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Subject: trying to post a wishlist book....
Date Posted: 11/23/2014 10:10 PM ET
Member Since: 9/8/2012
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I have a wishlist book to post and for some reason I am being asked all the dimensions of the book.. since I have a whole pile of books to list I really don't want to take the time to measure book at the moment.  I am very surprised that the Isbn number doesn't match up with ones listed.  It is one of the duck dynasty memoirs, in fact I have 2 (same book) to post... this is a first for me to be asked the dimensions.. db

Date Posted: 11/23/2014 10:23 PM ET
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Have you tried to search for the ISBN? This sometimes triggers the system to go look and update the database.  I will search by ISBN, then come back in half an hour and search again.

I think the only time it asks you for all the data is if the book is not in the system at all. Or if you post using the non ISBN route.

Subject: thanks for your reply
Date Posted: 11/24/2014 9:17 PM ET
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I figured out to use the isbn number found inside the book, instead of the outside book cover and it worked.. thanks

Date Posted: 11/25/2014 2:18 AM ET
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The ISBN number inside a book on the copyright page should match the ISBN on the back cover, but this always the case. If a problem with an ISBN arises when posting a book, it is often good to check if the ISBN on the cover matches the copyright page. Sometimes there are publisher errors or discrepancies, and if the numbers are different that could be the problem. In general, the ISBN on the copyright page should trump the one printed on the cover, so I'd be more inclined to use that one rather than the number on the cover if the two are different.