A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 302,711
Currently Running With Scissors:
413 Guests and 4 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: No name?  (Read 821 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
rockingbearranch
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1286
Joined: 10-Oct-2012


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: May 18, 2015 07:16:12 AM »

I am noticing that a lot of swappers are leaving off their name for the mailing address. I've tried multiple post offices and the result is the same. The postal worker gives me grief and I end up taking the package home until I can get a name from my partner.

I'm near a military base so it may just be my area but it seems a little thing when someone is spending hours making you something from the heart. I wouldn't be interested in swapping if it was entirely impersonal.

Before someone chimes in about identity theft or stalking, I sympathize with those concerns but the statistical reality of any negative outcome here with experienced swappers is remarkably low. If you have concerns you can always use a nom de guerre, a made up artists name.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Annchen
Yarrrn...
Offline Offline

Posts: 2226
Joined: 13-Aug-2007

Yarn keeps me sane(ish)


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2015 04:24:08 AM »

I just assume my partner forgot, so I always ask if the name is missing.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
blupaisan
crayyyyyyzeeeeeee about cats!!!
Online Online

Posts: 4636
Joined: 25-Jun-2008

aaaaaaah summer


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2015 04:32:28 PM »

I have yet to experience this. I guess from now on, I should check my partner's questionaire the minute it arrives in my PM box and if there is a name missing, I will contact them immediately so I won't have to get 'looks' come PO time.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

It were lightnin'...
Whistley
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Adventure is out there!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1772
Joined: 04-Jan-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2015 06:06:33 PM »

Just to clarify, they don't put their name on the questionnaire at all? Or just not on the address part?

Sometimes I just write my address in the address part but don't write my name there as I put it in the 'real name' part of the questionnaire. I guess I figure they know who I am from that and would automatically put it on the address. Maybe I need to start putting my name in the address section too.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Let me 'splain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up.
Cwafting. Cwafting is wot bwings us togevvah today.
rockingbearranch
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1286
Joined: 10-Oct-2012


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2015 06:16:16 PM »

No name at all. It has happened about 5 times recently. I think one person just forgot.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Whistley
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Adventure is out there!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1772
Joined: 04-Jan-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2015 10:50:13 PM »

Gotcha. I was worried I was confusing people without realizing it. That's strange to not put your name...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Let me 'splain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up.
Cwafting. Cwafting is wot bwings us togevvah today.
LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 14393
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2015 03:39:17 PM »

I've had that happen a time or two. I've just used their Craftster name and haven't had any grief from the post office.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Pinterest!
My Blog!
I'm giving away doggy bow ties on my my blog! Check it out here!
DaphadillyArt
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

derp
Offline Offline

Posts: 525
Joined: 30-Dec-2012

...epic...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2015 08:14:19 PM »

I was one of the 5 Wink (no I'm not taking this personal). I know on the questionnaire I filled out there was not a "real name" spot as usual. I didn't notice until I received a pm needing my name.

I've never had a swapper not give their name purposefully though. I guess if they wanted to be incognito they could use a pseudonym.

Sounds like you've just had a odd streak of namelessness.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

TM- sent!
"She's a mess of gorgeous chaos and you can see it in her eyes"
"Every time I make art some do-gooder teacher sends it to a therapist" -Bart Simpson
rockingbearranch
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1286
Joined: 10-Oct-2012


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2015 06:20:52 PM »

No offense taken! It has been an odd streak. I know another person just forgot as well.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Prevent Hair Thinning
How to Style Short Hair for a Festival
Hottest Celebrity Summer Hair Trends
Beach Bunny Swimwear Summer 2015 Miami - Backstage, Interviews & Runway
Tips To Make Your Blowout Last
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins
I See London; I See France!
Meatless Monday: Zucchini Pineapple Loaf

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.