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Subject: I got my first book today.
Date Posted: 10/2/2008 6:53 PM ET
Member Since: 9/27/2008
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And it only took 3 days to arrive.  I can't wait until the kids are in bed and the debate is over to begin reading it. 

Date Posted: 10/2/2008 7:18 PM ET
Member Since: 1/26/2006
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Isn't it exciting?  I've probably received a few hundred, but I still get excited when I see them in my mailbox!  Have you had the thrill of mailing any out yet?

Date Posted: 10/2/2008 7:35 PM ET
Member Since: 9/27/2008
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Yes, I have nine in the mail, and three more that I will send out tomorrow or Saturday.

Date Posted: 10/3/2008 2:23 AM ET
Member Since: 6/25/2008
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Ahh I still love finding them in the mailbox!  It's such a mood booster.  I keep ordering them (and went to library sale today and bought even more), and pretty much have to wait until December when I graduate to read for fun again.  My TBR pile is getting a bit insane.

Date Posted: 10/3/2008 12:04 PM ET
Member Since: 5/16/2008
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Welcome to the addiction! Everyday I sit at work and wonder what's in the mailbox. I often will start ordering books when I know I've received most of mine just so the flow never stops. It is just the most happy, pleasant thing I've found in a while.

Date Posted: 10/3/2008 6:16 PM ET
Member Since: 10/19/2006
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I know just what you mean, Heather. A moment ago I got all panicky when I checked my account and saw that I had only one book on its way to me. Even though my stack of TBR books is almost as tall as I am!

Date Posted: 10/3/2008 10:17 PM ET
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Date Posted: 10/4/2008 12:56 PM ET
Member Since: 12/19/2007
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I think this entire idea is miraculous. I put a list out there in cyberspace and come home to find a book in my mailbox. I book that I want, sent by someone I don't even know. Behold, the miracle!! :) I am also always amazed that the vast majority of the books I receive are in excellent condition. I know that are all "pre-read" but PBSers (for the most part) really know how to treat books. Another miracle!!
Date Posted: 10/5/2008 9:03 PM ET
Member Since: 8/13/2008
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Welcome to the addiction that is PBS!

Date Posted: 10/5/2008 10:09 PM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
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I love that I have more "book mail days" than not!!   It's always odd to check the mail and not have a book there.

Date Posted: 10/6/2008 1:54 PM ET
Member Since: 2/15/2007
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I agree with all the above posters. It is pretty much like Christmas or my birthday all year long. The only better feeling is to have a long awaited Wishlist book finally get posted to you! Seriously PBS is the best site ever, and super addicting too.
Date Posted: 10/6/2008 2:23 PM ET
Member Since: 1/7/2008
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I've been here since January, but I still look forward to my "presents" in the mail :)

Date Posted: 10/6/2008 9:43 PM ET
Member Since: 9/10/2008
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I just got my first book in the mail two weeks ago and was sooo excited. Also, I'm away at school and I don't have the room for all the books i have ordered and will order so I have them delivered to my house and my mom lets me know when they get there. Anyways I'm going home this weekend and it is going to be like Christmas cause I have about 10 books waiting for me! I can't wait!

Date Posted: 10/7/2008 7:14 PM ET
Member Since: 3/6/2006
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It's just the beginning!  You'll be hooked!  :)

Date Posted: 10/8/2008 10:22 AM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2008
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I am so addicted to this site.  I have been here since July and have sent and received many books.  My TBR list is so long and I can't stop looking for more.  I love the forums as well and am constantly checking them.