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Subject: Another Wishlist Question
Date Posted: 2/9/2015 2:55 PM ET
Member Since: 10/14/2005
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I have an "A la Carte" membership.  My Wishlist contains the max amount of books.  I order a Wishlisted book and it ends up lost in the mail.  Does it get added to back my Wishlist (as usual) or am I SOL?


I order the only posted copy of a book and it goes lost.  Does it get added to my Wishlist (as usual) or am I SOL?

Last Edited on: 2/9/15 3:10 PM ET - Total times edited: 4
Date Posted: 2/9/2015 3:18 PM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2007
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It will be added back to your WL even though it will put you over the maximum.

Date Posted: 2/10/2015 9:31 AM ET
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yes, what Mary said.......and so for a time your WL will show you have MORE than the rules for your level of membership allow.

Date Posted: 2/10/2015 10:22 AM ET
Member Since: 11/14/2010
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Right now, my wishlist is at 203 even though I'm not Gold Key, because three books I tried to order before the handling charge takes effect timed out.

Date Posted: 2/10/2015 1:55 PM ET
Member Since: 1/10/2009
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If I had a wish-listed book come available and requested it before the 2/15 changes, if the book should go lost in the mail or arrive damaged, it would go on my wish list, yes? When another copy becomes available after the changes, would I have to pay the new transaction fee if I'm an a la carte member, or would that not apply since the original wish list request was before the changes? Things seem to be getting very convoluted.

Date Posted: 2/10/2015 9:48 PM ET
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Margaret, I'm certainly no expert, but if the book goes back on your wishlist, then I think the next post & request would be subject to a fee - it's basically a new request...  Of course, you always can contact Admin and ask for consideration due to circumstances - it doesn't cost anything to ask...

Date Posted: 2/10/2015 10:35 PM ET
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Margaret, in the case of a lost book, when the credit is returned the Swap Fee will be returned also. In the case of a Problem Swap, the Swap Fee will be returned when the Credit is Refunded so people need to make sure that Senders are using the Credit Refund button in the Transaction Archive when they return credits and not just using the Give Credit button on the receiver's account.

If a WL transaction was started before the change and no Swap Fee was paid, I am pretty sure that no swap fee would be refunded and a new WL grant at a later date would incur a swap fee. That is going to be a very unusual situation for the system to handle.