[bksvol-discuss] Re: Amazon

I didn't know that. Is that a special deal or all the time? I know Amazon 
has the $25 Super Saver shipping, I think it's called, but didn't know about 
BN doing that. Take care.
Julie Morales
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Monica Svopa" <svopa@xxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 6:36 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Amazon


Hello list.  I wanted to let you know in case you didn't that if you order
$25 from Barnes and Noble you get free shipping.  I hope this helps.

Monica

----- Original Message -----
From: "Katie Hill" <Kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 7:53 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Amazon


> Hi Lissi,
> It is great to see you growing as a computer user and validator. I ended
up
> getting the premier package through amazon so when I order a few books
they
> just ship second day regardless of when they are available. It also saves
> watching for special shipping rates.
>
> Speaking of which it is time to maybe put in another order... :)
>
> Kaitlyn
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Estelnalissi
> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 8:01 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Amazon
>
> Dear Volunteers,
>
> Today, for the first time, I ordered a book from Amazon to aid me in
> validating. Its got mondo errors so I thought most of you wouldn't  mind
> that I've had it out for a long time.
>
> When I first downloaded it and noticed all of its frequent, major,
jumbles,
> I ordered a copy from the library which took some weeks to arrive.
Meanwhile
>
> I was working on other books.
>
> With 3 books waiting to be uploaded, I decided to work on this book which
is
>
> a change of pace from the types of books I've been doing.
>
> I discovered what happens when you don't examine a new download
thoroughly.
> The scan was of  a large print edition and my library sent a regular print
> edition with page  breaks in different places and different publishing
> information.
>
> The person who first encouraged me to join and helped me download my first
> book to read had mentioned he bought books from Amazon to help with his
> validations. I thought he was nearly a saint to spend his actual money
like
> that, but confined myself to thanking him profusely for getting me
launched.
>
> I haven't been in touch with him since and he posts very rarely to this
> list, but I know he's steadily and quietly validating.
>
> Today I understood why he invested in buying necessary versions of books.
> Once you've kept a book, badly in need of correction, it's really hard to
> give it up unless you know it's needed quickly or are positive some one
else
>
> will give it a better scan. What's the expression? "One bird in the hand
is
> better than two in the bush."
>
> My order is official. I have more pressing books to work on while it
ships.
> It's a messy but fun read and I'll be extra proud when it's finally
> approved.
>
> It's hard to imagine anyone who is enjoying the thrill of each baby step
> toward being a competent, all around Book-share volunteeras much as I am.
> It's also exciting to realize that even when I've got most of the process
> under wraps, new glitches and challenges will pop up to keep volunteering
> dynamic.
>
> Always With Love,
>
> Lissi
>
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