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Subject: Book requested from me, but not on my bookshelf
Date Posted: 1/9/2010 2:15 PM ET
Member Since: 9/2/2007
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Hi all-

Someone requested a book from me, and I had to cancel the request because I couldn't find the book.  I thought I must have given the book away in a Book Bazaar deal and just forgot to delete it from my bookshelf.  But no - it's not on my bookshelf.  So my question is, how could I get the request if my copy is not in the system?

Suggestions, anyone?



Date Posted: 1/9/2010 2:19 PM ET
Member Since: 8/18/2005
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When you indicated that you could not send the book, the transaction was canceled, the book was removed from your bookshelf, and if there was another copy available in the system, the request was passed along to a new sender.

So at some time you had it there, didn't remove it when you no longer had a book. The order came in and when you canceled the system removed it all together. That's why it's no longer there.

Date Posted: 1/9/2010 2:20 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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When you cancelled the book request it would remove it from your Bookshelf.  It would only stay on your shelf if you declined requestor conditions.  So could you have had the book at one time and forgotten to delete it when you gave it away?