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Subject: offered WL book twice this week
Date Posted: 3/26/2013 6:20 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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hmmm, got offered a wishlist book a couple days ago and immediately accepted, but came on today and member  had declined my RC. Imagine my surprise when I came back on today and found it offered to me again!  There are 26 wishers so I'm curious about 2 copies being offered to me so quickly!

 

oh, I went and checked-- I only had one version on my WL so it's not that a different version was offered to me...............



Last Edited on: 3/26/13 6:22 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/26/2013 7:14 PM ET
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Is it the same person? Could they have accidentally declined your offer?

 

That happened to me once. The person sent me a PM indicating that they would send it out soon but then accidentally declined the WL due to my RC.

Date Posted: 3/27/2013 5:42 PM ET
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Can't tell if it's the same person as it's not in my transaction archive since it was on WL, declined due to my RC, then rolled over to another poster.  Now I think if I had requested it from FiFo and there was only one book in the system, the TA would show it with a red x and I could see who the first poster was, but since this rolled over, the first transaction is nowhere to be seen.

Date Posted: 3/28/2013 12:55 PM ET
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Why would this be unusual? If you are first in the WL line, you *should* be offered any copy posted into the system. If the first person who posted it declined due to your RC, you would be back at #1 and got the next one posted too. And if this person declines your order due to RC as well, the next one that is posted also goes to you. Or, perhaps I'm assuming wrongly that you are first in line? You mention 26 other wishers, but you didn't actually say where in the line you are? :)

Cheryl

Date Posted: 3/28/2013 1:30 PM ET
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I think what she's finding unusual is that two copies are posted so close together (within the same week).  Sometimes it takes a while for a copy to be posted, never mind two copies.  If she'd been first in line for a while, she could find it unusual that two copies are posted in the same week.  

Date Posted: 3/29/2013 6:14 PM ET
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Yep, what Nayda said.  And I don't recall being the first person in line for that book either.

Date Posted: 3/29/2013 6:24 PM ET
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ok, my RC for no smoky books again declined, but I see 3 copies were "posted last week" so that explains the quick turnaround.  thanks to those who replied!