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Subject: book received from your wish list
Date Posted: 10/15/2011 5:15 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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I was wondering...I received a book on my wish list and marked it received, etc.  Why don't the other versions that were part of my wish get automatically  deleted?  Does PBS assume we may want other versions?  I don't always go into my wish list and may not delete these other versions on a timely fashion.

Date Posted: 10/15/2011 5:21 PM ET
Member Since: 9/8/2009
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Hmmmm.... Maybe I need to go back and look at my wishlist.  Usually when I receive a wishlist book, a box pops up asking if I want to remove the other versions from my wishlist.  I wonder now if it hasn't done that on all of them.  Better check.

Date Posted: 10/15/2011 5:33 PM ET
Member Since: 10/30/2009
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When I've marked it received, it's always asked me if I wanted to delete the others.  They were put on hold when I officially requested the WL copy.  I say yes, and they are removed.  The only thing I can think of is...maybe some of the versions aren't correctly linked, so they don't know to delete them.  But normally, it should delete them.

Date Posted: 10/15/2011 6:04 PM ET
Member Since: 7/7/2007
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What Kellie said -- sometimes the versions aren't linked up properly, so they don't get deleted.

Date Posted: 10/15/2011 7:02 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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In 4 yrs here I've only been asked about the other versions a couple of times. So I don't rely on it personally.

Date Posted: 10/16/2011 10:27 AM ET
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I guess I'll go into the wish list when I get a book from there.  Thanks for your replies.

Date Posted: 10/16/2011 10:58 AM ET
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For whatever reason, my experience is that sometimes the other versions are automatically deleted and sometimes (less often) they are not.

Date Posted: 10/16/2011 12:53 PM ET
Member Since: 10/28/2008
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I have never been ask if I want to delete the other versions of a wish list book.