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Swap Coordinator:alwayschic (contact)
Swap categories: Email 
Number of people in swap:57
Location:International
Type:Type 1: Electronic
Last day to signup/drop:November 17, 2009
Date items must be sent by:November 24, 2009
Number of swap partners:5
Description:

Hello everyone!

This is a fun and easy swap for everyone to do, great for newbies trying to get a rating too!

You must send your 5 favorite websites to 5 partners. Please just include a short summary of what the website is about, keep it to one sentence or less. PLEASE dont send anything obvious- i.e.- swapbot, etsy, ebay, etc. We want this to be new, unknown, unusual websites that most people have not heard of but that you love. They can be blogs, e-commerce, etc.

Discussion

IssueGirl 11/ 6/2009 #

Is this an E-swap or an actually mail swap?

Beadweaver 11/ 6/2009 #

It says E-mail

beenebag 11/ 6/2009 #

So when are partners are assigned we'll just get their email addresss?

sparklingsights 11/10/2009 #

Yahoo, my list is done & ready to go! :D

Kandra 11/15/2009 #

how do you join the swap?

DosLittleMonkeys 11/16/2009 #

Under the grey box there is "Join Swap" in blue letters. You click on it.

DosLittleMonkeys 11/16/2009 #

Hopefully the host will be back. She has not logged in since the 6th, and also has a 1...

sparklingsights 11/18/2009 #

^ Oh, agreed; I was looking forward to this swap. Hum.

sparklingsights 11/18/2009 #

In case this swap doesn't go through (or even if it does) I am also hosting a website links swap: Themed Links Email Swap :)

gwen1111 11/18/2009 #

Just wondering, why partners haven't been assigned yet. Is this because the host hasn't signed in in a while? I really want some new sites to search....perhaps I'll host the same swap if this doesn't go through.

sparklingsights 11/18/2009 #

@gwen1111 The host has to manually assign the partners (well, click a button that says "assign partners", anyway) after the sign-up date, so presumably as soon as she signs in, she will assign them!

It's only the day after the sign-up deadline, and it's 10am (at least where I am)... she will probably sign in later today or tomorrow to assign!

Mialins 11/18/2009 #

it´s already 19th for me... What happened??

WestMichiganGuy 11/19/2009 #

I'm wondering about this...Mmmm where can she be? Then you stop to think...people do get ill...a family member may be sick or god for bid other...and maybe shes a very busy person.

IssueGirl 11/19/2009 #

I was wondering the same thing. She hasnt been logged on since Nov 6th. Im thinking this swap might not happen.

WestMichiganGuy 11/19/2009 #

Lets all just drop from the swap! I hear e-mail swaps are bad for our profile ratings. They say they don't look good towards others etc..

sparklingsights 11/19/2009 #

^ E-mail swaps are bad for your profile? Huh? I'll tell you what, postal swaps are bad for my budget! Haha. I've taken to doing electronic swaps because only do I not need a lot of clutter/STUFF, but postage is just too outrageous for some things.

I would drop from this swap but I'm hoping it still goes on... or perhaps someone else is willing to re-host the same one... I already have my list ready to go!


Anyway, if any of you are interested in electronic swaps, I am hosting a few right now included the Themed Links Email Swap as I mentioned before. :)

taoofcraft 11/20/2009 #

I am a newbie that signed up for this swap... does it look bad for my rating (or as of now non rating) to have an unfinished swap????

sparklingsights 11/20/2009 #

@taoofcraft It won't reflect on you at all because the host hasn't assigned partners. You only get a bad rating if you're in the swap, partners are assigned, and you fail to send your part. Hope that helps! :)

alwayschic 11/20/2009 #

Hey Guys- Its Stacy....the host for the swap! I just assigned partners, and then read through all of the comments that were posted on here. Wow, some of you guys are real swap nazis! I love Swapbot, but I also have a life:) So I dont get to log in every day. So to everyone I would just say...take a breather...you can tell by my ratings that I follow through! Hope everyone has fun and that you get a lot of great new websites!

gwen1111 11/20/2009 #

Apologies Stacy, but if you start a swap, and assign a date for a swap, then you are in turn responsible for it. I would have been more understanding under other circumstances. Thanks for assigning partners regardless.

MissiveMaven 11/20/2009 #

I agree with the prevailing sentiment. If swappers are expected to send by the deadlines, then coordinators/hosts are expected to assign partners right after the sign-up deadline.

alwayschic 12/ 7/2009 #

You guys REALLY need to lighten up. If you live and die by the deadlines on swap-bot...then you need to get a life! Partners were assigned two days after deadline, nobody died, all is well.....now sit back, relax, and get off the computer once in awhile and out in the real world:)

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