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Subject: turn off PBS Marketplace?
Date Posted: 6/24/2011 12:37 PM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2009
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Is there a way to turn off the PBS marketplace when I sort by estimate?

It really throws my wishlist order off because it puts those first instead of when it is estimated I will ACTUALLY be offered a wishlist book.

I asked this a while back, so I guess I am hoping someone has found a work-around for it by now.

Date Posted: 6/24/2011 1:05 PM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2010
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I don't think so; but I find it annoying also. Have you tried to sort by position?


Last Edited on: 6/24/11 1:07 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/24/2011 1:47 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I just sort by position. 

Date Posted: 6/24/2011 7:34 PM ET
Member Since: 10/22/2009
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Add me to the list that finds this annoying as well.  Sorting by position doesn't work well for me as I have a lot of books on my list where I'm the first or second wisher with no estimate for the book.  I'd like to be able to see at a glance what wishes I can reasonably expect to be granted within the next few weeks.  I don't like having the ones available in the marketplace cluttering the view up.

Date Posted: 6/24/2011 8:35 PM ET
Member Since: 1/22/2011
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I see this as a way for the site to entice the members into purchasing here instead of elsewhere. It doesn't bother me. I see it as one of the ways they keep PBS free for everyone. Just scroll on by those books.

Date Posted: 6/24/2011 10:45 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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I never sort by anything but "Title" alphabetically. I think I only have 2 or 3 books currently available in the market on my wishlist so it's not intrusive for me...they can try to entice me all they want, I've made it almost half the year without purchasing a single book for money. So pfffft on advertising. LOL