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Subject: this is something odd i need help ASAP
Date Posted: 7/3/2008 1:46 PM ET
Member Since: 12/4/2007
Posts: 652
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i was posting books and for some reason these books posted multiple times 2 of them are wishlist now i have 2 different books one posted three times the other twice i cant take them down i dont know how i dont want members thinking i  have a book for them when i dont....so how do i remove wishlist books from my shelf..please help..thanks

 

there is a pm button should i pm to let that person know



Last Edited on: 7/3/08 1:52 PM ET - Total times edited: 3
Date Posted: 7/3/2008 1:53 PM ET
Member Since: 1/22/2007
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You cannot remove wishlist books from your shelf. You will have to wait until they are accepted and then clikc I cannot mail and explain to the other person what happened.  We all make mistakes. I wouldn't let it bother you.

Date Posted: 7/3/2008 1:55 PM ET
Member Since: 12/4/2007
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thanks i just feel bad there not gone to get that book :-(

Date Posted: 7/3/2008 2:09 PM ET
Member Since: 2/28/2007
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Don't feel bad!  If you cancel, they still retain their place as #1 in the wishlist line, so I am sure they'll get a copy soon enough.

Date Posted: 7/3/2008 2:35 PM ET
Member Since: 7/2/2006
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Denise,

You didn't do anything wrong - it was just a glitch with PBS.  This is from the Help Center:

 

Problem: posting an ISBN puts the book onto your bookshelf twice!

Explanation: This happens when there is a server hiccup, or when the posting member clicked "Post book" or "Refresh" while the book-posting was in process.

Solution if the extra listing appears on your bookshelf: delete the extra copy from your bookshelf.

Solution if the book was on a WIsh List and is now involved a pending Wish List hold: Wait for the book to be requested.  Accept the first request, and decline any extra requests by clicking "I cannot mail".  Doing this will remove the extra copies from your account.  You will have a chance to explain what happened to the requestor when you decline a request.

Date Posted: 7/3/2008 4:40 PM ET
Member Since: 4/7/2007
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You might also want to watch to see if the WL-ing member declines the book. If no one else is in line, it'll go back to your shelf, and you can delete it then. 

Pam