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Topic: can someone please make a swap for newbies?  (Read 1448 times)
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nialew
« on: July 25, 2011 05:24:53 PM »

I really want to join a swap but none of them are for newbie swappers, so can someone please make a swap that allow newbies to join. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2011 05:34:06 PM »

I second this request!   I am more than willing to wait the necessary month of membership before entering into swap, but I hope I don't have trouble getting accepted into one once my probationary period is over.  These sound like so much fun!   It would be nice if there was one targeted towards newbies so that we can sort of introduce ourselves and our crafting to the board. 
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« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2011 04:21:31 AM »

I would be willing to organise this if people don't mind waiting until the very beginning of September - I've got a lot going on until then.
What themes would everyone be interested in?
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« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2011 07:53:00 AM »

Thank you, amycavy!   I wouldn't mind waiting for September.  My summer classes end this week, and my fall classes should be a few weeks in, so that is good timing for me. 

As for theme, I'm pretty open to anything.  I think it probably shouldn't be something too specific so that more people are encouraged to join.  What do you think about doing a buddy system sort of thing?  A newbie partnered up with a veteran, maybe? 
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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2011 08:41:06 AM »

The Swap Moderators run a Newbie Swap every couple of months.  I believe that we have one coming up in September or so. Smiley 
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nialew
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2011 09:44:43 AM »

Thank so much, I have been anxious to start a swap. I have no problem waiting till September.

As for the idea on the swap you can be as creative as you like, I'm just so happy to be apart of the  swap!
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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2011 10:33:00 AM »

Most swaps allow newbies. Are you getting confused by this? http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=115208.0
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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2011 01:10:21 PM »

Most swaps allow newbies. Are you getting confused by this? http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=115208.0

I think perhaps Nialew was concerned by this.  I was just seeking a swap especially for newbies.  As I am a newbie, I didn't know that there was one for them every few months! 
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« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2011 07:25:50 AM »

The Swap Moderators run a Newbie Swap every couple of months.  I believe that we have one coming up in September or so. Smiley 


Yep Smiley  If there's sufficient interest in the Newbie Swap, I can start signups mid-August Cheesy 
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nialew
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2011 01:03:28 PM »

Thank , I didn't know I could join any swap as a newbie.
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