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Subject: Would this be postable?
Date Posted: 1/22/2009 2:18 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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So I'm sending both copies back to AMazon.  I was hoping they'd give me a credit for them and tell me to keep them. I mean our $50 Logitech mouse was defective and they didn't want that back.  But I guess they'll get credit from the publisher.

Anway: I ordered a book with a long (265) WL.  It comes and I'm flipping through it and something catches my eye.  About 50 pages are printed upside down and out of order.  Now I can turn the book upside down and flip around to find the page order and still read the book. But could I post it here?  As far as I can tell there's no pages missing.  I just looks like they misbound the book.

Just wondering if was postable since it's a publishing error.

Date Posted: 1/22/2009 2:30 PM ET
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Here's my .02:  It's technically postable, and also potentially annoying for the requestor to get such a book.  Maybe you can contact the publisher about the problem?

Date Posted: 1/22/2009 2:45 PM ET
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I'm returning them to Amazon for a refund.  The publisher's website says to return defective books to the reseller.  I was just wondering if they had told me to keep the defective one if it would have been postable.

Date Posted: 1/22/2009 2:51 PM ET
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Date Posted: 1/22/2009 3:42 PM ET
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I've heard that Ami and publishers are usually very helpful in those types of cases.

No idea about the postable part, very annoying tho.

Date Posted: 1/22/2009 4:11 PM ET
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My personal opinion is that whether it's postable or not, I would not want to receive a book like that if I paid a credit for it.  If it was me, I would not risk the receiver being unhappy and complaining about it, and potentially having to refund their credit lest they complain.  I would offer it as an unpostable free with any order, and make sure that the requester understands what the defect is.