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Subject: Remainder marks?
Date Posted: 10/13/2008 11:21 PM ET
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This weekend I picked up a book at a thrift store and then noticed that it has a remainder mark on the bottom of it.  Is this postable?  I saw a post the other day where someone had a book with a name written on the side opposite the spine and an email response from PBS said this would be like an ex-library book having markings and that it was OK.  Would remainder marks fall in this category too and be OK, or would they fall under the "No marks or writing" rule?  If it makes any difference, the mark is about two inches long.

Sandra (dru) -
Date Posted: 10/13/2008 11:47 PM ET
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Books with remainder marks are  postable.

Date Posted: 10/13/2008 11:55 PM ET
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Definitely allowed :)

Date Posted: 10/14/2008 12:33 AM ET
Member Since: 2/23/2008
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OK, thanks!

Date Posted: 10/14/2008 8:36 PM ET
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Ashley,

I can't tell you how confused I get when I see one of your posts. lol

My name is also Ashley plus my middle name startes with an L! ; ) It's like see another me floating around in the internet world. ; )

That said I'm reading a lot of your posts wondering when I posted it. ; ) lol

from one Ashley to another

Date Posted: 10/15/2008 9:32 PM ET
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What is a remainder mark FOR? I know what they are, but why are they there?

Date Posted: 10/18/2008 9:26 AM ET
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Books with remainder marks are  postable, though I cringe everytime I see one. It just bothers me  to see a book defaced like that.