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Subject: maybe im missing it..
Date Posted: 10/8/2010 12:29 PM ET
Member Since: 3/29/2009
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but is there a way to see how many people are wishing for a book that i have?  just kind of curious.

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 10/8/2010 12:38 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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Find the book somewhere in the system (on your TBR list, or by searching) then click on the title. There's either a line that says "Members Wishing:" followed by a number, or if you don't see that then the answer is "None".

Date Posted: 10/8/2010 12:38 PM ET
Member Since: 5/15/2005
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Search for the book you have (I'd enter the ISBN to be sure it's the exact copy you have), then click on the title and you'll see the book information, which includes number of members wishing for that particular book.

mistie -
Date Posted: 10/8/2010 12:40 PM ET
Member Since: 9/27/2007
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Yes, there is - but, you need to do it from the "book page".  Type in the ISBN of the book you have - in the "Book Information" square that shows under the title, if it is a wishlisted book, there is a line that shows "members Wishing". If the book is not wishlisted, but also has no copies in the system, it will show "Members Wishing - 0". If there are copies in the system, this line will not appear.

HTH

Date Posted: 10/8/2010 12:42 PM ET
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see i knew it was something simple.  thanks!  i guess i have very obscure tastes because the majority of my books show nothing.  xD

Date Posted: 10/8/2010 1:40 PM ET
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You can also place the book on your wish list, see what your position is, and then delete the book from your wish list.

-RD

Date Posted: 10/8/2010 3:38 PM ET
Member Since: 1/14/2008
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What I do before posting every book, is I type the ISBN into the search bar and it brings up the book's information, including wishers. Then from there I can post it. It is only one extra click than entering the book through the 'Enter book' page.

Date Posted: 10/9/2010 8:08 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I always post by ISBN instead of from my TBR list. This tells me if it's WL and also forces me to have the book in hand and that everything matches and the book is postable.