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Subject: Brand new book with printing ink splotches - postable?
Date Posted: 3/11/2010 11:48 AM ET
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Okay, so I've got a brand new book I received from Amazon.  I'm loving the book, but I've run across a few printing *messes* that I'm concerned may make the book unpostable  I've posted 2 examples:

http://s235.photobucket.com/albums/ee257/keepsbooks/?action=view¤t=bookdroplet.jpg This one is easy to see - ink droplet

http://s235.photobucket.com/albums/ee257/keepsbooks/?action=view¤t=bookheader.jpg This is harder to see, but it looks like tiny ink spots that may have transferred from the opposite page during printing?  They're in the header & also between lines.

The paper is the cheapest imaginable, too.  You can see the designs showing through one side of a page from the other side.  What do you guys think? 



Last Edited on: 3/11/10 2:54 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/11/2010 11:59 AM ET
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I don't believe that printing errors render a book unpostable.  I'll watch this thread though because I have the same issue with a book  sitting here.

Date Posted: 3/11/2010 11:59 AM ET
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Postable. The text is not obscured, which is how I judge.

Although, if the ink misprint made words in the book unreadable, I would return the book to Amazon!



Last Edited on: 3/11/10 12:07 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/11/2010 12:07 PM ET
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I too vote postable.  Printing errors (particularly ones that don't affect readability) are fine.

Date Posted: 3/11/2010 12:50 PM ET
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I think they would be fine.  If you're nervous, you could post it in the bazaar and explain the flaw.  Or, it is one on my wishlist and I totally wouldn't mind it when you're finished ;)

Date Posted: 3/11/2010 2:04 PM ET
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I agree...postable. 

Date Posted: 3/11/2010 2:42 PM ET
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Okay, this is making me feel much better!  Thanks for the input:)

 ETA - LOL, Melissa, I'll keep that in mind :)



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