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Subject: Credit question
Date Posted: 6/21/2009 1:46 AM ET
Member Since: 6/14/2009
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I have mailed 2 books that I haven't gotten credit for yet. I should soon. I have 2 books that I am getting close to being at the top of the list for and only 1 credit right now. What happens if I get to the top of the list for both books but my credits haven't credited yet?





Date Posted: 6/21/2009 1:57 AM ET
Member Since: 1/19/2009
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Do you know if your wishlist is set to auto request or not? It will give you 48 hours to accept the request. That gives you time to find or buy a credit. You can purchase credits from the Kiosk tab at the top of the page.

Last Edited on: 6/21/09 1:59 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/21/2009 2:01 AM ET
Member Since: 11/30/2007
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Welcome to the site,Natalie! This has happened to me before. I have had WL books pop up and no credits! Until you get the credits from the books that you sent, you could buy credits from members who sell them on the "Book Bazaar" forum. They sell them for less than PBS does. I have done this several times with success. Members who sell books usually use paypal.

Date Posted: 6/21/2009 6:35 AM ET
Member Since: 10/19/2006
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Hi Natalie,

I gifted you a credit. Welcome to the club!

Date Posted: 6/21/2009 9:31 AM ET
Member Since: 6/17/2008
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Hi Natalie,

The book bazaar has cheaper credits... the other thing that you can do is transfer them if you happen to have a swapadvd account or the CD version.  What I usually do in cases like that is switch my Auto-request to 48 hours notice so I have some time to figure it out.


Date Posted: 6/21/2009 10:17 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I usually keep a buffer of 5 credits or so to cover WL books.  I know you just joined and may not have earned that many yet.  I was just saying what I do as a suggestion when you earn some more credits. 

Geri (geejay) -
Date Posted: 6/21/2009 2:17 PM ET
Member Since: 9/2/2008
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Natalie, I just gave you a buffer credit too.  Someday when you have many credits you can do the same.

The best way to get inexpensive credits is to go to the Book Bazaar - they credits sold there are less expensive than buying them from PBS.