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Subject: The most expedient member
Date Posted: 5/18/2015 12:17 PM ET
Member Since: 3/15/2006
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Is there a way to turn off ordering from the most expedient source?



Last Edited on: 5/18/15 12:19 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/18/2015 1:31 PM ET
Member Since: 3/25/2014
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Previous post indicate no turning off directed delivery. 

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 1:33 PM ET
Member Since: 3/15/2006
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Thanks!

Date Posted: 5/24/2015 3:22 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2008
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Why is this method of circumventing FIFO endorced by PSB when other methods prohibited?

Mary Anne

Date Posted: 5/24/2015 6:10 PM ET
Member Since: 1/3/2010
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Other methods aren't all prohibited, for example it's possible to post to a friend's WL which also bypasses FIFO.

Date Posted: 5/24/2015 7:06 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2008
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Got me Marya. Forgot about that one. Still begs the questions. Why bother having FIFO when PBS endorses the ability to circumvent it? FIFO is a fiction as a result of exceptions.

Date Posted: 5/26/2015 9:43 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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There are some very vocal members who have stated in posts here that they will NOT violate FIFO by sending to friends!  They are all about the 'fairness' of the FIFO system.

Ms K. (MsK) -
Date Posted: 6/26/2015 1:20 AM ET
Member Since: 10/1/2005
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Last Edited on: 6/26/15 1:52 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/26/2015 10:42 AM ET
Member Since: 1/25/2010
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Directed Delivery forces even members using the FIFO as intended to send out of order on available in-system, Bookshelf books. WL items are not effected by Directed Delivery. Posting WL items FIFO is not fictitious. I both get and send true FIFO offers, although I freely admit that sometimes when I send them (not all the time), I will check to see if any of my other WL titles are on the same person's list since it makes it possible for me to post more items instead of them sitting in my room until I have more postage money.