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Subject: Wrongly dening a request
Date Posted: 6/19/2014 9:24 PM ET
Member Since: 5/31/2010
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I denied a request for a book because I had forgotten that I had the hardcover with the dust jacket. I thought that I had a paperback so I denied the request. How do I contact the requestor to send the requested book?

Date Posted: 6/19/2014 9:47 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2009
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Is it in your Transaction Archive?  It might be too late, if it has already been offered to another sender.  It doesn't hurt to ask, though.

Date Posted: 6/19/2014 10:43 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Yes, if it shows anywhere on your account it will be your Transaction Archive.  If the book was wishlisted tho, it will have immediately been offered to the next wisher.

Date Posted: 6/20/2014 12:54 AM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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It wouldn't have become an official transaction until you clicked that you accepted the requestor condition.  Since you declined, there will be no record in your transaction archive.  There isn't any way I know of to know who it was who requested the book from you.

Date Posted: 6/20/2014 1:58 AM ET
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Yes, what Patty said. Declined requests do not show in your transaction archive, so there is no way to determine who requested the book.

Date Posted: 6/20/2014 2:21 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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But can't she just repost it and hopefully that same requestor may be offered the book?

Date Posted: 6/20/2014 10:14 PM ET
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If she declined it for RCs instead of cancelling the complete order, the book is still on her bookshelf, in the same position as it was before it was offered. If she cancelled it, then the book was removed from her shelf and she can repost it, making sure the listing matches the book type, etc.

Date Posted: 6/21/2014 2:28 AM ET
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Once we decline an RC, our book isn't re-offered to that same member unless the member either rewrites or turns off his RC.

Date Posted: 6/21/2014 9:04 AM ET
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OP didn't say she declined because of an RC.

Date Posted: 6/21/2014 1:05 PM ET
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True, Jean.  I was responding to a previous post but should have clarified.

Date Posted: 6/23/2014 5:00 PM ET
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If you declined a Requester Condition and the book was available in the system (on your Bookshelf) the request has been moved to the next person with a copy and there is no need to try to find the person and offer your copy, just repost it. If it was a WL book and you declined an RC, your book would have been offered to the next person in line for the book and would still be tied up in an active transaction with someone else now.

If you cancelled a request, the book is in your TA. Again, if there were other copies available the request has been passed on to the next person with a copy and there is no need to try to contact them, just repost the book. If it was a WL book, just repost the book and it will be offered to the first person in line. It may be the person who you cancelled with, or it may be the next person in line if someone else has already posted another copy.