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Snap Release game... even Newer thread!

Old and New Players all welcome

Here's how it works:
It's based on the kids game snap, only with wild released books. I start off the game by releasing a book, posting here to say I released Book A by suchandsuch
The next person claims Snap. They then have 24 hours to release a book that matches book A (same keyword in title/author name - not counting 'the' 'a' etc...), and post about it here
The next person to claim has 24 hours to release a matching book to the last one...
and so on.

So, for example,
I release: The End of Faith
next person releases: The End of Mr Y
next person releases: Mr Nobody's Eyes by michael morpurgo
next person releases; Jurassic park by Michael crichton
and one and on...

* you have to claim the Snap, so that everyone else knows you're planning a release (don't say the book title at this point, otherwise people can plan in advance) - claims are first come first served
* after claiming, you have 24 hours to make the release and tell us about it with a link to the book.
* after 24 hours, if you didn't report back your release, your claim is invalid and other people can claim in your place. So, after 24 hours, the snap is back up for grabs. Until someone grabs it, a delayed release report will still count. But once someone else has claimed it, it's theirs (for 24 hours at least...)
* you can't snap twice in a row - you can't snap your own release, as it were
* wild releases only, no controlled releases

Don't be put off by our incredibly long list of rules – the game is actually incredibly simple, it's just that we enjoy working out the details!

Words that can snap:
* keywords with title/author only, not 'the','a','and', etc. To help you work out what is a keyword and what is not, consider what words you might search a database for, or ask a bookstore clerk when you can't quite remember the exact title.
* Flipping between plural/singular of words is allowed - so if I release The Beach, you can release Beaches (and vice versa)
*flipping between tenses of a word is allowed - so if I release 'The Slap' you can release 'Slapped by an invisible hand' (and vice versa)
*splitting and forming compound words is allowed - so if I release 'The Sea', you can release 'The seagull' (and vice versa). But you CANNOT release 'The Seasons,' because that is a separate word that just happens to contain the same letters - not a compound. Compound words are amalgamations of two words, both retaining their meaning, to form one new word.
* You can snap on numbers featured in the title, and you can transform numbers between digit and letter form (from 6 to six and vice-versa). You can also add or remove a 'th' (so you can go from 6 to sixth or 6th). But you cannot snap using embedded numbers - so you cannot go from 1984 to 84 (or 38198427)
*embedded words are NOT allowed
* subtitles: whether the subtitle is available for snapping or not is up to the person who releases the book. If you think the subtitle of your release is a significant part of the title, please include that information in your post. the same applies to the inclusion / exclusion of illustrators, adapters, collection editors et al.
* non-english books are welcome to - use a translation of the title to snap with, and provide us with the translation when you post so that people can use that to snap back ;) So, if I release The Prisoner, you are welcome to snap that with Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d'Azkaban, and vise versa
* you cannot snap a book with the same book (but repeats of books from earlier in the game are fine), unless you have a copy printed under an alternate or foreign-language title (using the author name as the snapped-word)
* Author names snapped must be an exact match. Anne is not Anna or Ann. Richard is not Dick or Rich. Vikki is most certainly not Victoria ;)
* Author names that also have another meaning can be snapped using it as such - you can snap a Stephen King book with Once And Only King

In the case of an unsnappable book;
when a book has gone 24 hours with no one snapping it, GoG will make an announcement that it is deemed unsnappable. She will then release a new, unrelated book to be snapped on, and the game will continue from there. Until GoG's declaration of unsnappabilty, the book may still be snapped on (eg if GoG is asleep when the 24 hour mark passes, the book remains in play and open to snapping until such point as she awakens and announces)

>> If you are snapping, please check it is on the most recent book. The game will at some point run over multiple pages (the woes of popularity, eh?) so be sure to view the latest one (depending on the way you view the forum posts) <<

It's just for fun, no points or prizes or the like, though there is a list of the books released for this game here http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/471178 (maintained by Wolfie, thankyou!)
and....
I will provide a prize for the first person who wild releases a snap game book by strapping it to a duck. (Without hurting the duck. Duck-torture will be punished with a life-long snap ban.)

you don't need to sign up or anything - just jump in when you can

The specific rules of this game have become very much a community work, everyone throwing in their two cents as any issues or ideas arise, so do feel free to contribute or provide feedback. Here's the original thread in case you want to look back over how we got to this point; http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/470285

Tip: In some cases, two people snap at almost the same time, and the forum postings can go out of order. When this happens, look at the addresses of the individual postings (either by clicking through to them, or hover over the link and look in the status bar of your browser) - the last number of the links is the chronological order of the posting - the first one (ie the lower number) wins

Regular Players: Although it is not a hard and fast rule, it is considered good etiquette for frequent snappers not to take *too* long to release their book :D

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The adventures OF Hornblower- Intervention in the west -C.S. Forester http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14625411/

Dutch title: De avonturen van Hornblower - Interventie in de west
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872318 Tumtum
& Nutmeg A Christmas ADVENTURE by Emily Bearn
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14879567/
Die großen Romane Der Seewolf/Die Insel Berande/Meuterei auf der Elsinore/Ruf der Wildnis/Abenteurer dess Schienenstrangs von Jack London
The great novels The Sea Wolf / The Island of Berande / Mutiny on the Elsinore / Call of the Wild / ADVENTURER of the railroad track from Jack London
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The great pasta cookbook - Paolo Balducchi
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872782/

Dutch title: Het grote pasta kookboek
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14882547/
Das Netz der großen Fische von Andrea Camilleri
The net of the great fish by Andrea Camilleri
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A butterfly OF God - Nel Benschop
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14501196/

Dutch title: Een vlinder van God
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14886291/
Sword of God von Chris Kuzneski
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Vernon GOD Little by DBC Pierre
Http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13412425
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24 hours has passed so I am snapping on zimort's last release.
Please let me know if I'm mistaken

When GOD Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11753741/
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24 hours has passed so I am snapping on zimort's last release.
Please let me know if I'm mistaken

I'm so sorry, I totaly forgot to release.
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Skipper next to GOD, Those foolish motorists, Open heart, The secret of the sea- Jan de Hartog, Allen Andrews, Mary Bringle, Peter Benchley https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872816/

Dutch title: Schipper naast God, Die dwaze automobilisten, Open hart, Het geheim van de zee
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14883946/
Then She Was Gone A missing girl/A buried SECRET von Lisa Jewell
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Between THEN and later - Dieuwke Winsemius
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872845/

Dutch title: Tussen toen en later
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14905001/
Spätes Tagebuch von Erika Pluhar
Late diary by Erika Pluhar
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The DIARY of Dennis the Menace: Rollercoaster Riot by Steven Butler
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14912348/
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The DIARY of Dennis the Menace: Rollercoaster Riot by Steven Butler
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14912348/


I am doing well releasing here. Two books caught here in the past six month and the only two I released here recently :-)
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14915932/
Suzanne's DIARY for Nicholas von James Patterson
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The best book: A new world FOR Hendrik van Ham, On dead track, The creeping death, The keys of the kingdom - Toon Kortooms, Desmond Bagley, Hjalmar Thesen, A.J. Cronin
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872842/

Dutch title: Het beste boek: Een nieuwe wereld voor Hendrik van Ham, Op dood spoor, De sluipende dood, De sleutels van het koninkrijk
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Alexander Schuller - Julie - Agentin des Königs ( Julie, Agent of the KING )
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14160952
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The negro hut OF Uncle Tom - Harriet Elizabeth Beecher http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872822/

Dutch title: De negerhut VAN Oom Tom
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14923263/
Der Poet der kleinen Dinge von Marie-Sabine Roger
The poet OF little things by Marie-Sabine Roger
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Herman de Man Omnibus; The LITTLE world, A steamer in the fog, Goats - Herman de Man http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872818/

Dutch title: De kleine wereld, Een stoombootje in de mist, Geiten
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14923267
Le Manuel de Guerison le Plus Puissant du Monde von Dr. Andre Weil
The WORLD's Most Powerful Guerison Handbook von Dr. Andre Weil
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In the HANDS of the enemy by Elizabeth George
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14806482/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14931064/
Kesä Toscanassaa von Elizabeth Adler
Summer in Tuscany by ELIZABETH Adler
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The best book: The windsor protocol,  With the wind IN the sails, The price  of the right, Double battle -  Jack Higgens, Gerda van Wageningen, William J. Coughlin, ELIZABETH  Webster

 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872835/

Dutch title:
Het beste boek: Het windsor protocol, Met de wind in de zeilen, De prijs van het recht, Dubbele strijd
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IN would not be a snap under this guidance:
* keywords with title/author only, not 'the','a','and', etc. To help you work out what is a keyword and what is not, consider what words you might search a database for, or ask a bookstore clerk when you can't quite remember the exact title

I am not bothered really but if we are going to start using these words we will need to ask for this guidance to be removed so we all play the same way.

PS. I am not disputing this release it has used the author name too and as I said just putting it up for info and if anyone has any thoughts please add them here. :-)
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Thank you for your info. I will keep it in mind.
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14816889
Großer Wind-kleiner Wind zwei karibische Geschichten von Alice Ekert-Rotholz
Big WIND - small wind two Caribbean stories by Alice Ekert-Rotholz
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The SMALL Dokter - A. Vogel
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12515109/

Dutch title: De kleine dokter
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14744281
Rote Rosen von Dr. Frank - Sind es Liebesboten - oder Abschiedsgrüße?von unb.
Red roses by Dr.(Doctor) med. Frank - Are they messengers of love or farewell greetings? from unb.
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I never promised you a ROSE garden by Hannah Green
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14684102/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14293378/
Geheimnisvolle Rose Die Mutterschaft der Ordensfrau Praxedes
von Rodolfo L. Fonseca

Mysterious ROSE The Maternity of the Religious Praxedes
by Rodolfo L. Fonseca
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Kristin HANNAH - Wenn Engel schweigen ( when angels are silent )
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14958212
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In the name of the archANGEL by Olaf J. de Landell
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14684095/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14969148/
NACHTengel. von Danuta Reah

NightANGEL by Danuta Reah
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Vicky ANGEL by Jacqueline Wilson http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14980327/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14984313/
Das Engelchen aus dem Klavier. ( Ab 6 J.). Schreibschrift von Robert Fischer
The ANGEL from the piano. (From 6 years). script by Robert Fischer ||
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Rosamunde Pilcher - Karussell des LEBENS ( the carousel of life )
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14987978
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14955078/

Wunder Mensch Impulse für ein Leben im Licht der Gnade
von Jozef Niewiadomski
Miracle human impulses for a LIFE in the light of grace
by Jozef Niewiadomski
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Katzen und ihre MENSCHEN ( cats and their people )

https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13019868
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14991491/
Katze und Mensch: Die Geschichte einer Beziehung von Erhard Oeser
Cat and human: the story of a relationship by Erhard Oeser
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14990089/
Ein armer Hund im Katzenschloß von Peter Heim
A poor dog in the CAT castle from Peter Heim
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14956712/
Pompeji/Und morgen in das kühle Grab/Ein ganzes Leben lang
von Harris/Higgins Clark/Grayson
POMPEII / And tomorrow in the cool grave / For a lifetime
by Harris / Higgins Clark / Grayson
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My Life as a Fake by PETER Carey.
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11035070
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14955076/
Des Lebens Melodie Ein Gespräch mit Frau Musica von Reinhold Stecher
Of LIFE's Melody A conversation with Mrs. Musica by Reinhold Stecher
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The best book: Race with the white dead, By a fateful coincidence, Let the flower LIFE, A rainbow in the fog
by José Giovanni, Willy Corsari, Johannes Mario Simmel, Lillian Beckwith
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14872838/

Dutch title: Het beste boek: Wedloop met de witte dood, Door een noodlottig ongeval, Laat de bloemen leven, Een regenboog in de mist
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The black man with the WHITE heart by Arthur Japin
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14908395/
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Find the WHITE Horse by Dick King-Smith
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15014426/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15019547/
Die weiße Massai von Corinne Hofmann

The WHITE Maasai by Corinne Hofmann
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WHITEthorn Woods by Maeve Binchy
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15030366/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15039149/
Scarlet & Feather von MAEVE Binchy
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The house on Tara Road by MAEVE BINCHY
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15045617/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15046323/
The Bells of Scotland ROAD von Ruth Hamilton
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Maeve Binchy - Ein Haus in Irland ( A house in IrLAND )
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15048157
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15053540/
Das Haus der Schwestern von Charlotte Link
The HOUSE of the sisters from Charlotte Link
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Round Behind the Ice-HOUSE by Anne Fine http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15060320/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15062207/
So schön ist's nur im Försterhaus von Erich Kloss
It's only so beautiful in the forester's HOUSE by Erich Kloss
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I have released a book

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Doris52 vor 1 Wo.
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15062207/
So schön ist's nur im Försterhaus von Erich Kloss
It's only so beautiful in the forester's HOUSE by Erich Kloss

I dont know,if you can see my released book?
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How about a new book?
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How about a new book?

Definitely.

Doris it's over to you. Any book you wish to release will do, to get this moving again :)
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Is it ok?

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15064751/
The Emperor's Tomb von Steve Berry |
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fabulous, thank you :-)
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My Favourite Stories: The EMPEROR'S New Clothes (retold by) Nina Filipek

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15081186/
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15080448/
Firefly Summer The long awaited NEW novel from the author of Echoes
von Maeve Binchy

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