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Subject: Ordered from inactive member
Date Posted: 2/1/2008 10:09 AM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2008
Posts: 89
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I placed an order for a book through FIFO 3 days ago.  I hadn't seen any response from the member I ordered from, so I looked at their profile.  They have been a member since '06  have 142 books posted, but have not mailed or received any books.  Do I just wait it out and let the system do its job and move it on to the next member that has this book or is there something I can do about this???

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Date Posted: 2/1/2008 10:12 AM ET
Member Since: 6/4/2006
Posts: 547
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I would wait it out.

Date Posted: 2/1/2008 10:36 AM ET
Member Since: 3/6/2006
Posts: 3,070
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There have been changes to the privacy settings.  If this person has been a member since '06 chances are they have sent out and received books.  I'd wait it out.

Date Posted: 2/1/2008 11:11 AM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2008
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I took a look at my own settings and realized my mailed/received were set to private.  I know that is not how I set it up in the beginning.  I'll wait it out, I just haven't had any request wait this long in the short time I've been a member.  I think this site is teaching me patience!!! :-)

Date Posted: 2/1/2008 11:19 AM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
Posts: 8,139
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Nicole, let the system do its thing. Once the order times out, the book will be removed from the member's shelf and your request will pass on to the next member. If you cancel the order and order again, you'll get the same person.

Just be patient. You'll get the book. :)