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Subject: should you or shouldn't you that is the question?
Date Posted: 12/3/2009 6:59 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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when a person requests a specific book or deal or whatever, is it appropriate to respond back to each offer even if your not taking it?  I kind of wish people would but maybe I'm just starved for attention(HAHA).  No seriously I check out what people are looking for then if I can help I PM with what I have to offer.  Then I set aside those books waiting for their reply.  But sometimes my waiting stack grows pretty large.  So I am wondering what would be considered proper PBS etiquette on responding or not.

Just want to add there are many wonderful people here that do respond.  And I appreciate them.

Merry Christmas to all

Jannymarie



Last Edited on: 12/3/09 7:32 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/3/2009 7:19 PM ET
Member Since: 10/13/2007
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SO you are PMing these people in response to a deal? Then I would expect a response either yes thanks or no thanks. But if its just responding on the forum, they might not be checking back.

Date Posted: 12/3/2009 7:21 PM ET
Member Since: 8/18/2005
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So I am wondering what would be considered proper PBS etiquette on responding or not.

Yes, I think people should respond to PM's to offers, even if it's to say a quick 'No Thanks'.

But not everyone is online all the time. Especially those who post from work computers, those who get ill, or are away for the holidays. So I don't think it's unexpected to have to wait a few days for an answer. Sometimes you're just going to catch people at a bad time.

Date Posted: 12/3/2009 7:34 PM ET
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I answer requests that I see in the BB every once in a while, but I don't bother setting stuff aside. I figure if they take too long and someone else orders the thing they wanted, or some of the books in a deal they wanted ... Oh well.



Last Edited on: 12/3/09 7:35 PM ET - Total times edited: 1