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Subject: Number of Wishes different on Wish List versus Book Details Page?
Date Posted: 6/5/2009 7:02 PM ET
Member Since: 7/24/2008
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I noticed today that the number of wishes is different depending on where you're looking at the book information.  For example, the details page for "Writers Market 2009" says there are 25 wishes for this book:   http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9781582975412-2009+Writers+Market  but on my wishlist it says:  Your position: 27 of 29.  This is just one example, it seems there's a difference in Many of my wishlist books. 

Is this a known issue?  What number should I count on being more correct? 

Is the issue that some people have their wishlist on hold?

Thanks in advance,
Elizabeth

Date Posted: 6/5/2009 7:09 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2009
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Your Wishlist is the real count.

When you look at the Book info page, I don't think it counts shelves on hold, etc.

Amy
Date Posted: 6/5/2009 7:11 PM ET
Member Since: 3/11/2008
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I'm thinking Sara is correct.

Date Posted: 6/5/2009 10:34 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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And it seems to take a while to catch up with the listings.  Like it updates only so often.

Date Posted: 6/5/2009 10:42 PM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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It also probably doesn't count books enroute but not marked received.

Ruth