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Subject: My wishes are coming true!
Date Posted: 5/11/2009 3:05 PM ET
Member Since: 6/17/2008
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I like all my books to be paperback and if there is a book I want and it doesn't have a paperback I'll go ahead and get the hardback, and those had pretty long wait lists, so last week  I decided to check if any of those had paperbacks available so I went to the barnes and noble website and got the ISBNS for the books I'm wishing for and just about all of them were in paperback and as a result of finding these the wait list was considerably shorter.  Since then I have gotten 10 wishlist offers for books I have been waiting forever for.  It's been exciting!

Date Posted: 5/11/2009 3:21 PM ET
Member Since: 1/24/2009
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Yay! for you

 

Date Posted: 5/11/2009 3:30 PM ET
Member Since: 4/18/2009
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Yeah, if it doesn't matter about hardback or paperback you can usually get books faster in paperback.  It's very nice and some people don't realize this or just don't want paperback. 

Date Posted: 5/11/2009 3:38 PM ET
Member Since: 1/28/2007
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Anastasia;

Go to Account / Settings /Email settings.

There is a box for I DO NOT WANT   -  Wish List - Other Versions

If you have this unchecked you should get an email when same books with different ISBNs get posted.

Dan (for Marilyn)

Date Posted: 5/11/2009 4:18 PM ET
Member Since: 5/10/2005
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Hooray for wishes coming true!

Date Posted: 5/11/2009 4:26 PM ET
Member Since: 6/17/2008
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Thanks Dan!  I did not know that