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Subject: Blank RC box
Date Posted: 6/21/2009 4:34 PM ET
Member Since: 3/6/2006
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Just had a request for a book I posted.  The RC box came up but with nothing in it.  Is this a glitch?  I would hate to say it met conditions when there aren't any there!

Date Posted: 6/21/2009 5:21 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Oh my, that's interesting Michelle.  Wonder if the requester decided to eliminate RC's and ended up with an empty box instead? 

Date Posted: 6/21/2009 5:57 PM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2009
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 this is when it would be great to have the ability to PM the person first. 

I would accept,  there is a copy of the request in your transaction log - so it will show it blank.   Or you could accept, PM them and let them know that th RC was empty.  They need to confirm with you either way that there are no RCs or there are and what they are, but if you do not hear from them in 42-72 hrs you will cancel the request. 

Now I haven't been around this site too long - so I am sure there will be add'l posts with a better take on this. 

Last Edited on: 6/21/09 5:59 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/21/2009 8:01 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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Sounds like the person has selected Yes for RCs, but never bottered to write them. Or maybe they are doing a test to see if people turn down an RC that is blank, just because there's an RC. Whatever the reason, an empty RC seems to be one that is easily met. I'd accept it and PM them that the RCs were blank and if they intended to have some on the order, they need to cancel the request and resubmit it once they've written their RCs in. If they mean to have no RCs, then they should go to their settings for RCs and toggle that to No.

If they never respond, I would go ahead and send the book. Whatever is actually there is the RC you have to meet, not something they meant to have there. If the book is not a WL book, you'd lose your place in line.

Last Edited on: 6/21/09 8:01 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/21/2009 10:37 PM ET
Member Since: 3/27/2009
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They probably removed their RC and just forgot to go to the top and check the box "NO" for RC conditions.

It's exactly what I did when I removed my RC. A very nice member PMed me telling me the RC was blank and asked if I had any conditions?

I was very thankful that they double checked.

Date Posted: 6/21/2009 11:20 PM ET
Member Since: 8/17/2005
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Mine could be blank...I had an RC and just took the words out so I would not have an RC...GULP

Date Posted: 6/21/2009 11:52 PM ET
Member Since: 8/17/2005
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WOW learn somthing new daily..I just put no to RC ...I could have been the loon with the empty RC LOL