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Blood donors in Australia, and probably other countries, are not
for their platelets. Other than a cuppa and a bickie.
This idea encourages donors back with a book club held after each
The setting is right: you're supposed to sit around for a while after
before getting back into your car, or back to the nuclear
Also, the timeframe is right: regular donors should take at least a
month or two between visits. Plenty of time to devour the next
Vampire novels not encouraged.
||Disturbingly sensible and practical
||Excellent idea [+]
I presume that the process could operate on a
reasonable amount of govt sponsored book
loaning, with minor investment or donation by a
generous publisher, and the redundant books,
once they have been around a few donor centers,
could be recycled in a local Library.
||I note that a similar approach, albeit with free
access to a different type of literature, and less
donor interaction, doesn't seem to have worked
to boost uptake for male sperm donation.
||Sounds like a good plan. +
||There are uncomfortably-high numbers of people who never read or buy books; what can you use to incentivise them?
||The selfless giving of blood.
||Perhaps free internet access during and after the
procedure, but then again this is already possible in
||Some people (a minority) are lightheaded. Maybe an amateur art analysis club -- "Man, that totally looks like a huge bag of Doritos"