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Subject: Why do I feel depressed when I see this statement on my account?
Date Posted: 4/26/2010 8:36 PM ET
Member Since: 9/27/2008
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At this time there are not any requests going or coming from your account.

Date Posted: 4/26/2010 9:02 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I know-makes you want to spend credits or post a WL book just to generate some activity

Date Posted: 4/26/2010 9:03 PM ET
Member Since: 4/16/2008
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I have never seen that...guess I need some inactivity :)  Might be a good thing for old Mount TBR!

Date Posted: 4/26/2010 9:54 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2010
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Mount TBR   lol! Mine's more like a slow-moving avalanche, soon to bury my entire house...

I think I've seen that screen once, for maybe a day :)

Date Posted: 4/26/2010 10:32 PM ET
Member Since: 12/11/2009
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I've never seen that screen -- since I joined I've always either had something coming or going, or both, I guess!

Date Posted: 4/27/2010 3:59 AM ET
Member Since: 2/26/2009
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I've seen that too many times, very depressing.

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Date Posted: 4/27/2010 8:22 AM ET
Member Since: 2/8/2010
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I have found that its good to be on other sites too......that way something is going on all the time...somewhere.....pm me for more info........smiley



Date Posted: 4/27/2010 10:33 AM ET
Member Since: 6/19/2008
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Have you tryed maybe , posting a deal in the bazaar...?   maybe that will get you some action on your shelf ?

Date Posted: 4/27/2010 1:43 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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I had that happen to me a few weeks ago, for the first time in years...had my account on hold AND my wishlist (which is all auto-requested) was being very quiescent. It was eerie and quiet-feeling. LOL It wasn't long though before my wishlist coughed up a request and then we were rolling once again.


Date Posted: 4/27/2010 1:45 PM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2005
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I don't mind seeing it once in a while, it gives me a little breathing and reading time.

Date Posted: 4/27/2010 2:36 PM ET
Member Since: 11/26/2005
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I know the feeling!  Somehow I get that message a LOT but I still have a billion books to read.

Date Posted: 4/27/2010 7:21 PM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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I see it every so often.  I can handle it for a couple of days.  Then I have to start reading a WL'd book and read it really fast! So I can post it.


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Date Posted: 4/27/2010 9:19 PM ET
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I'm not too worried about it.  I have about 10 books in my TBR pile that are all wishlisted, so as I whittle that down, I will get my credits back up and then I can order more.  I actually have 4 credits now, but I don't want to get down to zero, just in case a WL book comes in.  I like to have a few in reserve.

Date Posted: 4/27/2010 9:22 PM ET
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But you know what I really like.  When it's not a WL book that gets requested.  Just some book that I posted months ago.  I'm not sure why I like that more than get a WL request.  Maybe because it's a surprise. 

Date Posted: 4/29/2010 10:43 AM ET
Member Since: 11/6/2009
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You only have 10 books in your TBR pile? Wow! I wish mine were that small. I think I'm being buried alive in mine! I always have activity it seems, but then it's all from stuff coming in. I need to work on it going out!

Date Posted: 4/29/2010 10:58 AM ET
Member Since: 8/15/2007
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I see that message very often. I've been here almost 3 years and still have only sent and received a little over 60 books.

I still have a TBR of around 150 books. PBS just isn't my only source. I went for nearly 6 months last year with zero activity either coming or going! It wasn't until this year that several of my books moved to the front of FIFO and some on my WL moved up to number 1.

Date Posted: 4/30/2010 12:02 AM ET
Member Since: 9/27/2008
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Allow me to restate my statement so it makes more sense.  Of the books in my TBR pile, about 10 of them are wish-listed.