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Subject: Book browser broken?
Date Posted: 1/31/2017 9:21 AM ET
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I know there was maintenance this AM but now it seems serch functions fno longer work, not by author or title or ISBN. Anyone else having this problem?

ETA I can't run a search via author or title through my WL either.



Last Edited on: 1/31/17 9:23 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 1/31/2017 9:51 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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Yes, there's some problem with the site's files. If you hit ctrl+f5 to fully reload the page, you'll see that a lot of the header and menu layout is missing. 

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 11:03 AM ET
Member Since: 8/15/2005
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i'm having the same problem. you go to rate books or anything else that refreshes the screen and the screen is white and the type and headers are all over the place. i thought it was on my end. glad to know it's not.

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 11:29 AM ET
Member Since: 6/3/2013
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I had trouble logging in for about an hour. When I was finally able to ge on my account it won't let me post any books!  Are they fixing this?

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 11:51 AM ET
Member Since: 9/18/2008
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I'm trying to look up (to possibly list) a cookbook.  So far the seach function has pulled up MEMOIRS instead of "cooking"; and a bunch of romance books.  First of all, eewww.  Secondly, any word from PBS on when this might be fixed?  

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 1:33 PM ET
Member Since: 2/26/2009
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yes, I tried to search for a title and get sent to the home page

and the time stamp is wrong

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 3:42 PM ET
Member Since: 9/22/2010
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Not just you folks, me too!

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 4:09 PM ET
Member Since: 6/26/2007
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Same problem here, I cannot post books (tells me the ISBN is not found), every ISBN search returns a totally different item (ex: search for a history textbook with ISBN returns a medical text, math workbook search comes up as a very steamly looking romance novel lol, etc), any type of search by title or keyword takes me back to the book browser page. Hopefully it will be fixed soon!!!

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 4:58 PM ET
Member Since: 4/27/2006
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I was finally able to print wrappers, but cannot search.

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 5:38 PM ET
Member Since: 1/7/2007
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In the Book Duscussion Forums - " Club Members Thoughts" there was a post from PBSTean about needed maintenace being perform from 5am til 8am 1/31/17 - Hopefully everything will be set right once again?!?!

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Subject: Scheduled downtime tomorrow 1/31/2017 from 5 AM to 8 AM ET

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 12:25 AM

   

Tomorrow, 1/31/2017 all three sites (PaperBackSwap, SwapaCD and SwapaDVD) will be down for scheduled maintenance from 5 AM ET, for a few hours (we're aiming to get everything done by 8 AM ET). We're sorry for any inconvenience!

 


Last Edited on: 1/31/17 5:39 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/31/2017 5:56 PM ET
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the problems i found were still there at 9 am and it is now 5 pm and the search function is still down.

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 7:36 PM ET
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I just tried to do a search by ISBN and it gives a blank result with some gobbledy-gook  (computer talk) filled in the top field.  When I re-entered the ISBN on that window though, it did return  the correct  book.  

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 7:37 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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oh, oh, I see the black diamonds with the question marks are now embedded in my signature line.......that's a bad sign for the site.

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 8:50 PM ET
Member Since: 9/22/2010
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The time setting on this site is screwed up too. I have 8:49 pm 21 January EST, but the last post for this thread is listed as 12:37 am 1 February.

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 9:03 PM ET
Member Since: 6/26/2007
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Now when I type anything into the search box (any term at all) it returns a page that says:

Results: (Saved Search)

1 to 20 of Results per page:10

 

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 9:58 PM ET
Member Since: 9/18/2008
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Yep, it is now 10 pm on 1/31 and I still can't search or post anything. So much for maintanence or fixing this problem caused by their maintanence. Sigh, hopefully it willl work tomorrow. 

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 9:59 PM ET
Member Since: 3/2/2015
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Me too.  Maybe tomorrow it will be fixed.

Date Posted: 1/31/2017 10:29 PM ET
Member Since: 1/25/2010
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Odd... I'm seeing posts dated as late as 3am 2/1 but I'm in EST and it's 10:30pm 1/31...

Date Posted: 2/1/2017 7:33 AM ET
Member Since: 8/21/2008
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I can no longer search for books and get any kind of reasonable response. 



Last Edited on: 2/1/17 10:05 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 2/1/2017 7:41 AM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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So, the 2nd day with PBS down...really has made me realize how much I use and depend on PBS daily!

Date Posted: 2/1/2017 8:43 AM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2008
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I wonder what kind of maintenance this was. It doesn't seem to have improved anything yet.

Date Posted: 2/1/2017 9:29 AM ET
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I couldn't print yesterday on Chrome, but it worked on Edge. Wrote in, but they said that it worked fine on their end. 

I wish that they would send out announce,ments about these things. Even if it's sorry..we're working on it.



Last Edited on: 2/1/17 9:33 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 2/1/2017 10:03 AM ET
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it looks like maybe they have the clock fixed. time is right.

A little of the search functionality is comming back. not all but a little.



Last Edited on: 2/1/17 10:09 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 2/1/2017 10:45 AM ET
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Just tried to do a search and the site is still messed up.  At least it tells me what I was searching for it just brings up anything but that. lol

Date Posted: 2/1/2017 11:37 AM ET
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When I search for anything, the bottom of the page reads "10 of" and that's as far as it goes.  Ten books.  I have a really hard time believing that there's only ten books in one genre posted.  Something's not working.  The time is also off.  It's reading that it's three hours later than it actually is.  (Reads it's 11:30 am here when it's actually 8:30 am).  So what's going on?



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