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Subject: highlighted book
Date Posted: 10/20/2015 5:18 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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ugghh, even though I followed my procedure for checking a book I just received before marking it 'received in good condition', later in the day I have now discovered a problem.  I just found multiple pages with orange highlighting!!  Don't know how I missed it when I flipped pages when I opened the package. I even PM'd the sender to thank them for sending a 'like new' book!  It doesn't even look like it's been opened before!

 I've experimented and found that while flipping through the book 4 times, only twice did it happen to show me the highlighted pages.......now I feel like I'm going to have to be very OC about checking each and every book I get here from now on and not try to immediately mark them received.

Date Posted: 10/21/2015 7:46 PM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2008
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I have no hi-lighting as a RC.

Date Posted: 10/23/2015 12:48 AM ET
Member Since: 8/20/2007
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When flipping or fanning through a book to check for underlining, highlighting and marginalia, you do have to be careful.  I have flipped  quickly through books that I thought were in very good or like-new condition only to discover later that some of them did indeed have markings. I now try to discipline myself flip slowly through books to see every page before sending books and also when receiving books.

Date Posted: 10/23/2015 9:34 AM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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The sender returned my credit since they didn't check first.  they said they had been given a box of books that they just posted without looking thru them.