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Subject: wish list rant
Date Posted: 6/14/2011 11:14 PM ET
Member Since: 9/22/2007
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Am I the only one who gets aggravated when I'm #25 on a wishlist, see that one wish has been granted and I'm now #26?  I know a lot of the reasons why this might happen but it drives me crazy!  Sometimes there have been two or three wishes granted and I still get further (farther?) away from getting the book.

Okay, I feel a teeny bit better now.

Ginnie

Date Posted: 6/15/2011 8:28 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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It's just because people ahead of you have had it on hold. Or ones granted before have gone lost or timed out. No reason to get angry. 

Personally I don't pay that much attention to my WL. I just have better things to do and books here to read while I wait.  I get them when I get them.  Constantly checking them just sounds like work to me.

Date Posted: 6/15/2011 8:35 AM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2010
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Patience, Patience.

Just put the WL on Auto  and wait for the surprises. 

-RD



Last Edited on: 6/15/11 9:22 AM ET - Total times edited: 1