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Subject: Order More From This Member...
Date Posted: 8/29/2007 6:04 PM ET
Member Since: 2/6/2006
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Is it just me?  There have been several times when I have sat down to mail books and realize AFTER I paid for the Paypal shipping on one book, that another book was requested by the same member!  I could have shipped them together.  I'm not sure why it doesn't come up as a bulk order or something like that.  Or am I missing something?

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 6:15 PM ET
Member Since: 8/9/2005
Posts: 20,024
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If it didnt come up as a bulk order then they didnt order it that way. Ive had it happen when they were ordered from a search rather than the member looking directly at my shelf.

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 6:22 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
Posts: 15,177
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I've had the other side of the problem, I order more from someone's shelf and they get spread out by FIFO. They all list on the side of the screen and I ok the full list as an order. I am pretty certain I click add from their bookshelf, not after clicking on the book. But the way they show up on the main screen, I cannot tell if they a bulk ordered or single until I notice some not making it past my smoking clause and some being accepted before others. Would be nice if books coming/going to the same place would be clearly listed that way on my account tab.

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 7:57 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
Posts: 26,510
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They were probably on the persons wish list and that's why it put them seperately  That happened to me the other day but I caught it before I had them wrapped and postage paid.  I had 3 people order multiple books from me yesterday but they did it from my book list and it put them on one wrapper.

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 8:43 PM ET
Member Since: 5/10/2005
Posts: 2,349
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I can see myself turning down a smoking condition on one book, and not on another.  My books come from various places--any smoking conditions undergo my SO's sniff-test, since I can't smell it. 

I remember sometime a mention of a possible feature of being able to combine books if they were requested by the same member, but I don't know if that works, or if you'd have to notice before printing any of the labels.



Last Edited on: 8/29/07 8:43 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/29/2007 10:04 PM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2006
Posts: 2,303
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I have several times clicked on "order more from this member" and had them process separately. I am not sure why that is. I do not have conditions currently. I usually PM and point out to the member that it should have gone through as a bulk order.