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Subject: stupid, me! dummy, dope!
Date Posted: 5/29/2014 12:01 PM ET
Member Since: 6/22/2008
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I just bought a book that was available on the swap!  Why didn't I check?  What a doofus I am!

Date Posted: 5/29/2014 12:13 PM ET
Member Since: 3/25/2014
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Was it new or used, how much did you pay for the book?  I like being able to smell the book and make sure it's not smokey or musty.  If it smells I do not buy the book. 

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Date Posted: 5/29/2014 12:20 PM ET
Member Since: 8/17/2008
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Don't be so hard on yourself Barbara.  You're not likely to make this "mistake" again!  smiley

Date Posted: 5/29/2014 12:25 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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Sometimes its hard not to get caught up in the moment, when you have a book in your hand that you want...how many times I have put a book back, not purchased it, come to PBS and there is a stinking long line waiting for it and it hasn't had a copy posted in months...and I wish that I HAD bought it! You win some, you lose some...

Date Posted: 5/29/2014 3:56 PM ET
Member Since: 10/13/2010
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I think we've all done that & sometimes it's hard not to buy one, especially when sales are going on!  I jumped at the chance to buy a box full of books when a company had free shipping a few years ago.  I got some great bargains so I was excited.