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Subject: Books that match but not quite
Date Posted: 9/9/2007 3:00 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2007
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I've noticed that at least a couple of the books that I posted appear on people's wishlists, but not I guess the same ISBN. For instance, I posted the paperback Myth Directions by Robert Asprin, ISBN 0441555292. In searching for books on wishlists, I see that someone wants a paperback Myth Directions, ISBN 0441013848. Do I have any way of PMing that person to say that I think I have a book they want?
Date Posted: 9/9/2007 3:22 PM ET
Member Since: 3/4/2007
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Sadly, there's no way to contact the person wishing. I've had the same thing happen many, many times.  You might want to try posting that you have this book in the Science Fiction section and/or Book Bazaar.  I've had good luck this way.

Date Posted: 9/9/2007 3:30 PM ET
Member Since: 5/29/2007
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Yes, post in the specific genre section.  That may get someone's attention.  Also post in the book bazaar in the thread for Septembers WL books with different isbn's. 

This has been discussed many times and it's always frustrating for the person who has a book that they know someone wants and they can't do anything about it.  It's a good reminder to check your (general) personal settings and make sure you are going to receive notice about different versions of your WL book.  It's also why some people list every version they can find of a particular WL book.