Books to get rid of
asmith9983 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 14:15:09 GMT 2009
Charity shops must be losing out big with the change to downloaded music and
coming growth of pdf books.
2009/11/10 Philippe Bruhat (BooK) <philippe.bruhat at free.fr>
> On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 09:49:20PM +0000, Denny wrote:
> > On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 22:31 +0100, Richard Foley wrote:
> > > On Sunday 08 November 2009 19:44:15 Peter Corlett wrote:
> > > > Giving stuff away on Freecycle is way too much work. It's almost as
> > > > the people who run it have engineered it to discourage the occasional
> > > > giver as much as possible.
> > >
> > > Sounds like another great idea turned into a YAWOT (Yet Another Waste
> > > Of Time) because it's grown, or was built, too complicated.
> > Mostly it just suffers from using Yahoo groups as the back-end, and then
> > trying to wrapper those in a failed attempt to make them friendlier or
> > something. Once you've managed to sign up to your local group, casual
> > giving is easy - post one message saying what you've got to give away,
> > pick a winner from the emails that are sent to you in reply, and then
> > post a second email saying that you've chosen someone and the stuff is
> > gone now.
> Web site doing freecycle-like style donation in France:
> Subscribed yesterday, put in two items, got 4 requests already.
> Much easier than writing/processing emails.
> Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
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