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« on: March 02, 2012 07:58:20 PM »

It came to my attention that only a certain age group (18+) can mainly swap.
In the rules, it says ANYONE one can swap with crafty packages, matching the theme.
I understand some swaps are for everyone and every age but, how do we KNOW
that people are not going to be upset with peoples ages?

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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012 08:07:17 PM »

I'm pretty sure the swapping age is 16.  In order to be an organizer you have to be 18, but its 16 for swapping. 

And I suppose you don't know.  If it really bothers someone they can mention in their questionnaire or PM the organizer. 

Me personally?  I don't care how old my partner is...
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012 08:49:04 PM »

rlynn is correct.  Per Craftster guidelines, you must be at least 16 years old to swap.  You must be at least 18 years old to organize a swap.  Those are our minimums, but Organizers may impose additional age criteria within their swaps, if they choose to do so.
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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2012 08:04:03 PM »

I like to go with 16 or older.  Not to offend the younger crowd, but at 16 you're hopefully mature enough to follow a swap through to the end and make sure the package gets sent by the deadline.  I myself have had a bad experience doing a personal swap with a craftster member that was under 16, so I stick to my guns on the age restriction when swapping.
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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2012 07:22:08 AM »

I like to go with 16 or older.  Not to offend the younger crowd, but at 16 you're hopefully mature enough to follow a swap through to the end and make sure the package gets sent by the deadline.  I myself have had a bad experience doing a personal swap with a craftster member that was under 16, so I stick to my guns on the age restriction when swapping.

That's good because it's the site rules.  Wink  No one under 16 is allowed to swap.
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2012 07:34:13 PM »

I've never had any issues with my partners because I'm 17. Smiley
BUT one of the best things about turning 18 next month is how many more swaps I can participate in! Cheesy
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