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Subject: double ordering
Date Posted: 6/30/2010 9:41 PM ET
Member Since: 10/20/2009
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Am I the only Dork that has double ordered  the same book?  And at the same time!!! How could I have not seen that???

Date Posted: 6/30/2010 9:57 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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Yes! I have at least waited until one copy was enroute to me before ordering the secondcheeky

I have bought multiple copies of the same book on multiple books on the FOL sale. Last year  on the second day I went through them before paying and actually found 3 copies of the same book in my bag. 

Date Posted: 6/30/2010 10:34 PM ET
Member Since: 12/26/2008
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Nope.  I have done it before as well.  Don't feel badly!

Date Posted: 6/30/2010 11:38 PM ET
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Does ordering a book I already had count?

Date Posted: 6/30/2010 11:57 PM ET
Member Since: 5/17/2010
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I haven't ordered two yet, but I came close to getting 2 sent.  I ordered a book from a member and she forgot to mark it mailed. PBS then ordered from the next in line who declined because of my RC. Since it was the only book in the system the buck stopped there so to speak.

Date Posted: 7/1/2010 12:37 AM ET
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Date Posted: 7/1/2010 12:37 AM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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Been there, done that!  :)

Date Posted: 7/2/2010 10:02 PM ET
Member Since: 12/23/2005
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I've done it.  The peril of having a large TBR.

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Date Posted: 7/3/2010 12:31 AM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2010
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I've done it.  The peril of having a large TBR. +1

I've gotten to the point where I can't remember whether I have a book between my own shelf, PBS shelf, and TBR.  I end up getting quite a few duplicates at FOL bag sales, but it's so cheap that I'll just post it or re-donate; not a big deal at all.  The real trouble comes with authors I'm collecting in hardcover, like Anne Rice and Stephen King.  Lugging those things home to find that I already have a copy is not fun.  I think I'm going to have to make a list to tuck in my bag next time I hit up a FOL sale.

Date Posted: 7/3/2010 10:29 PM ET
Member Since: 11/14/2005
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My hubby wishes you were the only one that's ever done that!!! hahahaha, Seriously, he doesn't get too upset, but he does frown at me. I've done it at the same time only thru being a boxer. But, never in straight credit orders. Not to say I haven't done it, just that I haven't done it at the same time other than thru boxing. I probably do it once every other month or two.

Date Posted: 7/5/2010 5:59 PM ET
Member Since: 5/21/2008
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I have never done that, either when I am ordering single books or boxing.  Oh, no.  I save it for books I order from Amazon.  I order a book for $15 to $30.  When I receive it, I go to shelve it and find that I already have a copy of that book.  AAaaaargh!

 

Date Posted: 7/7/2010 10:32 AM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2009
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Yep, done all of the above!!!  I especially hate when I buy a new book and read a couple pages and realize I've already read it.  GRR

Date Posted: 7/7/2010 11:00 PM ET
Member Since: 6/19/2008
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Yep , I've done it. Glad to know I'm not the only one...LOL