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Subject: If I use PBS as the return address will I be informed of books being return
Date Posted: 11/1/2010 2:20 PM ET
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I am running a deal to get rid of as many books as possible before I have to move. If I use the PBS address as the return address will I be informed if a package is sent to them as if returned to sender for any reason?

Date Posted: 11/1/2010 2:30 PM ET
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That's addressed here...

http://www.paperbackswap.com/help/search.php?terms=pbs+address

You do not have to have your return address appear on your printed PBS wrapper. Note: if you use the PBS return address, and your books are returned to PBS, we will not forward them or give you credits for sending them.

Date Posted: 11/1/2010 5:54 PM ET
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As Cindy says, nope. You will be out your book (and credit if you did not use PBS postage or PBS DC) and it is the same as if it is lost in the mail.

Date Posted: 11/1/2010 6:43 PM ET
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Hi Chris -- the help doc doesn't say whether they'll inform you that the package was returned to them, only that they won't forward it or give you a credit for it.  Unless someone who uses the PBS address knows the answer, I'd suggest asking the team directly.

Date Posted: 11/1/2010 9:16 PM ET
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Thanks Cindy that answers it for me if I they won't be forwarded it doesn't matter if they would contact me or not.

Date Posted: 11/2/2010 12:48 PM ET
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Certainly a friend or family member will let you use their address. My daughter travels an moves so much , she often uses mine.