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Subject: Quick question....
Date Posted: 1/1/2011 7:21 PM ET
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If you put your books on hold, does that automatically bump them to the end of the FIFO line when you unhold them??

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 7:24 PM ET
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How does the Hold affect your Bookshelf?
The books that are on your Bookshelf at the time the Hold goes into effect will be hidden from requests.
This does not include books that are involved in a Wish List Hold or an active transaction.
The FIFO order of each book will be preserved during the Hold; it will not "lose its place in line" to get requested.
Books that are already involved in an active request will not be affected by the Hold.
Any book request that was submitted before the Hold went into effect will not be affected by the Hold
Any book request you submit at any time (before, during or after the Hold will not be affected by the Hold.

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 7:27 PM ET
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Ahh, thank you, Denise!!  cheeky

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 7:54 PM ET
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The above applies only to Vacation holds. If that is what you're talking about that is correct. If you place a book on individulal hole on your bookshelf, it will go to the end of FIFO line.  That is not true with wishlist books. Just wanted to make sure that was clear.


Date Posted: 1/1/2011 8:09 PM ET
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I didn't realize there was a difference between a regular "hold" and a "vacation hold".  

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Date Posted: 1/1/2011 8:20 PM ET
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Oh....no, I didn't realize there was a difference in vacation hold & individual hold either!!  Thank you for clearing that up, Nancy!

I put a handful of individual books on hold today because I put them onto ebay since they weren't moving on here... so now when (and if) I put them back on here, they'll be at the end of the line--oops!  Oh well, I guess that's okay because most of them have numerous copies in the system on here which is probably why they weren't moving off of my shelf.

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 9:27 PM ET
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Individual hold puts you at the end.  Vacation hold keeps your place.  (The different types of hold were established at different times.  They are very different.)

Date Posted: 1/2/2011 1:41 AM ET
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Thank you, Emily!!

I will know from now on how the holds work! Thanks for everyone answering!

Date Posted: 1/2/2011 1:45 AM ET
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And to add to the mix, placing a book on individual hold on your wish list does keep your spot in the wish list line.

Date Posted: 1/2/2011 2:58 AM ET
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As Patty noted, Bookshelf holds and wishlist holds are handled differently.