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Subject: Mixed messages about how many are wishing
Date Posted: 4/28/2013 6:50 AM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2006
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My bookshelf page tells me two books are pending on members' wish list.

But My Account says only one is pending on a wish list.

I've never seen this before.

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 4/28/2013 10:31 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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One is waiting for the member to accept the offer. That's the one you see on your account page.

The other book has been request, but is now in the 1 hour buyer's remorse period. If the member requests a book that was on your shelf, or if she accepts a WL offer and does not have the book on auto-request, then there's a one hour period after the request is made before you can accept it. During that hour, the book doesn't appear anywhere on your account page.

Date Posted: 5/2/2013 8:02 AM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2006
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The book on "my bookshelf" is still marked "pending on a members wish list."

The remorse period passed a long time ago.

I think something is broken.

Date Posted: 5/2/2013 12:00 PM ET
Member Since: 5/21/2008
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You might try contacting PBS directly and asking them to look into it.  You can use the Contact Us link under Company at the bottom of every page.

Date Posted: 5/2/2013 12:14 PM ET
Member Since: 6/8/2007
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It's also possible that the first member declined and it has rolled over to someone else and is pending on THEIR wish list.  Sometimes a book can roll over to several people before it is finally accepted.