The halakha is that the reader of the Megilla needs to read from a kosher scroll. But what is the advantage of following the reading out a scroll?

I see here in the name of the Pri Megadim that "where possible, it is preferable for those listening to have their own kosher Megillah to follow from". Why is that?

Kitzur Schulchan Aruch (141:13) says "in any case, it is proper and correct that each individual has a kosher Megillah so that one can say by oneself word by word quietly in case he did not hear (any) one word from the reader". Is that the reason?

Or is it hiddur mitzva (beautification the mitzva)?

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    I understood it to be that if one misses a word, the individual can read the word himself from a kosher scroll to ensure having heard the entire megillah from a proper scroll. – rosends Mar 20 '16 at 13:23
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    @Daniel yes, but who knows going in how much one will have to read on his own? – rosends Mar 20 '16 at 13:36
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    @Daniel I see it as all in the planning One has a kosher megilla to follow along in, but if it ends up that he needs to read words himself, up to any amount, he is covered. I would rather that than using a book and following along until I realize that I have had to repeat over half the text, and then scrambling to find a kosher megilla and starting over. – rosends Mar 20 '16 at 13:38
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    @msh210 it is just unsourced, personal sense. The answer seems to be in the kitzur quote in the question – rosends Mar 20 '16 at 14:08
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    @Daniel What makes you think doing so is lechatchila? Clearly the reader is supposed to try and have a Kosher Megillah to read from. Otherwise we could start selling half Megillas for cheaper and only have to prep half the leining. – Double AA Mar 20 '16 at 18:30

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