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Subject: Last 3 books canceled by PBS
Date Posted: 6/17/2009 3:28 PM ET
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wow..I am having a bad run on books ordered.  The last 3 books I ordered were all accepted and printed and one had a mailing date mentioned and then after a while..all 3 were canceled by PBS for the people not answering their emails..or marking the books mailed. I can see one person being busy..but 3 different people during the same waitng period? ..seems like bad luck for me :(  I am glad we get our credits back...maybe it is just the busy summer season or something. I guess I have been lucky to never have that done before..

Date Posted: 6/17/2009 4:18 PM ET
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Or maybe you've been just unlicky enough to hit a combination of senders who are not available, or have abandoned their account or have been suspended, or whatever.  I'm sorry you've had this happen.  Maybe you're just helping PBS clear up some old accounts

ruth

ETA - because Bernhard made fun of my typos that I make because of this tiny keyboard.

ETA2 - back by popular demand original typo  ;D



Last Edited on: 6/17/09 7:23 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 6/17/2009 4:49 PM ET
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"unlicky"?

Wow!  I didn't know PBS had a "licky" service!  Is there an official crew of PBS Golden Retrievers and Labradors that goes around distributing these Ruth? (grin)

Why don't they ever come to my house?  (sad)



Last Edited on: 6/17/09 4:49 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/17/2009 4:57 PM ET
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I can't believe you edited that, Ruth.  it made my eyes water:P

Geri (geejay) -
Date Posted: 6/17/2009 7:19 PM ET
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Shoot Ruth it was more fun as unlicky.

Bernie, come visit me, my neighbor has a golden and a lab.  The lab is two and still a puppy.  The golden is eight and when she sees me actually jumps as though she's on a trampoline.

Sorry for the hijack.

I went through four people to finally get one of my WL'd books. 

Date Posted: 6/17/2009 7:27 PM ET
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Earlier this month I went through three people to get a mass market paperback that (supposedly?) has lots of copies in the system. The one I finally received looks new and unread, so the wait turned out to be worth it. ;-)

Pam

 

Date Posted: 6/17/2009 8:06 PM ET
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Nicki, you might get one of those books--out of three people, I think it's probable that one of them mailed it and forgot to mark it mailed!

Date Posted: 6/17/2009 9:11 PM ET
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What book is it?  Maybe one of us forum posters has it and would be glad to get it in the mail to you right away?!

Date Posted: 6/17/2009 10:29 PM ET
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If I do get the books..I will buddy back their credit...but if they don't answer the PBS emails..I have a feeling they aren't going to send anything.....the books I ordered were for my daughter..she has recently moved to Southern Ca..and one was a day hiking book and one was tourist stuff in her area.  If one book had canceled..I wouldn't think much about it..but 3..boom..boom..boom ..now that was weird!