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Subject: RWAP?
Date Posted: 6/17/2016 5:57 PM ET
Member Since: 5/3/2010
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I received a book that has a word darkened out. I think it is the f word and at a quick glance, it looks to be just the one time. I'm OK with it but will I  be able to trade it. Is it RWAP?  Need opinions please.

Date Posted: 6/17/2016 8:12 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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I do believe that makes it unpostable. I've gotten several books where that has been done and despite looking the book over when I got it, I missed it and I was annoyed because I did not feel I could post it after reading. I just don't get why people do it...if it offends you, just put the book down and read no further but don't censor the book if you are planning on sending to someone else! I don't need the Reading Police. As to whether to RWAP or not...they could easily say they bought it to post and never saw the single censored word...or they could feel justified in ridding the world of one more F-bomb...do what you are comfortable with. Yes, it technically deserves to be RWAPed.

Last Edited on: 6/17/16 8:17 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/18/2016 1:54 AM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2010
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Yes, it deserves to be marked RWAP. Whether or not you ask for a credit refund is up to you.

No, you cannot post it again. You can offer it in the Book Bazaar for a credit or as a freebie.

Date Posted: 6/19/2016 7:03 AM ET
Member Since: 1/21/2009
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I got a mystery book that had two words blacked out.  Seems a little strange to do this.  I RWAPed it and asked for my credit back.

Makes me wonder if this is the same person.  Could there be several book censors out there?