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Subject: 52 books en route!! The most I've ever had at once
Date Posted: 7/24/2007 12:54 PM ET
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Today I packaged up a bunch of books and they will go into the mail in the next few minutes, so I marked them "mailed."  It brings me up to 52 books in the mail.  This is the most I've ever had at one time!   I suppose some of you could order some more from me, before any of them arrive, anyway, and increase this record number, but I'm a bit tired of packaging books at the moment.  WHEW!!

This was "only" 17 today to a total of 52 in the mail.  (Edited for clarification.)



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Date Posted: 7/24/2007 1:08 PM ET
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Date Posted: 7/24/2007 1:12 PM ET
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That's gonna be pricey! I can't recall the largest # of books I ever shipped out at once, but the largest amount of money for any one day's shipping was almost $70 one time...

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 1:17 PM ET
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Good Heavens!  I'm in the process of packaging my books to ship out today, and I thought I had alot at 13!  However looking at the rest of my books mailed, I will have 25, so I geuss that's not too bad.  But 52 - Wow!

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 1:21 PM ET
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Wow!  I would need to go get another job or my dh would freak! That sure is alot of books! You go!!!

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 1:40 PM ET
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Wow!  I don't think I even have that many books on my shelf.  LOL

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 1:47 PM ET
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That's not all in one mailing, but the total that I have en route.  I "only" mailed 17 today, but that brought it up to 52 en route.  I partly compensate for it by buying unused stamps on Ebay and elsewhere for less than face value.

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 2:59 PM ET
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Date Posted: 7/24/2007 3:12 PM ET
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Winston,

Oh such dreams I was having of 52 books heading your way all at once - and then I read your post and took back my covetous thoughts.  Then, I had to go take a peek at your profile and after seeing your book numbers - those thoughts came back in spades. :)

Perhaps one of these days I shall find you in my postbox.

Enjoy your evening off from wrapping - though with your book selection maybe not.

Paula

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 3:22 PM ET
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Wow, Winston!  That is remarkable!  I cannot imagine  what your account page must look like.  Bet you have to scroll through pages and pages of "Books I Have Mailed." 

Me, I am just agonizing because I have a mere four books to be packaged and mailed, lol.

Jan

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 4:08 PM ET
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I thought I would check out your bookshelf because I wondered how many books you had....643 according to what I saw...goodness, if I had that many books stacked up I wouldn't be buried in them! *L* 

guess I need to make another run through my books so I can beef up my bookshelf...although I have a lot on my TBR list....I should read those!

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 4:10 PM ET
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I hope you've invested in the company that sells you tape.  lol   That's a lot of books Winston!! Way to go!

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 7:37 PM ET
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I am totally amazed. Winston, you're my hero of the day!

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 9:08 PM ET
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Yep, the Scotch Tape Company's stock price just went up...

 

Date Posted: 7/24/2007 9:45 PM ET
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The most packages I have sent at one time is 8...................

Date Posted: 7/25/2007 12:31 AM ET
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Hey, Winston! Thank you! Because you posted this, it made me think about how many books we sent out this month. I'd figured because many of them were deals and box trades, I probably still wouldn't make the top 50 list. But when I went to look at your stats, guess what I found!!! hahhaha I made the top 50!!! I'm only like #48, but I have 11 ready to go out, I might move up a little!

hahahahah Thanks again! (and of course, thanks to everybody that ordered too!)

Date Posted: 7/25/2007 2:35 AM ET
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I was excited when I had 10 out at the same time.  Good for you Winston!  Hope you sent out alot of the older books you had.

Date Posted: 7/25/2007 7:27 AM ET
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That's awesome...bet the post office peeps love to see you coming in the door!  LOL