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Subject: Anyone else in a WL deluge?
Date Posted: 3/31/2016 1:33 PM ET
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The floodgates seem to have opened again and I seem to be getting a WL book offered every day for the last week or two, even specialist, rarely posted books. Is it just me or are others caught in a Spring WL flood?

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 3/31/2016 1:35 PM ET
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I wish! That happened to me last August, but right now my account page is bare.

Date Posted: 3/31/2016 1:47 PM ET
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It seems I go in spurts. I get 3-4 in a couple days then nothing for a week, then 3-4 more. Which is fine as it gives me time to read them and pass them on.

 

Date Posted: 3/31/2016 6:54 PM ET
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I'm not seeing that.  I wish I was :)

Date Posted: 3/31/2016 7:21 PM ET
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I've actually slowed down this month after a bunch in FEB.

Date Posted: 4/1/2016 8:23 AM ET
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I am not and never had a deluge, but many other members may see more WL books soon.

I am cleaning out my TBR tower (my tastes have changed a bit) and bookshelf and many books are new, like-new and wish-listed.  I have too many credits and not enough wishes granted and buy many books on Amazon,especially the ones in a series my husband is reading. I will see first if I can sell some of them back to Amazon first, but if that is not worth my effort money-wise, I will post them here. (Still not sure what to do with the surplus of credits though).

Based on how many wishes I get granted I will probably go to limited membership next year.

Edited for clarity.



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Date Posted: 4/1/2016 9:23 AM ET
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March was a good month for me. I had several wishlist books offered to me, many which had been lingering at number one for a months.

Date Posted: 4/1/2016 12:31 PM ET
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Not me but who knows, April might be a deluge for me :-)

Wendy (Emory) -
Date Posted: 4/1/2016 2:30 PM ET
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I have gotten 22 Wish List books since January so I'm happy.  

Date Posted: 4/1/2016 3:06 PM ET
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I'm happy for everyone getting their wish lists. Unfortunately I am not getting much at all. And all I've been posting is wish listed, or only 1-3 copies in the system.



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Date Posted: 4/1/2016 4:25 PM ET
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I had four WL books posted to me this week - yippee!  (Like I need more books to read ...)

Date Posted: 4/1/2016 4:33 PM ET
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I have to agree.  I've received 34 wish listed books since Jan. 1.  February was my biggest month, but I'm still getting anywhere from 2-4 a week now.  I'm not complaining.  Probablly half of them have been posted to me by friends but the others were fifo.  Trying to read fast so I can repost.

Hope it continues and happens for others too.

Date Posted: 4/1/2016 7:03 PM ET
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February was a big month for me...I got a lot of WL books.  This month has just been average, I've gotten a few but not a lot.  It's always fun when it starts raining WL books though lol!

Date Posted: 4/2/2016 9:42 AM ET
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I've had four in the last month, which is a lot for me.

Pam M. -
Date Posted: 4/3/2016 7:04 PM ET
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Three this week, plus I just asked for two more in the Book Bazaar.  A banner time!!

Date Posted: 4/3/2016 8:45 PM ET
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I just got one today so yay!!!

Date Posted: 4/3/2016 11:39 PM ET
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7 in March - yay! 

Date Posted: 4/11/2016 11:38 AM ET
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Dry spell here....very dry. I still had free swaps left from last year, and with my renewal this year adding to that, I'm overstocked with free swaps. I also have plenty of credits, so even though I have several wishlisted books, I have been holding off listing those until I start receiving some books. frown

Date Posted: 4/11/2016 11:50 AM ET
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Janet, I feel your pain.

Slow for me as well.  Unless I post a wishlist book there are no requests from my shelf and as far as WL granted, forget it.  I buy most of my books from Amazon.  Swapping is so slow that I will probably not renew my standard membership, but take only the limited membership.  I have too many credits as it is and 30 free swaps will be more than enough to cover my small wishlist and the occasional wish that is granted.



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Date Posted: 4/11/2016 12:52 PM ET
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I had to come back and find this post.  When I first saw, I didn't pay much attention, because I was in a WL rut myself.  This past weekend, though, I had 7 - YES, SEVEN - WL books offered to me.  (And they appear to all be from different users).  Saturday alone I was offered 5.  I have no idea what brought that on, but I'm *not* complaining.  This is a first for me...a happy first!  smiley

Date Posted: 4/11/2016 8:38 PM ET
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Amy, isn't it just the most wonderful feeling when that happens?!

Almost as soon as I started this thread my deluge ended, like a door slammed shut, but over the weekend I was offered two WL books that had been on my list for 4-5 years...so doing the happy dance again. It's not always the amount of WL books offered as getting a book that you have waited forever for...

Date Posted: 4/12/2016 9:37 AM ET
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Amy, isn't it just the most wonderful feeling when that happens?!

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Definitely!  And, it continued into yesterday, when I was offered two more.  Again, I have NO idea what's going on, but it works for me!  wink

Date Posted: 4/12/2016 11:28 AM ET
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I'm continuing to have a higher than average number of WL books posted to me.  It's such joy to find a PBS package amongst the bills when gathering the mail.  smiley

Date Posted: 4/12/2016 8:41 PM ET
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I have been getting a lot of WL books this month.smiley  

I used up all my credits but was able to mail out several books this week.   This will help to replenish and get some credits. 

Date Posted: 4/16/2016 8:38 PM ET
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Crossing my fingers this deluge will continue around!  I could use to knock some off my WL. :)



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