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Subject: If my bookshelf is hidden do people never have the option of seeing it
Date Posted: 9/27/2014 6:40 AM ET
Member Since: 7/26/2014
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I have my bookshelf hidden intentionally as Im super careful on things that give someone the control to get my address (I have it set to friends only).  Anyways if it is hidden does that rule out where it pops up for people to look at the bookshelf to see if they want a second book too once you have been randomly picked by the computer for a book to be sent out also?

Date Posted: 9/27/2014 7:21 AM ET
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I think they can use the order more option. But they cannot switch over to your bookshelf.  (I like to do that as the images are a little bigger and it is easier to sort and open up the details. So a large hidden shelf will discourage me from adding more.)

Date Posted: 9/27/2014 9:35 AM ET
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Oh ok so its just smaller images. I haven't noticed much difference in bookshelves.

Date Posted: 9/27/2014 12:46 PM ET
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I'm confused since clicking 'order more' takes you to the sender's bookshelf.

Date Posted: 9/27/2014 4:08 PM ET
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The "order more" window is different than just looking at a member's Bookshelf Jeanne.

Making your Bookshelf private will limit the orders you get to the people who hit it through FIFO and those you give access to it as Friends. It won't affect orders through the FIFO system (including the Order More option) but it will make it so you can't easily  do any deals in the Bazaar or have people in the forums look at your Booksshelf and order from you.



Last Edited on: 9/27/14 4:09 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/27/2014 7:41 PM ET
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Yep I know it can limit that. I just am a person who is extra cautious and don't want the option out there for someone to be able to pick my name and get my address (through the bookshelf or wish list)I dont care about my name its the address I dont want the option out there that way so I prefer to do fifo. Then its totally random who winds up with my address. If I have extra books I just take them to the goodwill. I'm in the process taking my bookshelf to the goodwill due to Im moving out of state in May and dont want to have any extra books or anything else to move but since I walk, its only a couple bags of everything going to the goodwill in one trip.