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Subject: mini survey about requests
Date Posted: 5/17/2015 11:48 AM ET
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this is just curiosity on my part. I am wondering if anybody has gotten a request from an a la carte member. I have gotten a few requests since the change in mid February and as far as I can tell none have come from an a la carte member. The overwhelming majority have come from standard members. A few have come from limited members. What sort of mileage are you getting?

Date Posted: 5/17/2015 12:38 PM ET
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Just researched my last 4 requests (over last 2 weeks)-- one from Standard, one from Limited, one from Ala Carte, and one without a profile.

Date Posted: 5/17/2015 12:39 PM ET
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I've received at least one or two. But you can't see account status if the profile isn't public so it's difficult to tell.

Date Posted: 5/17/2015 1:27 PM ET
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Of my last 5, 2 were standard and the other 3 had profiles that were not public. 

Date Posted: 5/17/2015 1:29 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2009
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3 Standard, 2 Limited, 2 A La Carte

Date Posted: 5/17/2015 1:44 PM ET
Member Since: 8/19/2007
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Of the 12 books I've mailed in the past week or so:

6 - had no profile info so can't tell, except that one person had over 300 books on their shelf and 270 in their WL, so would guess they might be a standard member

3 - were Standard members

1 was a limited member

2 were definitely Ala Carte

Books coming to me:

1 - no profile

1 - Ala Carte

2 - Standard

Date Posted: 5/17/2015 3:06 PM ET
Member Since: 7/24/2005
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Requests after mid-February:

2 standard
1 limited
1 unknown

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 2:31 AM ET
Member Since: 1/25/2010
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Of my 3 recent ones:

  • 2 limited
  • 1 a la cart


Last Edited on: 5/18/15 2:31 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/18/2015 9:16 AM ET
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OK stupid question, but how does one tell whether it's an a la carte member? I just checked my transaction archive and I can't tell. The same is true for the books I need to mail.

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 10:39 AM ET
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The only way is to click through and look at the person's profile.

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 10:56 AM ET
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Caviglia, your profile is set to private so we cannot anything.  Marya when I click on your profile I see the golden book symbol of the Standard member. 

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 11:10 AM ET
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Standard:  6
Limited:  0
Ala Carte:  2
Unknown:  4

 

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 11:22 AM ET
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Caviglia, your profile is set to private so we cannot anything. 

I didn't say to click through to MY account, but to whomever has ordered a book from you. If the account is set to private, you can't tell what their account status is (or anything else, which is the purpose of privacy).

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 11:35 AM ET
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That's right. Not trying to ruffle your feathers. Just trying to say if a person has their profile set to private you cannot tell their level of membership.  

Also you cannot tell their membership if there's no profile.   

You're welcome to your privacy. yes

 

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 12:24 PM ET
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Yes, that is why people above noted "no profile".

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 1:04 PM ET
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Thanks for answering my question. I'll look again.

ETA: My May books sent went to 4  ALCs, 2  silvers, and 2  golds.

        My April books sent went to  4 ALCs, 3  silvers, and 8  golds.

       



Last Edited on: 5/18/15 1:50 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/18/2015 10:22 PM ET
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But we know from Cav's posts that she is a Standard member.........so if a person posts in the forums you can see which they are: Standard or Limited (but obviously not Ala Carte since they can't post ).

Date Posted: 5/18/2015 10:54 PM ET
Member Since: 2/27/2009
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last 4 weeks

Sent

18 - Standard or Limited - and this includes that went true FIFO not thru friends listings (book count does not include books won in games)

Rec'd

1 - Standard

2 - private

NOTE: I maintain no bookshelf, so all books mailed by me are WL books that I offer

 

Date Posted: 5/19/2015 1:18 AM ET
Member Since: 8/20/2007
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I just checked out of curiosity, for what it's worth.

Of 23 requests from me since the membership rollout, dating back to 2/18/2015 :

Standard (gold) - 9
Limited (silver) - 3
A la carte - 2
Unknown / no profile - 9

Of 30 requests by me since the membership rollout, dating back to 2/15/2015 :

Standard (gold) - 12
Limited (silver) - 3
A la carte - 8
Unknown / no profile - 7

 



Last Edited on: 5/19/15 1:51 AM ET - Total times edited: 3
Date Posted: 5/19/2015 7:08 AM ET
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that's surprising. I didn't think there would be so many a la carte.

Date Posted: 5/19/2015 10:49 AM ET
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Since Feb. 15th:

ALC - 10 requests (of these, 4 were for multiples)

Standard - 6 requests

Limited - 0 requests

Private/Unknown - 5 requests

Pam



Last Edited on: 5/19/15 10:51 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/19/2015 11:18 AM ET
Member Since: 1/10/2007
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15 books requested since 2/15.  Of these:

5 Standard        0 Limited       7 Ala Carte      3 No profile

May have been because a number of these were rarely posted craft books.  A  number of folks had no books posted, but large wish lists.