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Subject: Magazines?
Date Posted: 10/10/2007 12:03 AM ET
Member Since: 8/5/2007
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I was wondering if Paperback Swap allows posting/trading of magazines?

Date Posted: 10/10/2007 12:05 AM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
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No, magazines are not allowed here for swapping.  I've seen people use them as incentives for ordering from their shelf though - like posting in Book Bazaar.  But just know that a package with a magazine can't be mailed via media mail.

Date Posted: 10/10/2007 12:47 AM ET
Member Since: 11/10/2006
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Not allowed:    
  • Anything that is not a book
  • Anything that contains advertising
  • Advance Reader Copies (also known as ARC s, Review Copies or Uncorrected Proofs--these are not the final versions of books)
  • CD-ROM books/e-books (books that must be read on a computer)
  • Burned copies of audio books
  • Xerox or otherwise unoriginal copies of books
  • Unbound pages
  • Leaflets or pamphlets or booklets* without ISBNs (other members complain at spending a credit for these)
  • Books that require supplementary non-media materials (non-media materials cannot be sent by MediaMail)
  • Pornography (sex manuals and erotica are allowed, hardcore pornography is not allowed)

Magazines contain advertising and cannot be sent Media Mail.