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Subject: Join in the fun in the GAMES forum!
Date Posted: 1/23/2011 12:54 PM ET
Member Since: 8/18/2008
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Do you know about the games forum here at PBS?  It's not for video gamers--it's mostly for games featuring books!  Just like your office might do a white elephant ornament swap at Christmas, those of us that play in the Games forum do similar swaps with books!  It's a great way to get wishlisted books faster, and to be introduced to new authors/titles/genres!  I've had fun adding to my wish list with all the great offerings that have been posted in different games.

Now is a GREAT time to check out the Games forum and try your hand at a game designed to introduce Newbies to the Games forum.    One of our Games Moderators, Rhonda, has started a new game designed just for new Gamers.  Check out her game here:  

***Give It a Try *** ---- Newbie Elephant Swap!!

Once you have read the rules, come join us!  It's lots of fun!  We will have lots of regulars in these swaps as well to help the new gamers along and answer any questions that may arise.  Come check it out and JOIN US!

Date Posted: 1/23/2011 1:11 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2010
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I second Shelia's sentiments.  I love the games and the friends I have made through the games. 

Date Posted: 1/23/2011 2:14 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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The book swap games are fun  heart   simple to play, and everyone is happy to help a newbie!

Date Posted: 1/23/2011 3:51 PM ET
Member Since: 12/17/2006
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Games are great fun!  I've been playing for four years and love my PBS gamer family!  Come play, you'll be addicted soon too!   surprise

Date Posted: 1/25/2011 1:30 AM ET
Member Since: 9/13/2006
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I was hesitant at first to join the games thinking that they sounded way too complicated.  They are not and now I love them.  Come give them a try.  Everyone is very helpful and will answer any questions you may have.  I promise that it will expand your WL and you will make lots of new friends. 

Date Posted: 1/25/2011 2:16 AM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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I like the tea swap.  Like the others, it's very friendly.