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Subject: FABIL question
Date Posted: 8/16/2008 10:47 AM ET
Member Since: 1/2/2008
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Why does FABIL recommend books I *already* have on my Wish List?

Why does FABIL recommend books I have *already* star-rated?

Date Posted: 8/16/2008 10:49 AM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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It's the nature of the software.  Amazon's does that as well.  People get all bent out of shape about it.  Just delete it or say NI for it. 


Date Posted: 8/16/2008 2:24 PM ET
Member Since: 6/4/2007
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I think part of it has to do with the system's method of "recognizing" books.  I'm pretty sure the system identifies books by individual ISBNs, and not title, so a title with multiple ISBNs will come up for every listing with which you haven't already associated yourself.