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Subject: Not marked mailed?
Date Posted: 12/4/2010 12:59 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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Someone offered a deal in BB.  I ordered several books from them in deal.   They have not marked the books mailed and its past the mail by date.

What happens?  Do my credits get returned to me?  Is there anything I need to do?

Date Posted: 12/4/2010 1:27 AM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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After a set time period, based on it the sender selected the two day mail or the later mail date, the order will roll over to a new person.  The books will separate and go FIFO.  Do send the person a PM.  You might want to cancel the books when it is time for them to roll over.

It depends on which button the sender clicks when accepting a request.

  • If the sender clicks
    • He or she has 5 days in which to mark the transaction mailed.  The deadline is at the end of the 5th day.
    • If the sender clicks "I can mail in the next 2 days" the Status of the transaction on the request on the requestor's  account page will read "Accepted".
  • If the sender clicks 
    • The book must be marked mailed by 2 days after the alternate mail-by date chosen.   The deadline is at the end of the second day after the mail-by date.
    • If a sender clicks "I can mail later" the status of the transaction on the request on the requestor's  account page will show "Will Mail by:" and the alternate mailby date chosen.
  • If a book is not marked mailed by the deadline
    • The request will cancel automatically, and will be passed along to another member offering a copy of the same book.
      • the requestor will NOT get an email when this happens.
      • the requestor will be able to tell that the request has passed along because the request date will have changed.
    • If there is no other copy of the book available, the book will go back onto the requestor's Wish List and the requestor will get the credit back.
      • the requestor WILL get an email when this happens.


Last Edited on: 12/4/10 1:30 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/4/2010 1:35 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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Oh Thank you I did even think about them rolling over don't want that to happen.

Just in the nick of time.  Went back to make sure they didn't rollover and poof  right before my eyes they were marked mailed.  



Last Edited on: 12/4/10 1:41 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/4/2010 8:05 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Yeah with deals you have to kind of babysit them and be prepared to delete requests as soon as they roll over if they don't get marked mailed.  Or put a temporary RC asking the next people to accept but not print so you can cancel because they were requested as  part of a deal.