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Subject: Trade for BookMooch points?
Date Posted: 11/30/2007 1:27 PM ET
Member Since: 5/22/2006
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Please help!

 

Would anyone be interested in trading some PBS points to me for BookMooch points? I can trade up to 10, if you need that many or even just one or two would help. I have been "on vacation" from PBS for awhile and now find several books on the site that I want but alas, I have no points.

 

Paul

Date Posted: 11/30/2007 1:31 PM ET
Member Since: 3/25/2007
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You could buy PBS credits. 

Trading BM points isn't overly helpful, IMO, because they work on a request ratio over there.  I've got tons of points there but can't really use them because of the ratio.

Just a thought!

Date Posted: 11/30/2007 2:15 PM ET
Member Since: 4/6/2007
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Acyually, PBS credits cannot be traded for anything other than books, according to the site rules.

Date Posted: 11/30/2007 2:33 PM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
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OK - again, here is a direct cut and paste from a post that Robert made in another thread like this:

 

All right, here is the PBS Team word on this.

You can sell your PBS Credits here.  (And this should be done in the Book Bazaar, not this Forum.)

You cannot sell anything else.

That means that Greg, you could have posted "Anyone want to sell me some credits?  Contact me by PM if so," and then in Personal Messages explained what you are willing to pay.  But you should not post a topic selling anything for credits.  If in PM negotiations anyone was willing to accept the currency of another site for PBS credits, then you could make the exchange.  

It is a small point, but there you have it.  Don't hawk your wares (whatever they are) for credits.   But you can ask if anyone is looking to sell credits, and negotiate payment with them privately.

We are sure someone else will find a way to do the above inappropriately somehow, and we will hear from members again asking us to clarify, but for now this is the ruling.

Date Posted: 11/30/2007 3:15 PM ET
Member Since: 5/27/2006
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Thanks Rhonda. I was looking for it earlier and couldn't find it!

Date Posted: 11/30/2007 3:39 PM ET
Member Since: 5/22/2006
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Sorry. I didn't know. Administrator, please remove my post