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« on: June 21, 2010 09:24:51 AM »

Swap name: Things with Tentacles
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: RobbinZombie
Sign-up date range: June 21st-July 2nd
Date to send item by: Aug 2nd

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No
Restricted to people who all live in the same country?
If so, which country? No

Additional Age requirement? 16 like the rules state

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now:  YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants:  YES
- Is at least 18 years old:  YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:
You may be asking yourself, well what would we include in this things with tentacles swap??? The answer anything with tentacles like octopus, squid, Kraken (Giant Octopus, but pretty much the same), jellyfish, Cthulhu, sea anemone, the badass, half woman/half octopus (kinda like a mermaid but with tentacles instead of a fin) etc. This is a 4 point swap and below is the requirements to gage how much each point is worth.

Swap size guidelines


By Time
Large=3 or more hours
Medium=2 or more hours
Small=2 or less hours

By Size
Large=A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
Medium=one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
Small=Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
Large=$30 or more
Small=$10 or less

If you want to participate fill out the questionnaire below and send it to your organizer, RobbinZombie:

The more detailed you are in your Questionnaire, the better your partner can craft for you

Name of swap: Things with Tentacles
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

Favorite Tentacled Creatures:

Least Favorite Tentacled Sea Creatures:

What type of tentacled creatures are you interested in? (creepy, cute, realistic, etc)

Favorite Colors:

Least Favorite Colors:

Color combos you like:

Color combos you dislike?

Crafts you do:

Crafts you'd really like to receive:

Crafts you don't want to receive?

Anything you ABSOLUTELY would not want to receive for any religious/lifestyle/phobia reasons (ie. nudity etc.)?

Do you have a wist/blog/etc to help your partner with ideas?

Do you have a camera to post photos of the tentacled creatures you will receive?

Do you have any allergens in your home (ie pets or smoke)?  Please specify, including smoking.

Are you allergic to anything?

Anything else you'd like to share with your partner?

Please try and communicate in the thread or by PM once a week. We are all adults so I don/t want to have to hound you, but if you dont communicate within 2 weeks I will hunt you down because FLAKERS will not be tolerated.

Delivery Confirmation is required for this swap. For international mailings, please retain the receipt as proof of mailing.

Please PM the DC to, me RobbinZombie, once you have sent so I can update your name on the front page and maintain my records.

For any items that are lost in the mail, adequate time for the package to arrive or be returned to the sender will be allowed, as long as you have proof of mailing, you will be awarded positive feedback and an a swap angel will be found for your partner.

Feedback will be given when your partner has received.  Please PM me when you send AND when you receive so I can keep my lists updated!

I will post a gallery when the first package has been sent out, keep your eyes peeled!
« Last Edit: June 28, 2010 11:18:39 AM by RobbinZombie » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2010 09:26:27 AM »

1. RobbinZombie
2. Bewara
3. Gabberwockgifts
4. avocadoeldorado
5. Chrislea
6. Volomortuus
7. Pink_Pamplemousse
8. shayneblate08
9. Babalina58
10. ilovesnails
11. RoaneFaery
12. thenorm02
13. bananasandhair
14. CielleRavyncatt
15. stitch and stones
16. Lady Lovecraft
17. TwistedTruth
18. miss_evil_penguin
19. Suereal
20. mouser882
21. Aveykin
22. zidishaluxe
« Last Edit: July 02, 2010 12:07:11 PM by RobbinZombie » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2010 09:55:32 AM »

I really want to join this... we'll have to see what happens!

« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2010 12:12:02 PM »

YES! Count me in, please!! This will be my very first swap, I hope that is ok!

RobbinZombie - I sent you an info PM, but it's not showing up in my outbox so let me know If I need to redo it Smiley
« Last Edit: June 21, 2010 12:41:33 PM by Bewara » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I never know what I'm doing. I just fake it really well.

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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2010 12:20:40 PM »

I have passed up on so many swaps to make sure I have space for this.
Lady Lovecraft
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2010 12:32:01 PM »

It's really so tragic how many amazing swaps are going on right now! I don't think I can afford doing all the ones I want... The Circus Swap is a must, and I'm saving a spot for the Steampunk Swap but I'm not exactly sure when that's going to start and now the superhero swap and this! What to do what to do D:
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2010 12:36:58 PM »

How could I resist? I'm in.

"One of the advantages of being disorganized is the joy of discovery."
~A. A. Milne
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~Jar of whimsies
~Things with tentacles
~Spell my name
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2010 05:11:31 PM »

Don't worry Bewara, first time swapper are very much welcome in this swap.

Lady Lovecraft you sooo have to be in this swap, I mean Cthulu=Lovecraft=Lady Lovecraft=you joining it's just facts.

Also I again forgot to include the cuttlefish as a creature this tentacles, my bad.

Thanks for joining Gabberwockgifts, Bewara, and avocadoeldorado

Friends don't let friends craft alone :)
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« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2010 06:52:25 PM »

 I have 3 swaps that I am waiting on feedback for...I will so be in this one Smiley


I am able to do personal swaps again so lets get some going Cheesy
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2010 07:39:46 PM »

The lolita swap was tempting, but I'm all over this like...  like an octopus on a coconut shell!   Grin
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