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Topic: FAQ: All swaps require you to have completed two already?  (Read 13979 times)
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gavagai
« Reply #40 on: February 06, 2009 01:43:58 AM »

You are right that you must have "completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time", but that is only to sign up for multiple swaps. I.e. you can always sign up for one swap to start with (as long as you meet the other criteria), but to sign up for more than one at a time you first need to complete that first swap successfully. Does that make sense?
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« Reply #41 on: February 06, 2009 09:51:58 AM »

Yes!
Thank you so much for clearing that up... For someone who is new to swaps, that wasn't particularly obvious.
I do feel a bit silly now, but I really appreciate your help!
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gavagai
« Reply #42 on: February 06, 2009 12:33:09 PM »

Many people make that mistake, so no problem.  Smiley Didn't we think about changing the wording on that?
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« Reply #43 on: February 06, 2009 12:43:57 PM »

I think we have changed it a few times. Undecided Embarrassed
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« Reply #44 on: February 07, 2009 10:56:37 AM »

Has it been worded with "when" instead of "before" ?

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Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time:

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Has completed one swap successfully when signing up for multiple swaps at a time:

fwiw imo if the whole sentence isn't read, it doesn't matter how it's worded. I get that at work a lot. People stop halfway through the sentence and don't realize that their question is answered in the next few words.
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« Reply #45 on: February 07, 2009 11:12:20 AM »

But wouldn't it then be better if the information was given the other way around? like "Before you sign up for more than one swap at a time you must have completed your first swap successfully" or something like that (English is not my mother tongue).
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« Reply #46 on: February 07, 2009 11:40:13 AM »

That works too. Maybe the wording of that line could be the next Craftster survey?  Cheesy
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« Reply #47 on: February 07, 2009 01:52:34 PM »

Don't know why, but I've been thinking about it all day  Huh Cheesy What about a change like this -

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
1 - Has been a member for at least one month:
2 - Has posted at least 15 times:
3 - Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps:
4 - Does not have any negative feedback:
5a - First time swappers must meet conditions 1-4
5b - Other swappers must meet conditions 1-4 and have completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time
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fishgurll
« Reply #48 on: February 08, 2009 11:02:04 AM »

But wouldn't it then be better if the information was given the other way around? like "Before you sign up for more than one swap at a time you must have completed your first swap successfully" or something like that (English is not my mother tongue).


That there makes so much more sense. It doesn't make give off the impression that the requirement is linked to the participation of the swap in question. Smiley
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Maxer65
« Reply #49 on: February 10, 2009 05:53:53 AM »

I really  like (and understand) how this site does their swaps.  I can't tell you how many times, on other boards, that people join the site then join one swap after another only to flake on them all.  So frustrating but does this really help you all with your participants?
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