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Subject: How do you know a book request came from a wish list
Date Posted: 5/14/2011 8:31 AM ET
Member Since: 5/27/2009
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I have a wishlist about two years old. Most of the books are on auto-request.

This past week  I've had 2 book requests (mine) for books I'm not sure I requested. 1 is on my wishlist stating that I requested it last year. The other isn't.  Neither owners have confirmed that they will send them.

How do I doublecheck that I actually requested these books?  I would hate to think someone else is using my account to get books.  Thanks


Date Posted: 5/14/2011 8:41 AM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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Once a book  on your wishlist has been offered, it will no longer be on your wishlist -- it will show up as "Books I Requested". The one book that still shows on your wishlist is probably a different edition that you also wished for. If you don't recognize the book requested, and are not sure you want it, then cancel it.

I don't really see how someone else could be using your wish list to request books since they will always show up as requested where you can see them, but if in doubt, contact TPTB.

Perhaps you need to review your wishlist and remove any books that you are no longer interested in, especially if they are on auto request.

Last Edited on: 5/14/11 8:43 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 5/14/2011 9:49 AM ET
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If they're on your Books I've Requested tab, and neither person has accepted the request yet, then you can click on the button that says Change TO Address to see what address they're being sent to. If the address is your own, then clearly nobody else is using your account to get books (unless it's somebody who lives with you).

If you don't want these books, then you should cancel the requests before the other member accepts them. And Sally is right, you need to check your wish list and remove anything you no longer want.

Date Posted: 5/14/2011 8:31 PM ET
Member Since: 5/27/2009
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just wanted to make sure.