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Subject: Buddies/similarity thingie
Date Posted: 8/14/2008 10:04 PM ET
Member Since: 3/6/2006
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Has anyone seen the new similarity thingie next to their buddies names?  I haven't seen it on any of mine........

Date Posted: 8/14/2008 10:06 PM ET
Member Since: 6/25/2007
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I haven't seen it either.

Date Posted: 8/14/2008 10:08 PM ET
Member Since: 1/4/2006
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It was there earlier today, but now it is gone. They must be tweaking it...

Date Posted: 8/14/2008 11:18 PM ET
Member Since: 5/1/2005
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that is good to know. I thought that maybe I just didnt have any books in common with my buddies. So I was going thru my bookself doing the star rating thing.  And that is when I discovered that some of my books are still listed under the "HOLD" list and not on my posted list at all. *sigh*

Date Posted: 8/15/2008 10:21 AM ET
Member Since: 4/17/2007
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i think this is the neatest idea! crossing my fingers it works soon :0)

Date Posted: 8/15/2008 1:20 PM ET
Member Since: 5/29/2007
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I heard it mentioned, but never saw it on my BL. 

Sianeka - ,
Date Posted: 8/15/2008 2:34 PM ET
Member Since: 2/8/2007
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There is a glitch with the ratings system, and I'm guessing that's what's holding this feature up.  The Books I've Read must be updated with ratings before this new feature can be activated, and if one tries to add any additional books to their list, it requires a rating first.  The glitch occurring now is that the system isn't recognizing when the rating has been added.

When this bug gets worked out, they'll probably make the Similarity Index available.  I'm also looking forward to it.