Discussion Forums - Book Bazaar Book Bazaar

Topic: What are your thoughts?

Club rule - Please, if you cannot be courteous and respectful, do not post in this forum.
  Unlock Forum posting with Annual Membership.
Subject: What are your thoughts?
Date Posted: 8/6/2008 7:25 PM ET
Member Since: 6/16/2005
Posts: 1,165
Back To Top

I have had a few pms of folks who would like to see all the "Credits for Sale" in one thread. What does everyone think of that? A monthly thread, kinda like the ARC or Wishlist books with Different ISBN thread.  That way they are all in one spot?

As time goes on I will toss out questions like this. I get alot of neat pms from you members and want to do what I can to make your Bazaar a place that folks flock to again.

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 8:37 PM ET
Member Since: 2/8/2008
Posts: 3,898
Back To Top

Absolutely! It would keep things organized and easy to find.

Subject: I agree!!
Date Posted: 8/6/2008 8:40 PM ET
Member Since: 5/4/2008
Posts: 644
Back To Top

One post for all credits for sale would be easier to look at and less bumps taking up space...Love

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 8:46 PM ET
Member Since: 12/7/2005
Posts: 7,143
Back To Top

Sounds good, but would people really want to do it? They would maybe feel they'd always have to go cheaper than the other person to get rid of the credits. Good for the people buying though I guess.

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 9:04 PM ET
Member Since: 12/23/2005
Posts: 1,157
Back To Top

There is a thread similar but I think it's just one big continuation, not by month. Isn't this it? http://www.paperbackswap.com/forum/topic.php?t=107927&l=25&ls=0

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 9:06 PM ET
Member Since: 10/21/2007
Posts: 3,430
Back To Top

I think it would be a great idea to do a credits for sale thread every month. 

Subject: just a newbie
Date Posted: 8/6/2008 10:02 PM ET
Member Since: 7/22/2008
Posts: 143
Back To Top

I am just a newbie, but I think the idea is GREAT!

Date Posted: 8/6/2008 10:07 PM ET
Member Since: 5/17/2007
Posts: 3,129
Back To Top

I think it's a great idea too.  Though prices might vary, so would # of credits available in a block and also payment methods.

And does anyone know if progress is being made into splitting the Bazaar into "Looking for..." and "Offering..."?



Last Edited on: 8/6/08 10:09 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/7/2008 1:42 AM ET
Member Since: 2/5/2007
Posts: 30,796
Back To Top

I think it'd make for some very competitive posting.  I'm not sure that's a good thing for the seller but certainly would be good for the buyer.  Personally - I dislike having to go to a thread like that and try to figure out who is still selling and who isn't.  IF it's like the other continuing threads, most people don't come back and delete what is gone.  

Carol C. (Thorn) - ,
Date Posted: 8/7/2008 2:21 AM ET
Member Since: 5/13/2006
Posts: 71
Back To Top


Last Edited on: 2/4/11 6:26 PM ET - Total times edited: 3
Date Posted: 8/7/2008 2:35 AM ET
Member Since: 7/15/2007
Posts: 64
Back To Top

Sounds like a great idea to me, it would allow folks to find what they need faster.

~ althena

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 3:21 AM ET
Member Since: 3/31/2006
Posts: 28,476
Back To Top

CF brings up a good point.  I've only sold credits a couple of times.  I think I would feel a bit intimidating if the post before me is offering them cheaper than I want to go.

Subject: credits and delete
Date Posted: 8/7/2008 6:32 AM ET
Member Since: 5/23/2007
Posts: 69
Back To Top

Sounds good to me I't be good to have them all in one post, and i't be awesome to be able to delete your post !

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 7:44 AM ET
Member Since: 12/31/2007
Posts: 240
Back To Top

It would help alot. It would free up space in the Book Bazaar

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 8:25 AM ET
Member Since: 2/2/2008
Posts: 175
Back To Top

Alot of great ideas! Love that thought of cleaning up posts!

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 8:51 AM ET
Member Since: 6/16/2005
Posts: 1,165
Back To Top

Cindy, at this point there is no way to split up the types of offers or looking for threads.

You guys have a good point about if someone offers a deal at a lower price than you.  Perhaps next week I will se up a vote.

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 10:02 AM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2006
Posts: 14,634
Back To Top

Sounds good but we can't keep the deal posts out of the individual forums..people seem to post wherver they want.

Date Posted: 8/7/2008 2:46 PM ET
Member Since: 5/18/2008
Posts: 352
Back To Top

Reading all of the post in a continuing thread to me is a little confusing.  There are those who have sold all of there credits already and not deleted their posts.  There are those who say "Thank you" or "I'll buy them" and taking up space that you have to scroll down.  There are not really that many people in the Bazaar selling credits.  I don't think I would visit it that often in a continuing thread.

Date Posted: 8/8/2008 10:00 PM ET
Member Since: 5/22/2008
Posts: 162
Back To Top

BeckyP is right...I really wish this site could pick up where you left off.  On a different site, if I go to a thread to read it, the next time I go to that thread, it takes me right to where I left off last time.  I hate how you always have to start from the beginning of every thread and scroll through all the old replies to get to the newest ones.  I also wish there was a way to mark a thread as "read".  Half the time I can't remember which deal I already looked at and end up browsing shelves that I've already seen!

Date Posted: 8/8/2008 10:18 PM ET
Member Since: 3/20/2006
Posts: 229
Back To Top

I think it's a great idea for streamlining this forum.



Last Edited on: 8/8/08 10:18 PM ET - Total times edited: 1