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Subject: Do Credits Expire?
Date Posted: 3/13/2013 6:46 PM ET
Member Since: 1/24/2013
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Forgive me if this is a silly question. I wanted to make sure there is no time period in which I have to use my credits. Thank you. :)

Date Posted: 3/13/2013 6:55 PM ET
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Credits do not expire.

Date Posted: 3/13/2013 10:39 PM ET
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Thanks, Rebecca. I didn't think they did but wanted to double check. :)

Date Posted: 3/13/2013 11:21 PM ET
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It is better for PBS if we use the credits. Something about the bookkeeping. But no expiration.
Date Posted: 3/14/2013 3:58 AM ET
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If an account is dormant -- no books ordered, purchased, or mailed for a year -- the terms of service say that the account may be closed and the credits forfeited.  I think "may" is the operative word.  I know of a couple of cases where the administration restored the accounts and credits of people who'd let the account go dormant -- when they asked.