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Subject: New boxer
Date Posted: 4/28/2009 3:53 PM ET
Member Since: 3/18/2009
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Any hints, tips, etc. you can give me?  I didn't see a boxer forum. 

Date Posted: 4/28/2009 6:12 PM ET
Member Since: 8/27/2008
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hi there- us boxer are kind of on our own.... anything you need to know?

i do have some tips but my hub cooked and just called me to dinner

when i am done i will get back to you

and also check your shelf

molly

Date Posted: 4/28/2009 7:04 PM ET
Member Since: 3/18/2009
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I did have someone request a box from me.  I chose from them, and it looks like it worked out and I'm all set!  :) 

Of course, if there are any tips anyone has, etc., I'd love helpful advice or things that you just learn from doing it many times.!

Date Posted: 4/28/2009 7:42 PM ET
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that might be mee!!! do check your pms- i am posting it here too!


ok- i went to your shelf and put in the books i want!!! all you have to do is check my shelf and see what you want from me.

#1 most important tip- always read the persons rating. do you ebay??? if you do you might know that sometimes people will give a good rating but write a negative comment. so please do take the time to read the comments. only deal with people who have high readings- not so much high ratings

#2 most important tip- i have only been burned on 1 box of books but it was a big one (10 books- most i am sure would have gone for a credit quickly- heavy books....) so, i am very careful when i do deals of say 7/8 or more books. if i do- then i might want the other person to purchase dc info from the site. and if they cant do that i might really not be interested.

#3- this is more of a courtesy area. say i pick some books for a box i want from you... lets say 3 books called ba, bb, and bc. ok- whatever happens and book ba is not available for me. please send me a pm with the name of the book- you can just click the x and remove it but it would be really nice to have a pm with the name. sometimes i build boxes and forget the names of the books i want. so now i do not know the name of that book.
does that make sense?

#4- a personal choice. say you want bookx from me (and some others)and during our negotiations someone requests bookx from me for credit (all books in pending boxes are still available for order to members). this is only my personal decision- yours can and might be different and that is more than ok. i will cancel the order and keep the book in the box. sort of like fifo- you asked 1st so you should get it

hmmmmmm- what else have i learned.

oh-
in no particular order....
i swap on a credit for credit basis. i have audios and they are worth 2 credits. if you want an audio i want 2 books... but i do have this odd quirk. i have done lots of book deals for books i didnt even want... sometimes they wanted my books and they did not have a single thing (or maybe only 1 book) i wanted- i sometimes still will do a swap. not all the time- just sometimes.
all the boxing books have the same postable requirements. if you get sub-standard books please do note it in your feedback. this keeps us honest.

i probably have some more i could share but i am drawing a blank- also i am a pecker not a typer and my 2 fingers are tired!

if you want to know some specifics please feel free to ask

i like to box- it is generally a good thing.

oh- you may be surprised. most box deals are for small amounts.
i have done 62 deals so far (52 if you count the bi- i mean witch who burned me...)i did a break down for you- (i was kind of surprised)
  #of books involved- # of times
1-8
2-25
3-18
4-3
5-1
6-2
7-2
8thru16-0
16-1
19-1
21-1
and just like ebay not everyone leaves feedback....

hope this helps some!
molly