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Subject: Confusing Question - where did my book go?
Date Posted: 5/29/2011 9:26 PM ET
Member Since: 10/23/2010
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I got a request to send out three of my books.  (I was so excited!)  However, the requester had very specific conditions - non-smoking household, no pen marks, no library books, no yellowed books, and a couple of other things.  One of the three books is fine.  I marked that one as 'I can mail'. 

The other two I marked NO, and then sent a PM to the sender.  I explained that one book is yellowed a bit (it was printed in 1963, the same year I was born, and I feel a bit yellow myself sometimes).  The other has ONE pen mark - on the title page.  The rest of the book is unmarked.  I figured she could decide if they are OK, and if so I'll post them Tuesday, with the one that met the conditions.  She messaged back that she will take the one with the pen mark.

OK, so now - we can't see the book with the pen mark anywhere.  They are not on my bookshelf, so she can't re-request them.  I see them in my old transactions, and it says 'cancelled by sender'.  But, I don't see any way to change the status.  How do I get them back into my bookshelf?  Does it take overnight, or something?

Any suggestions are appreciated! 

Date Posted: 5/29/2011 9:30 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2009
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I think that the books are removed from your shelf when they're marked can't mail. You probably have to add it back to your shelf.

Date Posted: 5/29/2011 9:34 PM ET
Member Since: 10/23/2010
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Wow, thanks - should have thought of that!

I just posted it again, and it actually came back on with the tags I set up earlier. 

I really appreciate the quick response!

Date Posted: 5/29/2011 10:17 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Actually when you deny for RCS they  are supposted to stay on your bookshelf.  You only lose your place in line and have to repost them when you hit I Cannot Mail For Other Reasons. 

Date Posted: 5/29/2011 10:38 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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The system counts how many books we mark as "cannot mail".  But it does not count how many we mark as "does not meet RC".  Be careful which one you mark.  The "does not meet RC" will stay on your bookshelf and can be re-ordered if the RC is turned off.

(Assuming it is not a WL book.)

Last Edited on: 5/29/11 10:39 PM ET - Total times edited: 1