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Subject: Wishlist Counter Screwy???
Date Posted: 5/21/2008 9:11 PM ET
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I don't know if this is the right place to post this.... but i just noticed something.  I am desperately searching for a children's book published in 1970 by Troll books called "Sticky Stanley".  Now, on my litte wishlist icon my actual wishlist it says I am 2 of 2.  But if you click on the link to open the book and its info, the counter says under "Members Wishing" just "1"/?? 

Whats the story here?

Oh and anyone who has and is willing to part with that book I would appreciate it - Its the first book I read by myself as a child and it has a LOT of important memories with family etc. attached to it....

Thanks!

~KImberly

Date Posted: 5/21/2008 10:13 PM ET
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Someone probably had it on their wishlist before then vacationed themselves and when they went off, they took their spot on the wishlist.

Date Posted: 5/21/2008 11:24 PM ET
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Members Wishing count on the book description page does not include Vacation Holds, while the # in line total does I believe.

Date Posted: 5/22/2008 9:26 AM ET
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The people on hold are hidden from the count when you look to see what number in line you are. I think that when you look at the book listing it doesnt count you in the number (not 100% sure about that though)

Date Posted: 5/22/2008 10:35 AM ET
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Check alibris.com.  I recently was able to find a childhood favorite that is long out of print there.  It was in decent shape and the price was ok too.

Edited because I can't spell yet this morning...



Last Edited on: 5/22/08 10:39 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/23/2008 7:27 AM ET
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Thanks everyone!  That sounds right about the wish list thing.  And, I hadn't checked alibris yet, I"ll do that! =)

Date Posted: 5/23/2008 9:56 AM ET
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Wow. I checked Half.com and they want about 106.00 for the cheapest copy.

Date Posted: 5/23/2008 1:21 PM ET
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Available for about $20.00 on abebooks.com

 

Date Posted: 5/23/2008 3:33 PM ET
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Thanks Joe!

I'll check it out =)