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Subject: So if a book doesn't have a last posted date....
Date Posted: 3/29/2010 1:08 PM ET
Member Since: 11/13/2009
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Does that mean that it's never been posted here? I'm trying to get a feel for how long certain books will take to get. I may just want to buy them instead. :-)

Date Posted: 3/29/2010 1:19 PM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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I have some wl books that have no previous date posted, but the books I've seen with  the earliest date is 2007.  So there may be no records for it bAck beyond a certain date.

Ruth

Date Posted: 3/29/2010 2:00 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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I see books on my wishlist that had books posted within the last month, and then it will revert to no last posted date shown, or an earlier posted date. So don't go by the date too religiously.Some books update after a listing and some don't!

Date Posted: 3/29/2010 2:02 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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I'll agree, I don't think TPTB post the 'last in system' dates as far back as they used to.

Date Posted: 3/29/2010 2:11 PM ET
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Yeah, I don't pay much attention to that whole 'estimate' and 'last posted' thing, because about 90% of mine have no 'last posted' date and I'm not really sure how accurate it is anyway. As others have said, sometimes I'll see a date under last posted, or it will say "Wishes granted last week: 1" but then a few weeks later it just says "N/A" with no dates all.Not sure why it disappears, because there are still some books that have dates back in 2007 as last posted date.

Cheryl

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Date Posted: 3/29/2010 2:15 PM ET
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I get most of my PBS books from my WishList and almost ALL of those have no "last posted" or "estimated" date listed...