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Subject: WL holds
Date Posted: 6/27/2015 11:33 AM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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Anyone else not having other versions removed when they mark a WL book received?   Just went in and marked 2 WL books received and then went to my WL and saw that each one had another version still hanging out in 'hold' status. So I got curious and found that when I got Dr. Sleep last month none of the 4 other versions on my WL got removed.

Date Posted: 6/27/2015 12:39 PM ET
Member Since: 6/2/2014
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Yes, so have I, but I think it's a glitch.

Date Posted: 6/27/2015 11:21 PM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2005
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Going against the grain here, but I like it. Sometimes I want multiple editions of a book.

Maybe a mil-history book for DH and another edition for the troops.

Or a book for my very small keeper shelf and another edition for a friend.

Back when WWZ was so darn popular, I wanted every edition I could put my hands on, just because that title was also popular with deployed folk.

It was annoying when I missed checking the box and all editions were removed from my WL - I had to start from the beginning of the FIFO line.

These days, I use the personal note feature to remind myself to remove other editions or to leave them on my WL. I like that the system doesn't remove them because I missed checking the box that allowed them to stay on my WL.

Date Posted: 6/28/2015 2:10 AM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2010
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Sometimes not all editions are tied together in the system, and it only removes the editions that are tied together.

Date Posted: 6/28/2015 11:00 AM ET
Member Since: 2/12/2006
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"Sometimes not all editions are tied together in the system, and it only removes the editions that are tied together."   THIS!  yes

If you check the Other Versions on the book details page, you can see which, if any, are tied to that listing.

Date Posted: 6/29/2015 11:39 AM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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Yes, I've frequently had that happen. I used to think it was only when a version wasn't linked to the one I ultimately got but I have had ones that were linked still on hold on my bookshelf after I have marked a book received, so a glitch. I frequently review my WL so it is nothing more than a hassle to delete the versions still on hold.

Date Posted: 6/29/2015 11:43 AM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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If they are linked enough to go on Hold when one is granted, then they should be linked enough to ask the question if you want them removed when you receive the it in the mail. Send in Feedback. Maybe something is toggled wrong on your account.