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Subject: Credits?
Date Posted: 9/29/2014 10:23 PM ET
Member Since: 2/22/2011
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Do you have a number of credits that you like to keep on hand?

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 12:54 AM ET
Member Since: 6/8/2013
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Not really. I had built up to about 40 credits a few months ago but I've been teetering with 3 to 6 credits since then. 

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 1:11 AM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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I panic if I get under 10.  But then I like to have enough to join swap games as well as for wish list books.

Please remember that you can transfer credits between PBS, the DVD, and the CD sites.

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 6:53 AM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2008
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I tend to keep 5-10. I figure if I happen to need more I can buy them at the kiosk or from another member in the book bazaar or mail some wishlisted books.

When I first joined, I opted to buy credits to get me started.

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 8:48 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I don't like keeping more than about 10 or so.  That's all the money I'm comfortable with having invested in a trading site of any kind. There was only only time where I didn't have enough credits because someone posted 10 WL audiobooks to me without asking first when I only had 3 credits.  I just bought a few cheap credits and hit the not now button on a couple.  Then I posted some WL books to recoup my credit stash.

It's really all in what you feel comfortable with having.  I'm a single mother and don't make a lot of money so for me personally it doesn't make financial sense to have more than $20-$30 tied up in postage expense here.  But I also only trade 5-10 books a year at this point. When I traded a lot of books, I kept more credits on hand.

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 4:25 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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I need to keep ten or more on hand cause one week I got offered 8 of my WL books!

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 4:34 PM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2009
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I like to have between 5-10. If I start getting too many, I sell them.

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 5:07 PM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2007
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I like to keep around 10 but I was over 20 at the beginning of the month.

...until I decided to join Gold Key & added 100 more titles to my WL.

Then my wishes started being granted really fast yesand I'm way under 10 now -- tho' I love getting so many of books for mount TBRheart

I hope I get some orders from my shelf soon so I can be set for the next wave!