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Subject: Items coming off WL???
Date Posted: 1/16/2009 1:16 PM ET
Member Since: 5/16/2008
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In the space of a few minutes of me doing some clicking around in PBS, my WL went from 200 to 199 to 198. Without me deleting anything from it! And I haven't been offered any of the books from my WL (sad to say). Has this happened to anyone else? Do you know why it may have? I have no clue which books "disappeared" off the list either, I want to go get them back! Help appreciated!

Date Posted: 1/16/2009 1:27 PM ET
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check to see how you have it sorted.  that is what others have said made the difference

Date Posted: 1/16/2009 1:34 PM ET
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Yes, when I resort my WL by author, it goes from 80 to 77.  If I sort by title, it goes back to 80.

Date Posted: 1/16/2009 2:11 PM ET
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Huh. I had resorted it to the date that I'd added them. But that doesn't make sense. If you can get a lower number by resorting, what happens to those extras? Like the 3 that Amanda was sorting and fell off her author list? It let me add in more books to get back up to 200. But if I resort again, what's the deal? It now says I'm back up to 200, but I never took any off. How can they just disappear? Where do they go? Shouldn't it retain the # of books on your list no matter how you sort it?

Date Posted: 1/16/2009 2:15 PM ET
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If they don't have an author they won't show up in that list. They are still on your WL, just not that list of them. If you were able to add more, then you did remove some from your WL. While you were clicking around were you adding books to your Reminder List? If you hit the RL button on a book currently on your WL, it will remove it from the WL and put it on your RL.



Last Edited on: 1/16/09 2:15 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 1/16/2009 2:59 PM ET
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OK, I think everyone's input on this has really helped. I noticed that the # does shift depending on how I sort it (that still doesn't make sense to me, but oh well!) and when I tried to add more, it didn't let me. So I'm maxed out at 200. BOOOO! ;-) But now I *am* adding to my RL, so that when spots come available, I can bump 'em in. Thanks!!!