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Subject: I just got accused of.....
Date Posted: 3/17/2010 6:28 PM ET
Member Since: 3/24/2006
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running a scam because I marked a book RWAP!!

Date Posted: 3/17/2010 6:29 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2009
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sorry that happened. You can report rude PMs to the team using the "Contact us" link at the bottom of the page.

Date Posted: 3/17/2010 6:32 PM ET
Member Since: 9/13/2007
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I'm so sorry, I've been fed that line as well and it really ticked me off. Make sure you mark the transaction as unresolved.

Date Posted: 3/17/2010 6:55 PM ET
Member Since: 3/27/2009
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running a scam because I marked a book RWAP!


Oh brother.

Date Posted: 3/17/2010 7:20 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2007
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Yeah, I've heard of this scam----an individual actually wants people to send them unpostable books because they are so valuable on the blackmarket. 


Date Posted: 3/17/2010 7:42 PM ET
Member Since: 8/9/2007
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Definitely report it to PBS.

Date Posted: 3/17/2010 10:57 PM ET
Member Since: 3/24/2006
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I did report it. She is obviously very new....no profile, no posts, one wishlist book and only a few books on her shelf.

Date Posted: 3/18/2010 12:31 AM ET
Member Since: 11/14/2005
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That line is just about as old as PBS. I think it was probably used before I became a member just a few months after they opened to the public. I'm sure I heard it on the forums way back then. Not sure how rich some of the scammers are getting or how many golden great books they are getting, but I sure wish they would teach me how to scam.

BTW, I didn't say that to belittle how you feel. I'm sorry that you got a nasty trader, and I hope they don't last long here with that attitude.

Last Edited on: 3/18/10 12:32 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/18/2010 8:59 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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So Sorry Words do Hurt.  I recently had to mark my first RWAP and it was not received very well.  I was rudely told this is a used book site.  The book has two Water Rings on the front cover and came unwrapped in shipping the PO put it in a plastic bag with a real nice note saying WE CARE.  The book was chewed up and frayed (Hardback)  I believe from the machines due to its poor wrapping.  The sender refused to give me back my credit.

But the good side is this was a WL book and the next one I received was as good as brand new.

Feel Better and ignore the @#$%$^^$#^&^ people.

Date Posted: 3/18/2010 9:15 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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That one's right up there with "I got it that way from PBS and I didn't complain" and "what do you expect of a free book"

Rick B. (bup) - ,
Date Posted: 3/18/2010 10:21 AM ET
Member Since: 11/2/2007
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I want in on this scam!

1) Spend a credit on an unpostable book.

2) ???

3) Profit!