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Subject: When I acknowledge receiving a book, something crops up now and again
Date Posted: 4/25/2008 2:16 PM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2005
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I like to help out PBS by filling out the info about amount of postage, postmark etc ,

Several times when I have received 2 or 3 books from a sender (a bulk order in one envelope) I've seen no way to do anything but acknowledge each as a separate book received.

Since the actual postage rate on the envelope is based on multiple books,  I can't use THAT amount for each of 2 or 3 books.

In the end I simply don't  fill out that portion.

Is there any way to do a "fix it" so that a bulk order can be properly acknowledged?

Date Posted: 4/25/2008 2:30 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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No, but you could note in the general comments box that the book was part of a bulk shipment.

Date Posted: 4/25/2008 2:57 PM ET
Member Since: 6/5/2007
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I do the same as the above, for each one, I fill out the total postage, and then in the remarks for TPTB (actually I just started doing this, but I will from now on) I remark that it was a multiple book shipment.

Date Posted: 4/25/2008 4:28 PM ET
Member Since: 7/8/2006
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Last Edited on: 8/24/10 1:33 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/25/2008 4:31 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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I do what Jane and Mimi do, fill it out & note that it was a bulk shipment.