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Subject: dingy book-do I RWAP?
Date Posted: 9/3/2009 9:43 PM ET
Member Since: 5/6/2009
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I received a paperback today that is in really sad shape.  I read the postable guidlines and if I went by all the exact details it does not have one major issue it is just really raggedy, and not would I would consider to be in 'good condition'.  I certainly would not repost it.  Should I do a RWAP or just ignore it and give it away as a freebie when I am done reading it?  If it matters; this was one of my WL books.

Date Posted: 9/3/2009 9:54 PM ET
Member Since: 2/11/2007
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At some point a book reaches the end of its post-ability, where it was (technically at least) postable by the sender, but in such borderline condition that the recipient doesn't feel comfortable posting it one more time. It's not an RWAP, but just part of the experience. Sounds like a freebie candidate to me.

Date Posted: 9/3/2009 9:54 PM ET
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This is a gray area because it falls in the "not overly worn" category.  I usually just mark received and decide it will end its postable run with me.  If it's WL you could offer it in one of the the genre forums or the bazzar, and someone down on the list will probably be willing to take it even though it's been well read.

Date Posted: 9/3/2009 10:09 PM ET
Member Since: 5/6/2009
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Thanks!  I will not send an RWAP but will offer it later as a deal with something else.