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Subject: ghh by gfhgfhg
Date Posted: 3/5/2011 11:09 PM ET
Member Since: 1/6/2009
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ghh by gfhgfhg 

http://www.paperbackswap.com/Ghh-Gfhgfhg/book/0784540047/

Should this be reported or something?

Date Posted: 3/5/2011 11:22 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Yes.  Looks like a prank, or something a member posted for a special use (like holding a spot or mailing to a friend).  No way to use the database tho, so IMO yes feel free to report it.



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Date Posted: 3/5/2011 11:41 PM ET
Member Since: 1/2/2011
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Neither of the two ISBNs listed on that page come up as valid at Amazon.

I would definitely report it.

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 8:26 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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Sounds like a good book, though! LOL

Cheryl

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 9:03 AM ET
Member Since: 2/9/2010
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Who wants to order it and tell us about it??? Volunteers.....

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 12:35 PM ET
Member Since: 12/31/2009
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I want to order it just to see who posted it and look at the rest of their bookshelf. It may be bursting with interesting material.

And how exactly was this listing assigned an actual ISBN, rather than a short version?

J
Date Posted: 3/6/2011 12:54 PM ET
Member Since: 3/23/2007
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I clicked on order this book and then order more from this member just to see the entire shelf...seems that book is not the only one on her shelf like that.

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 1:02 PM ET
Member Since: 12/31/2009
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OH! I must have this one!

trrtrt
Author: trreyter
Book Type: Hardcover
Genre: Teens, Nonfiction
Posted: 12/27/2008 10:59 PM ET passport.png
 

All of this person's "books" were posted three years ago.

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 1:55 PM ET
Member Since: 12/1/2009
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That was probably that member's way of posting the initial amount of books to get the free beginning credits.

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 6:10 PM ET
Member Since: 1/2/2006
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That's what I was thinking Kenneth.

Date Posted: 3/7/2011 12:27 AM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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I also noticed the Amazon link was invalid, and assumed the IBSN was fake.  But how did they do that?

Date Posted: 3/7/2011 4:19 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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That's what I wonder, too...how do you get a full ISBN if you're just making up a book and entering details here?

Cheryl

Date Posted: 3/7/2011 6:03 PM ET
Member Since: 11/9/2009
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I have had a book with an ISBN that wasn't in the system.  When I post the book it would bring up a screen with the ISBN filled in and I was to fill in all the other information including title and author.  If you made up an ISBN that isn't in the system you could make it a fake book.

Date Posted: 3/8/2011 9:03 PM ET
Member Since: 12/10/2009
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LOL that book posting is gone, but you can still wish list it!