Book swap?

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  1. MrsBurgundy

    MrsBurgundy Silver Member

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    I may have missed a thread somewhere, but do you guys partake in a book swap of any description!?
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    I dont think there is one but it sounds like a great idea :)
     
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    Hmmm, maybe it's do-able! I have tons of books that are in great condition that I'd love to pass on to like-minded readers!! Xxx
     
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    Mee too I am a total bookworm :)
     
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    Will check out your thread bunnyhops. It really worked with a clothes exchange x
     
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    Hmmm, so the one is a site. Id be in favour of one being set up on here. When I set the clothes one up all people do it pay for postage and send the items. If a straight swap was taking place then no one would need to even exchange money. Go, on, put your books up for swaps MrsB x
     
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    The idea of running a book swap has been discussed in detail and it has been decided this is not something Minimins will run at this time.

    There are too many potential problems with it being run on Minimins, and its not something we could monitor etc

    Read it swap it is a great site, its free, its easy to use and they have a great system in place for taking swaps out of circulation, ensuring swaps are done fairly and they also have things in place for if/when they go wrong.


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    Thats exactly how read it swop it works, it doesn't cost anything, just the postage for the book you send. Also, if things go missing through RISI, you are covered for that and can claim.

    Take a look at the site, it also has several chat forums :)
     
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    Will have to have a look there then!! Thanks guys!! xxx
     
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    Fab - count me in. Will have a look through.
     
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    Please see my post above. The book swap won't be taking place on minimins
     
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    :DI Love read it swap it and have done over 100 swaps with no problems . I have discovered authors i didn't know existed :D
     
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