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Subject: Credit registry errors???
Date Posted: 3/11/2010 12:40 AM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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Anyone else look at their registry regularly and see frequent errors?  Like deducting twice for the same book request, then a credit returned?

Date Posted: 3/11/2010 1:05 AM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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If a book rolls over (due to timing out or RC), then it will show up as two negatives and one credit.  Check the details.

Date Posted: 3/11/2010 1:44 AM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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That is not an error Jeanne, that's how the system works. It looks a little wonky because for some reason, it needs to do the "pass on request" (re-requesting of the book) before it can cancel the first request that is timing out. If you look closely, you will see that the sender changes when this happens.

Subject: Not what I'm talking about
Date Posted: 3/11/2010 6:29 PM ET
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I'm referring to books not "passed on request" or "cancelled by sender/receiver" but actual duplicates of same transaction.  I've seen examples of both of those too.

Date Posted: 3/11/2010 6:47 PM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2007
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Feel free to PM me a portion of your Credit Registry if you want a TG to review it and let you know if it is something that needs to be addressed by the site administrators.


Edited for spelling.

Last Edited on: 3/11/10 6:47 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Subject: happened again
Date Posted: 3/12/2010 11:47 AM ET
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 Book I requested 5 March never was answered by book owner so it apparently timed out on 11th (no change in what I saw on main "my acct" screen though). So I went to my "credit registry" and it shows -1 on 5 March, then +1 on 11 March for "passed on request", then another -1 on 11 March as if I requested the same book again from the same owner.  Isn't this just giving an inactive person another window of opportunity?

Last Edited on: 3/12/10 11:47 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/12/2010 12:00 PM ET
Member Since: 6/26/2006
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jeanne, it looks like your request was passed on to the next person with the book.  The "passed on request" is posted before the "transaction cancelled" note, but it should be a different member.

Date Posted: 3/12/2010 12:03 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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When a book is in the system and it times out it will automatically reorder the book for you. So it looks like Britney said-that it timed out on one person and then was offered to the next person. I don't really pay attention to my credit registry that much so I never noticed that these things might show up there. I wouldn't think they would.  Was it a WL book that timed out and then was quicky reposted?