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Subject: Received an unordered book today question?
Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:04 PM ET
Member Since: 5/16/2007
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In todays mail, I received a book that I did not order. I looked at any outstanding books that I am waiting to receive and none have the name that is on this book. Then I checked the members directory profile list for someone in this state and town with the same name and found nothing. Next I checked my archive to be sure that the book wasn't ordered and it is not there. Any other suggestions as to how to locate where this book actually should go or why I got it?

 

 

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:08 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2007
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Are you in any of the games where a secret buddy might have sent it to you?

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:24 PM ET
Member Since: 2/28/2007
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Was it on your wishlist?  Sometimes people who like you are nice and send you books even when you didn't order them so you don't have to use a credit.  Never happened to me, but I've heard of it!

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:25 PM ET
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No, no games so it can't be that.

 

 

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:26 PM ET
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No it is not from my wishlist either.

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:30 PM ET
Member Since: 10/24/2007
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Does it have a return address?  I'd send feedback with the name of the book and the return addy and maybe the PBS powers that be can figure it out.

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:40 PM ET
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Now the return address I do have and I will do as you suggested. Thanks Amy!

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:43 PM ET
Member Since: 12/21/2007
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I wonder if this is a case where the person mailing got your order mixed up with someone else's?

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 4:48 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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Is it a PBS wrapper? If so, there should have been a transaction number for it.

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 5:21 PM ET
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Jane, when you mentioned the transaction number it sent me looking. It wasn't there but the slip that printed was folded under the address when I looked carefully. It is a box o books trade and I was sent the wrong book, I got it now! Thanks for all of the help!

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 5:41 PM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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Ahh shoot - I was hoping it was a gift from the book fairy for doing good deeds!

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 6:18 PM ET
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Now do you really beleive in book fairies??????

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 6:32 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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I do believe in book fairies, I do, I do, I do!