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Subject: Is this to many RC???
Date Posted: 10/15/2010 12:01 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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Please do not send me books that have: pages falling out,  entire chapters falling out, torn pages, stained pages, if your kitty has chewed on the pages, if you dripped wax on the pages,  If you became angry and stabbed the book with a pencil and left the lead piece in the whole  that goes half way through the book, if the cover is falling off, if your cheetoe finger prints make it impossible for me to see the words on the page, if the cover is ripped halfway off, if the stains are so scary I need latex gloves to handle the book.

Oh I forgot one this the begininng of my week . Please don't send me wrappers with no books included.

Yes it has been a bad week for me at PBS.



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Date Posted: 10/15/2010 12:08 PM ET
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smiley for the entertainment value!

Sorry you got some bad sounding books!

Date Posted: 10/15/2010 12:11 PM ET
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LOL, Janice!  Next week is just around the corner...

Date Posted: 10/15/2010 1:30 PM ET
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yeslaugh Good One Janice!

-RD

Date Posted: 10/15/2010 3:08 PM ET
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Bless your heart, wow that is one heck of a week. I have never had any of those issues, never mind in one week!

Date Posted: 10/15/2010 3:19 PM ET
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I would love to see a picture of the pencil lead half way in the book.surprise lol

Date Posted: 10/15/2010 3:53 PM ET
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Gees - some people are so picky!  This is a used book site!  Here's to a better week for you Janice!

I saw a copy of The Art of Racing in the Rain today at Goodwill that was so badly chewed by an animal that I was shocked they had put it out. 



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Date Posted: 10/15/2010 4:36 PM ET
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That's a pretty funny RC. Sorry you got it, Janice!

Basically, she's just telling you: books must meet PBS guidelines...well, except for the wax if that usually doesn't stain pages. I usually don't handle books around candles (with my luck, they may catch fire!) so I don't know if wax would leave a stain. If it does, it's part of the guidelines. If it doesn't, then that's the only 'extra' condition she really has.



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Date Posted: 10/15/2010 5:27 PM ET
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You should have been charged 2 credits for such literary uniqueness!  wink

Date Posted: 10/15/2010 6:35 PM ET
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I'm confused. I thought that was an RC Janice wanted to use? Not one she got!?

And I agree ... cheeky for the entertainment. Normally I would decline a windy, no paragraph RC such as that, but tongue-in-cheek comic warning, I would have accepted. Partly because it would have kept my interest to actually read the whole thing! lol

Date Posted: 10/15/2010 8:03 PM ET
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Ah Susan,

This is my new RC (just kidding),  But these are real examples of some of the books I received this week.  

Although it did end on a good note.  Because Mr yes posted up above, sent me a package with three wonderful reswappable books. 

One condition I forgot was the package that arrived on Tuesday with no books.  I really was sad about that one cause I was really looking forward to 2 of those 3 missing books.  Yep got the plastic bag from the P.O. with the remains of the wrapper.

As I said I had a bad week at PBS.

Yes I am looking forward to next week.



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Date Posted: 10/20/2010 3:21 PM ET
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"I saw a copy of The Art of Racing in the Rain today at Goodwill that was so badly chewed by an animal that I was shocked they had put it out. "

Probably a dog that didn't particularly care for the outcome of the main character.

 

I'll have to eventually post a picture of a book I picked up at a yard sale once  that was badly chewed by a dog. It was a book on obedience training. Guess it didn't work!