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Subject: Error
Date Posted: 10/15/2007 10:26 AM ET
Member Since: 10/2/2007
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I posted a book in error. I must have somehow tabbed down to audio book rather than paperback book. I went in to correct my error and the audio book was on someone's wish list, so I can't delete the book. How do I handle this now?

Thank you,



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Date Posted: 10/15/2007 10:30 AM ET
Member Since: 5/29/2007
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You'll have to wait until someone accepts and then cancel and apologize.  Is there a PM button that you can use to send the person wishing a PM now, so that they may see your PM as soon as possible.   You will want to cancel it tho so that the person stays at the front of the WL line.  Don't ask them to cancel because then they will lose their place in line.  Whether they read your PM first or last doesn't matter.  They need to accept and then you need to cancel so they remain number one in line for the next copy. 

From the help center:


  • If you have Posted the book in error, you will not be able to remove the pending offer.
    • You will need to wait until the book is requested, then click "I cannot send" on the request
    • You will have a chance to send a Personal Message to the requestor when you cancel.


  • Last Edited on: 10/15/07 10:32 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
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    Date Posted: 10/15/2007 10:41 PM ET
    Member Since: 8/23/2007
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    I accidentally posted a WL book twice. The computer hiccupped or something because it didn't show up. So I posted again and then it showed up twice on 2 dif WL holds. I accepted the 1st.  When the 2nd one was on hold I pm'd the person and told them what happened.  I told them to accept it so I could cancel it so they don't lose their place in line. 

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