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Subject: What happened to my Wishlist option?
Date Posted: 1/4/2014 1:49 AM ET
Member Since: 1/3/2014
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Just joined tonight, posted books, started a Wishlist about 13 deep but all of  sudden the Wishlist button is completely gone. I can't put anything else on my Wishlist. 

Is there some sort of daily limit of books I can put on a Wishlist or is this a website problem? 

thanks

Date Posted: 1/4/2014 1:54 AM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2009
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You can lIst up to 200 books on your wishlist - but you can only add books that are NOT currently in the system (i.e. books that aren't available to order). I have a feeling you are attempting to add books that you can simply order if you choose. If you want to keep track of books you are interested in, but aren't quite ready to order, you can add them to your reminder list.



Last Edited on: 1/4/14 1:56 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/4/2014 2:14 AM ET
Member Since: 1/3/2014
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Ok, I didn't see the 'Order' button. So then if I hit the order button does that mean i'm actually going to get that book? It's hard to believe considering the wait-list of so many other books. And since i'm asking questions: in a general do the wait-lists go pretty quickly? 

thanks!

Date Posted: 1/4/2014 2:21 AM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Welcome to PBS Andrew!

Wishlists vary alot depending on how many are posted by members.  Some big name authors move quickly, others not so much.  I have a couple that haven't been posted into the system in several years.

Your best option is to maintain a large wishlist, this increases your chances of having books arrive on a regular basis.

Date Posted: 1/4/2014 9:20 AM ET
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Last Edited on: 6/14/14 8:22 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/4/2014 2:42 PM ET
Member Since: 3/20/2006
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If you are a Gold Key member (which I highly recommend), you can have up to 300 books at a time on your wishlist.  Some wishlists move pretty quickly -- especially for popular authors whose books have been our a while (even more so if both the hardcover and paperback versions are available), but I have some relatively obscure books that have been on my wishlist since 2007.