Thanks, Bob, both for the comments and the chuckles. smile Cindy --- On Wed, 7/23/08, Bob <rwiley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Bob <rwiley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Fw: WishListRequest From Chela > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 2:23 AM > Cindy, I don't think it's your job to check for > duplicates. > > You already do so much more: namely your wish list is the > only place where > I can find the age recommendation for books, and, I think > you should curb > your masochistic tendacies <grin>. > > The wish list is fine. If there are duplicates that a > submiter doesn't take > the time to check for, it will probably be pointed out here > on this list and > then you can make your adjustments. > > You remind me of Boxer the horse in George Orwell's > "animal farm". His > response to every problem was "I will work > harder". Incidentally, should > anyone take offense to my comparing you to a horse, I would > point out that > Boxer was one of the heroes of the book, but wound up sent > to the glue > factory for his actions. A rather sticky situation. > > Just trying to prevent burn-out. > > If you decide to go ahead, I wish you luck, and offer my > thanks. If I can > help in any way you have my email address. > > Bob > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:21 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Fw: WishListRequest From > Chela > > > > Thanks for the info, MOnica. I'll delete them from > the Wish List. I think > > Chela reads these posts, so I guess she'll find > out that they're already > > in the collection. > > > > I guess I'd better start checking both the > collection and the BOoks in > > Process list. I do sometimes when there aren't a > lot of books requested > > but I keep thinking that people know, after all the > reminders that I and > > others have posted, and the notice I've put at > the top of the Wish List, > > that they should check before requesting books. > > > > I've just enlarged the font of that opening > paragraph on the wish list. > > Will it make a difference to blind people? Does > enlarged font sound louder > > or "look" different in braille? > > > > Cindy > > > > ***WISH LIST (CALLED REQUESTED ADDITIONS TO THE > BOOKSHARE COLLECTION)IS > > AVAILABLE AT > > > http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/Book_Requests.htm > > http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ > > > http://studentpages.alma.edu/~07jmyate/book_requests.htm > > > > A LIST OF BOOKS CURRENTLY BEING SCANNED IS AVAILABLE > AT > > > http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/scanning.html > > http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ > > > > Jake's site for useful links: > http://www.jbrownell.com/bkslinks.html > > > > > > --- On Tue, 7/22/08, Monica Willyard > <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > >> From: Monica Willyard <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx> > >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Fw: WishListRequest > From Chela > >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > >> Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 10:52 PM > >> Hi, Cindy. I'm a little concerned because some > people > >> are submitting > >> wish list requests for books already on Bookshare. > I know > >> you're just > >> forwarding, and I'm not blaming you. The > request itself > >> doesn't make > >> sense though. Why would we buy the three-pack when > all > >> three books are > >> on Bookshare? Two of them, This Present Darkness > and > >> Piercing The > >> Darkness, have been on Bookshare for several years > and are > >> in > >> excellent shape. Prophet has just been added to > the > >> collection and is > >> on the new books page. Even if it wasn't, why > buy a > >> 3-pack of books > >> just to get at Prophet? I wouldn't want to see > a > >> volunteer waste money > >> and time working on books in the system unless > they need a > >> rescan. > >> This email probably sounds a little grumpy. > I'm more > >> frustrated than > >> annoyed though. > >> > >> > >> -- > >> Monica Willyard > >> Visit my blog at http://www.scannersguild.com > >> To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > >> bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > >> put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in > the subject > >> line. To get a list of available commands, put > the word > >> 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject line. 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