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Subject: Dilema about a wishlist book
Date Posted: 10/22/2007 7:46 PM ET
Member Since: 11/12/2005
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I had previously ordered a wishlist book and it has come up lost in the mail.  Another copy just became available.  What would happen if I declined this book to see if the other one showed up or should I just take the chance of having two of the same book?  I don't want to loose my place in line if I decline the one that just became available.

Theresa

Date Posted: 10/22/2007 7:48 PM ET
Member Since: 8/2/2005
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I would accept it.  Even if you do end up with 2 copies, if it is a wishlisted book, you'll be able to repost the extra one right away.

Date Posted: 10/22/2007 8:10 PM ET
Member Since: 5/18/2007
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It's my understanding if you decline the book you get bumped off the wishlist. I'd go ahead and accept it too - repost one if you end up with two copies.

Date Posted: 10/22/2007 8:45 PM ET
Member Since: 4/6/2007
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Yes, if you decline a WL request, you get removed from the list and lose your place.  I agree with the others - go ahead and order it - if you get 2 copies, just repost one - since it's WL'd it should be requested quickly.

Date Posted: 10/23/2007 2:19 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Well PBS put you back on the WL so I would except the 2nd book.  As the others said if the 2nd one happens to show up, if it's a WL book you can post the extra one right away and get a credit for it.