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Subject: Can you or can't you....
Date Posted: 1/24/2010 11:34 AM ET
Member Since: 9/15/2007
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I have several WL books that are unpostable.  Some on my account, some recieved that way.  The ones that were recieved that way were when I was first really new to PBS and did not know any better.  They should have been RWAP, but were not.

Can you or can't you post these books and request a credit for them after disclosing the problem since they are WL? 

 I really need some credits, and would like to have credits for them.  One the cover was slit (over an 1" long) and taped back together; still perfectly readable.  One came with a dust jacket, which I took off to read and noticed that that spine was split (about 2" from the bottom) where the cover is taped to the book; perfectly readable.  Another I was reading in the car and my son splattered some red juice on two of the pages so they are stained; perfectly readable.

Just wondering what is the correct thing to do!  Thanks!

Date Posted: 1/24/2010 11:38 AM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
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You can't post them - but there are threads in the Book Bazaar where you can list them and ask for a credit for them!

Here's the thread:  Post your UNPOSTABLE WISHLIST BOOKS here ......................

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 1/24/2010 11:38 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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You can offer these through the book bazaar and make arrangements to swap them outside the system. You cannot post an upostable book through the FIFO system.

Date Posted: 1/24/2010 11:45 AM ET
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Thanks!  I had another member tell me that, but when I skimmed the thread, I did not see any asking for credits.  I just wanted to double check the info!

Date Posted: 1/24/2010 11:18 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Yes you can request a credit, if you state the condition and requester approves...through the Book Bazaar, not FIFO.  A couple of the genre forums also have threads for wishlisted books, and unpostables are welcome there also (romance, paranormal, & mystery IIRC).

ETA - some members also list unpostables on their profile page and/or siggy lines, good luck finding a new home for your book!

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