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Subject: I want to know where I stand
Date Posted: 2/8/2009 10:11 PM ET
Member Since: 1/12/2009
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Is there an easy way to view where I am on the queue list with books that I have posted?  How about WL books?

Oh, and another question.  If I request a book that one of my buddies happens to have, will it automatically be requested from them, or will it go to the queue?


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Date Posted: 2/8/2009 10:21 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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You can where you are in the WL line by going to your WL and hovering  your mouse pointer over the grey box with the exclamation point in it.  A little popup will appear telling you what # you are in line for the book.

There isn't a way to tell where the books on your bookshelf are in the FIFO line.

If you are browing a buddy's bookshelf and click the "order this book" link from their bookshelf, then the order goes directly to them and bypasses the FIFO system.

Last Edited on: 2/8/09 10:22 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 2/8/2009 10:22 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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If you add books to your Reminder List, you can see how many copies are in the system, but there's no way to know what # your books are in line.  You can tell what # you are in line on your Wl by hovering over the ! in the grey circle with your mouse while you are looking at the books on your WL.

Date Posted: 2/8/2009 10:23 PM ET
Member Since: 1/12/2009
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Thanks to both of you:)  I'm headed to my WL now:)

Date Posted: 2/8/2009 10:47 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Just make sure you order from their shelf. If you go to the book description page and order it'll put the order to FIFO.  So if you look at the description hit the back button to go back your buddy's shelf. 

If you have the storage space-don't worry about posting those highly posted books.  They do eventually get ordered.   I had 3 ordered from me recently.  1 sat on my shelf for a while and I assume worked it's way up FIFO.  THe other 2 were from people hitting the Order More From Member button when I posted WL books. 

Also you can run a deal on them if they aren't moving fast enough for you.

Date Posted: 2/8/2009 10:50 PM ET
Member Since: 1/12/2009
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Thanks:)  I just made my first post to the book bazaar, so maybe that'll help.  I certainly have had a lot of requests already, I'm just having fun getting to know my way around the site!  I love the friendly atmosphere and the fact that everyone seems to be so helpful!  Thanks a million!

Date Posted: 2/9/2009 11:46 AM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2007
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