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Digital Sextant : 3 Years Mooching Books
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3 Years Mooching Books

So I’ve been a member of BookMooch for a little over 3 years now, and boy it’s been fun. I originally joined as a way to help assuage my book buying (and it’s worked, though I’ve had to reign in the postage to $12/month or so). A few observations: Three months seems to be the […]

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The ethics of the free book box

As you all know, I’m an avid user of Bookmooch, a book swapping website where you can find people who want your old books and find people giving away books for you. A while back, they profiled an essay about how to make the most of your BookMooch account. One piece of advice said “free […]

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BookMooch queue

I’m having a strange experience over at BookMooch. As a way to keep myself from spending too much mailing books, I have a self-imposed limit of $10-12 / month. This means I can mail three or four books domestically, or a smaller amount if I’m sending one overseas. My queue of books to send is […]

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2009-05-17 Tweets

The Ferris Bueller Fight Club Theory: Cameron dreamed the whole thing from his bed. http://bit.ly/tJTYS # Are you on BookMooch yet? Why not? http://bookmooch.com/ # I can’t stop laughing to myself because I just told somebody the clown joke. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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A nice feature of being slow on BookMooch

So I’ve raved before here about Bookmooch, the best book swapping site on the interwebs: You list books you want to give away, and get 1/10 of a point for each. You give books away for 1 point each (or three, if you send them internationally). You spend your points to request points books from […]

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What do you think, fellow moochers?

For anyone else who uses bookmooch, I’ve got an interesting situation I’d like you to weigh in on. If you don’t use it, here’s how it works: You list a bunch of books you have that you’d be willing to give away. People who want the books you have request them from you. You mail […]

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