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Subject: About posting to a friend, sort of...
Date Posted: 1/7/2015 3:50 PM ET
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I have a set of audios, and I would prefer to post them to a friend.  I am a gold key member so I will get that option if a friend is wishing for them.  BUT, isn't it true, that once I post something, if none of my friend's are wishing, I am stuck.  I cannot cancel until the person it is offered to accepts, right?  Gee, I hate doing that.  Any way around this?  Not only would I like to send to a friend, but I'd like all 4 to go to the same person.  I believe they are all WL'd individually.

Date Posted: 1/7/2015 4:21 PM ET
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If you use the Post Book option under My Account and enter the ISBN number, the friends wishing will show up before you post the book. Just don't finish posting any that do not show. 

This feature does not show up if you post from your bookshelf or the book detail page.  But it does show up there. 

(I will open a second window with my friend's wish list to check for multiples.)



Last Edited on: 1/7/15 4:23 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/7/2015 4:30 PM ET
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Emily, I must have done something wrong.  I went to my account, then post books, and put in the ISBN.  Next came the 2 buttons for I can post and I cannot post this book.  I got suspicious and backed out and then used a book I didn't care about.  I was not offered the option of posting to a friend.  It just went to Are you
Sure, etc.   

I wonder if that happened because no one was wishing for it.  I just don't want to post this to someone only to cancel it. 

Date Posted: 1/7/2015 5:28 PM ET
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Last Edited on: 7/26/15 9:17 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/7/2015 6:43 PM ET
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Thanks Tibben.  There are 4 books in a series of audios.  They are each wishlisted.  I experimented with one that was not.  I appreciate the help.

Date Posted: 1/7/2015 9:36 PM ET
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In order to post to that friend, the books have to be on the friend's Wish List as well, and in that case, it would be easier to just post them to her Wish List directly, instead of using Gold Key.  Have you checked to see if they're on her Wish List?

Date Posted: 1/8/2015 5:47 AM ET
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Beth, I don't know if they are ona friend's WL. That is what I was trying to find out, if they are on one of my friend's WLs without going through each one individually.
Date Posted: 1/8/2015 8:52 AM ET
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I don't have Gold Key anymore but when I did and posted a WL book that list of friends wishing automatically came up if one of them was wishing for the book.  If it doesn't pop up then none of your buddies are on the WL. 

Out of curiosity what series is it?  I listen to a lot of audiobooks.
 

Date Posted: 1/8/2015 9:58 AM ET
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Thanks, Mary.  That hits the nail on the head.

Call the Midwife series.