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Subject: Accepted book not mailed
Date Posted: 11/18/2010 7:24 PM ET
Member Since: 11/13/2010
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Hi!  Newbie here again!  :)

I requested a book on 11/13 and it was accepted on 11/15 but not yet mailed.  I understand that the owner has 5 days to mail it.  But, if it's not mailed in that 5 day period, does the system automatically then cancel the request as unfufilled, and then forward my request to the next available?  Wasn't sure if I have to cancel it manually myself or if it's done automatically.  Thanks so much!

Date Posted: 11/18/2010 7:26 PM ET
Member Since: 7/7/2007
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The system does it automatically, Carolyn.

Date Posted: 11/18/2010 7:33 PM ET
Member Since: 11/13/2010
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Thanks, Elizabeth!  What a nice feature! 

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Date Posted: 11/18/2010 9:44 PM ET
Member Since: 2/20/2010
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Last Edited on: 7/15/11 4:00 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/18/2010 10:34 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Welcome to PBS Carolyn!  No worries, the system will handle almost everything for you.  Including roll-over of transactions that time out.