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Subject: Problem with a book I had on auto request
Date Posted: 4/18/2012 12:03 AM ET
Member Since: 8/31/2008
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I had my auto request on, but a 6 year member posted a ARC copy of the book and sent me a message that if I did not want the ARC I needed to cancel the request.  I think if I cancel the request, I will lose my place in line for FIFO.  Who should I contact, and how do I do it, thanks   I have sent a response back that they should cancel


[other member] →  David B. (Jollyville) - TX
  4/17/2012 @ 10:13 PM ET

Hi David,

I wanted to let you know the copy of Calico Joe I have is a paperback Advanced Reader Copy. If you don't want it I understand if you cancel the order but if you still want it I'll be happy to send it out ASAP.

**Edited by PBS to remove member's name for privacy reasons**

Laura M. (LMM) - ,
Date Posted: 4/18/2012 12:33 AM ET
Member Since: 12/12/2005
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She should be the one to cancel so that you don't lost your place. I would also notiy TBTP as she obviously know it is unpostable. Finally, it is bad form to idetnify that swapper--I suggest editing out her information from your post.

Date Posted: 4/18/2012 12:36 AM ET
Member Since: 2/23/2008
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ARC's are not allowed to be posted on PBS.  Maybe in the book bazzar. If you cancel, you will lose your place in line for FIFO.  You need to PM her and let her know that ARC's aren't allowed.  She has to cancel.

Last Edited on: 4/18/12 12:37 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/18/2012 12:42 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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She should be offering the ARC in the book bazaar and not posting it to the WL to see if any of the wishers wants the book. 

Date Posted: 4/18/2012 4:31 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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ARC's may not be offered FIFP, it's a violation of PBS guidlines.  Therefore the poster must cancel the offer, if she does not do so soon report it to TPTB so you don't loose your wishlist position.