy bit of cash from the bleeding heart idiots who supported that monster. Such idiots do not deserve to keep their money.

If only I'd thought of this plan about a year ago.

17 posted on 12/15/2005 10:25:06 PM PST by pillbox_girl
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To: airedale

How about we let Tookie rest in peace. Anyone with the ability to take another life is a tortured soul, to say the least. There is no purpose in beating a corpse. He got the full measure of what he deserved.


18 posted on 12/15/2005 10:25:43 PM PST by kylaka
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To: pillbox_girl

Note to self: Find out if Mumia What's His Face has written any books.


19 posted on 12/15/2005 10:27:24 PM PST by pillbox_girl
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To: kylaka
So what you're saying is that I shouldn't dig him up, pee on his corpse, and then re-bury him upside-down?
20 posted on 12/15/2005 10:27:54 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: kylaka

Bless your compassionate soul. But no one said anything about 'beating a corpse' they said 'flogging a dead HORSE' :=)


21 posted on 12/15/2005 10:28:27 PM PST by theoldmarine
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To: pillbox_girl

Won't do you any good. Sentence communted to life in prison.


22 posted on 12/15/2005 10:28:38 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: airedale
Tookie is dead. Life is good. Murder never pays, so I must simply sing:

Took Took Tookie GOODBYE
Took Took Tooke DON'T CRY!
Muscles just don't cut it
You're a wannabe Mandela
Truth is that your scared sh@t
But HEY YOU ARE DEAD NOW!!!

OK, it doesn't rhyme, but it's true!
23 posted on 12/15/2005 10:29:36 PM PST by ishabibble (HOMOSEXUALS: DO NOT EVER CALL THEM 'GAY')
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To: Gordongekko909
Including the one in the library of congress.....6.
24 posted on 12/15/2005 10:29:39 PM PST by BigCinBigD (Merry Christmas!)
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To: Gordongekko909

I heard 300


25 posted on 12/15/2005 10:29:58 PM PST by Youngman442002
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To: kylaka
How about we let Tookie rest in peace. Anyone with the ability to take another life is a tortured soul, to say the least. There is no purpose in beating a corpse. He got the full measure of what he deserved.

Why should we?

His nitwit supporters (and the evil political institutions that use them) have already lifted his still warm corpse onto their standard as a rallying point for their cause. So long as it's up there, we have ever right, indeed an ethical obligation, to throw stones at it.

26 posted on 12/15/2005 10:31:12 PM PST by pillbox_girl
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To: Gordongekko909

27 posted on 12/15/2005 10:32:17 PM PST by Optimus Prime (Do liberals even qualify as sentient beings?)
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To: Youngman442002

I suppose that 300 years in prison is effectively a life sentence.


28 posted on 12/15/2005 10:34:16 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Optimus Prime

Aww, but I'm on a roll!


29 posted on 12/15/2005 10:35:03 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Gordongekko909
Won't do you any good. Sentence communted to life in prison.

Seriously? When the heck did that happen? And who was the idiot responsible?

So, any other candidates? I doubt I'll see as potentialy lucrative an opportunity to cash in on the bleeding heart nitwits as Tookie was, but I'm willing to speculate a little.

30 posted on 12/15/2005 10:36:19 PM PST by pillbox_girl
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To: Gordongekko909

Don't let me stop you.... , but hey, that's a lot of work. All that pee'in and all. I'm surprised you'd want to part with it.


31 posted on 12/15/2005 10:37:11 PM PST by kylaka
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To: airedale
I heard that it was somewhere in the 300 to 350 range. There is not a big demand for books that have only one syllable words in them
32 posted on 12/15/2005 10:38:26 PM PST by skimask (Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.)
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To: pillbox_girl
2001. The Honorable William Yohn. Read all about it.

Here's a listing for Texas.

33 posted on 12/15/2005 10:39:10 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: kylaka
I'm surprised you'd want to part with it.

Well, you know, I was drunk. And I had to go.

34 posted on 12/15/2005 10:40:03 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: airedale
The Publisher will no release the numbers but Joseph C. Phillips (Martin on the COSBY show) says one of Stanley's books sold 330 copies and another sold only 2 copies.

JosephCphillips.com
I THINK!
35 posted on 12/15/2005 10:40:06 PM PST by msnimje (http://weblogawards.org/2005/12/best_blog.php .. VOTE FOR MALKIN (everyday) -- DON'T LET KOS WIN!!)
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To: Optimus Prime
That's right...

He's dead, Jim.

36 posted on 12/15/2005 10:40:49 PM PST by Bonaparte
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To: Gordongekko909; pillbox_girl
"Sentence commuted to life in prison."

Huh?

37 posted on 12/15/2005 10:44:02 PM PST by Bonaparte
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To: airedale

wouldn't it be "How many books did Tookie cell?"


38 posted on 12/15/2005 10:44:19 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: pillbox_girl

Betcha some enterprising publisher puts out a boxed "deluxe" set of Tookie books and makes a fortune selling to the moonbats.


39 posted on 12/15/2005 10:44:48 PM PST by JennysCool (Non-Y2K-Compliant)
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To: Bonaparte

No, not Tookie. Mumia.


40 posted on 12/15/2005 10:45:03 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: JennysCool

Every dollar a Freeper makes selling those books is a dollar that won't go to moveon.org!


41 posted on 12/15/2005 10:46:18 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Gordongekko909; pillbox_girl
Ok, just noticed you're talking about Mumia, not Tookie.

As Emily whats-her-name would say, "Never mind."

42 posted on 12/15/2005 10:46:24 PM PST by Bonaparte
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To: theoldmarine
But no one said anything about 'beating a corpse' they said 'flogging a dead HORSE' :=)

flog (flôg)
tr.v. flogged, flog·ging, flogs

    1. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
    2. Informal. To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book.

Isn't the second definition exactly what Tookie's supporters are now doing to his corpse?

43 posted on 12/15/2005 10:46:48 PM PST by pillbox_girl
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To: pillbox_girl

Actually they used his still warm and live corpse for their cause. Now that he's dead, you don't hear a peep. Roadkill, does not evoke any emotions.


44 posted on 12/15/2005 10:47:10 PM PST by kylaka
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To: Gordongekko909
"Mumia."

Wasn't that a beotch? Puts a target on that back of every cop in that state. I wonder how many commencement addresses this murdering POS will live to deliver to all those college morons.

45 posted on 12/15/2005 10:48:27 PM PST by Bonaparte
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To: Bonaparte

He's a little over 50 now; I figure two decades, at the most. Less if he smokes.


46 posted on 12/15/2005 10:50:28 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: kylaka

Went to a dental appointment in SF on Tuesday afternoon. On my way, I saw signs in windows such as, "Arnold Is A Coward." One house had a California flag upside down. The murder of a full-term infant doesn't bother them, but the lawful, just and long overdue execution of a vicious murderer of innocent people infuriates them. My kind of people. Not.


47 posted on 12/15/2005 10:53:44 PM PST by Bonaparte
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To: JennysCool
Betcha some enterprising publisher puts out a boxed "deluxe" set of Tookie books and makes a fortune selling to the moonbats.

I can almost guarantee his lawyers and closest supporters have been planning just that for some time now.

Tookie's a cookie, but it's all about the benjamins.

48 posted on 12/15/2005 10:58:10 PM PST by pillbox_girl
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To: Bonaparte
The Tookie supporters suck so much that a black hole couldn't escape them.
49 posted on 12/15/2005 10:58:32 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Gordongekko909

LOL!

They suck so much my shop vac won't show its face.


50 posted on 12/15/2005 11:03:58 PM PST by Bonaparte
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