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Subject: Privacy settings??
Date Posted: 5/30/2015 10:21 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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Setting all lists and bookshelf to private-- is this an alternative way to put your shelf on hold without missing out on any offers?   I  found a member with an interesting profile and wanted to PM her, but she has an unpaid membership so I can't PM her. Then I noticed she has all her lists and bookshelf set to private too so I can't even try to order anything from her.

Date Posted: 5/31/2015 1:02 AM ET
Member Since: 3/25/2014
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Private bookshelves means no one can see the bookshelf and order directly from that member.  Their books are only accessible thru the queue. 

Date Posted: 5/31/2015 10:55 AM ET
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Ah, a staunch FIFOist !

Date Posted: 6/1/2015 3:07 PM ET
Member Since: 3/25/2014
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I decided to try setting my bookshelf to private.  I not a FIFO purist but I'm testing the privacy thing.  The way I see the book order system is I don't have to find a member who has a book I want .  I order the book and the order goes to next in the queue.  However if I happen to look at someone's shelf and decide to order from them I see nothing wrong with that.  I think the team set up FIFO for easy ordering.  



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