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Subject: couple of silly questions
Date Posted: 2/9/2010 12:13 AM ET
Member Since: 2/8/2010
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1)   i can't seem to find here the waiting list for the books. I know there is a wait list for some titles, but every book i click i never see how many people are in front of me. Is there a special place I need to be looking?

2) I have some paper backs that have creases on the spine from being bent back for reading. Now the binding it tight, but still shows the lines. Are these still of trade condition?

3) I have seen  in a few posts about peples preferences when receiving a book. Where do you go to post that so a sender know if the book meets your desiers.


Thank a lot.

Date Posted: 2/9/2010 12:20 AM ET
Member Since: 6/4/2007
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1)  You can find your place in line for a wish list book on your wish list page.  Each listing has a spot that indicates "Your Position: _ of _"

2)  Spine creases are acceptable, so long as the binding is still intact.  If the binding itself has been halved along that crease, however, the book is upostable.  From the Help Center:  Older books may have some page yellowing or spine-creasing or dogeared pages; these are all OKAY.

3)  If you go to Settings from your My Account page you will find Requester Conditions is one of the areas on that page.  From there you can explain your conditions, as well as toggle them on or off.  If turned on, when you make a request the Sender will get a message with your Requester Conditions, and the option of accepting the request or declining due to your conditions.  More can be found in the Help Center under Requester Conditions.

Last Edited on: 2/9/10 12:21 AM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 2/9/2010 12:29 AM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Welcome to PBS Mason!!

On your main page, go to the My Account pull down menu and choose My Lists...your Wishlist is there, and books you've wishlisted will be noted with your current FIFO position.  Along with other interesting information such as date the book was last posted (or how many posted last week).  From here you can place books on hold or auto request, attach sticky notes or tags, etc.

If you wish to add Requestor Conditions for books you order, again look under the My acount pull down menu, and find Settings.  RC is one option available on the settings page. 

Requestor Conditions for books ordered from you, will appear on your main page under the Requested From Me tab.  RC's will appear as a box under the book, and you must accept or decline RC's before you can agree to the book transaction.

Last Edited on: 2/9/10 12:33 AM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 2/9/2010 2:30 AM ET
Member Since: 8/27/2005
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Welcome Mason!

If you're trying to find out if a book is wishlisted you can click on the title to get to the main book information page.  If a book is wishlisted the number of people waiting for it will be shown in the book information box that is underneath the title and author.  If you see an ORDER button, it means there is no waiting list for that book.