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Subject: Notes visible to everyone now?
Date Posted: 5/21/2009 8:31 AM ET
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I was just taking my turn in a game and looking at books Imight want to steal.  One comes up with a note on it-I have never seen this book before-it's not on any of my PBS lists all of which I use heavily. It's a WL book and the note is someone's position in line. 

Is this just a glitch or are notes public now.  I hope they aren't because I use the note feature to mark my unpostables in my TBR list specifically because the notes are public.

Date Posted: 5/21/2009 10:44 AM ET
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I haven't noticed any. Many of the books on my WL have notes. Can you (or anyone) see my notes?
Date Posted: 5/21/2009 10:54 AM ET
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I don't see any notes!

Date Posted: 5/21/2009 10:57 AM ET
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Mary, are you sure it was a note?  For a while I had a book on my wishlist that happened to have a yellow square printed on its cover right where the notes appear, and I kept stopping to look at it because I thought I had put a note on it!

Date Posted: 5/21/2009 11:00 AM ET
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It said note and when I clicked on it it said something like 102/May 2009-which I assumed was someone's WL position since there were over 100 wishers.  I had never seen the book before, I don't make WL notes and it wasn't on my WL.  The only thing I use notes for is for when I've ordered a book from another site, in a BOB, a deal or it's unpostable.  I use the notes for those things because only I can see them. 

I'm going to check it again and see if it's still there and if it lets me edit the note.  Odd. 

Date Posted: 5/21/2009 11:09 AM ET
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OK I was able to get rid of it by putting in my own note, saving it and then clearing it out.  Odd though.

Date Posted: 5/21/2009 11:09 AM ET
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Janelle wrote "Many of the books on my WL have notes. Can you (or anyone) see my notes?"

No, I don't see any notes on your WL. Mary, maybe it was a temporary glitch?

Date Posted: 5/21/2009 12:15 PM ET
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THat what I'm thinking.  It's gone now I hope it didn't delete it for the person who made the note.  I didn't see Janelle's notes either. 

Odd. I've been having a lot of problems wiht PBS lately.  See the Problems With PBS Thread on this board.