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Subject: Notification Of Book Thats Not Available
Date Posted: 7/21/2012 12:37 PM ET
Member Since: 10/4/2006
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Why does PBS notify me a book on my wish list is available and when I go to the site the bok is not there

Date Posted: 7/21/2012 1:07 PM ET
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Because you were NOT the FIRST one there. Those notices go to every member that has the book on their WL.
Subject: Eh?
Date Posted: 7/21/2012 1:16 PM ET
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I thought that PBS wish list notifications went specifically in the order people are on the wish list for that exact edition of the book, and that the notifications that go out to everyone are only the ones for related editions. There's another bookswap site, which I presume should remain nameless here, that does send notifications to everyone who has a book on their wish list. Or am I confused about this?

Date Posted: 7/21/2012 2:08 PM ET
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Margaret: you're right about how wish list notifications (for exact editions) work here. 

George: I suspect that you may be seeing a notice about an alternate edition of the book, or perhaps a notice that the book is available for purchase new in the PBS Market.

Date Posted: 7/21/2012 3:20 PM ET
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I understand now. It was for a related book. Thanks

Date Posted: 7/21/2012 11:23 PM ET
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I'm sorry. I use the term offer for when it is a WL granted. And notice for those other version things. Did not mean to sound so harsh.