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Subject: Can I post new magazines?
Date Posted: 1/2/2010 3:02 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2009
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My husband has a few brand new still in plastic wrap, Model Railroader magazines.  Can I post them on this site or does anyone know where I can swap them.

Date Posted: 1/2/2010 3:09 PM ET
Member Since: 2/15/2005
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Magazines are not allowed.  Sorry, I have no idea where you can trade them.

Date Posted: 1/2/2010 4:22 PM ET
Member Since: 9/30/2006
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Jody is right.  Magazines are not considered books because they do not have ISBN numbers and they also contain advertising.

Date Posted: 1/2/2010 4:35 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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We can not risk sending them by media mail.  You would need to send them first class or parcel post.  PBS has set up policies to be very careful about media mail standards.  

Date Posted: 1/3/2010 12:31 AM ET
Member Since: 10/21/2007
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Connie, magazines can be traded on Bookmooch...just put the term in your search engine & you'll find the site. 

Date Posted: 1/3/2010 12:35 AM ET
Member Since: 11/14/2005
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Here's the Help Center page that tells you what can and cannot be posted:

What can be posted for swapping here?

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Date Posted: 1/3/2010 3:25 PM ET
Member Since: 1/15/2008
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Title Trader also allows the posting of magazines

Date Posted: 1/3/2010 5:27 PM ET
Member Since: 10/6/2005
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You could offer them in the RAOK forum here or as freebies with an order from your shelf, in the Book Bazaar...