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Subject: Number of wishers
Date Posted: 12/28/2011 11:25 AM ET
Member Since: 4/21/2008
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I am looking on my wishlist, and one of the books I'm wishing for says I am 292 of 291 wishers.  What causes this? 

Date Posted: 12/28/2011 11:28 AM ET
Member Since: 11/21/2007
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Simply, a glitch in the system. What you desribed does not make sense (in that it is not reasonable). I would let TPTB know about the glitch via the "Contact Us" button at the bottom of the page.

Date Posted: 12/28/2011 12:26 PM ET
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Is your wish list book on hold that you are looking at?  

Date Posted: 12/28/2011 12:38 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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It probably means one of those 292 wishers has that book on hold.  So there are 292 people in line but only 291 with the book off hold. 

Date Posted: 12/29/2011 2:14 AM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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If you had just added the book, I'd give the system time to reset. Hold shouldn't affect one number and not the other so that shouldn't do that. It is either a glitch or just a lag in the system when you added it. If it hasn't cleared up send in Feedback via the Contact Us link in the lower right under Company.

Date Posted: 12/30/2011 5:48 PM ET
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Thanks for the help everyone.  Now it's saying 276 of 278, so I'm thinking it was just a temporary glitch.