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Subject: Is there anyway one can block senders?
Date Posted: 8/24/2008 9:02 AM ET
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So that one doesn't have to take any more books from that particular person? I looked in help and couldn't find anything.

Date Posted: 8/24/2008 9:05 AM ET
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no, there is no way to block senders....the only thing you can do is check the PM option when you get an offer but, then you have to realize that if you decline the book you go to the end of the WL line.

Date Posted: 8/24/2008 9:20 AM ET
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Last Edited on: 12/22/08 7:50 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/24/2008 9:22 AM ET
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Nancy there is only one potential flaw in that and that is if the other person won't allow your Buddy request...if they do not allow it then you can't add them.  I just keep my in a notebook next to my computer.

Date Posted: 8/24/2008 9:47 AM ET
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Last Edited on: 2/21/10 11:52 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/24/2008 9:52 AM ET
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Nancy - That is brilliant...provided the person accepts the request.

Date Posted: 8/25/2008 9:14 AM ET
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Last Edited on: 2/2/15 11:59 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/25/2008 10:43 PM ET
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I have had so few problems here, I can't imagine even spending time worrying about such a thing! I think the truly bad eggs (people who repeatedly send unpostable books, cheat people on Book Bazaar deals, etc) get weeded out by the Powers That Be fairly quickly, especially since PBS implemented their "Received With a Problem" procedures. (This is why it is important to mark books you get that are not postable as such, because if no one reports the bad books they receive, PBS may not know just how many nasty books a given person is sending!)

I've certainly never come across someone I disliked so much that I'd never want to trade with them again, and the problem books I've received in over 3 years (and 1,100+ received books) I can count on one hand--and those were easily resolved, too. I guess it's just not something I think much about also because most of my orders these days are almost entirely from my wishlist, which is all on auto-request and orders are often placed, accepted and mailed before I even realize what's happened. I wouldn't want to cancel those orders anyway, as then I'd lose my place in the WL line.

Cheryl