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Subject: Strange "Cannot Mail"
Date Posted: 5/10/2016 1:00 AM ET
Member Since: 5/7/2009
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I was so thrilled a book came up on my reminder list that I've been wanting to read.  I ordered it and a couple of days later I got a cannot mail notice.  It seems like the reason given is strange. 

"The member from whom this book was ordered had this to say...

There was no option to mark for when I could mail it."

Anyone have any idea what that meant?

Date Posted: 5/10/2016 2:39 AM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2009
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They wanted a longer time period most likely.

Date Posted: 5/10/2016 4:44 AM ET
Member Since: 11/14/2005
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I think (not100% sure, as I have no books going out at the moment) the "Book is Mailed" button is hidden until they print the wrapper.  Did you happen to notice if your account ever said "Accepted - Printed" next to the book?

Last Edited on: 5/10/16 4:45 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/10/2016 6:01 PM ET
Member Since: 5/7/2009
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Well they could have PMed me to say rhey needed more time and I never got a "Accepted - Printed".  They also could have waited until the fifth day and they would have gotten later mail times.  The book hasn't been reposted yet.

Last Edited on: 5/10/16 6:02 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/11/2016 8:11 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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is it a new member possibly who doesn't quite understand the rules?

Date Posted: 5/12/2016 9:26 AM ET
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She has been a member since 2011 and has sent out 95 books but you gave me an idea.  I found it in my transaction archive and I can PM her.  When I have a chance I think I'll drop her a note and ask if she just needs more time, because I'm willing to wait. Thanks.

Last Edited on: 5/12/16 9:27 AM ET - Total times edited: 1