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I have The Lost Temple... do you want me to scan it?

I'll echo BobaFett2's sentiments. That would be excellent.

 

Question: How do you get good scans? The uploads on Mediafire were all pictures, except one (and the Space Port book), because scans never came out right.

What kind of a scanner are you using? Books are kind of tricky because to get a good scan you have to press the page down flat and hold it, which isn't terribly good for the book spine, I don't think. You'd also want to make sure that the cover is as far down as possible, even though with a book it isn't going to completely close. If it's possible, it is good to preview a scan before going through with it to make sure the page is properly aligned and not off-kilter or anything.

 

No idea if any of that's helpful to whatever problem you experienced, but that's the advice that comes to mind from my experience scanning LEGO magazines.



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It's a home printer's scanner. It's not a bad scanner, by any means. If it's a matter of damaging the book, I'd rather avoid scanning it.



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I've got Knights' Kingdom: Medieval Mischief and Mayhem, Castle Under Attack (Knights' Kingdom 1), Rocket Rescue (Space Port, Boba's already got that one), Secret at Dolphin Bay (City Center), and three classic Pirates books: The Royal Visit, Adventure on Shark Island, and Captain Roger's Activity Book. Not sure if I'll have access to a scanner for a while though.
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I won't have it until Thanksgiving, so feel free to upload Medieval Mischief and Mayhem and Rocket Rescue if you get a chance.



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I've got 6 old DK books that are, er..., somewhere.

  • Race for Survival - Rock Raiders - Level 4
  • Mission to the Arctic - Arctic - Level 3
  • Castle Under Attack - Knights Kingdom - Level 2
  • Rocket Rescue - Space - Level 2
  • Trouble at the Bridge - City - Level 1
  • Secret at Dolphin Bay - City - Level 1

Their condition may not be the best, but if you need me to, I could try to find and scan them.

 

BTW, if anyone has any of the BIONICLE "Young Readers" or "Guides" books listed here, I'd like to hear about it! I have a few, but I'm missing most of them.


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BIONICLE "Young Readers"

 

I've got one of these It's the Young Reader's Level 3, Journey of Takanuva. Then i've got both the Bionicle Encyclopedias, and one other Bionicle Guide.



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I've got one of these It's the Young Reader's Level 3, Journey of Takanuva. Then i've got both the Bionicle Encyclopedias, and one other Bionicle Guide.

The rules state we cannot link to books less than ten years old, so I believe for the time being Journey of Takanuva and the encyclopedias are out.

 

Their condition may not be the best, but if you need me to, I could try to find and scan them.

If you have the time, it would definitely be great to get scans of the ones that BobaFett2/jamesster don't have.



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I've got 6 old DK books that are, er..., somewhere.

  • Race for Survival - Rock Raiders - Level 4
  • Mission to the Arctic - Arctic - Level 3
  • Castle Under Attack - Knights Kingdom - Level 2
  • Rocket Rescue - Space - Level 2
  • Trouble at the Bridge - City - Level 1
  • Secret at Dolphin Bay - City - Level 1

Their condition may not be the best, but if you need me to, I could try to find and scan them.

 

BTW, if anyone has any of the BIONICLE "Young Readers" or "Guides" books listed here, I'd like to hear about it! I have a few, but I'm missing most of them.

 

That would be excellent. I actually used to have all but one of those, but now I only have two.

I have BIONICLE World (I think), BIONICLE Rahi Beasts (pretty sure), the Official Guide (may be missing pages/some are loose, but it's mostly complete and more than 10 years old). I may have another hidden somewhere, but I can't look until I go home for Thanksgiving.

 

Is anyone interested in the LEGOLAND books?



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I've got one of these It's the Young Reader's Level 3, Journey of Takanuva. Then i've got both the Bionicle Encyclopedias, and one other Bionicle Guide.

The rules state we cannot link to books less than ten years old, so I believe for the time being Journey of Takanuva and the encyclopedias are out.

No worries, I won't link them here, at least until the get a little older.
 

Their condition may not be the best, but if you need me to, I could try to find and scan them.

If you have the time, it would definitely be great to get scans of the ones that BobaFett2/jamesster don't have.

Hmm, where did I put them...

Is anyone interested in the LEGOLAND books?

Sure!
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Excellent. I'll put the BIONICLE book, LEGOLAND Books, and Medieval Mischief and Mayhem on my to-do list, and I'll also upload the Space Port book if nobody else has by Thanksgiving.


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BTW, if anyone has any of the BIONICLE "Young Readers" or "Guides" books listed here, I'd like to hear about it! I have a few, but I'm missing most of them.

 

 

By happenstance, I have recently begun collecting LEGO books, and purchased a variety of Bionicle books at local thrift stores. Do you require any of the following?

 

Bionicle Chronicles

  • 1 Tale of the Toa
  • 2 Beware the Bohrok
  • 3 Makuta's Revenge

Bionicle Adventures

  • 1 Mystery of Metru Nui
  • 3 The Darkness Below
  • 4 Legends of Metru Nui
  • 7 Web of the Visorak
  • 9 Web of Shadows
  • 10 Time Trap

Bionicle Legends

  • 10 Swamp of Secrets

Bionicle Guides

  • Metru Nui - City of Legends
  • Dark Hunters

Misc.

  • LEGO Curse of the Mummy
  • LEGO Ninjago Official Guide

 

Afterthought: It's possible I could also find some of the yet-uncatalogued books at a library.


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Curse of the Mummy.



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BTW, if anyone has any of the BIONICLE "Young Readers" or "Guides" books listed here, I'd like to hear about it! I have a few, but I'm missing most of them.

 

 

By happenstance, I have recently begun collecting LEGO books, and purchased a variety of Bionicle books at local thrift stores. Do you require any of the following?

 

Bionicle Chronicles

  • 1 Tale of the Toa
  • 2 Beware the Bohrok
  • 3 Makuta's Revenge

Bionicle Adventures

  • 1 Mystery of Metru Nui
  • 3 The Darkness Below
  • 4 Legends of Metru Nui
  • 7 Web of the Visorak
  • 9 Web of Shadows
  • 10 Time Trap

Bionicle Legends

  • 10 Swamp of Secrets

Bionicle Guides

  • Metru Nui - City of Legends
  • Dark Hunters

Misc.

  • LEGO Curse of the Mummy
  • LEGO Ninjago Official Guide

 

Afterthought: It's possible I could also find some of the yet-uncatalogued books at a library.

 

I'm fairly certain I have all those BIONICLE books. The LEGO ones are new to me though.



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So what suggestions do you have as to scanning them? Bend the book flat and ruin the spine, or what?