When should you judge a book by its cover? by QuestionGuy August 7, 2022, 6:21 am When should you judge a book by its cover? What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote AskAskMebookcoverjudgeQuestion and Answer See more Previous article TIL that, in 1960, Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley gave Prince Akihito of Japan bluegill fish to be bred in Japan for food. They escaped captivity and are now an invasive species in Japan. Next article What porn are you most ashamed of watching and why? 29 Comments Leave a Reply My father told me when I was young that there are many situations when you should judge a book by it’s cover. Like if someone wears a shirt saying “I hate Muslims” or something, judge them. They chose their own cover. Log in to Reply When the artwork is clearly a stock image Log in to Reply When it’s a how-to book about designing covers. Log in to Reply When it’s cover is made of red flags Log in to Reply Pedophiles/zoopilrs Log in to Reply Anytime, really. Modern writers put A LOT of effort into their cover. I just read an article about this recently. There’s all sorts of psychological subtleties they use to say things they want you to know about their book. They’re really into it… like the directions birds are flying and shid mean different things. The shape of the clouds. Every thing you see on a cover is there for a purpose. (Well, for the authors into that) It’s pretty interesting Log in to Reply When it’s a science fiction book and the cover art is fucking awesome Log in to Reply When it’s a picture book Log in to Reply When they wear number 99 Log in to Reply Book cover is not a blank page, it’s filled with information placed by the writer for the reader. Read and judge the cover but keep it by yourself until it proven otherwise. Log in to Reply When it has an *awesome* pic of Fabio in a torn vest, with lightning in the background, and the title includes the word “Fear”. You can be sure of a quality literary experience. Log in to Reply TSA lines. The amateurs that are going to slow the line for everyone have a very distinctive look about them. Log in to Reply Anyone who obviously copies celebrities is absolute scum and absolutely enjoys hurting people and/or is the worst Karen you’ll ever meet. ✂️👔 Log in to Reply When the cover features a hunky dude with his shirt off. Log in to Reply If it’s a cooking book Log in to Reply Wednesday Log in to Reply Books. That’s why covers exist Log in to Reply https://www.reddit.com/r/DarkCanadaFiction/comments/vczkm4/bear_by_marian_engel_an_isolated_librarian_has_a/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share Log in to Reply Always. The idea that you shouldn’t is bullshit. You absolutely can and should judge books by their covers. If Fabio is kissing a well-endowed woman in a ripped bodice you’re not about to read an action packed political thriller, ya dig? The way people choose to present themselves says a lot about them and it’s absolutely fair to make judgments based on that. If you’re wearing a MAGA hat that does mean you’re a racist asshole. It does. If you’re wearing a shirt with a swastika on it and you have a shaved head and are openly carrying a gun you are a neo nazi. That’s just what you are. That’s the truth. Judge the cover. Judge it all you want. That’s why the cover is there. Go ahead and judge Log in to Reply “Chuck’s Dinosaur Tinglers: Volume 1” Amazon, $9.99. The cover is about as perfect as the title. Log in to Reply How they act when dealing with strangers. That is usually isnt a cover just who they are since dont have to put up a front/cover due to social or horny norms. Log in to Reply Big penis BIG PENIS BIG BALLS BIG DICK… one more thing… Big peenis Log in to Reply When the book is so badly damaged that it can’t be physically read. Log in to Reply If someone’s outfit also blend with the atmosphere he/she’s in. Log in to Reply Hard-core feminists Log in to Reply When the cover is on big red flag Log in to Reply When the author is one you don’t care for. Log in to Reply When it’s written by a women. Women always make lackluster books Log in to Reply When it’s cover is a MAGA hat. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.