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Subject: 3 for 1?
Date Posted: 8/6/2008 10:39 AM ET
Member Since: 4/23/2008
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Ok so I haven't done this long and I had someone ask me about a 3 for 1 on some of my books. How do I go about doing that? Sorry if I'm missing something somewhere. I'm at work and really don't have alot of time to hunt for what I'm looking for. I figured some of you really smart people would let me know. Thanks in advance.

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 10:48 AM ET
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Once they place an order from your shelf, they should send you a PM with the other two books that they want as freebies.  You will need to manually remove those from your bookshelf, so they don't get ordered by anyone else.

Deb

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 10:50 AM ET
Member Since: 5/2/2008
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Most people ask that you pick on of the three books and request it formally through PBS, and then post/pm you the books they'd like as freebies.

Some people (mostly those that use printable postage, because you get credits right away) will have you request all 3 and then you buddy them two credits.

Those are the ways I've seen so far, anyhoo. If you go to the Book Bazaar, one of the permenant topics gives you tips on how to do deals and the rules on doing it. Such as: if the user has requestor conditions that you can't meet, don't cancel the request. Have the user cancel the request because then the request may go to the next person in line that has that book and they get a book they may not have wanted unless they got that deal.

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 10:50 AM ET
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Ok that makes sense. Duh! Guess I was having a blonde moment. Thanks so much for your reply.

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 1:30 PM ET
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LOL Nicole you weren't having a blonde moment, I actually posted the exact same question when I first joined :P

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 1:34 PM ET
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FYI: you do not have to give someone a deal if they ask for one when you weren't advertising one.  It's nice to do and I've done it before myself-but you don't have to either.