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Subject: tag problems?
Date Posted: 12/1/2008 7:23 PM ET
Member Since: 7/30/2005
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Is anyone having problems tagging books?  About a week ago I added a couple books to my BIR.  When I added tags to them, it would add the tag I added "Christmas Romance", then add another tag that I didn't choose "My TBR".    Each time I added a new tag, it would add it and another tag to the books.  It did let me delete the tags that I did not request.   Last night the same thing happened when I added more books to my BIR list.  Is anyone else having this problem?

 

 

Date Posted: 12/1/2008 7:47 PM ET
Member Since: 6/15/2006
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The tags that are at the top of the description (in that box that has all the bibliographic info) are applied by the system, I think.  Example:  My Bookshelf, My TBR List, etc...  The ones that you & others have added ("Christmas Romance") are below the bibliographic info.

Is this the scenario you were talking about?

Date Posted: 12/1/2008 11:45 PM ET
Member Since: 4/7/2007
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I'm seeing weird additions to my tags, too, Robin.

Many times lately, when I type in new tag information (using the link on my own bookshelf listing), then click on save, I'm immediately shown the tag I want plus one, two or three additional tags that I do not want. Things such as "On the Run: A Mafia Childhood" and "Eriks" and "NKOTB"  which have all popped up multiple times. Also things like "My Inventory" which I'm not interested in either.

I keep deleting the extras.

Pam

 

Date Posted: 12/2/2008 9:05 AM ET
Member Since: 1/4/2006
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I ge tthe Eriks too; I hit refresh on my browser bar, and it's gone.

Date Posted: 12/2/2008 6:16 PM ET
Member Since: 7/30/2005
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Yes Pam, that is what I'm talking about.  I got the "My Inventory" a couple of times and the one about the Mafia Childhood too.  Very strange.