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Subject: Guess I'm weeding out members......AGAIN
Date Posted: 9/19/2013 6:26 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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So 4 days ago I tried to order 4 books in a series from 2 different members' bookshelves. As of now, neither has responded.......so guess I found 2 inactive members who just happen to have the books that are next in the series I started reading this summer...... bummer.....I want to read them in order!

Updated 30 OCT:  posted 2 WL books several days ago and I am again weeding out members either from the WL or from membership due to inactivity..........



Last Edited on: 10/30/13 4:11 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/20/2013 12:21 PM ET
Member Since: 1/15/2007
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Thank you for doing the club a service!

I hate when that happens, though.

Date Posted: 9/20/2013 3:47 PM ET
Member Since: 8/19/2007
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Me too! Between ordering books and having them go through 2 or 3 members before being picked up and having a WL book that went through 4 members before someone wanted it, guess I'm doing my part also.  I can understand (I guess) someone being inactive and the book going through the 5 day process, but don't understand someone accepting and then not mailing.  Why accept and then not mail?  I know -  they accepted and then when they went to get the book they couldn't find it, but why not cancel at this point?  Why wait until the time expires and then I get the message that they didn't send and the red 'x'?  Off my whine now and didn't even have any cheese. Pat

Date Posted: 9/20/2013 5:50 PM ET
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you are so right. Pat......I never "accept" a book order even though it's on my virtual bookshelf til I physically get it out of my PBS closet and verify it's still in postable condition.

Date Posted: 9/23/2013 4:44 PM ET
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yep, all 4 books rolled over. They are all in the same series and the original orders had 3 coming from the same member. Seems I can rarely save members money by 'ordering more', it just doesn't work for me!

But I did weed out 2 inactive members for y'all !

Date Posted: 9/25/2013 11:23 AM ET
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Ha, ha, 2 of the 4 books that rolled over are still "waiting" for member response.......so might be weeding out 2 MORE members.........

Yay, all 4 books finally accepted and 3 are already mailed.........will get to continue reading this series in order!



Last Edited on: 9/26/13 10:14 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/26/2013 5:50 PM ET
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oops, one of the "accepted books" has now rolled over again, must have not been able to find it when they went to wrap it!

Date Posted: 10/30/2013 4:12 PM ET
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weeding out members again, update in first post

--for classic book that's required reading sometimes in HS, I've weeded out 2 wishers so far, but

--for current popular book, the WL has gone from 75 people to 90 since I posted my copy and wrote a review!



Last Edited on: 10/31/13 11:36 AM ET - Total times edited: 1