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ORGANIZED SWAPS => ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED => Topic started by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 14, 2006 06:52:06 PM



Title: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 14, 2006 06:52:06 PM
Swap name:  Harry Potter Fave Character Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: SevsOnlyGirl
Sign-up date range: 5/14/06 - 5/28/06
Date to send item by:  6/19/06

Limited to a certain number of people? 30 (will go larger if the WANT is there)

Non-U.S. participants allowed? yes

All ages allowed? Or 18+? all ages; just check with parents if under 18 please because of shipping costs

Organizer is aware of current list of "suspended traders"
list and will not allow those members to participate: YES

Organizer meets the 4 conditions for swapping and will make sure that every participant meets these conditions: YES

Details of swap:  You can choose 2 fave characters if you'd like.  I know it's hard to choose just one.  Yes, Fred & George count as one character (poor guys!).  The do not have to be of the same house or anything like that.  We will be making and sending 1 large item and 2 small items.


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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap:
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside of the US?:
Favorite Character(s): 
your wishlist (atleast 6 things) MAKE SURE TO ADD SMALL AND LARGE ITEMS):
what crafts can you do?:
a few things you just have too many of:
any sorts of fabrics you love/hate?:

random things
do you keep a journal/art sketch book?
do you have any pets?
do you have any kids *ages*?
do you have a portable cd player, mobile phone, or ipod?
do you need another random trinket box?
do you need something to carry your kniting/sewing with you?
do you need a cd case/folder thing?  *you know what I am talking about, it holds your cd's*
do you need another purse?
what crafts do you admire?
do you want a doll of your fave character?
Can you make a doll of a character?

jewlery
do you wear earings?
do you wear braceletts/cuffs?
whats your wrist size?
do you wear necklaces?
do you want gold or silver findings?

clothing
what is your shirt size?
what is your skirt size?
what is your trouser size?
what is your shoe size?
what is your bra size?
would you like some clothes made for you?

allergies and aversions
is there anything you would dislike?
do you have any actual allergies?


IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide (https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html) to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.  Remember that all participants do have to be approved.  The list of approved members will be here:

So far we have: (as of 5/24/06  8:30 am)

1.  SevsOnlyGirl
2.  sweetttart3
3.  coolgrin
4.  theatregirl25
5.  kahluakiggy
6.  ourglasslake
7.  Kristen81
8.  GreenWhimsy
9.  moose hat
10. loulou54
11. vampirebunny
12. fairyprincessbeaniebaby
13. Josee~Madalia
14. Rain
15. beautifulloser
16. SeeMe
17. lady4feet
18. GoldfishGirl
19. stacydeey
20. crafty kitten
21. pandorascraftbox
22. redpopsicles
23. cinderly
24. ficklevillian
25. artxinxlies
26. SidekickFancy
27. laurel
28. MissTee 2
29. tinxerb377
30.motorxheart

Partners:

redpopsicles <--> beautifulloser

lady4feet <--> coolgrin

theatregirl25 <--> kahluakiggy

artxinxlies <--> pandorascraftbox

SeeMe <--> ourglasslake

Josee~Madalia <--> Kristen81

loulou54 <--> moose hat

ficklevillian <--> tinxerb377

vampirebunny <--> fairyprincessbeaniebaby

Laural <--> GreenWhimsy

MissTee 2 <--> stacydeey

SidekickFancy <--> crafty kitten

Sweetttart3 <--> Rain

GoldfishGirl <--> Cinderly

SevsOnlyGirl <--> motoredxheart













Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 14, 2006 08:46:21 PM
Holy!  What a questionairre!!!  I'm in!!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 14, 2006 09:06:56 PM
Me too!  Yay!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 14, 2006 09:22:59 PM
Oh man, I'm so excited!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 14, 2006 09:29:58 PM
The questionairre doesn't ask who our fave character is... ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: moose_hat on May 14, 2006 11:14:50 PM
right im in :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: vampirebunny on May 15, 2006 05:57:04 AM
I'm excited to get paired up so I can read my partners questionnaire! So indepth!

How many items are we going to do or will it be pair by pair?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 15, 2006 06:25:06 AM
coolies!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 06:42:38 AM
Okay, I just kinda figured that you knew to tell me your fave character and everyone did. 

Sorry, this was the first swap I set up and I forgot to mention how many items.  I'm thinking 1 large and 2 small.  I'll add that in to the first post. 

Thanks for bearing with me on this one!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Rain on May 15, 2006 07:37:06 AM
Whee, this sounds like it'll be really fun! Love how in-depth the questionnaire is. :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: theatregirl25 on May 15, 2006 07:54:28 AM
So much for taking a break with swaps. The Harry Potter ones are my favorites!!! I pm'ed my info! Should be fun!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 08:23:40 AM
I was afraid the questionnaire would be too much, but there's more to think about this way!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Ezri_B on May 15, 2006 08:36:18 AM
Was anyone else afraid that the limit of 30 would be filled by the time you finished filling out the questions? Lol

I agree that lots of questions can certainly help alot. I just worry that it can stifle creativity sometimes. I don't want someone to think that I MUST receive items from my wishlist or I won't be happy. I also worry that if I go away from someone's wishlist they won't be happy.

But honestly with as many creative minds on craftster, I know everyone will make what they want and think their partner will like. :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 09:01:58 AM
Yea, I see what you mean Ezri B.  I just end up wondering so many of the things I put on the questionnaire that I thought I'd just put them on.  Ofcourse, you and your partner will probably talk about what you want anyhow!

We've got 12 people interested so far, so that's great!  If we hit 30 before sign-ups end then we'll start crafting early!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 15, 2006 10:47:16 AM
I'm in!

And I see what you mean there Ezri_B... That's why I made a list (though I had a hard time figuring what to put on it exactly!), but I also wrote I liked to be surprise. Honestly, I haven't seen much stuff on here that didn't get me to go Woah! I want one of those :D

And guys! Remember to take pictures/create tutorials as you go along for this swap! We'll add it on The Leaky Cauldron in the Crafts section!! Sorry if I'm an absolute pest about this... I just want to create the biggest HP crafts section known to mankind! ;)

EDIT: Since this is a character swap, how about we write here about who is our favourite character and why? It could promote a nice discussion, and it could eventually give our swap partner some ideas or inspiration?

I first chose Hermione because I can relate to the brainy girl who knows everything. Just like her, I'm often participating in class, and I know that at lower levels in my education, it would sometimes bug other students in the class because I would ask questions, etc. Yet, despite being a know-it-all, Hermione is also a good friend and her advice are appreciated by others.

Second I chose Ginny, because like her, I have that strenght of character and I can relate to her.  Ginny doesn't mind pushing people aside to keep going towards my goal. Ginny has been brought with 6 guys, so she toughened up and now that she's a teen "you'd better wake early" if you want to do something to her, as we'd say in French.

I also threw in Dumbledore because I just like his personality, which I always see as a mix of wisdom and madness. You gotta love the headmaster!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 11:04:23 AM
Just remember to include your fave character in your PM questionnaire so that it's easier to match up partners!  There's a lot of things that come in play in matching people up and I'm using characters to help it along.

The sign-ups are doing nicely for a first day!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 15, 2006 11:06:00 AM
If we get our 30 swappers in like 3 days (which, IMO, will most likely happen!), will you send out partners early? That could give us a little more time to craft!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 11:11:55 AM
Josee - if you look up about 3 posts you'll see that I answered your question before you even asked!LOL

Here it is:

We've got 12 people interested so far, so that's great!  If we hit 30 before sign-ups end then we'll start crafting early!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: vampirebunny on May 15, 2006 11:56:40 AM
Thanks for bearing with me on this one!

Bearing with you? I'm just stoked that you're running this lot - so the perfect thing to stop me from overloading on swaps :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: beautifulloser on May 15, 2006 11:58:59 AM
Was anyone else afraid that the limit of 30 would be filled by the time you finished filling out the questions? Lol

I agree that lots of questions can certainly help alot. I just worry that it can stifle creativity sometimes. I don't want someone to think that I MUST receive items from my wishlist or I won't be happy. I also worry that if I go away from someone's wishlist they won't be happy.

But honestly with as many creative minds on craftster, I know everyone will make what they want and think their partner will like. :)

I really liked the list, I think it will help me with ideas, but I do hope that we can stray from the list, making something cool they didn't mention, and I hope my partner will do the same for me if there is something she wants to make that I didn't think of.

Can't wait to find out who my partner will be...

Yes, i was afraid of i was taking too long to type, and might miss the 30 limit, hope i made it!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Ezri_B on May 15, 2006 12:17:47 PM
Just remember to include your fave character in your PM questionnaire so that it's easier to match up partners!  There's a lot of things that come in play in matching people up and I'm using characters to help it along.


I didn't know you were going to match people up this way.
I honestly would prefer to make something for someone who DOESN'T have the same fav characters as I do. I have tons of great Snape, Draco, Cedric, etc... ideas, but I don't put them high on my "to do" list because they wouldn't be my favorite. I would rather craft for myself with my favorites. I'd rather craft my other ideas for people who would enjoy them.

Am I the only one who feels this way?



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 15, 2006 12:20:46 PM
Yeah... I think I'd rather be matched according to what I can make and what I'd like to receive, compared to what others want to receive/can make.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 12:32:29 PM
I don't believe that I ever said I would match you with someone who likes the same characters, now did I?LOL  I'm just teasing the both of you!!!  I have about 4 things to look at to match people up and characters will be one of them.  I like to craft for other characters besides my own also and assumed (correctly, it would seem) that you would all feel the same way.

If we get 30 people signed up and others still want to join, I'll extend the list.  This one seems popular already.



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 15, 2006 12:36:33 PM
Hmmm... I guess I'd better go back to reading lessons then" :D

How many people signed up so far?

And if we do get more than 30 (and I agree it's more than likely), will you send partners for the first 30 then accept some more or just wait until the subscriptions calm down a bit and then send the partners?

Yes, I am too curious for my own good. I know that ;)

*bounces on seat expectantly*


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 15, 2006 12:50:58 PM
I honestly would prefer to make something for someone who DOESN'T have the same fav characters as I do. I have tons of great Snape, Draco, Cedric, etc... ideas, but I don't put them high on my "to do" list because they wouldn't be my favorite.

Me too...Today I was thinking about this swap and sketching ideas for *Ron* of all people, even though he's possibly my least favorite character.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 01:23:50 PM
okay, you guys are just too funny.

Josee - If we go over the 30, I'll wait until the last day given for sign-ups and then match everyone up.  Go ahead and ask all the questions you want, since this is new to me too, I don't mind answering them.



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: lady4feet on May 15, 2006 01:40:13 PM
Stupid addicting cool swaps!! I wasn't going to join anymore until I got a new job after I get out of the Navy but you guys have tempted me and I had to sign up. Such poor will power  ::)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 15, 2006 02:45:08 PM
lady4feet - poor will power?  Isn't the Navy supposed to help with that?LOL  We're happy to have you aboard! *snort*


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: GoldfishGirl on May 15, 2006 03:47:59 PM
I just signed up! I really cannot wait.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 15, 2006 04:20:32 PM
Yeah, I'm not supposed to be doing any more swaps, either...Oops.  Once all the ones I'm involved with now are done, I'm only doing the HP ones this summer.  ;) 


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on May 15, 2006 06:11:40 PM
whoo hoo! I'm in!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 16, 2006 07:57:50 PM
Oooh!  I missed HP5 ... but if I join this swap, that's it for me for the month.  (Self-imposed limiit.)

Hmmm ...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 16, 2006 08:08:51 PM
You know you want to Cinderly....everyone's doing it....don't you want to be cool? :D

You're good for setting yourself a limit, it would really be easy to overwhelm yourself with swaps.  I have two that I'm organising, 1 that I'm in and 2 more that I'm signed up for.  Whew!  Good think I don't sleep much and I work well with deadlines!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 16, 2006 10:49:14 PM
I am weak.  WEAK.

And you have a PM.  :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 17, 2006 03:21:38 AM
Yeah Cinderly!LOL

I really can't believe that this is filling up so fast!  Right now, we've got 6 spots left, but if it seems really popular, I'll expand it.  Sign-ups have only been up for, what? 3 days?!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 17, 2006 06:19:11 AM
I know there was discussion about possible partnering on this thread or the original. 

I personally would love to craft for someone with the same fave character as me, but that's just me. 

If anyone else wants Snape/Slytherin goodies and wants to craft Snape/Slytherin goodies, I'd love to be partnered with them.   ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 17, 2006 07:14:33 AM
I know there was discussion about possible partnering on this thread or the original. 

I personally would love to craft for someone with the same fave character as me, but that's just me. 

If anyone else wants Snape/Slytherin goodies and wants to craft Snape/Slytherin goodies, I'd love to be partnered with them.   ;)

i suppose it really depends on what your partner wants. i would, for example, love to attempt to make things about dean or seamus, but i dont have the level of knowledge of those characters than i do for others, so dean and seamus would have more of my interpretaion in the crafts than other characters i know alot about (like cedric  ;D ) so if my partner likes different ideas of other ppls opinions of characters thats fine, but it they want something that sticks to the details JK mentions in the books (that i probably wouldn't have picked up on) then i probably wouldnt be able to craft to her tastes. then again swaps are kinda meant to be like that really, aren't they? 


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 17, 2006 08:57:32 AM
I can go either way on this ... on the one hand, the challenge of crafting for a character I haven't thought much about in the past sounds cool, but on the other, it's easier to come up with ideas for my favorites ...

Indesively yours,
Me.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 17, 2006 09:54:12 AM
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I can go either way on this ... on the one hand, the challenge of crafting for a character I haven't thought much about in the past sounds cool, but on the other, it's easier to come up with ideas for my favorites ...

Indesively yours,
Me.

That's what I was thinking.  I could make some pretty awesome Snape stuff but not sure what I could make for someome who liked Fred or George for instance (but like you said, it would be a good challenge).  Take a vote once signups are done, I don't know...maybe I'm the only one who chose Snape as a fave...hmmm...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 17, 2006 10:06:17 AM
You'll all have to just wait and be surprised as to who your partner is and what character you're crafting for!!  Don't think about it so much, just enjoy it!!LOL



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 17, 2006 10:31:47 AM
...maybe I'm the only one who chose Snape as a fave...hmmm...

I don't think so, Kristen81 -  I think it's a fairly good bet that SevsOnlyGirl did, and I know I did - don't worry, you're not alone!  lol


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 17, 2006 10:41:10 AM
Actually, Snape runs a tight race for being most popular.  I'm pretty sure that he wouldn't appreciate that!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: vampirebunny on May 17, 2006 10:45:25 AM
I may have chosen him as one of mine as well ;D

Whilst I'm on the subject I'll say who I chose and why, as previously suggested.

Snape - Because well he's all dark and moody and is Alan Rickman for Joss's sake! Have you heard that man? Plus I have yet to be convinced he's actually evil. He totally tripped or something when he did...you know...that thing I pretend hasn't happened because my sister still hasn't read books 5 and 6.

Luna - I chose Luna because she's weird and I like that in a girl :P And no matter how crazy she might sound she always has her own internal logic that I empathize with. Plus she's clearly crafty with all that homemade jewellery of hers ;D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: theatregirl25 on May 17, 2006 11:24:15 AM
I almost picked Luna! I have so many favorites. It was really hard to pick just two. I did go with girls though (Hermione and Ginny). This is going to the most fun. I cannot wait to see who I get!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 17, 2006 11:32:39 AM
Kristen, you're totally NOT the only one who loves Snape.  I mean, how can you not?!  He's Snape-a-licious!

Snape Was Framed.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: vampirebunny on May 17, 2006 11:36:37 AM
I just realised that if my partner chooses Snape I'll finally have enough incentive to make the 'thing' I've been meaning to make for ages - and make me one as well of course *la la la*


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 17, 2006 11:40:47 AM
Does Hedwig count as a character??? ... most of my crafts are based on her! She is just so beautiful and its very hard for me to chose two characters! Funny thing is that I didn't see anyone post Harry as their favorite character! :o


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 17, 2006 12:18:39 PM
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Snape - Because well he's all dark and moody and is Alan Rickman for Joss's sake! Have you heard that man? Plus I have yet to be convinced he's actually evil. He totally tripped or something when he did...you know...that thing I pretend hasn't happened because my sister still hasn't read books 5 and 6.

Quote
Kristen, you're totally NOT the only one who loves Snape.  I mean, how can you not?!  He's Snape-a-licious!

Snape Was Framed.

Oh good!  I was starting to think I was weird or something.  Ah that voice...drool...I'd be acting up like crazy in that Potions class.  Detention every night for me... "What's that Professor Snape, you want me to help you unmake your bed?? Again?!...oh nuts"  ;)  ;)  ;)

And I'd be the oldest student at Hogwarts at 25  :-[


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 17, 2006 12:41:06 PM
Actually Harry was picked by one person.  I'm not telling who yet!

I do love Alan Rickman's voice - it's perfect for Snape - but I love book Snape, not movie Snape. 



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 17, 2006 12:47:29 PM
but can Hedwig be a character? and Scabbers? ???


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 17, 2006 01:14:54 PM
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And I'd be the oldest student at Hogwarts at 25  :-[

I'm 29.  So I'd be either a really old student or a young, vivacious-yet-brooding student teacher.  ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: vampirebunny on May 17, 2006 01:18:05 PM
I'm still waiting for an owl to arrive saying I should transfer immediately :P (I'm 17)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 17, 2006 01:25:26 PM
You are not the only one .. Ive been waiting for that owl since i turned 12...
still waiting!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Ezri_B on May 17, 2006 01:51:40 PM
but can Hedwig be a character? and Scabbers? ???

I'm by no means the official person, but I would imagine that Hedwig could be.

I didn't pick a wizard as one of my favorites. I picked Dobby. I just love his enthusiasm, loyalty, crafty-ness, etc... I hope that was ok.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 17, 2006 02:10:30 PM
I think it should be fine.  I've been secretly hoping someone picks something really out there, like the Whomping Willow.  :D  Dobby is definitely a character, as is Hedwig.

This swap is gonna be so completely super fun!  (I'm trying to avoid work today, hence my posting binge.)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 17, 2006 02:28:50 PM

I do love Alan Rickman's voice - it's perfect for Snape - but I love book Snape, not movie Snape. 


Ahh! Me too! On both counts!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 17, 2006 02:47:27 PM


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I do love Alan Rickman's voice - it's perfect for Snape - but I love book Snape, not movie Snape. 




Ahh! Me too! On both counts!

What's wrong with movie Snape???   :'(


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 17, 2006 02:56:41 PM
 ???  I *heart* movie Snape.  As far as I'm concerned, the only problem with Movie Snape is that he doesn't live up the street.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on May 17, 2006 03:26:14 PM
I may be one of the only people who likes Snape for Snape. I don't wanna shag him (um, ew.) or like, anything like that. I love him because he's so... he's so ... Snape. I'm just hoping he doesn't go all noble and crap like Darth Vader did in RotJ. *fumes* I like bad guys 'coz they're bad.

I also love Voldemort. Eeee!!!!11 <3 evil. Not Movie!Voldemort. Pft. He danced and swirled and generally made me unhappy. And Peter Pettigrew... *dreamy sigh* He can turn into a rat. His hand is made out of silver. Oh the biblicalness of it all...

I really, really hope I don't get someone who likes Remus Lupin best, though... I have no idea of what to make for him. I mean... I think he's lame. Though I do have some wicked awesome ideas for Neville Longbottom and Luna Lovegood and Bill Weasley and Sirius.

Question: Do we have to make ONLY one big thing and two small things? What's considered to be big? 'cause, yeah.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 17, 2006 06:29:15 PM
Ah well...to each her own ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 17, 2006 06:58:38 PM
Hedwig?  Dobby?  They're all characters as far as I'm concerned.  Whatever your fave is will be fine.  Nearly Headless Nick?  A character!

Kristen81 - don't get us wrong, movie Snape is wonderful, but he's still Alan Rickman.  Book Snape is (correct me if I'm wrong ladies) slimmer, longer hair, more hooked nose, generally more tormented and unsure of himself than movie Snape.

SeeMe (and anyone else that's not sure):  here's the general guidelines on item size:

Small item:  spend 1-2 hours on it and/or less than $5 in materials

Medium item:  spend 2-4 hours on it and/or $5-10 in materials

Large item:  spend 4+ hours on it and/or $10+ in materials

Ofcourse, as crafters, we probably have lots of "stash" to work with so it wouldn't necessarily cost that much to do.  I normally measure my items in time. 



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 17, 2006 11:53:24 PM

Kristen81 - don't get us wrong, movie Snape is wonderful, but he's still Alan Rickman.  Book Snape is (correct me if I'm wrong ladies) slimmer, longer hair, more hooked nose, generally more tormented and unsure of himself than movie Snape.


Exactly! Not to mention about 20 years younger. Movie!Snape, you want to attend his class so you can hear him talk. Which has its own enjoyment, for sure. But book!Snape...he just breaks your heart and you want to cuddle him and slap him at the same time. He's complex, and complex is sexy to me. :)

Or maybe SevsOnlyGirl and I are tainted by our particular fanfiction proclivities? LOL.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on May 18, 2006 01:31:34 AM
Kristen81 - don't get us wrong, movie Snape is wonderful, but he's still Alan Rickman.  Book Snape is (correct me if I'm wrong ladies) slimmer, longer hair, more hooked nose, generally more tormented and unsure of himself than movie Snape.


Aside from the teeth (which are supposed to be crookd and yellow) that's about right. Alan Rickman's got a sexy voice, but I just don't think he can pull off Snape. I mean, he's great and all, but there is a huge distinction between Book Snape, and Movie Snape.  Book Snape makes me squee with delight and squirm with pleasure because he's just so awesome, while Movie Snape makes me do the same thing...but for really, really different reasons.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 18, 2006 02:16:50 AM
Kristen81 - don't get us wrong, movie Snape is wonderful, but he's still Alan Rickman.  Book Snape is (correct me if I'm wrong ladies) slimmer, longer hair, more hooked nose, generally more tormented and unsure of himself than movie Snape.


Aside from the teeth (which are supposed to be crookd and yellow) that's about right. Alan Rickman's got a sexy voice, but I just don't think he can pull off Snape. I mean, he's great and all, but there is a huge distinction between Book Snape, and Movie Snape.  Book Snape makes me squee with delight and squirm with pleasure because he's just so awesome, while Movie Snape makes me do the same thing...but for really, really different reasons.
i get what you mean! i was watching loveactually the other day and alan rickman was in it and cos he looked so different i didnt recognise him (i thought he was lucius!) until i was doing something else and l heard his vioce and  i was all OMG! i cant believe i didnt pick up on that!


i think the book snape is better personality wise and book detail wise, but movie snape just compliments harry and dumby and everyone so well (plus-that voice). but i think thatll change in books 5 n 6 mainly because
  • when they get to that scene in bk5 with harry, snape n the pensieve. the memory...its going to be so heartbreaking. i've never understood that scene. i mean why not just put it in a bottle like dumby did in book 6?
  • the unbreakable curse scene. its too...nice for movie snape



Kristen81 - don't get us wrong, movie Snape is wonderful, but he's still Alan Rickman.  Book Snape is (correct me if I'm wrong ladies) slimmer, longer hair, more hooked nose, generally more tormented and unsure of himself than movie Snape.


Exactly! Not to mention about 20 years younger. Movie!Snape, you want to attend his class so you can hear him talk. Which has its own enjoyment, for sure. But book!Snape...he just breaks your heart and you want to cuddle him and slap him at the same time. He's complex, and complex is sexy to me. :)

Or maybe SevsOnlyGirl and I are tainted by our particular fanfiction proclivities? LOL.
yeah, that makes three of us, my fanfic faves are, well, not the kind you'd mention, well, anywhere...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 18, 2006 05:53:28 AM
Wow  :o 

I've started quite the discussion here! 

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Book Snape makes me squee with delight and squirm with pleasure because he's just so awesome, while Movie Snape makes me do the same thing...but for really, really different reasons.

Exactly!!!   :D


Oh, and thanlks for introducing me to the world of fanfiction!!!  Wow!!

Any faves???


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 18, 2006 06:01:53 AM
Kristen - this is my fave fanfiction site, but that's because I (and ourglasslake) like Snape/Hermione fanfic:

http://ashwinder.sycophanthex.com/

All the stories here deal with the Snape/Hermione relationship.  There's the sweet to the raunchy, take your pick!LOL

ourglasslake - exactly!  BookSnape makes you feel sorry for him and detest him at the same time.  I personally thinik that Snape is JK's best character.  He's the only one that I feel is really in the gray area.  99% of her characters are either good or bad, with Snape you just aren't sure.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 18, 2006 07:06:40 AM
Wow  :o 

I've started quite the discussion here! 

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Book Snape makes me squee with delight and squirm with pleasure because he's just so awesome, while Movie Snape makes me do the same thing...but for really, really different reasons.

Exactly!!!   :D


Oh, and thanlks for introducing me to the world of fanfiction!!!  Wow!!

Any faves???

it depends what pairing you like...but if you are unsure maybe stick to fanfiction.net until you find your niche?
others are
(note: many/all contain questionable content-mature eyes only!)
fictionalley.org (http://fictionalley.org)
sugarquill.net (http://sugarquill.net)
www.harrypotterfanfiction.com (http://www.harrypotterfanfiction.com)
fanfiction.mugglenet.com/  (http://fanfiction.mugglenet.com/)
www.veritaserum.com/fanfiction2/ (http://www.veritaserum.com/fanfiction2/)
www.salishna.net/hp/ (http://www.salishna.net/hp/)
http://www.theorderofthephoenix.net/ (http://www.theorderofthephoenix.net/)
www.geocities.com/hermione_draco/ (http://www.geocities.com/hermione_draco/)
DracoAndGinny.Com (http://DracoAndGinny.Com)
http://www.magicaltheory.com/ (http://www.magicaltheory.com/)
fan.untried.net/hd (http://fan.untried.net/hd)
http://www.schnoogle.com (http://www.schnoogle.com)

http://www.portkey.org/ (http://www.portkey.org/)
http://www.hp-lexicon.org/ (http://www.hp-lexicon.org/)
http://www.harrypotterfanzone.com/ (http://www.harrypotterfanzone.com/)
www.amanuensis1.com/mainfanficpage.html (http://www.amanuensis1.com/mainfanficpage.html)
this is good
quizilla.com/users/aldalindil/quizzes/ What%20Wildly%20Out-of-Character%20Fanfic%20Snape%20Are%20You%3F (http://quizilla.com/users/aldalindil/quizzes/ What%20Wildly%20Out-of-Character%20Fanfic%20Snape%20Are%20You%3F)

i like harry/draco or harry/snape so although i check out these sometimes, i mostly stick to fanfic.net , as i have developed a slight thing for harry potter/buffy crossovers, (i <3 spike/sirius) so yeah

phew!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 18, 2006 07:40:09 AM
fairyprincessbeaniebaby, I totally LOVE love actually.  That is my favorite movie of all time - my "comfort movie".  Did you pick up on the fact that the woman who played Alan Rickman's wife in that movie was Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney)?

I love movie Snape because he's Alan Rickman.  But book Snape, while canon-ly NOT attractive physically, is such a wonderfully complex character, that it is impossible for me not to love him to bits.  ;)  However, I am completely convinced of his goodness.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 18, 2006 07:59:56 AM

Oh, and thanlks for introducing me to the world of fanfiction!!!  Wow!!

Any faves???

I'll go against the grain here and warn you to stay far, far away from fanfiction.net. If you're not really sure what floats your boat, there are some non-ship-specific moderated archives out there, and that would be the best place to start. I am a purely Snape/Hermione kind of girl, and I hang out at the site SevsOnlyGirl mentioned.

If you are looking for more specific fic recs, here is my absolute favorite story of all time: http://www.obscurusbooks.org/html/Hayseed/Thursdays/ (http://www.obscurusbooks.org/html/Hayseed/Thursdays/). It's called "Getting the Hang of Thursdays," and it's so good I've often been tempted to print it out and bind it so I can have a "real" copy and not have to sit in front of the computer when I want to read it.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 18, 2006 08:16:16 AM
OMG!!! ourglasslake - we must be soulmates!!LOL  That is my all time fave fanfic also!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I simply can't believe it! How funny.

Maybe you and I SHOULD be paired up and we could each do a bound copy for the other, eh?LOL



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kityeyes on May 18, 2006 10:00:33 AM
so when is the fav 'ship swap? lol..
i seen a avatar that shows harry pinned up against the window from PoA when he was on the bus and it said something like 'harry and window is my favorite 'ship" made me laugh lol..


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 18, 2006 11:23:27 AM
kityeyes - Not THAT was funny!!

I think that the 'ship swap was down toward the middle of the list.  I think it's funny when people get so outrages over someone making fun of their favorite 'ship.  They take it so personally.  Me, I know that a lot of people are just icked out by Snape/Hermione, but that's ok with me. :)



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 18, 2006 11:31:48 AM
That doesn't sicken me.  Now, Snape/Fang, THAT sickens me.  lol ;D ;D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 18, 2006 11:34:24 AM
kahlua - that's just nasty! :-X  LOLOLOL


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kityeyes on May 18, 2006 11:41:44 AM
lol oh man just think of the crafts we could make with that ship lol...that would be worth seeing lol


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: GreenWhimsy on May 18, 2006 12:53:28 PM
Ha, ha, if I join the Fav Ship swap beprepared to craft for Dobby/Giant Squid!  ;D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: beautifulloser on May 18, 2006 12:56:43 PM
Wow, I'm gone for one day and there are so many new posts!
Sounds like there will be some interesting characters to swap, can't wait to see some dobby themed things, he's so cool.
I chose Sirius, deffinately my favorite character. Choosing a second character was harder, i have about five that tied for that posision, at first i put Harry Potter- to make it easy on my swap partner, plus my son loves him, but then i decided to change to Book Version Dumbledore- he's eccentric, a little mad, answers to no one, and has wisdom. I'm not really into the actor who plays him in #2, 3, & 4  movie though, he just dosn't have any spark or charisma to me, I thought Richard Harris was good for the part in number one.
Some characters seem a lot more challenging than others to craft for, like i love luna, but making something for her, wouldn't be so easy, I'd deffinately have to go back in the books to  research her more , to figure out what to make. But I guess that's part of the fun of these swaps, is the challenge.  


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on May 18, 2006 02:52:11 PM
My favorite is Bellatrix LaStrange.  I can't pinpoint a reason exactly why, but I just like her.  She so evil and so completely committed to it. 
I also put Ron because I just think he is so cute.  He's all pissy about the stupidest stuff, and also so awkward. 

I know it's a weird combo of favorites.  I also like anything from the Slytherin or Ravenclaw houses.  I think I would be in one of those.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fingerpistol on May 18, 2006 06:19:09 PM
personally, i had to go for snape (cuz...duh) and fred/george. i can't help myself, they crack me up. though i did almost have a catfight luna lovegood/nymphadora tonks decision to make, because i heart them both dearly.

but that's beside the point. i have to hit the fanfic button real quick. i've been a fanfic nerd for waaaay too long, and i have to assume that anyone who has a thing for snape has read echo's stuff. she writes, beyond and away, the absolute best potterfic *ever*. not to mention all of the kick-ass potter/buffy fics she has. they are absolutely amazing. so if anyone wants to read some drool-tastic fanfic (featuring *all* of your favorite characters...though she does happen to have a certain love for snape like the rest of us), please go here:

http://www.spankerella.com/e/cursingferretx.html

you can thank me later. lol.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 18, 2006 06:23:05 PM
i dont know how can you love Snape he is so rotten atleast Draco shows hes bad but snape is like a sneky rat chewing on everyones back while upfront he shows the hole "pure blood" thing when he really isnt. I think I hate Snape more than Voldemort himself (atleast he confronted Dumby and  they were "known enemies" but what Snape did was just cowardly. :'(I cry every time I read that part (even If Ive read it 29 times)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 18, 2006 06:26:08 PM
I hope my post didnt offend anybody ... I just HATE Snape ... maybe I should get some Snape crafts and learn to apreciate his "dirty evilness" :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 18, 2006 06:29:29 PM
If you are looking for more specific fic recs, here is my absolute favorite story of all time: http://www.obscurusbooks.org/html/Hayseed/Thursdays/ (http://www.obscurusbooks.org/html/Hayseed/Thursdays/). It's called "Getting the Hang of Thursdays," and it's so good I've often been tempted to print it out and bind it so I can have a "real" copy and not have to sit in front of the computer when I want to read it.

Holy Toledo!  I've stayed away from fanfic because most of what I've read was some combination of overwritten, dreadful, and/or not true to the original characters.  (I get to read poorly written text all day -- why would I do it on my own time?!)

Getting the Hang of Thursdays has single-handedly redeemed fanfiction for me.  That is an amazing work -- I couldn't stop reading!  Thank you so much for sharing the link, ourglasslake!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 18, 2006 06:36:02 PM
I hope my post didnt offend anybody

I can't speak for anyone else, but I'm not offended by a differing viewpoint.  Part of the fun of swaps like this one is that you have the potential to stretch outside your comfort zone and push yourself a little, creatively.  If you want to, that is.

On the other hand, I don't buy for a second that Snape is evil.  There's a discussion in a previous HP swap thread about Snape as Judas.  Makes as much sense as any other explanation I've read, especially given Rowling's tendency to use and elude to existing myth in her work.

/end litgeek mode  :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on May 18, 2006 06:41:28 PM
[/end litgeek mode  :D

hee hee  :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 18, 2006 07:36:16 PM
Thanks for bringing up the Snape/Judas post, Cinderly!  That would have probably been mine.  It's my pet theory.  It dovetails nicely with JK's style, doesn't it?

*sigh* Getting the Hang of Thursdays is wonderful, isn't it?  It's well written, logical and uses a lot of intelligence.

Yep, differing viewpoints are always good, just try to keep it nice and be open-minded!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 18, 2006 07:47:54 PM
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Getting the Hang of Thursdays has single-handedly redeemed fanfiction for me.  That is an amazing work -- I couldn't stop reading!  Thank you so much for sharing the link, ourglasslake!

Yes indeed!!!  Thanks for that one, I was reading it all day at work today after it was posted in this thread!  I haven't got all the way through it so PLEASE NO SPOILERS.

QUESTIONS!!!

1.  Were we supposed to pick more than one fave character???

2.  Should we maybe see how far everyone has read in the books before we start posting spoilers here (don't want to ruin it for everyone)???


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on May 18, 2006 07:52:05 PM
I listed 2 faves and 2 houses.  I also have read all the books so many times I can't even count, and I've seen all the movies.  Just FYI, if we're taking a poll. :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 18, 2006 07:55:47 PM
Ok, I just listed one fave, but I'll confer with my partner...

I've read all the way through too.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 18, 2006 08:00:40 PM
Yes, we do have to be careful so as not to spoil anyone's surprise.  I know that at least one person here just recently finished the 6th book.  We discussed the BIG surprise out of that book in PM's instead of in the thread. 

Once we get partners, you can decide if you want to craft for one fave character or two or whatever you two are comfortable with.  We just want to make the crafting specific to characters and not houses.  Favorite house is a separate swap that we'll be doing down the line - was it 3rd on the list?

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 18, 2006 08:13:17 PM
SevsOnlyGirl -- either soulmates, or just people with incredibly good taste! ;)

cinderly and Kristen81, I'm so glad you like the story! One reason I'd never send people to fanfiction.net is because there is a lot of crap there. There are gems hidden here and there, but if you don't know what you're looking for, it's easy to dismiss the entire fandom as made up of crappy writers who can't spell.

And here's another link for everyone, but stay away if you haven't read book 6!: http://www.geocities.com/snapeisgood (http://www.geocities.com/snapeisgood). I think it explains why a lot of us who still like Snape feel the way we do. I know that I agree with most of the stuff on the site, and noticed a lot of it myself when I first read book 6. :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 18, 2006 09:24:34 PM
Also, SevsOnlyGirl, that would be an awesome personal swap (or we could save it for the favorite 'ship swap...unlike the character swap, I'd *want* to be paired with someone who shares my tastes in that matter. There's no way I could bring myself to craft for Ron/Hermione, for example ::shudders::)! It's something I'd probably never get around to doing for myself, but now that you've mentioned it, I have tons of really cool ideas for doing it for you! Hahaha. :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 19, 2006 04:41:48 AM
well, my partner should know that I've finished book six about 3 days after it got released (AND I got it at midnight on the release day too!  ;D) Hmmm And I'm listening to my HBP audiobook right now. Dean is being asked to replace Katie as chaser :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 19, 2006 05:44:57 AM
i dont know how can you love Snape he is so rotten atleast Draco shows hes bad but snape is like a sneky rat chewing on everyones back while upfront he shows the hole "pure blood" thing when he really isnt. I think I hate Snape more than Voldemort himself (atleast he confronted Dumby and  they were "known enemies" but what Snape did was just cowardly. :'(I cry every time I read that part (even If Ive read it 29 times)

wow i am really glad everyone was so open about the post, i read it on page 8 and was, OMG page 9 & 10 must be backlash!

another good site for snape conspiracies is (warning:contains spiolers)  (http://www.dumbledoreisnotdead.com)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 19, 2006 08:23:38 AM
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Also, SevsOnlyGirl, that would be an awesome personal swap (or we could save it for the favorite 'ship swap...unlike the character swap, I'd *want* to be paired with someone who shares my tastes in that matter. There's no way I could bring myself to craft for Ron/Hermione, for example ::shudders:! It's something I'd probably never get around to doing for myself, but now that you've mentioned it, I have tons of really cool ideas for doing it for you! Hahaha.


Me too!!!   ;)  ;)   ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 19, 2006 08:30:17 AM
That's what I like best about Craftster - there's good-natured discussion and disagreements!  I haven't really seen any craziness since I've been here.  I'm sure that there is some, but nothing noticeable.

Just to let everyone know - we now have 27 people signed up.  There is a newbie who will have her time in on the last day of signups and I've agreed to let her in at that time.  So we'll see how it goes.  We may end up with more than 30 since we have awhile to go on signup time!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 19, 2006 08:50:57 AM
Hey, no offense, fairyprincessbeaniebaby, but the link that you provided kind of is a spoiler itself. I'm not sure what you can do about that as far as keeping the link in....eh...there may be a way. If anyone knows.....?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 19, 2006 09:17:49 AM
It's very easy in fact. Just use this code: [*url=PLACE URL HERE]this site (caution, book 6 spoilers!!)[/*url] (remove the stars, of course). It will display as this:
this site (caution, book 6 spoilers!!) (http://www.dumbledoreisnotdead.com)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: artxinxlies on May 19, 2006 09:57:19 AM
yay! i'm excited about this swap! Just fyi I'm already think about crafting for anyone who wanted Neville stuff or Trelawney... Otherwise I wouldn't mind crafting for any taste! Even you crazy slytherin lovers! ;-)

Josee, is that possibly the same josee from third floor corridor?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 19, 2006 10:08:52 AM
Thanks Josee for telling us all how to hide a link that way! ;D  I've always wondered how to do that!

artxinxlies - you'll just have to wait to see who you get to see what character they like!LOL


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 19, 2006 11:23:32 AM
yay! i'm excited about this swap! Just fyi I'm already think about crafting for anyone who wanted Neville stuff or Trelawney... Otherwise I wouldn't mind crafting for any taste! Even you crazy slytherin lovers! ;-)

Josee, is that possibly the same josee from third floor corridor?

The one and only... Now I wonder who you could possibly be!!! I'm excited at finding out too ;D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 19, 2006 11:56:47 AM
Is it Monday yet?!  (Never thought I'd live to see the day when I said *that*!!)

For data collection purposes only ... I devoured Book 6 the same day I got it.  (Started reading at 4 pm.  Came to bed at 2:30 am.  Did not come up for air between the two.)

I submitted 1 favorite character with two backups, should my fave prove difficult or obnoxiously popular.  :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 19, 2006 12:23:14 PM
for data purposes, i finished bk6 about...2 weeks ago?

i am slightly oddened, as i think my fave characters have changed.
drastically.
my new faves are (for my future partner)
1. blaise :o  ???
2. draco
3. cedric
4. luna

i cant believe i like blaise. of all people. i think i may be slightly disturbed.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 19, 2006 06:31:35 PM
Who's Blaise???

Oh, I think all you Snape fans out there (myself included) will find this thoroughly disgusting, her you are, for your own amusement  http://www.potterpuppetpals.com/sexy.swf (http://www.potterpuppetpals.com/sexy.swf)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 19, 2006 06:40:27 PM
Who's Blaise???

Oh, I think all you Snape fans out there (myself included) will find this thoroughly disgusting, her you are, for your own amusement  http://www.potterpuppetpals.com/sexy.swf (http://www.potterpuppetpals.com/sexy.swf)

Ahaha. I know the guy who does those :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 19, 2006 06:43:29 PM
Who's Blaise???

Oh, I think all you Snape fans out there (myself included) will find this thoroughly disgusting, her you are, for your own amusement  http://www.potterpuppetpals.com/sexy.swf (http://www.potterpuppetpals.com/sexy.swf)

Ahaha. I know the guy who does those :D

Hahaha. I love that one, it's so hypnotizing/disturbing/hilarious.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 19, 2006 06:52:14 PM
Just to let everyone know - we now have 27 people signed up.  There is a newbie who will have her time in on the last day of signups and I've agreed to let her in at that time.  So we'll see how it goes.  We may end up with more than 30 since we have awhile to go on signup time!

Oh my gosh, somehow I hadn't realized that we still had more than a week to go!!! Ack!!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 19, 2006 07:07:42 PM
Who's Blaise???

You were joking, right?!?!LOL


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 19, 2006 07:15:12 PM
Quote
Quote from: Kristen81 on Today at 08:31:35 PM
Who's Blaise???


You were joking, right?!?!LOL

No, refresh me...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 19, 2006 07:18:05 PM
Seriously, I thought you were joking!LOL 

Blaise is the Slytherin that Jk never really said much about and so it wasn't clear if Blaise was female or male and with that unusual name...people have had a field day with Blaise in fanfiction.  I believe that she said she couldn't believe that Blaise of all people became so popular.  I think it's because she gave him (turns out it IS a him) such an unusual name and then never said anything else about him!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 19, 2006 07:22:14 PM
Okay, I know that everyone has their own ideas of how to choose partners, but I really have to ask that no one else PM with their choices or ideas.  I had already decided on the criteria for partners before I started this swap.  Hopefully you will all be pleased and surprised with your partner....if not, just remember that all swaps are done this way and you can choose to run one and do it your way another time.

I'm not trying to be grouchy, but really, I've had several PM's now and it's getting silly.  I don't see or hear about this happening in other swaps.  Everyone has been so nice and friendly in the posting, let's try to keep that going!

Thanks for understanding!!
Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 19, 2006 07:50:18 PM
Okay, I know that everyone has their own ideas of how to choose partners, but I really have to ask that no one else PM with their choices or ideas.  I had already decided on the criteria for partners before I started this swap.  Hopefully you will all be pleased and surprised with your partner....if not, just remember that all swaps are done this way and you can choose to run one and do it your way another time.

I'm not trying to be grouchy, but really, I've had several PM's now and it's getting silly.  I don't see or hear about this happening in other swaps.  Everyone has been so nice and friendly in the posting, let's try to keep that going!

Thanks for understanding!!
Dawn

I bet that everyone is just getting so excited about this whole thing that the tension is getting to them! I know I'll be happy with whoever I get, and I've been making lists of ideas for crafts for characters I'm less fond of or familiar with. I guess I'll have to add Blaise to that list now, lol!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 19, 2006 07:52:54 PM

I bet that everyone is just getting so excited about this whole thing that the tension is getting to them! I know I'll be happy with whoever I get, and I've been making lists of ideas for crafts for characters I'm less fond of or familiar with. I guess I'll have to add Blaise to that list now, lol!

I'm sure that's exactly what is happening.  I think that your list is a great idea!!  Thanks for the input, I think I'll start my own list now.  You never know, as you search out ideas, you may become more fond of a character!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: beautifulloser on May 19, 2006 09:53:38 PM
Seriously, I thought you were joking!LOL 

Blaise is the Slytherin that Jk never really said much about and so it wasn't clear if Blaise was female or male and with that unusual name...people have had a field day with Blaise in fanfiction.  I believe that she said she couldn't believe that Blaise of all people became so popular.  I think it's because she gave him (turns out it IS a him) such an unusual name and then never said anything else about him!
Thanks, the name sounded familiar, but I couldn't place him either.-maybe if I read fanfiction.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: artxinxlies on May 19, 2006 10:32:25 PM
i know for me it's much more exciting to have a partner that's a complete surprise! And I agree I think you might get to like another character you didn't know much about if you get a partner with different favs than yours!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 20, 2006 12:03:34 AM
i know for me it's much more exciting to have a partner that's a complete surprise! And I agree I think you might get to like another character you didn't know much about if you get a partner with different favs than yours!
well said artxinxlies, well said. i think i'd like craft about a character i dont know, or at least one that would be a bit hard to craft for.
blaise is awsome, he is like a character thats cool, but in the way you want him to be cool. kind of like the O blood type. he comes in very handy in fanfics.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 20, 2006 05:54:18 AM
And if people would like to research their partner's character, go to The Harry Potter Lexicon (http://www.hp-lexicon.org). They pretty much have everything that has been published, including now quote pages for several of the main characters. That might be useful if you'd like to add some of the character's famous saying to your craft (and you'd like to avoid paraphrasing and getting it wrong ;D )


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 20, 2006 07:51:52 AM
OK, whoever posted Getting the Hang of Thursdays, (I think it was ourglasslake), my family doesn't like you anymore...lol  Now Mommy spends even more time in front of the computer... :-[
That was wonderful.  I really didn't need something new to obsess over, though...I think I will print that out - it was such a good story!  (And yes, I was surprised...most of the things I've read online tend to be poorly written, well, crap. :-\ )


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: artxinxlies on May 20, 2006 09:17:50 AM
I used to read a lot of fan fic and some of it was really well thought out and surprisingly accurate when it came to new books!  But most of what I read was h/g shipper stuff which of course turned out to be true!  ;D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 20, 2006 10:17:34 AM
Quote
Quote from: SevsOnlyGirl on May 19, 2006 09:18:05 PM
Seriously, I thought you were joking!LOL 

Blaise is the Slytherin that Jk never really said much about and so it wasn't clear if Blaise was female or male and with that unusual name...people have had a field day with Blaise in fanfiction.  I believe that she said she couldn't believe that Blaise of all people became so popular.  I think it's because she gave him (turns out it IS a him) such an unusual name and then never said anything else about him!

Thanks, the name sounded familiar, but I couldn't place him either.-maybe if I read fanfiction.

Ah!  Thanks!  You've got me hooked on fanfiction now...geez.  I'm definitely going to print Getting the Hang of Thursdays too!  Wonderful!

Any others???


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 20, 2006 10:44:13 AM

Ah!  Thanks!  You've got me hooked on fanfiction now...geez.  I'm definitely going to print Getting the Hang of Thursdays too!  Wonderful!

Any others???

Sure! I am so thrilled that so many people are enjoying this story.

But I think you're going to hate me for my next recommendation, because it's really long. But it's so good!  It's called Roman Holiday, and it has two sequels on the same site that are just as good. Enjoy!

http://www.witchfics.org/anna/romanholiday/index.html


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 20, 2006 11:02:58 AM
Thanks!  What is the paring in that one??

Oh!

And if anyone else plans on printing "Getting the Hang of Thursdays" if you are pasting it into word it ends up bring 134 pages long  :o 

If you reformat it and decrease the font size to font 8 you can get it down to 71 but still...hmmm...



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 20, 2006 11:07:01 AM
Thanks!  What is the paring in that one??

Oh!

And if anyone else plans on printing "Getting the Hang of Thursdays" if you are pasting it into word it ends up bring 134 pages long  :o 

If you reformat it and decrease the font size to font 8 you can get it down to 71 but still...hmmm...



I only read Snape/Hermione, but the story I linked to has some Hermione/Draco and Hermione/Bill as well. I like unrequited love and sexual tension, if you couldn't tell by the other story. ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 21, 2006 02:22:20 AM
Thanks!  What is the paring in that one??

Oh!

And if anyone else plans on printing "Getting the Hang of Thursdays" if you are pasting it into word it ends up bring 134 pages long  :o 

If you reformat it and decrease the font size to font 8 you can get it down to 71 but still...hmmm...




i read thursdays over the weekend, it was SO good! the authors other things are great too, but instead of printing it out you could put it on your ipod (if youve got one), like i do with my slash and douglas adams stuff, but you have to but it on in chapters or your ipod will cut off end bits.

I only read Snape/Hermione, but the story I linked to has some Hermione/Draco and Hermione/Bill as well. I like unrequited love and sexual tension, if you couldn't tell by the other story. ;)
i dont really have much of a fave pairing, but i like angsty, sexual tension-filled slytherin/griffondor fics (including snape-griffs). and anything buffythevampslayer/harrypotter (i like sirius/spike, tonks/spike, draco/spike, remus/spike and yeah. maybe i do have a preference  ::) )


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 21, 2006 05:56:21 AM
and yeah. maybe i do have a preference   

Do ya think?!LOL


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Laural on May 21, 2006 06:28:11 AM
Okay I'm a Harry/Ginny Ron/Hermione person. I was accurate in my prediction after book two that Harry and Ginny would be together. Although it was basically "Harry can't be with Hermione because Ron needs to be with her and Harry needs to be with Ginny so that Harry will eventually become an official part of the Weasley family."

Anyway, this is my favorite Fanfic site: http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/index.php (http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/index.php)

AND this is my favorite story, I haven't been able to read the last few chapters yet: http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=8035 (http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=8035)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 21, 2006 07:53:45 AM
I think it's great that everyone is sharing their fave stories.  We'll all be more than ready for the 'ship swap when it happens, won't we?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 21, 2006 09:22:48 AM
Are there 30 people signed up for the swap yet? *bounces excitedly on her seat*


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 21, 2006 09:24:38 AM
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i read thursdays over the weekend, it was SO good! the authors other things are great too, but instead of printing it out you could put it on your ipod (if youve got one), like i do with my slash and douglas adams stuff, but you have to but it on in chapters or your ipod will cut off end bits.

Aw, my ipod is a shuffle...oh well, of to 'borrow' printing services from the university computer lab  ;)

Here's a short one that's good...

http://ashwinder.sycophanthex.com/viewstory.php?sid=13779


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 21, 2006 09:33:31 AM
Josee - we have 27 people signed up so far.  But I did say that if enough people were interested, I would open it further.  We do have one member that will be eligible on the last day of signups and I told her that we would definitely let her in.  The more the merrier!!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 21, 2006 12:54:21 PM
When talking about fanfiction what does Canon mean?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 21, 2006 01:58:33 PM
Canon means it's some information you can find in the Harry Potter books.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 21, 2006 01:59:37 PM
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Canon means it's some information you can find in the Harry Potter books
.

AH!  So that's what it means when they say "canon character"  I see...Thanks!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 21, 2006 02:42:37 PM
Kristen - you'll also see "OoC" - Out of Character and AU "Alternate Universe"  among other things.



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 21, 2006 03:51:27 PM
Good to know! 

Is AU when says the characters from HP are in another ...realm...like Buffy for example?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 21, 2006 05:14:27 PM
When are you gonna tell us who our swaping partner is? ???
OHHH MY GOD IM SO EXITED!
And SevsOnlyGirl you are the best! THANK YOU SOO MUCH FOR WAITING FOR ME!
IM SO EXITED!I CANT WAIT THIS WILL BE MY FIRST SWAP EVER!!!!!!!!
Its so beautifull I think Im gonna cry :'(


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 21, 2006 06:46:19 PM
tinxerb - I know that you're excited, but signups don't end (and you aren't eligible to join in) until May 28th.  Signups will close at midnight on the 28th and everyone will receive a partner on May 29th in the morning (hopefully).



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 22, 2006 02:26:05 AM
my faves:
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2413745/1/ (http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2413745/1/) this ones really cute


Here's a short one that's good...

http://ashwinder.sycophanthex.com/viewstory.php?sid=13779
i love that one! i read it ages ago. im not really into songfics but that ones really good isnt it?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: andy8715 on May 22, 2006 10:47:43 PM
is this a one time only swap or will there be a second round or do you know yet?  i want to participate but i'm going to be very busy within the next month.  going on a cruise and moving to my college town.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 23, 2006 12:58:28 AM
is this a one time only swap or will there be a second round or do you know yet?  i want to participate but i'm going to be very busy within the next month.  going on a cruise and moving to my college town.
check out this thread, the harry potter- chioces thread https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=93598.0 (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=93598.0) . this is the only harry potter character swap, but this one ends a new harry potter swap will start, but its not ongoing, as in you dont have to do all swaps, you could do just one or two,  what ever you want!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 23, 2006 12:02:35 PM
I think I have a "craftster block"! I cant come up with anything new or cool for my swap! My head is too loaded with The Harry Potter Lexicon. I've almost read it completely! I need to get away from the computer! But I cant Its just so FUN! ;D Anybody wanna share their ideas of what they will be making for their potential partners? ???


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 23, 2006 12:44:31 PM
The Leaky section I've been telling everyone about will be up in time for our swap!!! It's supposed to go live this week-end. I will of course update this thread with the URL once it does.  It'll be far from being comprehensive, as my list of pattern to upload is still very long. But hopefully it'll help you get some inspiration!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: bethiej78 on May 23, 2006 12:56:21 PM
I think I have a "craftster block"! I cant come up with anything new or cool for my swap! My head is too loaded with The Harry Potter Lexicon. I've almost read it completely! I need to get away from the computer! But I cant Its just so FUN! ;D Anybody wanna share their ideas of what they will be making for their potential partners? ???

I don't think you want to do that!  Then there won't be surprises for some people!  Don't worry - you have plenty of time before the swap for your "block" to clear up!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 23, 2006 01:02:07 PM
I think I have a "craftster block"! I cant come up with anything new or cool for my swap! My head is too loaded with The Harry Potter Lexicon. I've almost read it completely! I need to get away from the computer! But I cant Its just so FUN! ;D Anybody wanna share their ideas of what they will be making for their potential partners? ???

I don't think you want to do that!  Then there won't be surprises for some people!  Don't worry - you have plenty of time before the swap for your "block" to clear up!!

And worst of all, what if someone shares what they may do for a potential partner and then you get partnered with them?!  That would be a disaster!

Bethie - were you signing up for this one?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 23, 2006 02:03:44 PM
I have some fabulous ideas!  Some of them aren't specifically character related so i hope that's ok.  i also have an awesome idea for anyone who has Harry or Snape as afave character...I can only cross my fingers  ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: beautifulloser on May 23, 2006 03:34:52 PM
I have some fabulous ideas!  Some of them aren't specifically character related so i hope that's ok.  i also have an awesome idea for anyone who has Harry or Snape as afave character...I can only cross my fingers  ;)
Maybe you should check out the harry potter swap choices to see the other swaps coming up, to see which ones your non-character craft ideas would fit in. It seems like sticking with character themed crafts is what sets this swap appart from the all the other Harry Potter swaps we've had.  Maybe you can ask your partner if she has a preference?

Did all the snape/malfoy fans see the sign-ups for the slytherain swap?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on May 23, 2006 04:22:34 PM
What sign ups? I didnt see any :o
please post the link if it isnt too much trouble


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 23, 2006 05:32:27 PM
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Maybe you should check out the harry potter swap choices to see the other swaps coming up, to see which ones your non-character craft ideas would fit in. It seems like sticking with character themed crafts is what sets this swap appart from the all the other Harry Potter swaps we've had.  Maybe you can ask your partner if she has a preference?

I can really character personalize them so it's ok, but I'll have to wait to see who I get first.  I can't wait!!!

OH the Slytherin Swap idea is here: 

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=96898.0


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on May 23, 2006 08:28:20 PM
I am too excited to get my partner for this swap!  Come on 5 days!  HURRY!!! 

***MUST START CRAFTING***

(I'm a little obsessed here, if you couldn't tell...)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 23, 2006 10:56:56 PM
OH!  If anyone wants the compete "Getting the Hang of Thursdays" by Hayseed,  I have it now copied, pasted, un-formatted (is that a word??) and reduced-fonted in a Word Document.

I can email it to anyone who wants it, just PM me.
It's a total of 71 pages in 8pt font (that's this big)  so if you think you won't go blind and you want it, let me know. 

It ended up costing $5 to print it at Staples (damn University and their now unaccessable 'free' computer lab) so that's not to bad.  They'll even bind it for you if you like for a few dollars more. 



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: artxinxlies on May 24, 2006 03:41:35 PM
oh come on! just two more people sign up and then we can go ahead and get partners!!

ah! such excitement...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 24, 2006 05:11:44 PM
No... Sevsonlygirl said we'd be waiting until the signup limit and accept more people if they wanted to join.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: pandorascraftbox on May 24, 2006 09:25:50 PM
woohoo made the list! cant wait to craft up a storm!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 25, 2006 03:15:48 AM
Thanks Josee!  I thought I had said that!LOL



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: bethiej78 on May 25, 2006 06:17:06 AM
Bethie - were you signing up for this one?

I think I am...  I've just been totally bogged down in work for the past few days.  I'll probably PM my info today or tomorrow.  I just wanted to make sure I'd have time before I committed, you know?  But it looks like you're doing a great job w/ the organizing already, keeping the troops in line and all.  If not this one, I'll definitely be in for the next potter swap on the list.  But probably I'll be able to be in for this one.

About Hermione/Snape - damn!  I was never that in to fan fics, because as many people say it's hard to sift through all the crap out there.  But as someone who was always a bit into her (considerably) older teachers as a youngster, I get the whole "hot for teacher" "oh dungeon master, please don't hurt me (but do!)" thing.  I'm halfway through Thursdays and it's great.  And I'll definitely check out the site you recommended when I have some more time!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 25, 2006 06:47:00 AM
Thanks Josee!  I thought I had said that!LOL


No problem! :)  How many of us are there now (just curious, as usual!!)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 25, 2006 07:55:04 AM
Josee - I'm keeping the list updated on the first page of the thread. Right now there are 28 people signed up with 1 more awaiting their one month mark - so 29 total right now.  I was worried that no one would sign up at all!LOL

Thanks bethie for your confidence in me!  If you can't make it for this one, catch us on the next one!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 25, 2006 08:26:59 AM
No one sign up for an HP swap :o ARE YOU MADDDD?!?!?!?!?!

 ;D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 25, 2006 09:13:03 AM
I was worried that no one would sign up at all!LOL
Oh, come on, Sevs...you know me better than that! ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kityeyes on May 25, 2006 09:52:14 AM
lol of corse people will sign up for a harry potter swap..what were you thinking lol...sadly i didnt sign up for this one..but i plan to sign up for the next one a probley a few on the list..trying to keep it to one swap at a time if i can..and want to mix it up a bit not just harry potter...but then again..can never have to much harry potter things..lol...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 25, 2006 10:38:36 AM
About Hermione/Snape - damn!  I was never that in to fan fics, because as many people say it's hard to sift through all the crap out there.  But as someone who was always a bit into her (considerably) older teachers as a youngster, I get the whole "hot for teacher" "oh dungeon master, please don't hurt me (but do!)" thing.  I'm halfway through Thursdays and it's great.  And I'll definitely check out the site you recommended when I have some more time!

Oh, god. Can I just raise my hand here for a big, fat "ME, TOO"? Ahem.

Anyway, I may just be biased because Hermione/Snape is my preferred ship, but I've been in the fandom for almost 5 years now, and it seems to me that there are a lot of consistently good fics in our little 'ship. It's not really so little anymore, though, which is so weird to me. When I first joined the Yahoo Group for SS/HG, we were considered a "fringe" ship, and there were only a couple thousand members. Now there are over 15,000 and we're right up there with Draco/Harry!

I love it that I've introduced so many people to my favorite story. ::cackles::


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on May 26, 2006 10:46:04 AM
re: shipping...

I dunno about some of the ships out there. For example, Harry/Hermione... that one I totally do not dig. It's like, cha, Ron's with Hermione. He'd probably hav a fit if Harry got with her... plus, I never got the vibe (except for in the movies) that Harry's into Hermione, at all. Hermione/Ron forever!11o1neomfg

As for Snape/anyone... I just don't see it happening. Snape, to me, seems like the kind of guy that is above sex. You know, it's a filthy habit, etc etc... sort of like Carrie White's mom! That, plus no one's good enough to shag him. (except for Sirius and maybe Regulus Black because who can resist the idea of that?)

I am, however, a wholehearted Seamus/Dean shipper. Yeah, come on, they are in TRULOV4EVAR!!!!!!  Neville/Luna is also a ship I enjoy. Toot toot.

 I also ... holy cow. I wish I'd put this on my survey thingy... I love Fenrir Greyback. Now there's a real werewolf. None of this whiny Remus Lupin oh I hate being a monster whine whine... tripe. Fenrir = Love. He's not my favourite charachter, but he is one of them..


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 26, 2006 11:51:28 AM
I think Snape/OFC is my fave for that reason.  I just can't see him in ANY type of relationship with one of his students.  But I haven't found all that many good OFC fics.  The female charachter seems to always come off pretty....Mary Sue.

(not sure what I mean read this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Sue)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 26, 2006 12:12:44 PM
I think Snape/OFC is my fave for that reason.  I just can't see him in ANY type of relationship with one of his students.  But I haven't found all that many good OFC fics.  The female charachter seems to always come off pretty....Mary Sue.

(not sure what I mean read this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Sue)

What do you mean, OFC?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 26, 2006 12:47:28 PM
Maybe Other Female Character?  That seems about right.  That would be an original character.



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 26, 2006 05:48:07 PM
Yeah, Original Female Character.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 26, 2006 05:50:29 PM
Ok, I was close.LOL  I usually can figure out what all the little shortcuts are, although when I first started reading Mary Sue lost me completely!LOL



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 26, 2006 06:07:55 PM
Yeah! 

If you have read any of Laurell K. Hamilton's books you'll likely have a good idea of what they mean by a MarySue Character.

Characters most commonly labeled Mary Sues are often characterized by their unusual and dramatic traits and experiences, their similarity to their author or their author's ideal person, and, most especially, the trait of extreme superiority in comparison to other characters.

Those labeled Mary Sues normally have exceptional physical and personal characteristics, including unusual and (typically) tragic backgrounds. They may have uncommon eye or hair colors or come from a race or species which is uncommon or unknown in the story’s setting. They may have exotic names, pets, or possessions, often ones with great perceived mystical or magical significance. As children, they often will have experienced abuse or other hardships that were substantially worse than the abuse or hardship experienced by other characters and often, by many of the people in the real world — though they are often said to seldom if ever display any evidence in personality or behavior of having been traumatized. In adulthood, they are generally portrayed as misunderstood or unfairly persecuted. They are often abandoned as infants or young children, from a famous or infamous family, or related somehow to the author’s favorite character.

From Wikipedia



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 26, 2006 07:18:08 PM
Oh my god, speaking of Mary Sues....have you seen this comic???
http://piratemonkeysinc.com/ms1.htm

LOL!

Also, Ron/Hermione may be "canonically" closer to being true than Snape/Hermione, but, um, EW. Seriously.

I never got the Harry/Hermione vibe from the books until I read them aloud to my husband. I was totally feeling the H/Hr on that reread!

SeeMe, we can agree on Neville/Luna. I like that idea. Doesn't mean I want to read 15,000 word epics on the topic, but I can dig it. :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on May 27, 2006 12:04:57 AM


SeeMe, we can agree on Neville/Luna. I like that idea. Doesn't mean I want to read 15,000 word epics on the topic, but I can dig it. :)


OMFG DUNT U WANNA REED MI FANFIC THO?????? IT IZ SO GUD IT SHULD BE BOOK 7 ROFL

No, kidding. I haven't written Neville/Luna ...yet. It's cute, though.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on May 27, 2006 07:51:08 AM


SeeMe, we can agree on Neville/Luna. I like that idea. Doesn't mean I want to read 15,000 word epics on the topic, but I can dig it. :)


OMFG DUNT U WANNA REED MI FANFIC THO?????? IT IZ SO GUD IT SHULD BE BOOK 7 ROFL

No, kidding. I haven't written Neville/Luna ...yet. It's cute, though.


i like luna/blaise.
comicly relieable angst +slytherin mystery = awww
but luna/neville can be good, on occassion,aslongasit has the right amount of angst. thats where alot of fics slip up i think


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 27, 2006 08:51:46 AM
Quote
Oh my god, speaking of Mary Sues....have you seen this comic???
http://piratemonkeysinc.com/ms1.htm

HA!!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 27, 2006 04:05:52 PM
For those shipping Neville/Luna... Sorry to be a party pooper but Jo Rowling quashed it.

And back on topic... I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 27, 2006 04:14:13 PM
For those shipping Neville/Luna... Sorry to be a party pooper but Jo Rowling quashed it.

And back on topic... I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!!!

Maybe it's just because I ship such an unlikely ship, but I don't really see the fun in reading stories about characters who actually have a chance of hooking up. I mean, how boring would it be to read a Harry/Ginny story? Or maybe that's just me...

OMFG DUNT U WANNA REED MI FANFIC THO?????? IT IZ SO GUD IT SHULD BE BOOK 7 ROFL
No, kidding. I haven't written Neville/Luna ...yet. It's cute, though.

Hahahahahaha. If it was super angsty and had a Snape/Hermione subplot I might read it. I don't like to read cute very often. ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on May 28, 2006 12:31:24 AM
ACK!!!  I can't wait for partners tomorrow (well, today, actually, since it's 2:30 AM)!  I'M SOOOOO EXCITED TO START CRAFTING!!!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 28, 2006 11:35:54 AM
OOHH!!  Can we PLEASE have partners tonight...the suspense is KILLING me!   ;)  ;)  ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 28, 2006 01:10:18 PM
EEK! AHH!!!! *dies*


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Laural on May 28, 2006 02:16:36 PM
I must mention that Rain and Cinderly are both wicked good swap partners/angels and have amazing skills when it comes to the HP crafts.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 28, 2006 08:58:17 PM
Partners are posted on the front page - I will send out partner info tomorrow (Monday).

Thanks,
Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on May 28, 2006 09:08:30 PM
Hee heee!  Off to stalk ...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on May 28, 2006 11:30:19 PM
We'll be getting our partner's questionaire, yes?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Laural on May 29, 2006 04:35:28 AM
The questionnaires will be with the info that she sends us today.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 29, 2006 07:57:54 AM
yay! I got my questionnaire!!! Woot!!!

Hmmm now I have to get crafting... Which I can't start until June 1st!!!  :'(


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 29, 2006 08:12:13 AM
Okay, I did all the partner info for this swap and my other one at the same time!LOL  Please make sure that your partner information matches your partner on the first page.  I'm positive that I got it all right, but you never know.

Have a great time!  I'll be adding this swap to your profiles later today or tomorrow.  Busy day!

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: bethiej78 on May 29, 2006 02:28:33 PM
Have a great time!  I'll be adding this swap to your profiles later today or tomorrow.  Busy day!

Dawn

Sorry I couldn't fit this one into my schedule - def catch you on the next one!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on May 29, 2006 07:28:46 PM
Which is the next HP swap?  Favorite House?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 29, 2006 08:10:23 PM
Here's the list of upcoming swaps:

1.  Fave Character (hmm, why did I suspect that would be #1?)
2.  Fave House
3.  Diagon Alley/Hogsmeade
4.  Fave Book/Movie
5.  Embellished Hoodie/Tee
6.  Fave 'ship
7.  Magical Creatures
8.  Craft your own wand
9.  Animal Friends (like the familiars and so on)
10.  Fave fanfiction


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 29, 2006 08:52:31 PM
I seriously just got some crafting supplies out of my craft drawer, pawed through them for about 30 seconds and then jumped around screaming with excitement. This is going to be awesome.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on May 29, 2006 09:07:25 PM
I seriously just got some crafting supplies out of my craft drawer, pawed through them for about 30 seconds and then jumped around screaming with excitement. This is going to be awesome.

::jumps around::

::screams::

I like your new userpic, SidekickFancy ;)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Crafty kitten on May 30, 2006 06:17:36 AM
I haven't gotten my partner's info yet. I'm not trying to be impatient (even though I am!) I just want to make sure that I didn't get skipped over or something...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 30, 2006 07:37:05 AM
I sent it yesterday with all the others.  Let me resend it for you.

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 30, 2006 07:42:11 AM
crafty kitten - I resent your information.  Please let me know if you receive it or not.

Thanks,
Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 30, 2006 09:46:46 AM
This swap should show up in everyone's feedback now.  Please let me know if it doesn't. 

I want to thank you all for hanging in there with me - so far it's been very pleasant organising this swap!

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 30, 2006 10:27:21 AM
It's not in mine :-\


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 30, 2006 10:33:13 AM
Don't be sad, Sweetie, I fixed it!  :D

It was the little accent mark over the "e" in your name that threw me. 

I hope that everyone is excited and busily crafting away.

Hey Josee - how much would you charge to change a picture to a cross stitch pattern?  I have some I would like.

Thanks,
Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on May 30, 2006 05:55:47 PM
Hehe... this sorta has to do with the swap, and I just had to share.

I was reading over the Equiment list that Harry Potter got, in my copy of Philsopher's stone, and it reads...

Other Equiment
    1 wand
    1 cauldron (pewter, standard size 2)
    1 set glass or crystal phials
    1 telescope
    1 set brass scales
    1 wand


It made me laugh!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 30, 2006 06:19:16 PM
Hehe... this sorta has to do with the swap, and I just had to share.

I was reading over the Equiment list that Harry Potter got, in my copy of Philsopher's stone, and it reads...

Other Equiment
    1 wand
    1 cauldron (pewter, standard size 2)
    1 set glass or crystal phials
    1 telescope
    1 set brass scales
    1 wand


It made me laugh!

tee hee! that's silly.

i like your signature too.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 30, 2006 06:42:03 PM
Stupidly, I read that five times and was just like, whatever.  Then I checked replies, read it once, and laughed.  Arghh...I need to sleep more...  lol


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 30, 2006 07:28:46 PM
Stupidly, I read that five times and was just like, whatever.  Then I checked replies, read it once, and laughed.  Arghh...I need to sleep more...  lol

*pat pat*

*gives you a sleeping potion*


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on May 30, 2006 07:37:12 PM
lol...  Thanks, SidekickFancy...  I needed that.  :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: theatregirl25 on May 31, 2006 08:19:33 AM
woot! I am such a nerd, I have my list all made up! Time to go shopping this weekend!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 31, 2006 09:32:41 AM
There's a TON of HP stuff on Wikipedia too  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_potter (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_potter) you can click on all the blue links for lots of info!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: coolgrin on May 31, 2006 09:54:32 AM
I just wanted to say I'm excited about this swap.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on May 31, 2006 10:57:58 AM
I'm so glad that you are all excited about the swap!  I just can't decide what to make first!!  I've got several swaps all going on at the same time right now.  Did you all see the wonderful Slytherin swap journal I received in the Ongoing Wish List Swap??  That's how I'm keeping myself on track!  Here's the link to it:

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=94274.msg913093#msg913093



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 31, 2006 12:32:48 PM
There's a TON of HP stuff on Wikipedia too  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_potter (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_potter) you can click on all the blue links for lots of info!


Haha, I clicked on that link and then there was a link to www.jkrowling.com, where I'd ventured before but hadn't gone in a long time, and I ended up spending hours and hours on there.

*shakes a finger at Kristen* Actually, I have very much enjoyed myself. I love how absolutely dedicated she is to her story and her fans. Her website is wonderful.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on May 31, 2006 12:42:24 PM
Wow! That is one GORGEOUS swap book!

Looks like you are one lucky Slytherin :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 31, 2006 05:29:10 PM
Quote
I'm so glad that you are all excited about the swap!  I just can't decide what to make first!!  I've got several swaps all going on at the same time right now.  Did you all see the wonderful Slytherin swap journal I received in the Ongoing Wish List Swap??  That's how I'm keeping myself on track!  Here's the link to it:

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=94274.msg913093#msg913093

That's AWESOME!!!  That would be wicked as a notebook to use at school (well it's been a bit since school for me, so maybe at work)...he he he...


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on May 31, 2006 05:56:35 PM
Ok, I have something absolutely dorky to share.

I just recently figured out how to set up my voice mail on my cellphone, and totally went the Harry Potter route with it. It goes:

"Hi, you've reached (blahblahblah). Either my phone is off, or I'm busy fighting Voldemort's mercenaries with Dumbledore's Army. Leave me a message or try back later. Thanks!"

I am now an ultra super dork. And I am proud. ;D

I think I'm gonna watch one of the movies now and craft. Heh heh heh.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on May 31, 2006 07:09:09 PM
Quote
I think I'm gonna watch one of the movies now and craft. Heh heh heh.

I'm doing that right now!!!!   :o

I'm *almost* finshed one thing!!!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kityeyes on June 01, 2006 05:20:40 AM
Ok, I have something absolutely dorky to share.

I just recently figured out how to set up my voice mail on my cellphone, and totally went the Harry Potter route with it. It goes:

"Hi, you've reached (blahblahblah). Either my phone is off, or I'm busy fighting Voldemort's mercenaries with Dumbledore's Army. Leave me a message or try back later. Thanks!"

I am now an ultra super dork. And I am proud. ;D

I think I'm gonna watch one of the movies now and craft. Heh heh heh.

lol thats great..if i ever get around to doing mine..been about a year now..lol...i would so do something like that but then half my emails would be eathier people confused...telling me im a dork..or laughing so hard nothing else comes out lol


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on June 01, 2006 04:28:11 PM
Will the next swap start when this one is finished?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 01, 2006 04:58:06 PM
Will the next swap start when this one is finished?

Haha I was just thinking of ideas for the next one today XD


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: moose_hat on June 02, 2006 06:17:10 AM
i am probley very thick but when is the sending date ???


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 02, 2006 06:24:16 AM
i am probley very thick but when is the sending date ???

June 19th


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 03, 2006 08:03:53 AM
Just checking in!  Is everyone busily and quietly crafting?!  I'm still in the planning stages.  I like to plan for quite awhile and then do a mad crafting at the end.LOLOL  I think that most crafters are procrastinators, don't you?



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: theatregirl25 on June 03, 2006 08:59:50 AM
Just checking in!  Is everyone busily and quietly crafting?!  I'm still in the planning stages.  I like to plan for quite awhile and then do a mad crafting at the end.LOLOL  I think that most crafters are procrastinators, don't you?

I have bought a couple things to start crafting, and have done a lot of planning. I agree that a lot of crafters are procrastinators, I know I can be. This is so much fun!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: beautifulloser on June 03, 2006 10:19:15 AM
Yes, deffinately a procrastinator here, I do my best work with deadlines. I've got it all planned out pretty much, late nights my mind won't turn off in bed.  i think i'm going to start my crafting today, because the busy summer days go by so quickly! It is really cool crafting for a character that i don't know much about, because i get to do lots of research, i've been finding so many cool resources.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: motoredxheart on June 03, 2006 11:05:30 AM
i'm halfway done, but everytime i think i'm almost finished i think of something else i could do.  so i might not be halfway...heh i don't know.  all i know is i'm a crafting machine!   ;)
i agree with beautifulloser i do the best work under a deadline.  i'm so lazy, deadlines kick my butt and make me get to work. 


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 03, 2006 11:31:08 AM
I started my first project last night. This is the one that is going to require the most time, planning, and patience, so I thought I'd get started on it first. I have a few more ideas for things...but they're still kind of bubbling under.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: cinderly on June 03, 2006 12:18:24 PM
I have my list of ideas which I am in the process of whittling down.  It's starting to look like a road map, with all the cross-outs, arrows, and asterisks.

I'm planning to buy materials for 2 projects tonight, when I'm done working for the day.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on June 03, 2006 02:10:56 PM
I really only know of one thing for sure that I am doing.  I haven't started it, though (procrastinator here, too).

One question...Are we picking only one of the character options given to us and crafting for that one only OR are we crafting for any of the characters given to us?  I've been confused on that one.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 03, 2006 02:40:20 PM
If your partner gave you options, use them!  You could choose just one or do whatever.  For instance, I like Snape and Hermione.  If I were to get stuff with either one of them, or a combination; I'd be happy!

I'm glad to hear from so many people so quickly!!  This is going to be a good swap.



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on June 03, 2006 04:04:45 PM
I'm waiting on a response back from my partner in regards to one item.  I've *almost* finished another. 

This has been SO much fun (and what a great thread  ;D ) I can't wait for the next swap!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: beautifulloser on June 03, 2006 04:14:20 PM
I really only know of one thing for sure that I am doing.  I haven't started it, though (procrastinator here, too).

One question...Are we picking only one of the character options given to us and crafting for that one only OR are we crafting for any of the characters given to us?  I've been confused on that one.

I'm open to whatever you'd like to do. I'm mainly crafting for your #1 character, and doing the smaller items with your second choice, but that's just because I had a lot of ideas for your main one.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 04, 2006 02:55:34 PM
*cries because she finished watching the sorceror's stone and doesn't have chamber of secrets...what will she craft to now????*

*dances around because she just put it on hold at the library...and she's first on the list*

*does the shifty eye thing...and runs when people tell her this is a pointless post*

Also, I was wondering: is it just me, or does anyone else get a bit teary eyed at the end of any of the movies? I can't tell if it's the music, or just that sappy sense of ...whatever....or if it's because the movie is over and that makes me sad...

Anyway....ok back to crafting. >_>


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on June 04, 2006 03:11:57 PM
OK, I have everything I should need.  I am in the planning stages as well, but I think I'm going to start either tonight or tomorrow.  ;D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on June 05, 2006 12:55:33 PM
This is my last week of school, so I'm mainly crafting *as* a procrastination tool. I have started three projects, but I can only work on them a bit at a time. What I have done is coming along nicely, and I know what I need to get and do to finish up...now it's just a matter of getting a couple papers done and some study time in! :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 05, 2006 01:09:03 PM
okay, I did a bunch of brainstorming and wrote down my ideas.  Now I'm committed and will begin the actual crafting this week!  See how I have to trick myself?LOL


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: vampirebunny on June 05, 2006 01:16:32 PM
Well I've made one thing that i'll already have to adjust due to a stupid oversight but it should be fine, I've started another and bought materials for the large object.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: kahluakiggy on June 05, 2006 01:27:09 PM
Well, I've learned two new things for this swap!  Hopefully, they'll come out decent enough...  lol


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on June 05, 2006 07:55:19 PM
Well, I've learned two new things for this swap!  Hopefully, they'll come out decent enough...  lol
me too kahluakiggy! but I cant boast about it here until the swap is done though can I? ::)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on June 06, 2006 08:43:28 AM
Quote
Well, I've learned two new things for this swap!  Hopefully, they'll come out decent enough...  lol
Me too!!!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: lady4feet on June 06, 2006 10:59:15 AM
It took me awhile to decide what I wanted to make. Ok honestly I've only decided on two things to definitely make, and one is half way done  ;D Everything else is small to medium size projects and I have all the supplies only time can tell what all will actually be made.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Crafty kitten on June 08, 2006 12:24:26 PM
I finally got together some supplies and started crafting. I'm trying something new and everything is going well so far but keep your fingers crossed for me...and Sidekick Fancy!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 08, 2006 07:19:44 PM
I finally got together some supplies and started crafting. I'm trying something new and everything is going well so far but keep your fingers crossed for me...and Sidekick Fancy!

Hee hee. I'm trying a few semi new things but they seem to be going well so far too. This sure is an exciting swap!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 09, 2006 11:57:07 AM
I'm glad to hear that things are going well for all you crafters!  I'm working away, but just a little bit! :)

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 09, 2006 03:58:06 PM
I am nearly finished with two things. I'm sort of working on them simultaneously. This is exciting but hard work.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: artxinxlies on June 10, 2006 12:46:33 PM
Yeah I'm done iwth a big thing and a little thing and it took a while for me to figure something else out to do so hopefully i'll have it all done and ready to go next week or close to it!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 10, 2006 05:21:56 PM
The first person has sent!!!!!!!!  I'll set up the gallery as soon as it's received.  Man, she's quick!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: beautifulloser on June 10, 2006 09:30:54 PM
I finished, but the baby's had a cold, so i'm not going to go to the post office yet, till he's a bit better.
Wow, can't wait to start seeing creations fill up this gallery!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on June 11, 2006 01:54:10 AM
The first person has sent!!!!!!!!  I'll set up the gallery as soon as it's received.  Man, she's quick!



*insert swap anxiety here*
eeep! ive started my big 1, finished 1 small but l thinkiwill do that 1 over.
only 8 days left!

so will westartthe next one when all have recieved, or just at the endof the sendoutdate?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: moose_hat on June 11, 2006 05:42:17 AM
yay i have finnished my two big things and have started my small item


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 11, 2006 09:38:34 AM
I'm going to try to wait until the majority have sent, at least, to start signups for the next one.  I think we should make it so that you have to be clear for the first (second, third) to sign up for the upcoming one, what do you all think?  The second one's signup would have to be just a longer signup period, I think.  So in a week we could start signups for the next one and let it run about two weeks or three weeks?  Ahhh, it's been a long tiring weekend, can you tell?  I'm just rambling now.

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: redpopsicles on June 11, 2006 10:33:57 AM
I would definitely wait until this round is over or close to over to start the next signups.  It will save you some work (or at least spread the work out  ;)).  Also, I think it should be a definite requirement that someone be clear in the first (second, thrid, etc.) round.  Just my thoughts.  :)

I'm going to try to wait until the majority have sent, at least, to start signups for the next one.  I think we should make it so that you have to be clear for the first (second, third) to sign up for the upcoming one, what do you all think?  The second one's signup would have to be just a longer signup period, I think.  So in a week we could start signups for the next one and let it run about two weeks or three weeks?  Ahhh, it's been a long tiring weekend, can you tell?  I'm just rambling now.

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: fairyprincessbeaniebaby on June 12, 2006 03:01:13 AM
I would definitely wait until this round is over or close to over to start the next signups.  It will save you some work (or at least spread the work out  ;)).  Also, I think it should be a definite requirement that someone be clear in the first (second, thrid, etc.) round.  Just my thoughts.  :)

I'm going to try to wait until the majority have sent, at least, to start signups for the next one.  I think we should make it so that you have to be clear for the first (second, third) to sign up for the upcoming one, what do you all think?  The second one's signup would have to be just a longer signup period, I think.  So in a week we could start signups for the next one and let it run about two weeks or three weeks?  Ahhh, it's been a long tiring weekend, can you tell?  I'm just rambling now.

Dawn


its a good plan, but vampirebunny and i are sending overseas (i dont know if we are the only ones) so depending on the swap some may take longer to send/recieve, and i really do not want to miss out on the next!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 12, 2006 03:50:31 AM
fairyprincess - i think that exceptions could be made for people sending overseas, if they are experienced swappers like the two of you. 

I'll wait and start signups for the next swap once the majority have sent - which will be in what, a week?  That's not so long to wait!



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on June 12, 2006 06:52:20 AM
Just thought I'd give an update on my crafting.

I started my big item at the cottage over the w-e, but I realised I had brought Ravenclaw colours rather than Slyterin... Now has anyone EVER seen a Ravenclaw Professor Snape? Nah, I don't think so. So I'll work some more on that item tonight or tomorrow, with my green bottle this time! 

As far as the other items go, I haven't bought everything I needed yet.  I was planning to do so Saturday, and I indeed went into one of the crafts shop I wanted to go, but then I thought I was late for my friend's engagement party and rushed to her place... only to realise I was an hour early!  Not cool! I would have had more than enough time to go to Michaels!

Looks like my small items will be bigger though I think... From what I can see, what I have planned will probably take more than 1-2 hours. Oh well! It'll be fun! :)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 12, 2006 08:05:43 AM
Looks like my small items will be bigger though I think... From what I can see, what I have planned will probably take more than 1-2 hours. Oh well! It'll be fun! :)

I love it when it takes longer than I thought on a crafting project, because that means I get to spend more time crafting :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 12, 2006 08:53:00 AM
One week to go!  I'll be sending out a PM today to everyone in the swap just to give a heads up that we need to move along.  Sounds like the majority are doing fine.  I'll also be reminding you all to send me the DC# if mailing in the USA or the customs # if mailing from outside. 

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Josée~Madalia on June 12, 2006 03:31:32 PM
I actually forgot to mention this earlier on tonight, but the Harry Potter Crafts (http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/#static:crafts)section is up on The Leaky Cauldron.  There's lots in there, though a lot more is coming up.  Perhaps it can be useful to some as a last minute inspiration source! :D


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 14, 2006 05:48:25 AM
I received last night and started the gallery this morning!   

Yeah for motoredxheart for being the first one!!  Good job on your first swap!

Don't forget to send me and your partner your DC# or customs# when you send.



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SidekickFancy on June 14, 2006 09:09:35 AM
I received last night and started the gallery this morning!   

Yeah for motoredxheart for being the first one!!  Good job on your first swap!

Don't forget to send me and your partner your DC# or customs# when you send.



What's the link, yo? I mean, I know I could find it myself, but it'd be handy all the same!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: GoldfishGirl on June 14, 2006 09:41:09 AM
Link to the Gallery:
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=16741003.0
*flies away to craft some more!*


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 14, 2006 11:45:05 AM
Thanks GoldfishGirl!!  I can't believe I didn't post it in my message!LOL



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: theatregirl25 on June 15, 2006 06:48:53 AM
Ok- I am right on target with my crafting. In fact there are two things that are so neat I am going to make for myself after I am finished. I am really pleased with how one thing in particular is turning out!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 15, 2006 10:06:58 AM
Way to go theatregirl!  Don't you love when you go "Oh, I love it and need one myself!"?LOL



Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: tinxerb377 on June 18, 2006 10:24:37 AM
WOW this is so crazy Its Sunday and I still have a lot of ideas for what to make (I have already made SIX ITEMS!) but Im not sure wich Im gonna send  out. I will probably send all of them since I dont consider any of them LARGE ITEMS.Problem is my moms car broke down on us yesterday and the post ofice is two and a half hours away from my house.There is one closer but it will take more time (like two days) to ship out to the US.
What is the other swap's theme?


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 19, 2006 07:47:05 AM
tinxerb - my other swap is Vampires/Vampyres.

So you won't be sending out for a couple days?  Make sure to let your partner know and keep me posted!

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: theatregirl25 on June 19, 2006 11:26:59 AM
Sent off my package- Cannot wait to see what everyone gets.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on June 19, 2006 11:45:46 AM
*collapses* I finished everything ans sent it off today! Yay me! And tonight I will sleep like I haven't slept in weeks! Hooray!


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 19, 2006 11:48:05 AM
SeeMe - remember to send me and your partner some kind of confirmation that you sent.  Do you have a customs # on your receipt?  You sent to the US, right?  You should have a customs #.  That's your insurance just in case (heaven forbid) something happen to your package.  Make sure to get that to me so that I can note that you followed all the rules. :)

Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on June 19, 2006 11:52:30 AM
SeeMe - remember to send me and your partner some kind of confirmation that you sent.  Do you have a customs # on your receipt?  You sent to the US, right?  You should have a customs #.  That's your insurance just in case (heaven forbid) something happen to your package.  Make sure to get that to me so that I can note that you followed all the rules. :)

Dawn

Yup! Got the reciept thingy right in my drawer--will be sending a picture of it (my scanner sux0rs) as soon as my digicam's battery recharges. ^_^


ETA: Actually, I odon't think thre is a custom's number on my reciept. I just have a copy of the form that got taped to my box. If there's a cusoms number on it, I have no idea where it is.  --and I've never seen one with a customs number. I could have got a whatchakallit, uh,  confirmation number, but it would have cost like 40$ to send it... Sorry, but yeah... can't afford that for shipping!

(canada post likes to have sex with its customers. forcibly.)


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SevsOnlyGirl on June 19, 2006 12:04:26 PM
okay, I wasn't sure how Canada post worked.  Scary, eh?  Just keep your receipt just in case, okay?  I've got you down as Sent.  Don't send me the copy unless there's a problem, just keep it handy.

Thanks for understanding!
Dawn


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: ourglasslake on June 19, 2006 02:00:06 PM
*collapses* I finished everything ans sent it off today! Yay me! And tonight I will sleep like I haven't slept in weeks! Hooray!

Holy crap, that's making me anxious. I mean, I worked pretty hard on your stuff, but I didn't lose any sleep over it. O.o


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: SeeMe on June 19, 2006 06:03:56 PM
*collapses* I finished everything ans sent it off today! Yay me! And tonight I will sleep like I haven't slept in weeks! Hooray!

Holy crap, that's making me anxious. I mean, I worked pretty hard on your stuff, but I didn't lose any sleep over it. O.o


It's okay. I'm an insomniac anyways. Now I just had something to actually do besides stare at the wall, or my computer, or try to go back to sleep. Plus I was working on a deadline, and really, I don't know how to make less than two hour crafts. I mean, even the thing I sewed which is small took forever, lol, had to learn to sew! Don't be anxious! I do not want to cause stress!

 
okay, I wasn't sure how Canada post worked.  Scary, eh?  Just keep your receipt just in case, okay?  I've got you down as Sent.  Don't send me the copy unless there's a problem, just keep it handy.

Thanks for understanding!
Dawn

Righto. For future reference,  When someone from Canada sends something, depending on the size/weight of the persons wallet they'll either send it Small Packet Post (which is easiest on the wallet). They fill out a customs form (if it is going to anywhere but Canada) with their name and address, person's name and address, and an "itemized list of contents" (plus the value, for insurance purposes).  Canada post worker takes apart the form--which has a magic layer of carbon paper underneath where ya just wrote. The top bit, where you wrote, is a sticker and goes on the package itself, then the bottom bit (Alas, not the carbon paper)  goes to you. No where on this form is anything that slightly resembles a customs number.

 However, you can also send it...eh... Expidited post. Which costs a lot.  That gets a cofirmation number-- and it's set up like te Small Packet post form. Again, you get the bottom bit,  but this time on your reciept (the bit of paper that says how much you paid) you get your tracking numbe again. Ooo. Excitement.

And I'm sure that Fed Ex is an option, but my wallet screams in horror just thinking about it.


Title: Re: Harry Potter Fave Character Swap (SIGNUPS 5/14 - 5/28; MAIL BY 6/19/06)
Post by: Kristen81 on June 25, 2006 08:43:44 PM
Here we go!!!!!!

Sevsonlygirl has graciously allowed me to take over for the FAVORITE HOUSE SWAP!!!!!

Signups Start Tomorrow Morning!!!!

https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=16743154.new#new