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Subject: New WL Feature
Date Posted: 8/24/2011 4:26 PM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2007
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Introduced 8/24/2011.

 

The "Not Now" button on a Wish List offer will appear between the "I want this book" buttons and the "I do not want this book" on the offer while it is active on your My Account page.

What it does:

Clicking the Not Now button will decline that copy of the book but KEEP the book on hold on your Wish List, without losing its position in the Wish List line.  The "held" wish will continue to advance in the Wish List line (if it is not already #1) while it is on Hold. 

Then, when you're ready to accept the next offer of the book, you just go to your Wish List, unHold the Wish (click to check the box to the left of the listing and click UnHold at the top of the list), and wait for the next offer. 

 

Please note:

  • Each item on your Wish List will have the "Not Now" option only once - so if you use the Not Now button for a book, the next offer of that book will need to be accepted or declined.
  • There is no option to use the Not Now button retroactively - it is available only during the 48 hours in which the offer is active, on your My Account page.
Date Posted: 8/24/2011 5:14 PM ET
Member Since: 6/15/2006
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That's a great new feature!!!! Thanks for sharing the info, Mary!

Date Posted: 8/24/2011 11:03 PM ET
Member Since: 5/18/2007
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I'm a little confused. Is this replacing  the "hold" feature in some way? Or is it for those books you either forgot to put on hold, or came up faster than you thought or something along those lines? I mean, it's not supposed to be used in lieu of the hold button, right? I guess that's what I'm trying to ask! lol

Clicking the Not Now button will decline that copy of the book but KEEP the book on hold on your Wish List, without losing its position in the Wish List line.

The capitalized "KEEP" is what threw me off -- if the book is on hold already it should never even be posted to my wish list so do you mean the action will put it on my WL? You don't mean that we're going to start  being offered books that we already have on hold?

 

Date Posted: 8/25/2011 3:45 AM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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I believe the button will appear when you are offered the book, which is different from the "hold" button on our wish list.

So if you are offered a book but don't have a credit now, you can hit "not now" and you won't lose your spot in line.  The book will go back onto your wish list, but on hold.  (It "keeps" the book on your wish list, but now it's on hold.")



Last Edited on: 8/25/11 3:46 AM ET - Total times edited: 1