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Subject: denying a wl
Date Posted: 5/3/2010 11:26 PM ET
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If you have a book on your wishlist and it is your turn and you deny it... will all the other isbn's of that book be taken of your wl....  I have one that I just was notified about, but I'd rather have a diff isbn since it gives an estimate of one week.

Hope my question makes sense...

Date Posted: 5/3/2010 11:33 PM ET
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Just that ISBN# will be removed from your WL.

Date Posted: 5/3/2010 11:41 PM ET
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thank you

Date Posted: 5/4/2010 12:21 PM ET
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I am confused as to why you would want to deny a wish list offer (bird in the hand) to wait a week for an offer from another ISBN.  Was the other ISBN large type or hardback? 

Date Posted: 5/4/2010 3:16 PM ET
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I am confused as to why you would want to deny a wish list offer (bird in the hand) to wait a week for an offer from another ISBN.  Was the other ISBN large type or hardback? 


I would actually prefer paperback over hardcover, so I don't think large print of hardback are necessarily factoring in her decision. She could be waiting for the paperback or the audio.
 
Anyway, I usually put both hardcovers and paperbacks on my WL for the books I really want. I'll take the hardback if the paperback is a long ways off. I think in Adrienne's circumstance both versions of the book she wants are coming available around the same time on her WL, so she has a choice and wants to get her preferred edition instead of settling. She must not have been able to catch it soon enough to put the lesser desired edition on hold is all.




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Date Posted: 5/5/2010 10:54 AM ET
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I fairly often go through my WL and see if anything I've listed as wanting the hardcover has popped up as having a paperback edition now. I carry most of my books in my purse at least some of the time and hardcovers are very heavy to carry, hence I prefer a paperback. But I might have both editions on my WL -- because I may take the hardcover if the paperback is a LONG way off or if I know I'm going to have time to read it at home or in the car (vacation coming up, for example) when a hardcover would be fine.

Date Posted: 5/5/2010 11:11 AM ET
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and, i usually leave the other isbn copy on my w/l until i have recd one in hand...

Date Posted: 5/5/2010 12:20 PM ET
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I think in Adrienne's circumstance both versions of the book she wants are coming available around the same time on her WL, so she has a choice and wants to get her preferred edition instead of settling.

Yes,  and it was just offered today   :)