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Subject: How do I find lost books?
Date Posted: 10/9/2007 10:25 AM ET
Member Since: 2/26/2007
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I had two books go lost yesterday, really strange mailed them the same day and they both got lost. I didn't do DC, I really wish I had now, but I've not had any books get lost yet. Guess I will start using DC.

I wanted to pm the people that wanted them just to check in with them, make sure they didn't get them then forget to check received, but I can't find them anywhere in the transaction archives. Where would I go to find them(I already got emails from PBS saying they were lost.)


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Date Posted: 10/9/2007 10:27 AM ET
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go to your transaction archive- the books that were missing should have an x through them and a little pm button somewhere on the other side of that.

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Date Posted: 10/9/2007 10:29 AM ET
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In your Transaction archive, when you do the search use  the drop down menu select Lost Books and do a search for just your lost books. Then you should see the books and can PM the members from there.



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Date Posted: 10/9/2007 10:40 AM ET
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Thank you, I found them!

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Date Posted: 10/9/2007 10:52 AM ET
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Just an FYI - if you mailed them on the same day to different members, this likely indicates that the books are just slow to get there.  I have had 2 incidents where books "went lost" only to turn up at the destination a week later.  I think it is a good idea to PM just to make sure that the books are, in fact, "lost."  But don't lose hope just yet - they'll probably turn up. 

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