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Subject: Quick Creidt--not so quick?
Date Posted: 7/17/2008 4:41 PM ET
Member Since: 4/6/2007
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Has anyone else had delays with their quick credit? This is my second book delay in a row.  According to the pbs site, the book has not yet been scanned.  According to the usps site, it was scanned twice yesterday.

On my previous book, several of the usps scans never made it to the pbs site details, including the beginning ones. My quick credit came in several days out on a station scan.  In fact, the pbs site never showed those beginning scans, almost as if it never received the info from usps.

Anyone else, or am I just unlucky?



Sianeka - ,
Date Posted: 7/17/2008 6:13 PM ET
Member Since: 2/8/2007
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My  "quick credits" always arrived just before the book got marked received, I rarely received a truly quick credit.  Now I used Preprinted Postage option, and get my credits right away. *smile*

Date Posted: 7/17/2008 9:19 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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The only time you get your credit immediately is if you use the printed postage.  Then you get the credit when you mark it mailed. Otherwise it's supposed to come when the DC is scanned. But I don't know how often they get updates on this.  Sometimes books never get scanned.  Sometimes they get scanned right away and sometimes not until they read their final post office or somewhere in between.  It could be that PBS only gets updates from the post office at certains times or something.  Plus I imagine with all the members it could take the system a while to catch up with everything.

Date Posted: 7/17/2008 11:48 PM ET
Member Since: 7/16/2006
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I print with PBS postage, and it is supposed to put my credit to my account as soon as I mark the book mailed. I just had to wait 4 days for 10 books to be credited to my account. Ugh. I think they have been having some kinks in the system this past week or two. Hopefully it will get worked out soon.