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Subject: How Can I Get Another Copy?
Date Posted: 11/9/2013 9:05 PM ET
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I need several copies of the same book for a class - I ordered one and there are 138 more on the site.  I went back to the book's page and tried to order another, but whenever I click on 'Process My Order' I get the popup-thing telling me about the Gold Key Membership. I close it and try 'Process My Order' again - and I just get the popup again. And again. And Again.  Do I have to have the Membership to get more than one copy?  Is there another way I can get them?

Date Posted: 11/9/2013 9:16 PM ET
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If you purchase a Gold Key membership, you can get multiple copies of a book.

Gold Key from Help Center



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Date Posted: 11/9/2013 9:23 PM ET
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I'll be happy to order a copy for you and you can buddy me a credit.  Just PM me with the ISBN and your address.

Date Posted: 11/9/2013 9:24 PM ET
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You need the gold key membership to do that. Otherwise, I'm pretty sure you'll need to wait for each book to be marked shipped before you can request the same exact copy. If the book is listed under several ISBNs, you should be able to order the different ISBN(s) at the same time.

Date Posted: 11/9/2013 10:07 PM ET
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What they said about ordering multiples.  If you need the copies soon, I'd also be willing help...same as Kath, pm the ISBN and mailing address.

Date Posted: 11/9/2013 10:23 PM ET
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I'd be willing to help also.  Just send me a PM.


Also if there are hardbacks and paperbacks, and you don't need them all to be the same ISBN, you can order different copies that way.

Example:  John Doe - ISBN 123456 (paperback);

John Doe - ISBN 7891993 - Hardback;

John Doe - ISBN 88977993 - Paperback, etc.

You can order all three of those at the same time.  It's just that you can't order one ISBN more than once until you receive the first copy, same way you can't post the same ISBN of a book you have more than one of, until the first copy is mailed.  Good luck.  Pat

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 2:33 AM ET
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As you are ordering for a class, you might ask in the Teacher's forum for volunteers to buddy a credit for them to order the book for you.  This was very common before we had the gold key.  The teachers are familiar with this.  I recommend being very clear about what version of the book you want.  Different editions can have different page numbers, very confusing in a class.

Otherwise, you have to wait until the order is far enough along in the process before ordering another copy.  You are hitting the safety, that keeps us from accidentally ordering more than one copy.  

mistie -
Date Posted: 11/10/2013 2:47 AM ET
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Also willing to request a copy for you - with buddied credit etc. JLMK.

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 8:00 AM ET
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Count me in as another willing to help you out.  Just send me a PM.

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 8:29 AM ET
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I'll also help you out. Just send me a PM with the address.

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 9:36 AM ET
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I'll help out as well.

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 11:59 AM ET
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I'm willing to request as well...just send me the ISBN, the receiving address and buddy a credit

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 5:30 PM ET
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yeah what they all said.  PM me the ISBN and your address, I will send for oen too.  we've done it before.  just have to let each person know when you get "their" book so they can mark it received!

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 8:10 PM ET
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Not sure how many copies you need, but I'll help out as well if necessary. Just PM me the book info, your mailin address, and buddy me a credit.

Date Posted: 11/10/2013 8:35 PM ET
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Same here, I can help out as well. Just pm me the info and send me a credit. Good luck! :)

Date Posted: 11/11/2013 12:30 PM ET
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I can help too if you don't have all the copies you need. Again, PM me the ISBN and your address.  Good Luck!

Date Posted: 11/11/2013 9:34 PM ET
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I've been doing the same, though the book I am collecting for my class doesn't have that many copies available at once (awesome on that!). As soon as the book you already ordered has been marked as "mailed" you can go ahead and request another one and so forth. Or, take up these kind folks on their offer to give/donate a credit to the cause. Good luck!

Date Posted: 11/12/2013 10:03 AM ET
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if you still need people to order for you, pm me, I'll be happy to help.

Date Posted: 11/14/2013 5:04 AM ET
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If you wish to order multiple copies of a book and don't wish to purchase a gold key membership, you can still do it. You will just have to wait until each copy is marked mailed by the sender to request another copy.