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Subject: Possible group trade with box-o- bookers
Date Posted: 9/21/2009 2:56 PM ET
Member Since: 8/8/2009
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Well, here is the thing.  I get a lot of box-o-books request where I don't need anything off someone's shelf.  I find books were they don't need mine.


So here is my thoughts.  If I could get a group together, then we could all search everyone's shelf can create a want list.  Then set up a chain of mailings.  You might have to mail twice, but you could end up with books from many folks.

 

Box goes out with all request books from starting member..then goes to A (they take out theres and put in all requested)...mail to B. it goes around in a mailing circle.   The other option depending on how many people we get is to mail everything to one person and have them start the chain.

 

Anyone interested?  It would be a way to trade a lot of books with low shipping cost.

 

-Stuart

 

Subject: bob
Date Posted: 9/21/2009 3:22 PM ET
Member Since: 8/15/2007
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sounds like fun to me sign me up :)

 

Ana

Date Posted: 9/21/2009 7:45 PM ET
Member Since: 5/24/2006
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Can you extend the offer to non-boxer members? I think this would be something I'm interested in...

-K

Date Posted: 9/21/2009 7:55 PM ET
Member Since: 8/8/2009
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I can if the site will allow me too.


-Stuart

Lisa W. (WAL) -
Date Posted: 9/21/2009 10:18 PM ET
Member Since: 3/7/2007
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I am not a boxer but was until this year.....

I felt bad declining box requests and usually got things for shelf variety instead.

I would be interested in more info on how it would work.

Also open to doing boxes with others as long as there are books both actually want.........

Take Care,

Lisa

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 12:08 AM ET
Member Since: 8/8/2009
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Anyone else want to join the fun?

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 12:19 AM ET
Member Since: 3/18/2008
Posts: 356
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I would love to!  I need to add some books to my shelf though. Let me know! =)

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 12:28 AM ET
Member Since: 1/24/2008
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I'd love to if I have anything of interest to anyone

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 5:56 AM ET
Member Since: 5/7/2009
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I'm interested, but don't have a ton of books on my shelf right now... 

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 9:17 AM ET
Member Since: 1/20/2009
Posts: 174
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Sounds like a good idea. I'd be interested.

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 10:42 AM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2007
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I'm game.

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 1:42 PM ET
Member Since: 11/12/2005
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I would be interested, let me know what I need to do.

Theresa

Date Posted: 9/22/2009 3:07 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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This sounds a bit like a travelling box, which might need to monitored by the Games Moderators and require credit deposits so make sure to check in with the site before starting it. All members (not just BoBs) can participate in travelling box games and the can be a lot of fun. If its run as a vitual box, you get to do the same thing, but with less postage costs because you only need to mail your books to the person getting them in the end.

Check out the Games Forum for existing Virtual and Travelling Boxes and other games. Its a lot of fun over there!