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Subject: friends WL?
Date Posted: 6/20/2011 6:08 PM ET
Member Since: 6/9/2011
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If I want to post a book and there are people waiting for it, will PBS give me any indication if one of my friends is among the people waiting so I can give preference to them?

Or is there any way to search friends' wishlists?

Just wondering!

Date Posted: 6/20/2011 6:10 PM ET
Member Since: 1/22/2011
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Hi Susie!

Just click the Wish List button under my name (or anyone that has a public Wish List) by my picture (or by anyones). Or click on a person's profile and choose the WL tab. Some members keep their info private for various reasons, but many people who post in the forums have viewable WL's.  I posted a book directly to someones wish list once.



Last Edited on: 6/20/11 6:30 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/20/2011 6:11 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2009
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If I want to post a book and there are people waiting for it, will PBS give me any indication if one of my friends is among the people waiting so I can give preference to them?

Nope!

Or is there any way to search friends' wishlists?

You would just go to their shelf and look at their Wish List. You can search within their list once you enter their Wish List, but there is no way to do a general search and then the results be filtered by friends Wish Lists.

Date Posted: 6/20/2011 6:15 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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PBS primarily works on a First In First Out basis.  To post books directly to another member than you have to find their WL.  A lot of people use the Buddy/Friends list for this. 

Date Posted: 6/20/2011 7:24 PM ET
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sarap says:

There is no way to do a general search and then the results be filtered by friends Wish Lists.

thanks! That's exactly what I was asking. Good to know.

Date Posted: 6/20/2011 7:55 PM ET
Member Since: 9/20/2010
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I actually asked PBS about this as I thought it would be helpful as I play in swaps of there was a way to search quickly if  a book I owned was on my friends's WL's.  They said it was something they were asked a lot about and is on their list of eventually doing somewhere down the very long line.