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Subject: Wondering why I wasn't getting books from the same member, even though I sa
Date Posted: 10/22/2009 12:40 PM ET
Member Since: 9/21/2009
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Hi,

I had a book on my wish list, that said the member was willing to send, and you know how it ask if you wan to choose more from the member, and save them money, well I said yes, so I browsed there bookself, and selected 3 more books that I wanted, and said add, and then process order. Well, I looked today, and every book I selected is coming from a different member, why would that happen. I thought I was being nice by selecting more than one? If they declined, why would they decline? I can't understand. I know I did it all correctly.

Thanks for any help on what happened.

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 1:19 PM ET
Member Since: 9/13/2007
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If you clicked on the book title, went to the page where they describe the book, and hit order from there the order goes to the first person in the FIFO. You need to order from that first list of their books in order to actually get it from that person.

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 1:23 PM ET
Member Since: 9/21/2009
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What a bummer. I think I may have done that on 1 book, but pretty sure the other 2 I just click add to order. Unless they declined? I only have it stated for my conditions that I need books from non-smoker, at least not smelling of smoke, maybe that could be a reason? I don't know.

Thanks for the response. I will make sure next time I am on the correct page. I guess I can't do anything about it now.

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 1:24 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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Do you have RCs? If so they may have denied them on the additional books for some reason. Otherwise, if they cancelled the requests you will see it in your Transaction Archive and your Credit Registry.

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Date Posted: 10/22/2009 1:25 PM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2009
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if any of the people have not yet printed their label, you can cancel the order.

Khristy

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 1:42 PM ET
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What is RC stand for? I was thinking you were meaning that I say Non smoker books, just not books that smell like smoke. Maybe thats what it is. I did look in transaction history, and she declined all the request. Don't know why.

Oh well, at least I know now that I did it right. They just declined.

Thanks for everyones help.

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 1:47 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Yes, if the sender cancels the transaction (or it times out) all the books roll over into FIFO and end up being re-ordered from seperate members.

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 1:53 PM ET
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Yes,  RC means your conditions. It could be possible that the WL book is new or came from a source that they know is clean, but the older books smell. I have a few that I would have to turn down the request for non-smoky even though 99% of what I post would pass that RC. She might not have realized it was a bulk request either and didn't have the postage to mail that many singles right now. You could cancel the additional requests if they haven't been printed and PM the WL book poster to find out why they were cancelled.

You'd know if you were ordering more from the same person in bulk mode because the book list down the right side of the screen and it tells you that you are ordering more from member X. If you get the same address verification request screen multiple times, then you have gotten off of their shelf and are ordering then individually.