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Subject: Trading Wish List Books?
Date Posted: 3/30/2010 2:23 PM ET
Member Since: 5/9/2006
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I have a question, can we trade wish listed books? I just got a Mom Zone book #4 offered to me and still haven't read 1 or 3. Is it possible to trade it after I read it to someone who has 1 or 3? If so is there a forum to do that?

Date Posted: 3/30/2010 2:33 PM ET
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Not really.  The only book for book trading you are allowed to do is supposed to be through Box of Books.  And that isn't for WL books but books posted to your shelf.  You aren't really allowed to say you will only send that book to someone who can send you x book instead.  They discourage those kind of off the books transactions because when they go wrong there is nothing for PBS to do to help yet people still ask them to help. 

What you can do is go to the genre board for that book and see if there is an Is This On Your WL thread.  You might be able to find someone to post it right too who has another one and htey can post it to you.  But it would be done through trackable PBS transactions.

Date Posted: 3/30/2010 2:42 PM ET
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Thanks I will check for that. I would only want to do it through trackable PBS transacations. I meant to post it to someone's wish list and have them post theirs to mine.

Date Posted: 3/30/2010 2:51 PM ET
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You can't offer up a Wish List book for trade of another Wish List book anywhere on the site except in the Games and there you'd have no guarantee that you'd get one you wanted, you'd just get something that met the Games rules. You can't ask for Wish List books that you are not first in line for either, the site just doesn't allow people trying to just the wish list lines.  So the best to get the ones you are looking for is to watch the Genre WIsh List thread, the Multiples thread in the Book Bazaar for Wish List books and make sure they are all on your wish list.