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Subject: liquid damaged book-post for Renee
Date Posted: 11/13/2010 7:58 AM ET
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Last Edited on: 11/13/10 8:01 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/13/2010 12:11 PM ET
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Have a question about this?  Some cheap paper just puckers and warps, but the lower corner appears to have a stain and/or liquid damage.  Either is RWAP.

ETA - the page end damage on the first pic is similar to some I've seen from being shoved in a box with other books and squished around.  Lighting can be tricky in pictures, but unless theres stains or liquid damage the ugly pages are not in themselves unpostable.



Last Edited on: 11/13/10 12:13 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/13/2010 1:03 PM ET
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Yes, what Denise said.  Look for staining and/or stiffness.  There are things you can tell with a book in hand that an image won't show.

Date Posted: 11/13/2010 1:12 PM ET
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The texture of the page feels different once it's been wet and dried, too.

Date Posted: 11/13/2010 1:59 PM ET
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Yowza...that's a pretty nasty looking book.  I hope you get your credit back.