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Subject: TBR Pile Sorted by Wish List
Date Posted: 5/4/2009 4:26 PM ET
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I have my TBR Pile sorted by WL.  It seems to work for the most part, but there is one book that has a red W beside it, but is way down on the list after a bunch of non WL books.  I resorted the list in other ways, then went back to the WL sort and the same book is not grouped with the others.  I checked the listing and it does have wishers.  I checked the books between the end of the WL books and this one and they don't have wishers.  Anyone have any idea what could cause this?  I'm using Firefox, but I checked in IE7 with the same results.

Sianeka - ,
Date Posted: 5/4/2009 4:40 PM ET
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Sounds like a system glitch -- I haven't heard of this before!

Date Posted: 5/4/2009 4:43 PM ET
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I have an opposite problem. All the WL books are together in my TBR however there's one title with no red or green WL icon next to it  that was sucked into that sort.

At first I thought it was because there were no copies in the system so was pulled into the sort that way, but when I first checked there was 1 copy available; I deleted the book, added it again and it's still smack in the middle of the sorted WL books. Really strange, especially since there are now TWO copies available. Has to be a system (PBS) glitch rather than browser prob?

Date Posted: 5/4/2009 4:50 PM ET
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My list is the same way.  The only thing I thought was that maybe there was another version of the book that was WL but I haven't checked it out yet.

Date Posted: 5/4/2009 5:16 PM ET
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It doesn't always work right. It used to not work at all for me.  When I did a WL resort it just did some random order that I could never figure out. Now it'll sort by WL but it won't stay that way.  I have to resort everytime.

Date Posted: 5/4/2009 6:42 PM ET
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That happened to me when the WL sort first started working.  Now they are all together.  The ones that don't have a "W" are most likely waiting for a book in transit and so are technically still on the WL, but it won't show again unless something happens and the book doesn't show up. 

Ruth

Date Posted: 5/5/2009 9:29 AM ET
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Strangely, when I checked it at home, it was fixed and now back at work, it is still fixed.  The book that was way down on the list is now in the middle of the WL books.

Geri (geejay) -
Date Posted: 8/17/2009 9:30 AM ET
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It doesn't sound like anyone can answer my question - I'm kinda hijacking here.

My TBR is always sorted by WL books.  When I look at it they're in a different order.  Yesterday the first book was Green As A Graden Hose and Fingler Licking Fifteen wasn't far behind it.  It more or less stayed that way most of yesterday.

Today it was in a different order about a half hour ago and now Green is back on top. 

Any thoughts on why it would do so much switching around? 

Oh, because wihes have been granted and the "ranking" changed.