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Subject: I want to post a book directly to another member but.....
Date Posted: 4/6/2009 5:34 PM ET
Member Since: 10/27/2007
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I don't even know if this can be done but here is my question....

A PBS member has done something very nice for me.  I have a Wish List book that I haven't posted yet and I notice that it is on her list.  I would love to post this directly to her but I DO NOT want any credit for it in exchange.  She doesn't want me to "miss-out" on a credit.  That is not a concern for me and I am not looking for one. 

Does anyone know if I can do this?

Date Posted: 4/6/2009 5:41 PM ET
Member Since: 1/29/2006
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Wendy, if you post it to her then you will get credit..  You could always just buddy it back to her. :-)  If you have her addy already you can, of course, just send it to her as an RAOK.  If you want to use the label system, you can use the Mail To a Friend feature with an old book that you don't want on your bookshelf (a Grisham with a zillion copies in the system works well for this. :-)

Date Posted: 4/6/2009 5:42 PM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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I did that once.  I did what Beth said and sent the book and then "Buddied" back the credit.  It worked out okay.

Ruth

Date Posted: 4/6/2009 8:22 PM ET
Member Since: 6/15/2006
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I'm with Beth and Ruth. To post the book directly to her, Go to her wish list and then find the book that you have. On her wish list next to that book, click on post this book and it will go to her. As son as you receive the credit for sending the book, you can buddy the credit back to her.

Date Posted: 4/6/2009 11:50 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Margret's method works great, although I've not done one for no credit.  Has the added benefit of allowing the PBS system to track the transaction, esp. if you use DC.

Date Posted: 4/7/2009 1:35 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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I'd just buddy her a credit with which to order the book from me. I've done this before with WL books that I've used for book prizes in games, and it's worked well because the shipment is tracked in the system for the receiver, and I can use the PBS postage to get the required DC for the games.