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Subject: Do you see this book if you search for it?
Date Posted: 12/19/2009 7:18 AM ET
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I listed a book called Havoc After Dark: Tales of Terror  I put it on my reminder list and see there are 3 copies in the system. But, when I search for it by title (in the standard search box at the top of the pages), although the title does the auto complete thing,  I get no results. Is this some IE glitch? Does it come up for you in either IE or FF? Thanks for checking!  

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 7:33 AM ET
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I get two results in posted books.  I'm using Firefox.

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 7:44 AM ET
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Thanks, Michelle! I guess as long as someone can see it, it's not destined to sit on my shelf forever. :-)

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 7:55 AM ET
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Well, if your question is really is your copy showing on your shelf, yes, it is. I searched your shelf and found the title orderable and quite visible. Hoping for sooner than later for you :)

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 8:20 AM ET
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Hi Sherry. No, I saw it on my shelf, just couldn't figure out why it didn't show in a search by title for me, especially as 3 are posted. I thought maybe more people would search that way than would peruse my shelf, especially as horror isn't something I've got much of, at least on my shelf  :-) 

Rick B. (bup) - ,
Date Posted: 12/19/2009 8:32 AM ET
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Is your 'search type' only for unposted books, or wish list books?

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 8:47 AM ET
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No, "Posted Books" with the title filled in and all types auto checked. I don't know if this will work, but I get:

 
 
 
 
 
 
We were unable to locate any books that matched your search parameters, or none were specified. Please try modifying your search criteria using the Book Browser on the left, which you can use to to produce better results and find great books.

Your search was looking in " Posted Books" only.
 


 



Last Edited on: 12/19/09 8:48 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/19/2009 12:50 PM ET
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I get two copies and one of them has the same ISBN as yours.   I tested both Firefox and IE.  I copied the text you put into your post for my search.  I think you are fine. 

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 12:51 PM ET
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Jodi:  Copy the name of the book from your post and paste it into the search window.  See what happens.  I suspect when you are typing the name, you are leavingt something out or including something that is not in the title.

Date Posted: 12/19/2009 2:04 PM ET
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Thanks, Kate - I just tried that with the same result, and again with the auto-fill result....It just doesn't like my computer or ME :-(  No posted books appear, and in theory, there are 3 with the same ISBN as mine. As long as it shows for others and on my shelf, it's okay - it will eventually move. I appreciate your help.