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Subject: Received wrong book, what do I do??
Date Posted: 4/4/2008 10:30 PM ET
Member Since: 3/24/2008
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Here's my delima... I have no idea who sent the book, as my kids opened all the packages today (like it was christmas) and I have no idea what label went to what book. Unless someone has a suggestion, all I can figure, is waiting until all the books I requested arrive, and see which is the last one standing to know who this book belongs to. *shrug*

Date Posted: 4/4/2008 10:33 PM ET
Member Since: 1/25/2007
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Sounds like our kids know each other. lol My too have done this but thankfully they were all the correct books.

Maybe you can contact each person your expecting a book from and let them know about the mistake. They may have the book you were SUPPOSE to get on their bookshelf still.Or they may have already been contacted by the person who got your book so they are waiting to find out where the "wrong" book is.


Date Posted: 4/4/2008 10:54 PM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2007
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Tricia, the sender didn't by chance put a portion of the packing slip in the book somewhere did they...I've found portions of it with their name on it in the middle of the book sometimes...

Date Posted: 4/5/2008 1:24 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Well, mark all the other books received and see what's left.  You can also take the labels and match the sender to your transactions.  That's how I've done it in the past when I've opened a package and found a book I didnt order and no packing slip. The transaction will say where the book is coming from so just look for the same state.  Don't mark that book received w/a problem. Just pm the person.  Find out where the book was supposed to go and who got your book.  They need to give you a credit to cover the cost of mailing the book to the right person.  They need to give the other person a credit for mailing your book to you. If the book you ordered goes lost, you'll get your credit back for that. 

And don't let your kids open any more books.