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Subject: Total overall book mileage - anybody hit 20 Million postal miles yet???
Date Posted: 5/31/2015 11:50 AM ET
Member Since: 1/7/2007
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Where are you sitting at for your overall mileage for books sent out? Who has the most overall mileage for books traveled? 

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 5/31/2015 4:36 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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I'm not even close. This is for over 2100 transactions.

Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
5
1,636
7,775
3,453,353
Date Posted: 5/31/2015 5:08 PM ET
Member Since: 8/19/2007
Posts: 4,239
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Date Posted: 5/31/2015 5:11 PM ET
Member Since: 8/19/2007
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6070 books 

shortest distance 6 miles 

average distance 926 miles 

Longest distance 7228 miles 

Total miles 8,461,218 miles

Long way to go yet.

 

 

 

 

Date Posted: 5/31/2015 9:10 PM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2010
Posts: 8,378
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Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
33
1,734
7,852
2,170,797
Subject: Total Milage
Date Posted: 5/31/2015 11:43 PM ET
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Looking good - almost at the 10 Mil mark!  

 

Anyone else able o top over 10 mil????

Date Posted: 6/1/2015 8:23 AM ET
Member Since: 1/3/2010
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Guess I'm behind.

For 1314 transactions my total mileage is only 1,062,293, but then I'm sure that doesn't include all the recent books heading for neighboring Midwest states taking the scenic route via NJ.  One scenic route had a book headed from Iowa to Ohio taking a stopover in Hawaii.

Still I'm mailing 5 books later today so that total mileage will increase.

Date Posted: 6/1/2015 8:55 AM ET
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Wow - Iowa to Ohio via Hawaii! 

I had one that came to me by a shorter scenic route - Florida to North Carolina via San Diego California...I guess they had a problem in San Diego because it sat there for 2-weeks before moving on to here - 1st Class at that.But the oddball trips are thankfully rare. 

I'm at:

10,967 books 

shortest distance 8 miles 

average distance 1,027 miles 

Longest distance 8,118 miles 

Total miles 14718,891 miles

Also a long way to go - I wonder how our PBS members in Hawaii fair? 

 

 

 

 

 

Date Posted: 6/1/2015 10:03 AM ET
Member Since: 8/15/2007
Posts: 2,117
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Shortest distance - 5 miles

Average - 1005

Longest - 7820

Total - 11.959,746

Date Posted: 6/1/2015 10:21 AM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
Posts: 2,263
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For my 4722 swaps, 
Transaction Distance in Miles = 7,570,098
I would have expected more miles than that!

 

Date Posted: 6/1/2015 11:19 AM ET
Member Since: 3/30/2007
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Not even close, I have slowed way down in the last few years...

 

Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
2
1,094
7,458
2,320,553
Date Posted: 6/2/2015 6:48 AM ET
Member Since: 1/21/2009
Posts: 11,725
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Shortest:     10 miles

Average:      1,747 miles

Longest:      7828 miles

Total:          12,951,155 miles

Total transactions so far:     7422

Subject: I'm still a toddler compared to you guys!
Date Posted: 6/2/2015 11:47 AM ET
Member Since: 3/4/2011
Posts: 286
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Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
5
1,111
5,372
779,784
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All Transactions

Date Posted: 6/2/2015 12:07 PM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2005
Posts: 7,314
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Nowhere close to 20M.

Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
2
833
7,772
6,362,136
Date Posted: 6/4/2015 1:58 AM ET
Member Since: 12/31/2009
Posts: 3,995
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Nowhere close to that...

 

Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
8
955
5,425
1,418,705
Date Posted: 6/5/2015 1:44 PM ET
Member Since: 8/15/2005
Posts: 458
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this is for a total of 1151 transactions.

Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
12
754
4,234
1,575,629

 



Last Edited on: 6/5/15 1:53 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 8/16/2015 2:00 PM ET
Member Since: 6/19/2008
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Where do I find that information?    



Last Edited on: 8/17/15 7:44 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 8/16/2015 2:03 PM ET
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I don't think I did that right....lol

Date Posted: 8/17/2015 6:30 AM ET
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Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
2
807
7,509
7,822,649
Date Posted: 8/17/2015 11:46 AM ET
Member Since: 4/22/2006
Posts: 4,626
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Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
61
1,084
6,981
2,104,521
Date Posted: 8/17/2015 7:43 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
Posts: 15,186
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Transaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
50
1,059
6,541
1,761,087
Date Posted: 8/17/2015 7:44 PM ET
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ransaction Distances in miles
Shortest
Average
Longest
Total
16
847
5,912
1,263,088
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Date Posted: 8/17/2015 7:49 PM ET
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My total transactions   # is 1804

Date Posted: 8/18/2015 1:48 PM ET
Member Since: 9/8/2009
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Interesting.  I never paid any attention to that before seeing this thread, which prompted me to look at the various little footprints on individual books.  I'm a little sad to see how many of them never appear to have moved on after I mailed them out.  sad

Date Posted: 8/18/2015 7:01 PM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2013
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I'm with you BookwormKath!  I love to see that the books I've sent out have traveled on to more readers.  Many people , it seems, keep the books, have huge TBR piles (myself included), or don't handle the books in a way that maintains their "passports".  There are books I sent out 2 years ago that have never moved again.  They have large wishlists that could have had many satisfied readers if only they had been shipped on.  But I enjoy checking my transaction archive every so often just to see which books have moved again.  It's another example of how each person is using the site in different ways!