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Subject: Market Place Book On My Home Page
Date Posted: 8/21/2010 6:21 PM ET
Member Since: 8/30/2008
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Looked, not sure I looked in the right place. Is there a way to change what I see when I click on "Home"? It shows one of my WL books that is available in the Market Place, and it's driving me nuts. Stupid, I know, but I have no plans to order anything from the Market Place, and if anything it would be nice to see something different when I sign on.

TIA ~ Gail

Date Posted: 8/22/2010 6:23 AM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2007
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Date Posted: 8/22/2010 8:15 AM ET
Member Since: 12/31/2009
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It used to show me random books. Now all it shows me are books that are on my WL. I find it a little annoying, since I have no plans to actually purchase them and I enjoyed seeing random book suggestions. That's exactly how some of those books got on my WL in the first place. Well, that's capitalism for you.

Date Posted: 8/22/2010 10:25 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
Posts: 26,510
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It's been showing me the same book for months now. Doesnt' bother me as I'm onlly on the home page for a few seconds. 

Date Posted: 8/24/2010 10:53 AM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2010
Posts: 4,177
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About a week ago I looked throughout the site for information on how to eliminate those "Come On" offers from my homepage.  Never found any info, so I'm guessing there is no way to do it.  Although its annoying....I'm not going to lose any sleep over it.

-RD

Date Posted: 8/24/2010 1:11 PM ET
Member Since: 5/3/2006
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I just bypass my home page entirely. It's not a feature I use.

Date Posted: 8/24/2010 6:17 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
Posts: 4,601
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I just use my own account page as the opening page. Go to your account page, and then bookmark that page. Delete other bookmarks to PBS. That way I don't see the PBS opening page at all, just use the bookmark to go right to my own page. At home where I use Firefox, I have that page set on my speed dial and use that.

Cheryl

Date Posted: 8/25/2010 12:12 AM ET
Member Since: 7/28/2006
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I don't think there is a way to change it, but if you don't like it use the Feedback feature to submit the suggestion to the PBS Team for the option to change what it shows.  If enough people turn in feedback then a change like that might eventually happen.