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Subject: Wouldn't it be great....
Date Posted: 5/26/2008 4:04 PM ET
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We were thinking how great it would be to see how many people actually visit your bookshelf.  My daughter wanted me to post some of her books so that she could trade for new ones (She's almost 10), so we posted an offer in the bazaar.  We can see that there are people looking at the post about her books, but she wanted to know how many people are actually looking at the books.

Nice thought...anyone agree with that idea?


Date Posted: 5/26/2008 4:15 PM ET
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Hey, that would be a great idea!  It would cut down on the feeling  that no one is looking to see what we have on our shelf!  Good idea, Karen!

Date Posted: 5/26/2008 8:19 PM ET
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Yeah, that would be cool!  You should send in Feedback about it.  :)

Date Posted: 5/30/2008 11:52 AM ET
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I think this is a great idea.

Date Posted: 6/1/2008 6:35 PM ET
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One thing about it is that it would reassure people who don't get many requests that they aren't out in the "no-zone".  It helps sometimes to be sure that you are included.  I'm all for it!  Of course I'm not a programmer so I don't know what all it would take to add a counter to each account.

Date Posted: 6/1/2008 8:55 PM ET
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Yeah, but what if no one really does look at your bookshelf? lol.

I would much rather be reassured by other that people are looking at it than realize that no one actually is.

But I am overly nosy and am willing to take that chance ;)

Date Posted: 6/2/2008 1:57 AM ET
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It should be fairly easy to insert a counter.  They already have a counter, as Karen & her daughter noted, for the forum posts.

I can imagine it would be something that would look like the counters some people use on eBay.  (Though those aren't necessarily programmed in to an auction by eBay but by the software the seller uses to create their auction.  Or at least that's how I do it.)

Date Posted: 6/2/2008 12:48 PM ET
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I like this idea.

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Date Posted: 6/2/2008 1:45 PM ET
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If you like the idea, be sure to use the Contact Us link, click on Send Feedback, and choose Suggestion option.

The more the site admins hear about an idea, the more likely they are to act on it.  We can't be sure they read every single forum post and make note of the ideas that come up there (in fact, that's highly unlikely, IMHO, although they do seem to see quite a few of them and have added comments in many...)

(My pet project is to get the Book Cover Image link in the Edit Book Data section either fixed or marked as "This section not currently functional. "  If anyone wants to help me with this, please also send in feedback about this!)