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Subject: what is going on when...?
Date Posted: 8/9/2012 2:10 PM ET
Member Since: 11/11/2011
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what is going on when i request a book and it says waiting on member for more than a week? thanks!

Date Posted: 8/9/2012 2:50 PM ET
Member Since: 5/25/2010
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Has it rolled over to the next copy? Look at the "Requested On:" field. Is that more recently than your initial request? If so, the first person probably either said they couldn't mail or let the request time out, and you are now waiting on the second (or third, or fourth) member.

Date Posted: 8/9/2012 4:55 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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What Elizabeth said yes

You can check this in your credit registry, which is on the horizontal yellow bar on your My Account page.  If you see that an order was canceled and "passed on", that means your order has been passed to a new sender.

Date Posted: 8/9/2012 9:33 PM ET
Member Since: 11/11/2011
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the book is the memory keepers daughter. does popularity make a differenc? thanks for your help!

Subject: popularity of books
Date Posted: 8/10/2012 12:12 PM ET
Member Since: 11/18/2005
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oh yea! There are probably a lot of copies of the Memory Keeper's Daughter in the system