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Topic: November/December Birthday Swap  (Read 15923 times)
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« on: November 27, 2007 02:02:21 PM »

Swap name: November/December Birthday Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: ollieorange
Sign-up date range: This lasts from 11.27 to 12.19
Date to send item by: Must send within 2 weeks of picking a partner

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): no

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

All ages allowed? Or 18+? All ages, if you are under 18 please get your parents permission.  Smiley

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES

Everyone has to be pre-approved for this swap!

Details of swap:
Happy Birthday to us! This is a November & December birthday swap. Post a list and get a birthday pressie! You can ask for supplies or handmade items. You will also need to let people know where you are located: city, state & country. You need not post your age, but please let us know your birthdate.

First: You will look through the lists of the people
who have already posted.  You will THEN pick someone from
there to craft for.

Second: As soon as you have messaged me, the organizer,
telling me who you would like to craft for and your answers to the
questionnaire, I will tell you that you can post a birthday list.

This is not like the other claim swaps- such as OWS where you must pick again to repost your list. In this swap, you post your list once and it will stay there for craftster to scroll through at will. I will be updating the sending/receiving list rather frequently, so if you are unsure who to craft for, that might give you a better idea 

- To be able to post a list you have to craft for at least ONE person
- There must be AT LEAST 5 items on your list
- Once you have picked someone to craft for, you can be picked as many times as there are items on your list. (To make sure things are fair though, the organizers retain the right to restrict people's lists if they are receiving a significant amount more than they are giving).
- You can choose to craft for as many people as you like, but you cannot "owe" more than 3 things. If you have picked 3 people to craft for, you must send at least one of those items successfully before picking again.
- If you are a newbie and this is your first swap, you must successfully send once before choosing again.
- Please use DC#s or get a copy of the customs number/receipt/proof when sending your packages... this helps greatly if they're lost in the mail!
- Regular communication is required, so PM me when you send and when you receive.
- You can craft for more than one person if you want, just PM me who you'd like to craft for and I'll send you their address!

If you were not born in NOvember or December, you may still craft for somebody if youd like to, however they are not bound to craft for you in return. That being said...

If you receive a gift from anyone in this swap, it is polite to mail a thank you note/card/letter. Also post pictures of your received items in the gallery- or let your partner know before hand if you don't have a camera/scanner, so that their work can be appreciated.

When one of your items is picked, you must cross it out on your list so that other swappers know what is available.

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

Name of swap: November/December Birthday Swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?

IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE. Please put November/December Bday Swap in the subject lines of all of your PM's regarding this swap! Please send all PM's to ollieorange & the lovely co-organizer addicted2knitting.

Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

************** GALLERY!!! GALLERY!!!*********
« Last Edit: December 04, 2007 05:29:51 PM by ollieorange » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2007 02:03:32 PM »

sent   recieved sending late with communication to organizer   needs to pm organizer & co-organizer asap/ poor communication!   feedback given

1.ollieorange ---> kategirl
   ollieorange 12/31----> bronzfrog 
2. mini----> ThatDarnPunk
3. Sevsonlygirl---> DarkDaughter
  SevsOnlyGirl ---> Zelda.Suicide
4. ThatDarnPunk----> ollieorange
    ThatDarnPunk----> mini
    ThatDarnPunk 12/31---->AbsurdAnnekuh
   Addicted2Knitting ---> sanditerese
6. kategirl-----> ollieorange
7. darkdaughter---->ThatDarnPunk
8.PatriaE----> SevsOnlyGirl
   PatriaE---->  noxluff
9. The Jenya 12/13----> mini
     The Jenya---> samsara
10. Sanditerese [/color] ----> darkdaughter
11. bhean---->mini
12. mint----> darkdaughter
      mint ----> emlee_bee
13. bronzfrog---> ThatDarnPunk
14. Samsara--->  ThreadorYarn
      Samsara---> mint
      Samasara---> gemcraft
15. ThreadorYarn-----> mint
      ThreadorYarn----> AbsurdAnnekuh
16. GougeAway -----> SevsOnlyGirl
17. emlee_bee ----> mint
18. riario----> mini
       riario--> darkdaughter
19. noxluff----> samsara
20. kittyvegas----> The Jenya       
 Kittyvegas-----> bhean
21. AbsuredAnnekuh- 12/19---> PatriaE
22.Zelda.Suicide----> riario
23. normashellyjean 12/22---> emlee_bee
      normashellyjean-----> kategirl
24. Gemcraft----> normashellyjean

Updated List of who's doing what:
« Last Edit: January 29, 2008 02:38:40 PM by ollieorange » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2007 02:22:48 PM »

I'm so happy I didn't miss the Nov birthday swap! Yeah! Happy birthday to us!

« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2007 02:23:48 PM »

So, I'll get this started!I'm in Madison, WI USA. I love bunnies, black cats, tea, teeth and moustaches. My birthday is 12.29.79 and I feel very old.  Wink Here's my list:
1. Slide pendent kit
2. Fingerless gloves from bamboo yarn, prefer black
3. Alexander Henry "Merry Modernica" fabric
4. Craft books on nearly any subject
5. Any type of art to hang in my entryway
6. Necklaces, no chokers- I've got a goiter! (sexy huh?!)
7. Crocheted bunny- http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/60480A.html
8. Coat for my doggie- it got cold quick!
« Last Edit: December 09, 2007 02:06:37 PM by ollieorange » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2007 03:29:33 PM »

I am a November birthday girl and this swap sounds awsome!


« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2007 03:30:53 PM »

I am a November birthday girl and this swap sounds awsome!
send in your info!

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« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2007 04:46:30 PM »

I am going to sign up once more people join to pick from. Also is everyone guaranteed to be picked or do we roll over into the next month. and how many times can you be picked before before your list get shut down and you have to send. It used to be 2 but it does not say anywhere in the swap rules

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« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2007 04:59:41 PM »

I think I signed up! (Huh)  I sent in my info but I'm just a wee bit confused. Heh.
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2007 05:59:12 PM »

I know these are really confusing! You can send your info in before there is something you want to make listed. It's basically to make it easier for me to keep track of things- I think?!
All you need to do to get going in the swap is send me the short questionaire in the description. This might help a little.
we'll start with 3 people: A,B & C
1. A posts a list with at least 5 items on it
2. B chooses to make item #2 on A's list
3. B pm's me & A and lets me know she's making item #2
4. I PM B with A's address & let B know she can post her list of at least five items.
5. B posts her list and it begins again when C makes a claim on B.
Does that help at all?
EVERYONE will get something. I will make sure of that.
Having said all of that- Thatdarnpunk has choosen to make my bunny, she can now post her list and anyone can choose off of it.

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« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2007 06:16:21 PM »

I just want to make it clear that the lists do NOT roll over into the next month.  At the end of December this list should shut down so that the January birthday swap can start.  After December 31st there should just be sending going on.  There are no angels, you get picked or not, but that's that.  Please keep that in mind. Smiley
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