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Subject: help! Is there a way to cancel a book
Date Posted: 3/7/2008 10:48 AM ET
Member Since: 2/8/2006
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that i meant to post to someones wish list..instead it went to the main waiting list. Is there a way to cancel without having to wait on that person to accept or decline?

Date Posted: 3/7/2008 10:58 AM ET
Member Since: 12/7/2006
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This is what it says in the Help section

 

If the book is involved in a Wish List Hold, you will not be able to cancel the offer until a Wishing member requests the book.

Date Posted: 3/7/2008 1:29 PM ET
Member Since: 2/24/2006
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Once the other member accepts, you will need to cancel and take it off your shelf and THEN post it back again to your friends's WL.  Its happened to me a few times here lately - I posted it to someone's WL and it went to FIFO instead.

Sherri

Date Posted: 3/10/2008 8:15 AM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2007
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Happened to me too when I posted a copy of Stolen Charms I had bought expressly to send to a buddy. It went on the public WL by mistake.   Big pain.  They have to accept or decline before you can cancel the request.  I even pm'd the librarian about this.  They suggested posting a copy of a different really popular book instead and using that to send to the buddy. 

Date Posted: 3/10/2008 9:26 AM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2006
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happened to me too..in fact, I didn't even know it hadn't gone to the right person til it was accepted and I was gonna pm her and saw a diffrent name...

Date Posted: 3/10/2008 9:31 AM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2007
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I had that happen as well.  I canceled the request and also PM'd the requesting member to let them know what happened and apologize.

Date Posted: 3/10/2008 10:25 AM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2007
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I did the same.  Annoying glitch though.  I think it's set up this way because they really want us to use the FIFO system and not send WL books to our buddies.