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Subject: Can not sort wish list by estimate
Date Posted: 2/22/2017 8:04 AM ET
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Is this broken also?

Date Posted: 2/22/2017 11:08 AM ET
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I'm not able to sort by estimate or hold either.  When I tried sorting by Hold, I got a message saying I didn't currently have anything on my wish list.  About gave me a heart attack...

Date Posted: 2/22/2017 11:32 AM ET
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same here i have been having this problem  since last night. is anything getting fixed? it seems like more problems are coming up then fixes.

Date Posted: 2/22/2017 11:45 AM ET
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Yepp..me too and others mentioned it at CMT.

Date Posted: 2/22/2017 2:21 PM ET
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Well then,  I will not be tinkering with my wishlist.  


Subject: also broke
Date Posted: 2/22/2017 10:12 PM ET
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Yes I can not sort mine either by estimate or position. I looked also on my phone and it said I had ZERO on my wishlist. Scared me. Just sat down at laptop and all my wishlist is there. Are they fixing it or what is going on?

Subject: Wish list not working?
Date Posted: 2/23/2017 9:09 AM ET
Member Since: 7/21/2008
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Has PBS given us any idea if they know about this new problem?  I hope this gets sorted out....... Karen S.

Subject: came to check
Date Posted: 2/23/2017 9:55 AM ET
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I guess I'm taking some comfort I am not alone with this problem, but really wish it wasn't happening.  Is there a way to alert to this problem?

Date Posted: 2/23/2017 10:18 AM ET
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Amanda (et al), be sure to check this thread in the CMT forum.  In the PBSTeam posts, it explains how to report problems to them giving the info they need:

Update on Search issues

Be sure to scroll through as there are several updates from the PBS Team.

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Subject: cannot sort by estimate
Date Posted: 2/25/2017 9:49 AM ET
Member Since: 7/27/2009
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I too have this problem: no sort by estimate or by date.  But I do have sort by author still working.




Date Posted: 2/25/2017 4:22 PM ET
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Update from CMT with the bits pertaining to WL et al:

The Blah News: We changed the Lists (Reminder List, Wish List, TBR, BIR, Bookshelf) to TEMPORARY one-page, limited-format lists.

  • We did that so you could search them easily -- the List Searches will need to be fixed separately from the main site search, and we didn't want you to have to go for too long without being able to search your Lists
  • The limited-format means that some of the sorts (Estimate and Position) aren't available on the Wish List for now
  • The limited format also means that if you sort your Wish List by Hold, Active or Auto-Request then the sort will show ONLY those books (not those books at the top with the rest of the list below). That's different from how it normally works (and how it will work again in the future)
  • So: if you see "You have no books on your Wish List' don't panic! It just means that the chosen Sort doesn't match any books on the list.
    • If that happens, just change the sort (click Sort: Title for example) and click Re-Sort, and then your Wish List should show again.
  • This is all going to go back to normal as soon as the List Searches are functioning properly again.


The whole update:  http://www.paperbackswap.com/Thursday-2-23-Update-Search/topic/311379/

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Date Posted: 2/25/2017 4:38 PM ET
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Yup, I'm having issues too. Will just wait to check WL after updates are finished 

Date Posted: 2/28/2017 9:29 PM ET
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Also, I have 5 pages of items on my wishlist, but the site will only show me page 1.

I have tweeted at them and posted on PBS's FB page about this but no response.

This is very frustrating.  Plus it makes me nervous that the site might be circling the drain?

Date Posted: 3/1/2017 1:29 AM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2009
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This is very frustrating.  Plus it makes me nervous that the site might be circling the drain?

They didn't break the software. What usually happens is that in the course of regular maintenance of a website, other things change and get upgraded (like browsers, operating systems, server software, databases, programming languages, etc) and that can cause previously working things in your own software to need to be changed as well. 

I'm sure they have a handle on it. But sometimes it takes a while to figure out the best solution that is as future-proof as you can make it.

Also, I have 5 pages of items on my wishlist, but the site will only show me page 1.

What it actually is showing is an "unpaged" format, so all your books shoudl be on one page. For example, all my WL books (all 485) are on a single page.

If you want to search it, you can use the browser search (hit F3 on your computer keyboard) and you can do search that way until they get the issues fixed.


Date Posted: 3/5/2017 9:24 AM ET
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I'm wondering if they're reorganizing the features available to limited vs. standard memberships... e.g. "search by x" will only be available at a certain level.