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Hello!

Glad you're enjoying Bookcrossing.....prepared to be addicted!

See you at goodreads too :o)

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I have only been a member of this wonderful community for a couple of weeks but already it feels like longer. I happened across it while browsing through a friends profile on GoodReads and thought it looked interesting so signed myself up. At first I wasn't sure where to look, after asking my friend her key advice was get involved with the forums particularly the RABCK forum, I followed her advice and quickly found myself the winner of 3 books! I was astounded that complete strangers would generously volunteer to post me a book, their only condition that I enjoy it and pass it on when I was finished! Buoyed by this I then explored the Bookring forum and joined a couple (eagerly awaiting my turn), then I found the sweepstakes and exchanges and joined in with these too. The icing on the cake was yesterday, I came home from work and found my first 2 bookcrossing books waiting for me! While happily flicking through I found to my joy that bookcrossing supplies and postcards had been included by the senders. Such a small token put a smile on my face for the rest of the day!

I cannot express enough how welcome I have been made to feel and how excited I am to be part of this community (this is more than a book club)! I am not usually one for voluntarily talking to strangers but I am not a stranger here, I am a bookcrosser and I look forward to being one for many years to come :)
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I'm so glad that you are feeling welcome here. It is a wonderful community. I feel many are friends even though I've never met them. (And of course those that I have).

If there is a meeting, a Convention, an UnConvention (any convention other than the "official" annual one each year) that you can go to, try that too. More friends to meet. : )
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Sadly I am not around for the UK Unconvention this year but I will definitely look into it next year, I may need to invest in a sturdier bookshelf first though!
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There may be local meetings in your area though. Sadly we don't have them in my area at the moment, but check out where you live.
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Yes, you must get a sturdier bookcase. I thought bookcrossing would help me reduce my number of books but it has done exactly the opposite. And beware of bookrings - they travel in packs. You think you've spread them out and then 2 (or more) arrive at once. Pity you can't make it to the Birmingham Uncon, I've just booked my train tickets. See you soon, hopefully.
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Yes, you must get a sturdier bookcase. I thought bookcrossing would help me reduce my number of books but it has done exactly the opposite. And beware of bookrings - they travel in packs. You think you've spread them out and then 2 (or more) arrive at once. Pity you can't make it to the Birmingham Uncon, I've just booked my train tickets. See you soon, hopefully.
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Looking forward to getting to know you~
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Hello!

Glad you're enjoying Bookcrossing.....prepared to be addicted!

See you at goodreads too :o)
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Congratulations on joining. I've been a member for over ten years, and I look forward to hearing of your new adventures. You sound like an enthusiastic person, despite your claims of not voluntarily talking to strangers. I hope sometime to have the time and means to attend a convention, and perhaps i will see you there!

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