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Subject: A question about WL books
Date Posted: 10/24/2007 5:40 PM ET
Member Since: 2/2/2007
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Can you re-request a WL book?

What I mean is: I had a WL book come up. I pm'd the sender because it was a student workbook. It turns out that many pages are missing (she didn't realize and wants to pull the book of course).

Well, she can't cancel on her end and if I cancel I lose my place on the WL (that's not an issue either because no one else was wishing for this particular book).

So my question is this: If I click that I don't want this book, can I go back in and put it on my WL again? Is there a waiting period while the book goes back to the poster or can I do it immediately?

Not sure what I need to do.


Date Posted: 10/24/2007 5:44 PM ET
Member Since: 5/27/2006
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When you decline the request it will put the book on your reminder list. From there you should be able to convert it to your WL.

Date Posted: 10/24/2007 5:47 PM ET
Member Since: 2/28/2007
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Why won't she cancel on her end?  If she hasn't accepted the request yet, she can hit the button that says "I cannot mail this book".  If she has accepted it but not mailed it,she can hit the "cancel order" button.

Last Edited on: 10/24/07 5:47 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 10/24/2007 7:33 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I don't understand why she can't cancel it either?  She should have made sure the book was postable before she posted it in the first place.  If she cancels the request from her end she just has to put in why she canceled it and you will go back to first in the WL line.  Otherwise you have reWL the book and start at the end again.  If she's already printed the label I think someone from PBS has to cancel the transaction.

Date Posted: 10/25/2007 2:06 AM ET
Member Since: 2/2/2007
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Thanks all, we got it straightened out.