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Topic: Why is there a big red "W" on books on my BIR list?

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Subject: Why is there a big red "W" on books on my BIR list?
Date Posted: 8/21/2008 10:18 PM ET
Member Since: 12/19/2007
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I understand that the red "W" means that book is on someone else's wish list and the green "W" with the small "a" means it is on someone's auto request but...why is it on my BIR list? All the books that have either of those designations have already been mailed off. If I don't have them anymore and can't mail them to anyone, why would I need to know that that title is on a WL somewhere?
Date Posted: 8/21/2008 10:26 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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It means the same thing.  Some people put all the books they've read on their BIR list even ones they've decided to keep.  So I guess it shows you that they're WL to encourage to you post some keepers into the WL system. 

Last Edited on: 8/22/08 10:50 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/22/2008 9:28 AM ET
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It shows you have good taste. :-)