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Subject: didn't accept book on wishlist (WL)
Date Posted: 1/2/2008 11:11 PM ET
Member Since: 10/17/2005
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I don't have any credits available, but I have a couple books on my wishlist.  I received an offer for one of my wishes, but cannot accept because I don't have any more credits and don't want to pay for credits at this time. 

Now my wish has been removed from my wishlist, even though I still want the book.  Can I keep track of the books I want on PBS without them being deleted if I cannot accept the offer at the time?


Emily Madsen



Date Posted: 1/2/2008 11:15 PM ET
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I'm pretty sure you lose your place in line if you don't accept an offer for one of your Wish Listed books.  Then you have to manually add yourself back in at the end.

Date Posted: 1/3/2008 2:21 AM ET
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Your reminder list is for books you're not ready to get now.

Date Posted: 1/3/2008 9:07 AM ET
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I dunno why I cat link to this but here is how the WL works (emphasis and underline is mine) The document is titiled "How the wishlist works"

your Wish List is the list for all books that are currently unavailable to order in the system, that you want to request when they become availableBooks that you are only considering requesting in the future should go on your Reminder List

As a side note if you are out of credits and dont wish to be in line for WL books you can put your shelf on hold and take all of your WL books OFF of autorequest. This will "hide" your wishlist from orders.

Last Edited on: 1/3/08 9:08 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/3/2008 9:11 AM ET
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If you didn't accept the WL book it should automatically move over to your Reminder List.

Date Posted: 1/3/2008 11:01 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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You just have to put yourself back on the end of the list.  Next time you get a couple credits, save them for WL offers.  If you have a lot of books that have been on your shelf for a while you can offer a 2 for 1 or 3 for 1 deal in the book bazaar to earn some credits.  I have a bunch of WL books on my RL.  I might want them some day but not enough to worry about getting  myself in line for them.

You can also put your account on hold if you don't care about getting book orders in for now. That'll help save your place in the WL line until you are ready to buy some credits or maybe have some WL books to post and earn some.