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Subject: How do you get more credits?
Date Posted: 5/1/2009 10:36 AM ET
Member Since: 3/23/2009
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I was supposed to get two credits for signing up with the site but come to find out my daughter already made an account so I can't get those credits can anyone help me?

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 10:44 AM ET
Member Since: 1/28/2007
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You can buy them from the Kiosk Tab atop this page or you can buy them at the Book Baazar Forum right here http://www.paperbackswap.com/forum/forum.php?f=58

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 10:51 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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You can also hit the local thrift stores and see if you can find any cheap  WL books to post.  Or if you have some books at home you feel you can part with-try posting them.

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 11:35 AM ET
Member Since: 5/10/2005
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Since you posted mostly children's books you may have to wait a while to find someone willing to spend a full credit on them.

As much as I hate suggesting it in general, you might consider offering a deal on your shelf--5:2 or such.  I don't know if it would help (deals aren't as effective as they used to be), but it might get you some orders.

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 12:55 PM ET
Member Since: 2/5/2007
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Buy them from a seller in Book Bazaar.

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 2:20 PM ET
Member Since: 2/16/2009
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Kayote B.: I don't know if it would help (deals aren't as effective as they used to be)

Really? When/ why did deals stop being effective?

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 2:20 PM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2007
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or you can check with folks like Kayote above that has credits listed in her signature for sale...

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 9:39 PM ET
Member Since: 5/10/2005
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Shavian: 

I've seen quite a few people say they've had very limited response to their deals. I also know offering a 5/2 used to result in a lot of interest & orders--now in my experience it barely causes any.  

If the deal gives the sender a break on shipping (ie, not 3:1, maybe say a 9:3) then it seems to be ignored. 

Is my experience, and I've seen some comments from others along the same line.  May not be everyone's.