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July 21, 2007
Potter Blog: Break time

I think I'm going to have to rethink this whole 60-pages-an-hour calculation. It seems like I'm only doing about 50 pages an hour. Not sure why there's a slowdown this time around, but there you have it. I'm only 250 pages in!

Which means that (times 10, carry the one), I have roughly 10 more hours of reading left.

That's totally managable, right? My review isn't even due for another 26 hours. I think I can even squeeze in a nap later today. I wonder if it's just Muggles who nap - you never really read about Harry or Ron taking a power snooze.

Also, I should look on the bright side: the book is about 25 pages shorter than I thought it would be (759 pages instead of the widely reported 784), and I'm now approximately one-third of the way done.

(An aside: Very interesting development on that R.A.B. thing, don't you think?)

Cups of coffee consumed so far: Three, or roughly, one per hour.

Time for a shower - I'm feeling grimy.

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