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Subject: Wish List
Date Posted: 8/26/2007 7:15 AM ET
Member Since: 3/16/2007
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Just a quick question.  I have posted many books.  I have noticed that some of these books are in other's wish list but I still have these books.  Can this be due to the member maybe deciding not waiting the books, and just not taking it off their wish list?  I myself have looked at members wish list and seen one of the books that I have and they want and never hear nothing.  I have been told that the numbers could be wrong, but....  Maybe there is a way to take out all the books on your list and redo them, maybe there was something wrong not sure.  Sorry so long winded.

Ginny

Date Posted: 8/26/2007 8:04 AM ET
Member Since: 9/20/2005
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It all depends on whether or not the member is wishing for the ISBN you are offering.  If they are not, then your book will sit on your shelf and not be requested. 

Check out the Book Baazar's different ISBN WL thread and post the titles of your books there.  I'm sure someone will want to take them off your hands.

Date Posted: 8/26/2007 4:11 PM ET
Member Since: 11/5/2005
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When the wishlisted version of a title is not the one you posted, the wishlister may receive an email that your version has been listed (they have the option to turn these emails off).  If this doesn't get your item requested, the previous member's suggestion that you post in the forums may help.

However, you also need to be aware that there may be a reason why the wishlister only wants the ISBN they listed and ignores the system message of "title now available". 

For example, I received one of these "different" emails this morning for a trade paperback edition of the title I want.  The only problem with this is, I am only on the list for the CD audiobook version not any of the print versions.  I already own the hardcover version of this non-fiction book which is the reason I want the audiobook in the first place. 

Frequent emails about the paperback version being available are a nuisance (which is why many members turn these off in the first place.)  I choose to remain on the list and just ignore the emails about this particular title.

Date Posted: 8/26/2007 7:07 PM ET
Member Since: 3/16/2007
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Thanks to both of you for your replies.  I will go into the wish list place and see what books someone is wishing and I have on my bookshelf.  I remember some I was posting had different ISBN.  Thanks again.