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Old law school books are surprisingly useful.

Had a flat tire the other day on my car. Didn't really feel like dealing with AAA or driving on the flat rim to get air, so I figured I would try and fix the problem myself.

I remembered I had a few old edition books I didn't feel like selling on Amazon for $1 a piece, so why not use those things as impromptu 2x4s?

The Stone Con Law 6th edition is a real piece of **** book. Horribly written case explanations, horribly edited cases. Just a piece of ****. But it is a great to change a tire with!

Car on the book:



Book was a bit too thick for the 19" wheel (slightly different tire height will make the ride horrible until I get the winter tire fixed, but whatever). Had to open it. Thanks, Griswold v. Connecticut!



And look. The book is still usable after! ****, I can sell this on Amazon! "Slightly damaged spine, shelf wear on the cover, highlights throughout. Useful as a 2x4."





I'm sure we've all gotten books in worse condition than this, before.

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He frontin with all them books, but if you pull one down off the shelf, none of the pages have ever been opened. He got all them books, and he hasn't read nearly one of them.

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This book will be famous. One of you should buy it.

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This is the image before I needed to re-position the book to loosen up the lugs. Greatest 2x4 ever.

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Would accounting books work just as good as law book?

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Would accounting books work just as good as law book?
I would assume!

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Accounting books are useful
Not when they use older methods and standards. The switch to IFRS makes GAAP pretty useless
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Gonna use my old ones to try

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