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Subject: Finding out who's "Wishing"
Date Posted: 7/1/2008 8:55 PM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2007
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Am I correct in my belief that there is no way to see and/or contact a list of members wishing for a certain book?

I have a book, "Tomorrow when the War Began" that I'd like to pass along, but it's not postable.  The book has 5 or so scattered paragraphs highlighted (like someone used it for a book report) but is in otherwise good condition.  It's the first book in an Australian series that hasn't yet found much of a following here in the States, though it is available on Amazon.  My point being that even with a very short wish list it could be a while before a copy becomes available and I'd like to make those waiting aware of the possibility of this copy.

I'm thinking of posting the book, then canceling the request after I have a chance to PM the requestor.  I do not want a credit for this book, though I would prefer to include it in some sort of deal as I have lost a credit on it (didn't notice the highlighting on my quick pre-reporting flip through).

I've posted a thread for this book in the Bazaar but I feel like it can be very hard to find books or people because of the sheer volume of the forum.

Thoughts?

Date Posted: 7/1/2008 9:24 PM ET
Member Since: 1/4/2006
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Yes, there is no way to find the names of those on the WL.

I would, if I were you, put a blurp in your signature that you have an unpostable version of .....

Date Posted: 7/1/2008 9:57 PM ET
Member Since: 9/16/2007
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Alison, there is a thread for precisely this - unpostable WL books - every month in the Bazaar.   I'd post it there, in addition to Karen's suggestion of putting in your siggy.

Date Posted: 7/1/2008 10:49 PM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2007
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The thread was burried when I checked before posting this, and I'd really rather give it to the people who are already on the wait list (which is only 2 ppl, making the odds on hitting them in a forum low), but I'll add it in there too.  Thanks.