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Subject: Multiple emails for Marketplace books
Date Posted: 6/8/2011 8:57 PM ET
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Date Posted: 6/8/2011 9:02 PM ET
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(Darn it, hit enter to move down to the body, and it posted.)

 

Anyhow, there are a few books on my wishlist that are available in the market.  For one them, (The Fuller Memorandum) I have received 3 emails over the past two days, one on Monday and two today.  For another (Fatal System Error), I have received FOUR emails today telling me it is available in the marketplace.

 

This happening to anyone else?

Date Posted: 6/8/2011 9:16 PM ET
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Nope

Date Posted: 6/8/2011 9:22 PM ET
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Date Posted: 6/8/2011 9:23 PM ET
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Yes. I've received 8 emails since 4 p.m., two each for four different books.

Date Posted: 6/8/2011 9:32 PM ET
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Date Posted: 6/8/2011 9:39 PM ET
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If you go into your settings you can check that you don't want marketplace emails. I don't get them and I know several of my WL books are in the marketplace.

Date Posted: 6/8/2011 9:56 PM ET
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It could be a glitch. The explanation for multiple emails in the past has been that there were only a few copies offered, it sold out, and then it was restocked triggering the second email. I don't know if that is what is causing today's since it seems to be on a larger scale, but that's what I assumed when I saw mine come in. Sending in Feedback via the Contact Us might be a good idea so they can look into it.

Date Posted: 6/8/2011 10:08 PM ET
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Yes, duplicates within a few minutes of each other. 

Date Posted: 6/8/2011 10:34 PM ET
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Yep.  Several today.

Date Posted: 6/8/2011 11:24 PM ET
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Date Posted: 6/9/2011 7:08 AM ET
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Date Posted: 6/9/2011 10:33 AM ET
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I've gotten a ton too. I think it's because they changed their prices again. Last time they did this the same "flood" happened - it was when PBS took a break from whatever warehouse they were using and the prices skyrocketed. Then they went back down (and yes, more emails). I noticed almost all the prices jumped - I had a book on there that was $2.59 (with credit) and now it's $13.59 or so (with credit). So it's almost like they're trying to draw our attention to the new high prices, haha! :-)

Date Posted: 6/9/2011 10:36 AM ET
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I received two emails  each for 5 different books yesterday (all duplicates were right in a row). 

Date Posted: 6/9/2011 4:01 PM ET
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Same!!
Date Posted: 6/9/2011 8:13 PM ET
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I got duplicate emails yesterday as well. And I was all excited because I thought it was an email saying my wish had been granted. No, it's just in the market to buy. :p

Thanks for the heads up about turning those emails off!