when you read you limit ur speed b/c you are saying the words in your head

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    so your reading speed is limited to the speed in which you can speak those words. if you make an effort to not "say the words" you're reading, so to speak, in your head, your speed of reading and comprehension increases dramatically.

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    Oh rly.
     
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    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    splashwut
     
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    Sometimes when I power through a book I only read the text in "quotes" unless its an action sequence. You can read a book in half the time :toptip:
     
  5. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    [video=youtube;xw2T1jx8kzo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xw2T1jx8kzo[/video]
     
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    I'm gonna edit that
     
  7. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    i understood what you meant. really quickly, too.
     
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    banksy You wrote "I love you" in lipstick on the mirror VIP

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    What are you "powering through" books for bub? You got midterms comin up or sumptin?
     
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    We're both pro readers, bro. Sometimes I read so fast I have to re-read what i read.
     
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    That Daneryeas broad did something crazy with a dragon and they didn't address it for like 1000 pages. I had to know. Spoiler alert
     
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    [video=youtube;Jfq3c4Cf1Fs]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfq3c4Cf1Fs[/video]
     
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    what aboot audio books .. hmm well ?
     
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    :bigthink:;:;;:
     
  14. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    mind blown.

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    I can't read.
     
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    For your sake, I hope you're trolling.

    I employed your technique in the second quote, and I have to agree with you; it certainly is easier to read. Did you get this tip from Lever?