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The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

WE KNOW HOW you feel. The week looms ahead and you have a lot on your plate.

So do like we do here in TheJournal.ie HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing questions…

This week… Reader John Manahan has been wondering if people bother to buy CDs anymore – or if they much prefer to pay for downloads (legally, mind) of albums. A straw poll in TheJournal.ie office seemed to conclude CDs are a waste of shelf space… except for one or two old fogies* who liked to be able to flick through their CD – and – brace yourselves, vinyl collection. (*which may or may not include the author).

A. CDs, or…

(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

B. …downloads

(Image: Steve White/CPI/The Canadian Press)

Vote here: These days, I mostly buy music in the form of…


Poll Results:

B - Downloads (legal) (688)
A - CDs (436)
C - Can't we all just get along? (163)



See previous entries in The Burning Question*>

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