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Subject: RWAP or Not?
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 12:58 PM ET
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Date Posted: 12/12/2013 2:03 PM ET
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I would go with not postable. Much too big of a tear on a printed page. I also tend to assume that a book is not postable if there is any chance that another member might complain about its condition.

Date Posted: 12/12/2013 2:29 PM ET
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I would think that would be considered a text page, where no rips or tears are allowed.  If it were a flyleaf, it would be different.

Date Posted: 12/12/2013 2:36 PM ET
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If the book is WL'ed, you could try offering it in the Book Bazaar. The tear doesn't compromise any readable pages.

Date Posted: 12/12/2013 3:19 PM ET
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Ouch, is the back of that torn page printed?

Last Edited on: 12/12/13 4:56 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 3:51 PM ET
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Thanks everyone. I actually received it this way & not sure rather to mark it RWAP or not. 

Date Posted: 12/12/2013 4:40 PM ET
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That is an unpostable book. The no torn pages rule says nothing of text/printed/etc. It just says "no torn pages" and that page is clearly torn. They should not have posted it.

  • No torn or chewed/gnawed pages
    • yes, that does say "chewed/gnawed".  That means no pet-chewed (or human-chewed) books.
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 4:56 PM ET
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Date Posted: 12/12/2013 7:41 PM ET
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if the tear doesn't interfere with the story (it looks as if the page only says Part One) you could consider not asking for your credit back, but if you were planning on reposting or wanted this for your keeper shelf (or for any other reason) you're within your rights to ask for a credit refund.  As Melanie said, "no torn pages" says nothing about text pages.

Date Posted: 12/13/2013 12:55 PM ET
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I would RWAP but not ask for my credit back.

I can read it AND swap it in the book bazaar or give it to someone else.

Just what I'd do - nothing in rules say that!