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Subject: Question about "Similar to..." email notices
Date Posted: 4/27/2008 8:52 PM ET
Member Since: 9/29/2005
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I really like the concept behind getting the email notices when something similar to one of your Wishlist books is posted.   Although I usually *try* to WL each different edition of a book that I would take, it's nice to know I'll get notified if a different one shows up that I overlooked.

But, is there any way to possibly "turn off" the notices for a particular binding?    As an example -- I would dearly like to get a *hardcover* copy of Green Mile.   But I definately do NOT want a paperback copy, either as a single book, or as the six individual serial novels - I have those already.   But a HC copy is a very wanted item. 

I get multiple emails almost every day, that a similar book has been posted.   I usually can't resist checking it, *just in case* it is a different hardcover edition, but of course it is always some variation of the paperback.   I've had this happen a good many times with other books - when I was wishing for a HC copy of Illusions, I got continual notices for paperback editions, which I already had.  

  Is there *any* way to only be notified when the same binding type is posted?   (I have a feeling the answer is 'no', but I haven't been very active here in some time, so I thought I'd ask...)   

Thanks in advance for any info/advice!

 

 

 

Date Posted: 4/27/2008 10:15 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Unfortunately, no.  I have some James Patterson and some other books on WL that I only want in audio CD form.  I had to turn the notices off because I was getting 10-15 emails a day telling me that another version was available. 

Date Posted: 4/27/2008 11:18 PM ET
Member Since: 9/29/2005
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Thanks, Mary!   That's what I thought - but I didn't know if something might have changed & thought I'd ask, just in case I overlooked some new option.   Oh well.... I'll just keep skimming over the notices & if they get to be too much, I can always turn them off altogether. 

Thanks again!