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I'd like to purchase some books and after doing a bit of searching, it seems like Amazon is the cheapest way of getting the books I want. However, my problem is that Amazon doesn't accept Paypal and buying gift cards from Ebay seems a bit pointless. I don't have a credit card that is supported by Amazon so I'm kind of stuck. Does anyone know a way around this? Perhaps someone can purchase the books I want from Amazon and then I'll transfer the money from my Paypal account to yours? Suggestions are welcome.

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    You could get a reloadable Visa giftcard to use for online shopping.
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    These books wouldn't happen to be for school, would they?
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    > **Posted by Silent Ricochet** > These books wouldn't happen to be for school, would they? It's an assortment of books that I should have read a long time ago. The Bible
    The Quran
    The System of the World (Newton)
    On the Origin of Species (Darwin)
    Gulliver's Travels (Swift)
    The Age of Reason (Paine)
    The Wealth of Nations (Smith)
    The Art of War (Sun Tsu)
    The Prince (Machiavelli)
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    Pretty Impressive. I was going to suggest Chegg.com if it was simply for textbooks. But, yeah. I'd help you out but I haven't made the current payment on my credit card yet :/ Sorry bro
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    I would also recommend the Satanic Bible if you are going to read the bible.
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    > **Posted by Colt_** > > It's an assortment of books that I should have read a long time ago. > > The Bible
    > The Quran
    > The System of the World (Newton)
    > On the Origin of Species (Darwin)
    > Gulliver's Travels (Swift)
    > The Age of Reason (Paine)
    > The Wealth of Nations (Smith)
    > The Art of War (Sun Tsu)
    > The Prince (Machiavelli)
    A bit offtopic, but those are really good books. I have read the majority of them (I haven't read The Bible and The Quran), and I really liked The Prince and The Art of War.
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    You should get a pre-paid visa card or whatever amazon accepts. You should be able to get them at any post office.
    You can even get Amazon cards (kinda like the iTunes card) in some stores too with no expiration date.

    Here's the different methods of shipping and its costs: Link (open in new tab)
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    > **Posted by HH Boba Fett** > I would also recommend the Satanic Bible if you are going to read the bible. I'm not going to add that book to the list. The books listed here have influenced the western civilization a great deal, others were absolute milestones in our history. This book from 1970 that you're suggesting does not belong in this list.
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    Just recommending it :) Its a good book :)
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    > **Posted by Amen** > You could get a reloadable Visa giftcard to use for online shopping. Those aren't available in Belgium, as far as I know.
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    A lot of the ones you have listed are "Literary greats" and can be obtained free from various places. The Bible, Quran, Origin of Species, Art of War and Gulliver's travels can all be downloaded as free e-books. Not to mention most Churches/Mosques will give you free copies of the Bible/Quran. Alternatively why not use the $100 tom gave us for Christmas? He said you could exchange it for cash or as vouchers for any on-line retailers. (e.g Amazon)
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    Don't you even have a debit card? Accepted pretty much everywhere and far less hassle than a credit card.
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    > **Posted by Jonny-higgins** > A lot of the ones you have listed are "Literary greats" and can be obtained free from various places. The Bible, Quran, Origin of Species, Art of War and Gulliver's travels can all be downloaded as free e-books. Not to mention most Churches/Mosques will give you free copies of the Bible/Quran. > > Alternatively why not use the $100 tom gave us for Christmas? He said you could exchange it for cash or as vouchers for any on-line retailers. (e.g Amazon) $100? :C I already have my share on paypal. I know that most can be obtained for free in e-form but I still prefer having real books.
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    How about the library? + Of mice and men.
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    Can always raid rummage/garage/flea markets for well known books like that. Contact schools and libraries for book sales. Churches will almost always give a bible out. > **Posted by Jonny-higgins** > Alternatively why not use the $100 tom gave us for Christmas? He said you could exchange it for cash or as vouchers for any on-line retailers. (e.g Amazon) ._.
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    > **Posted by DragonNinja** > Don't you even have a debit card? Accepted pretty much everywhere and far less hassle than a credit card. A debit card isn't accepted -.-, only credit cards are.
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    > **Posted by Sarkdog** > > **Posted by DragonNinja** > > > Don't you even have a debit card? Accepted pretty much everywhere and far less hassle than a credit card. > > A debit card isn't accepted -.-, only credit cards are. So apparently they'd rather accept credit, than actual money. Okay.
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    > **Posted by Amen** > You could get a reloadable Visa giftcard to use for online shopping. Actually, sometimes that doesn't work. It's due to the fact that it isn't tied to anyone specifically like a credit/debit card is.
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    > **Posted by Colt_** > I'm not going to add that book to the list. The books listed here have influenced the western civilization a great deal, others were absolute milestones in our history. This book from 1970 that you're suggesting does not belong in this list. What about _The Republic_? Western philosophy, eh? Eh?
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