To borrow a book (generally a textbook) immediately prior to disappearing for a long period of time. This often causes stress and concern for the original owner of the book, as he is unable to complete his assignment on time.
Steve: "Hey, can I work with you on the Space Sciences work tonight?"
Face: "Sorry, but I don't have my book any more. TJ decided to pull a Tim before disappearing off to the West Coast all week."