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Subject: Question about requestor's conditions
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 2:41 PM ET
Member Since: 10/21/2007
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I listed a WL book, it was requested and this is the conditions that were sent to me.......

PLEASE DO NOT request books from me if you want them perfect or are in a gigantic hurry. I follow the rules but occasionally make mistakes. Hateful feedback from a mistake is not needed. Othewrwise I try my dangedest to please all!!

I'm not sure what this has to do with a book that I am sending.  But to be honest I'm thinking of hitting the bottom to say my book doesn't meet the conditions because I don't want to deal with someone that would use this a condition.  I cannot locate the PM button to try to figure out what this person is thinking.  Any advice???????


Date Posted: 8/11/2008 2:48 PM ET
Member Since: 6/4/2007
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That doesn't make any sense as a requester condition.  You're right, it has absolutely nothing to do with you sending a book.  I really don't have any advice...I'd scratch my head for a while, but I don't know whether I'd accept it or decline it.  I mean, technically, they can't say your book doesn't meet their conditions, since they don't really have any.  I guess if I had to pick one I'd send it, but I'd send a PM suggesting the removal of their conditions since they're off-putting and nonsensical.

edit: there is no PM button on the condition screen, you have to accept first to find it.

Last Edited on: 8/11/08 2:49 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 3:26 PM ET
Member Since: 8/18/2005
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That doesn't make any sense as a requester condition. 

It not only doesn't make sense as a requestor condition, but not as a sender's condition either. A person ordering from her won't see her Requestor Conditions. They don't show up that way, or we'd be seeing RC's all over the place every time we ordered from someone. She's using the RC  backwards.

Since she's not asking anything special of you, I'd send the book. But I'd also PM her and let her know the people she wants to see the note won't. She's not using the RC right.

She'd be better off putting it in her profile, or sig line, but even then there's no guarentee that anyone requesting a book from her will see it. The'd have to go looking for it. And I know I don't see sig lines at all since I turned them off.

Date Posted: 8/11/2008 4:10 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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I'd accept if your book meets PBS conditions and send a polite PM regarding the RC, informing the person that an RC is for a person to request conditions for something she is ordering, and that if someone orders from her she won't see the request. My guess is that someone jumped all over her over a book sent out and the member is defensive now.

I sometimes think a sender's RC might be a good idea. I'd put something like, "If you don't have a lick of common sense, please don't order from me!" LOL! But I know that would gum up the works and make life difficult, wouldn't it? :)

Date Posted: 8/11/2008 4:31 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2008
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Unless I'm mistaken, RCs are used for boxers also. Since boxers both send and receive books, the RC makes perfect sense. Especially the part about feedback which is only used on BOBs.

Rick B. (bup) - ,
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 4:34 PM ET
Member Since: 11/2/2007
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Jane, I think you've inspired me to make my first RC.

I do not accept books from people who can't follow directions, or think the rules don't apply to them. If you have to ask, let's just assume you're in that group.


Date Posted: 8/11/2008 5:02 PM ET
Member Since: 8/19/2007
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If it were me and I decided to send the book, I'd also do a PBS DC (delivery confirmation)  Pat

Date Posted: 8/11/2008 5:14 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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LOL, Rick! I can just see the answers we'd get to our conditions!

To mine: I have enough common sense to not deal with the likes of you!

To yours: Oh, I know the rules apply to me... the question is, do you think they apply to YOU?


Last Edited on: 8/11/08 5:14 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 6:39 PM ET
Member Since: 9/5/2005
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Please send that as feedback to Richard using the "contact us" link at the bottom of the page.  The person is clueless.


Date Posted: 8/11/2008 6:42 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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My first response was this person is a Boxer.

Date Posted: 8/11/2008 6:50 PM ET
Member Since: 10/21/2007
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I don't know.  I've had a couple of bad experience lately so I was a bit nervous to send a book to someone who obviously already has an issue.  I do feel bad however.  I did send her a PM.  Of course the next person the book bounced to has in their conditions.... books that have several times marks in them, one or two marks can be overlooked.  Excuse my language WTF!?!?  Now I'm considering rejecting that one too.  I'm not usually this big of a pain, but I'm not getting all these crazy conditions.  Smoke I get, animals if allergic etc.. etc.. but yikes!   Used book site here!

Thanks for all the advice.  I'm not a boxer so I wouldn't have known about all that stuff....I feel bad if that was what it was all about. 

Last Edited on: 8/11/08 6:50 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 7:47 PM ET
Member Since: 7/11/2008
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I'm just Confused now!!!!   (although, it doesn't take Much! hehehe)