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Subject: Biggest RC I've seen
Date Posted: 4/1/2012 4:45 PM ET
Member Since: 11/9/2009
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I just received a book request with the following RC.   No way would I accept this one.  I think I will start a collection of strange RC's :)

 

I take care of what i Own. i Do Not Post Books that are all "beat-to-death". i Recycle that kind of thing.

If i Receive a Book with the Flaws ,or Imperfections , Listed Below , i will

Contact the Member to Return such a Book , Graphic Novel , Coloring Book & so on :

i cannot accept books from "Smoking" Homes...(Allergy)

i cannot accept Books with indications of Mold Scent...or the Scent of Animals ; i can live with Cat Home's scent , since i own a Cat.

i cannot accept Books with more than Minor Folds or Creases or edge tears and cuts

to any areas of the covers.The number of "dimples" need to be Limited.

If a Book appears ready to be Recycled, Please say You can't send it.

i cannot accept books with more than 20% of the Book having  Corner Folds/Creases to any Pages.

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i cannot accept any Coloring or "Activity"(like for kids) Books that have Any Interior Markings or Use...(Such as Connect-the-Dots ; Filled-In CrossWord Puzzles ; Crayon-Colored pages, etc.)

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 4:55 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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Wow, not sure they get many books with that RC but good luck to them!  Not sure I'd want to send a book to them either.

Subject: ????
Date Posted: 4/1/2012 6:09 PM ET
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I pretty much will send to anyone with or without a C but even i wonder about that one??

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 6:17 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Decline.  The credit is not worth the trouble. 

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 6:18 PM ET
Member Since: 12/31/2009
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You couldn't get me to touch that if you paid me.

Dimples???

 

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 6:58 PM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2005
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Wowzers.

The only RCs I decline right off the bat are smoke smells and cats because my cat smokes (LOL).

I'd have to decline that one, though...

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:01 PM ET
Member Since: 2/21/2009
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Ok, I know what dimples on peopple are, and I know what dimples on a golf ball are...but WHAT is a dimple on a book???

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:02 PM ET
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Dimples??? 

I was wondering about that myself. I'm trying to imagine what they mean.

I wouldn't accept the request, either.

And 20% of the book or less having corner folds/creases? I don't have books like that on my Shelf, but if I did I surely wouldn't count the pages to figure out the percentage. But I bet they would. Not worth the potential stress.

GAil

 



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Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:02 PM ET
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Wait.  Where are they finding coloring books?  I though those were not okay to post. 

(Of course I would have said no way before that...  Dimples?  Creases?)

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:05 PM ET
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Coloring books aren't postable, per the Help Center, but sometimes they get posted anyway.

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:27 PM ET
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I would look at my book (carefully!) and if it met that member's conditions, I would send it.

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:34 PM ET
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I'm with ya'll.  What the heck is a DIMPLE?!/

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:42 PM ET
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Whatever a book dimple is, the poor thing seems to have passed away.

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 7:52 PM ET
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I would decline this one.  Agree with Mary, the one credit is not worth what would most likely be a hassle.

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 8:29 PM ET
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I wouldn't send a book to them either!! haha, that's crazy.

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 9:03 PM ET
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LOL Lisa, that's too funny.  And no, I wouldn't send this person a book either.

Date Posted: 4/1/2012 10:56 PM ET
Member Since: 1/21/2009
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Simple.   Does not meet.  The end.

Date Posted: 4/2/2012 1:59 AM ET
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Date Posted: 4/2/2012 6:01 AM ET
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I accept all RCs (that my book meets). Never had any problems doing that whatsoever. I would accept this one too. What it boils down to, is, they don't want books that are excessively used, or written in. OK.

Date Posted: 4/2/2012 8:56 AM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2010
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WOW

-RD

Date Posted: 4/2/2012 9:51 AM ET
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Forgive me for not being a cat person, so what is Cat Home's scent  ??

Date Posted: 4/2/2012 10:33 AM ET
Member Since: 4/24/2008
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If a Book appears ready to be Recycled, Please say You can't send it.

All my books either come from PBS, half.ebay.com, bookmooch, yard sales, thrift stores, or given to me so technically they are recycled.  I'd reject this RC in a heartbeat.  I don't think they are going to get many acceptances. And what in the heck is a dimple?

Date Posted: 4/2/2012 11:29 AM ET
Member Since: 1/22/2011
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dimple- a small natural hollow area or crease or indentation , permanent or transient

my books only have them when they smile

Date Posted: 4/2/2012 11:30 AM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2009
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Techinically, I would say your books obtained from other sources are "reused", "recycled" would mean send them to the dump.

Date Posted: 4/2/2012 12:00 PM ET
Member Since: 8/19/2007
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Although coloring books aren't supposed to be posted several hundred are listed.  Also would love to know what a 'dimple' in a book is.  I'd decline the RC primarily because it's too much work for one credit.  I do wish the person luck in getting books though. Pat

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