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Subject: Question about book deal
Date Posted: 4/17/2009 12:18 PM ET
Member Since: 2/27/2008
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I ordered books based on a deal offered here. It has been almost exactly 5 days since I ordered and PMd the member offering the deal, and they have not responded! These are books I want, but not necessarily right now...What would you do - cancel the orders before they roll over or hold out hoping they take a look and accept!?!?! I can't decide what to do, and am disappointed since it was a great assortment of books in the "freebies."  Debbie

Date Posted: 4/17/2009 12:30 PM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2006
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That happened to me and I pm'd her again and ask that she respond.  I got a response the second time and she is sending the books I want. 

If you haven't done it already, pm her again asking that she give you a yay or a nay.

Date Posted: 4/17/2009 12:33 PM ET
Member Since: 3/6/2009
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I would cancel the order. You can always reorder later, hopefully from the member who offered the deal --when she finally gets to her messages. If not, you can order the books individually from other members later when you feel you must have the books.

Date Posted: 4/17/2009 12:54 PM ET
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I'd probably cancel, not sure how long they give a person to accept before they pass the book order onto the next person holding that book. I ordered a great deal once, 1 book showed up in my mailbox and I'm thinking wth? I was really new at this. The order had been passed to the next person with that book on their bookshelf and I got that single book. Talk about disappointing.

Subject: Could be a computer problem
Date Posted: 4/17/2009 4:19 PM ET
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Maybe their connection is down, or something has happened in the family. I'd give them a little whilie longer, maybe PM again and ask if there's a problem. Most people want to do the deals they offer, but sometimes a squirrel will get in.  But if you ordered, pm'd your freebies and the book says it's waiting for a response, then the club will cancel the request after a certain period of time automatically.

I hope your deal goes through.

Cat

Date Posted: 4/17/2009 4:33 PM ET
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Does it cancel, or does the order go to the next poster? This was a  10 for 3, so I hate to miss out but I don't want to use the 3 credits without the deal for those books! Debbie

Date Posted: 4/17/2009 4:43 PM ET
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If they don't accept the order within 5 days and 8 hours (that's what my most recent oder gave me to respond), it will go to the next person who has that book posted. I ordered an audio book from someone's shelf and it was taking too long, so I looked at the transaction archive and it showed as two orders: one canceled order for the member I had orginally requested it from and another pending order for someone else.

Date Posted: 4/17/2009 5:06 PM ET
Member Since: 8/1/2007
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If it is close the end of time for them to accept the order, I would cancel and send a PM saying that I was still interested in the deal. (and list the books in the deal) and for them to PM me back if they wanted to offer the deal again at a better time for  them.



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