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Subject: Feature request?
Date Posted: 2/5/2009 8:10 AM ET
Member Since: 1/20/2007
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 I'm thinking about asking for the ability to search the member directory by similiarity, and ability to sort my reminder list by "posted" vs not posted. 

Some of our computer types here might know if these things are doable. Don't want to make a pest of myself with our gurus or have them rolling in the floor laughing :)

Any other features  some of you might like to ask for but not sure about?

Date Posted: 2/5/2009 8:11 AM ET
Member Since: 2/19/2008
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Ummm... my reminder list already does that.  Seems to default that way.

Date Posted: 2/5/2009 8:39 AM ET
Member Since: 10/23/2005
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The Similarity Index isnt searchable yet, but they have said they have that in mind for the future. Since it is based on Genre preferences and members rating books, they are waiting a bit for members to rate more books. It is fairly new that members have to rate a book to add it to your Books I've Read list. Once more members rate more books, they have said they would like to have it become a way to search.

Date Posted: 2/5/2009 10:09 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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The Reminder list will put all the not-posted books at the end.  You might be able to reverse that into having it put them all at the top.

Date Posted: 2/6/2009 1:20 AM ET
Member Since: 1/4/2006
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Here's a link you could add to your browser's favorite list; it will bring the posted books to the top of your RL:  http://www.paperbackswap.com/members/my_lists/reminder_list.php?sby=avail&oby=

Subject: Thanks!
Date Posted: 2/6/2009 8:04 AM ET
Member Since: 1/20/2007
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Not sure why your link worked, Karen, but it did! 

Subject: Feature request: reminder emails have direct links to action
Date Posted: 3/1/2009 10:09 AM ET
Member Since: 3/21/2007
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I appreciate getting the reminder emails (Subject: Mark Mailed: "[book title]" I'm often so busy that if it weren't for that email I would forget to mark the books. But, those emails have two actions links and one link back to the main www.paperbackswap.com The action links I can click on are: 1. Review swapping policy 2. cancel the swap. What I would like: an action link, that when clicked upon, brings me to my account page (or, if necessary, the login page first) so that I can immediately click "Book has been mailed." I know this type of feature is technically possibly because other sites (like eBay) use it.