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Subject: Response TIme
Date Posted: 3/5/2009 8:36 PM ET
Member Since: 2/17/2009
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Sorry about the last post, hit the wrong button.  I requested a book on 2/28 and the member still hasn't responded.  It has been 5 days and I thought it would go to the next person who had the book.  Am I not thinking right?

Date Posted: 3/5/2009 8:45 PM ET
Member Since: 2/26/2006
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Depends on what time you requested it.  It should roll over to the next person before midnight.

Date Posted: 3/5/2009 8:47 PM ET
Member Since: 2/1/2008
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I noticed that anytime the system takes action, like rolling a book to the next person, it almost always happens at (or around) 3am. So, based on that, I'd say your request should move to the next person early tomorrow morning.

Date Posted: 3/5/2009 8:56 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Also in the future when you hit submit too early-you don't have to start a new thread. You can just hit edit post and add the information.

Date Posted: 3/6/2009 8:32 PM ET
Member Since: 2/17/2009
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FYI, my book did go to the next person who had the book at 3:00 AM today and it's been accepted.  Yeah, I just need to learn to be more patient.

Date Posted: 3/6/2009 11:20 PM ET
Member Since: 2/1/2008
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Don't feel too bad about being impatient Rebecca.  While I understand the reason for the length of time given before the book goes to the next person, that 5 day wait can be a killer if you are really anxious to get the book :)

Date Posted: 3/6/2009 11:25 PM ET
Member Since: 8/1/2007
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Those 5 days can sure seem like an eternity!!

Date Posted: 3/7/2009 3:26 AM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
Posts: 14,177
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Long waits drive me bugnuts!