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Subject: Just curious...how can a member who has their account on hold be ordering a
Date Posted: 8/23/2007 1:37 PM ET
Member Since: 3/13/2006
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I have a wishlist book order pending, no response, about to time out and go to the next person.  I checked, and the person ordering has their shelf on hold.

I know that if someone has their shelf on hold, they can still put wishlist books on auto-request. (I know, since I do this myself) However this request *isn't* an auto-request.

So:  How and why is this wishlist book being ordered, if the person's shelf is on hold, and it isn't an auto-request?  Shouldn't the book be offered to the next person waiting for it?  I'm confused.

Date Posted: 8/23/2007 1:44 PM ET
Member Since: 8/9/2005
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If the request was on AR but they are out of credits it will go into the regular 48hr hold to give them the chance to buy them.

Date Posted: 8/23/2007 1:58 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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Hopefully the person will be able to check the account. I had my account on hold when I went on vacation (I couldn't fill any orders with my books 1000 miles away, LOL!), but I was still able to log in regularly to check the status of my account.

Date Posted: 8/24/2007 10:40 AM ET
Member Since: 9/16/2005
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If your bookshelf is on hold, it only means people can't request books from  you. 

My acc't is on hold now (because of $$) but I can still request from other people.  My WL is on auto-request, so any books I'm next in line for  that come up will get sent to me.  (two this week after a drought-yay!) . 

I can still get online here, PM, and post on the message boards.