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The PaperBackSwap Discussion Forums allow members to Post messages in a message-board fashion.  We have Forums to cover basically every interest you might have!  Please pay attention to the Forum posting guidelines, the Discussion Forums Policy and the PBS Commercial Use Policy.  You can get to the Discussion Forums under Community in the main toolbar at the top of any page on the site.  You need to be logged into your account to view some of the Forums designated as members-only. Note: The Discussion Forums are read-only for A la Carte (unenrolled) members; those enrolled in Limited or Standard Membership may post in the Forums.

Why use the Forums?

  • The Forums are a fun way to keep up with the club. 
    • New policies and features are often "previewed" here first
    • Forum posters get more requests! 
      • There is a and button on every member's post (you can hide these in the Forum Settings)
      • Clicking a member's highlighted Nickname on her post will take you to her PBS Profile
    • You can contact any member privately, by clicking the button on her post to send a Personal Message. This option is available to those enrolled in Standard and Limited Membership
  • Express Yourself in Forums!
    • You can choose an avatar in your Account Settings
    • You can also choose a forum sig: text and images in the Forum Settings
    • You can opt NOT to view text sigs or image sigs or both in your Forum settings

Please note that advertising or solicitation of any kind is strictly prohibited in the Discussion Forums, Profile, or anywhere on the site. Additionally, posting links or text from misinformation/hatespeech sites is prohibited. Courtesy is expected between members.


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