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Subject: no response to BOB offers
Date Posted: 7/25/2007 11:35 AM ET
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I wonder if anyone knows how to tell if a person no longer belongs or if they are on vacation or otherwise on hold.

I have several BOB offers that I am getting no response from. Is there a specific time when you just cancel and move on or do you cancel and run it through again as a new offer? I am talking about weeks (not days) of no response. Someone mentioned the Boxer feedback system  but I haven't found that yet. Yes, I am fairly new and still finding my way around. Any pointers would be helpful.



Date Posted: 7/25/2007 12:32 PM ET
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Date Posted: 7/25/2007 12:53 PM ET
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I'd suggest you send a PM, and if you don't get a reply to the PM within a few days, then go ahead and cancel.

Angie -
Date Posted: 7/25/2007 12:58 PM ET
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I personally only wait a few days and then just cancel. I figure if it takes them awhile to even respond one way or another, they most likely won't be too prompt about mailing, marking it received, etc.

Date Posted: 7/25/2007 1:07 PM ET
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I, too, would pm first and then wait maybe a few days to a week and then cancel. I have one myself that I pm'd a couple days ago about. I have my bob on hold and was wondering if that was preventing them from picking out any books. But, I haven't received an answer yet. I'll probably wait a bit longer.

When an offer has been accepted, then you have an opportunity to give feedback. And once it's given, it can't be changed.

Date Posted: 7/25/2007 1:22 PM ET
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I would wait for a week or so, then if the person does not respond, send them a PM telling them pleasantly that if you don't hear from them in 2-3 days you will have to decline their kind offer.  Then decline and move on.