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Subject: to many
Date Posted: 11/11/2009 6:56 AM ET
Member Since: 11/6/2009
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I have alot of requests for books as my printer is broke down I have to handwrite and mail at post office so it takes me a while to do this, I feel bad that I cant reply to all of my requests in a timely fashion what happens if I cant reply to them quick enough?

Date Posted: 11/11/2009 7:18 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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if you can't send the books now, decline the requests. Remember that you have 5 days to respond to each request and then you can choose the latest mailing date possible, which means it might be many days before you actually have to mail the book. You don't have to mail them all immediately! But keep in mind If you just let the requests time out without responding, and it happens too many times, your account will be flagged and possibly suspended.

It looks like you're brand new and posted a bunch of books that people want. Welcome! It's easy to get overwhelmed at first. Things will calm down after a bit and you'll get more comfortable with how things work. If you haven't browsed through the Help Docs yet, (drop down menu at the top of each page) now is a good time to peruse them.

Cheryl
 

Date Posted: 11/11/2009 7:53 AM ET
Member Since: 8/27/2005
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And, you can put your account on vacation hold so you don't get any more orders until you catch up.

Date Posted: 11/11/2009 8:08 AM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
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Once you've accepted a request, you can pick a date that is up to 5 days away to send it out.  Also, you can use stamps and if your package is less than 13 ounces, you can just drop it in the mailbox - so you don't have to go to the post office.

Date Posted: 11/11/2009 8:11 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I would cancel any requests you can't meet and put your account on hold until you can get a printer working.  Cancelling them is better than letting them time out.  Time outs can cause your account to be suspended. 

And dont' post any more books unless you can send them.  You can put books on your TBR list to see if they are W or not.

Subject: to many
Date Posted: 11/12/2009 5:34 AM ET
Member Since: 11/6/2009
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thanx