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Subject: RC's
Date Posted: 8/4/2008 7:10 AM ET
Member Since: 5/2/2008
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I received a request today with the following RC:

"I am not willing to receive books that have been in a smoking environment."

This is a book I received from PBS within the last month.  It is not CURRENTLY in a smoking home, but I have no way to kow if it ever was.  This is the 1st time I have had an RC attached to a book.  Should I accept this, or decline it because I do not know it's history.






Date Posted: 8/4/2008 7:32 AM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2007
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I'd accept it unless it reeks of smoke. If you are worried you can contact the person and tell them the same thing you told us but I am willing to wager they would be fine with your book.

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 8:35 AM ET
Member Since: 10/14/2005
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I would decline it becaue the request, in my opinion, is looking for a book that has never been in a smoking environment. 

Either way, I think  you should PM the member and let them know what their requester conditions need to be clearer.

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 8:39 AM ET
Member Since: 7/18/2008
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I would see if it smells like smoke & if it doesn't then accept it.

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 8:48 AM ET
Member Since: 7/16/2006
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Unless the smoking RCs say "currently" in a smoking home, I decline the request. I am not willing to risk losing a credit if someone has a super sensitive nose.

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 8:52 AM ET
Member Since: 5/2/2008
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I have decided to decline this as the conditions are a bit vague.  Also,  it is nto a wishlist boko and there is another copy in the system.  Rather not take any chances.