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Topic: Posted Books by Mistake - WL- Anyway to Delete?

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Subject: Posted Books by Mistake - WL- Anyway to Delete?
Date Posted: 12/4/2010 3:27 PM ET
Member Since: 8/22/2005
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Today I posted a big stack of books and accidentally included six I was holding for my sister. These are brand new books and all wishlisted. I saw my mistake almost right away, but cannot remove them from mys shelf beacause all are on hold pending wisher's confirmation.

I don't want to wait and disappoint each of these people one by one by canceling the transaction after it's been accepted. Isn't there anyway I can correct this immediately?

Deleting from the shelf isn't an available option. The only feature is "mail to a friend". I tried that but it doesn't actually work.


Date Posted: 12/4/2010 3:32 PM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2007
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Unfortunately, you'll have to wait until the requests are accepted and then cancel.

Date Posted: 12/4/2010 3:52 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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You might want to write a really strong apology and PM the folks.  Letting them know that you are going to cancel.

Date Posted: 12/4/2010 5:34 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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If you put your account on vacation-it'll stop any that time out from being offered to the next person in line.  But with the ones already pending-you will have to wait for it to be accepted and then hit the I Cannot Mail For Other Reasons button.

Geri (geejay) -
Date Posted: 12/4/2010 5:47 PM ET
Member Since: 9/2/2008
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Mary beat me to it.  Put your account on hold to stop the loop!  She gave you the right advice. 

Date Posted: 12/5/2010 8:46 PM ET
Member Since: 7/2/2010
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I've been on the other side of this in the past.  Once accepted, just send a quick message to the recipient to let them know it was an accident.  Hopefully, they'll be understanding, stuff like this happens.