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Subject: I think I was offered the same book twice
Date Posted: 8/31/2008 9:59 AM ET
Member Since: 11/13/2006
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I got offered a book from my wish list twice. I am not sure if it the same book/person or not. I didnt know what to do so I accepted both bcs I wasnt sure which one to accept. Has this happened to anyone else?

Date Posted: 8/31/2008 10:06 AM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2007
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Did you have multiple isbns of the same book on your wish list? If not then it is probably a glitch.

To doublecheck that they are from the same person you can hit the PM button by the transaction and note the sender's name. If they are different folks you should cancel one of the transactions.

Date Posted: 8/31/2008 10:31 AM ET
Member Since: 11/13/2006
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thanks, I checked the pm and it was the same person.

Date Posted: 8/31/2008 10:45 AM ET
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The system will work itself out then, don't worry about it.

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 8/31/2008 1:21 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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When the sender cancels one of the transactions, you are going to go back on the wish list for the book. Make sure to delete that entry or you will get offered the book again when the next member posts it.

Date Posted: 8/31/2008 1:56 PM ET
Member Since: 12/18/2005
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This may be me! I responded to a request for a book, clicking the 'Meets Requestor's Conditions", but wasn't going to print the label til I got back home. When I got home, I had to respond to the request again, which I did. Now, it's showing up a third time, asking me to respond to the offer.

Date Posted: 8/31/2008 3:21 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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I wonder if your browser could be loading an old "remembered" page, Stacey.  Try a "hard refresh" -- hold down your CTRL key and hit the F5 key.  That will load the page from the server, instead of from your cache of previously visited pages.

Date Posted: 8/31/2008 3:47 PM ET
Member Since: 9/12/2005
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I recieved a request today, for a book I have already mailed out, maybe there a clitch in the system.

Date Posted: 9/1/2008 5:07 PM ET
Member Since: 12/18/2005
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I wonder if your browser could be loading an old "remembered" page, Stacey.

I don't think so, so the page showed up both on my home computer, as well as at work. When I got back home, I accepted the offer again and indicated when I could mail it. Finally, that took care of it.