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Subject: Wish List?
Date Posted: 6/29/2015 8:19 PM ET
Member Since: 3/1/2007
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I have my wishlist sorted by estimate ascending order.....Over the weekend there were several books listed estimated for 1 week, 5, 6, 7 weeks.....today the first book listed is estimated at 11, 14, 18 weeks and longer.......what's going on?

zeke68 -
Date Posted: 6/29/2015 8:26 PM ET
Member Since: 10/30/2008
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Could be a few reasons:

  • the people ahead of you had their accounts paused - when they unpause, they go back on the list in their original position
  • someone ahead of you received a WL book with a problem - they get put back on the list in their original position
  • site error - they've been having a lot of issues lately as referenced in the "Frustrated" thread in CMT

 

Date Posted: 6/29/2015 9:13 PM ET
Member Since: 6/2/2014
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Isn't the estimate based on what was swapped the week before? If one week, 3 books are posted then none for awhile that affects the estimate...I think.

Date Posted: 6/29/2015 9:15 PM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2008
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I thought the estimates were based on how many copies of the book were posted the week before. So if 4 copies were posted last week and just 2 this week that changes the estimate. 

zeke68 -
Date Posted: 6/30/2015 7:54 AM ET
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Totally misread the question.  I thought she was asking why her position changed.  That'll teach me to answer questions after a few drinks.  wink

Number of books swapped in previous weeks is the main reason the estimate changes, as everyone else pointed out.  Sorry for the misinformation.

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 6/30/2015 9:15 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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Yeah, I have one book where I'm currently 37th in line. Right now it's at 19 weeks, before that it was 38 weeks, it's also been down to 10 weeks.

I don't know why I can't resist looking at these numbers. blush

Date Posted: 6/30/2015 9:26 AM ET
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Zeke..you have to share those drinks with the res of us!!!!