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Blind Surprise Swap (June)

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Swap Coordinator:snailmailer1 (contact)
Swap categories:
Number of people in swap:52
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:June 23, 2015
Date items must be sent by:June 30, 2015
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Launch

This is a monthly INTERNATIONAL swap. I am regularly asked if this swap can be made USA only. My answer is always no. There are an abundance of US only swaps out there. Please join those if you aren't happy with international shipping.

NB I cannot angel this swap this month.

Here are the rules:

For this swap, you will send AT LEAST 5 goodies to your partner, in no smaller than an A5 (6x9) envelope.

The idea of a blind surprise is to select and wrap each item individually BEFORE your partner is assigned. For this swap, anything goes...

BUT please only send in the condition you would like to receive.. DO NOT send any dirty or broken items. Items should be as good as new/ new.

Approximate spend: £5 / 5.91 Euros / 7.58 US dollars excluding postage.

This swap is a flake free zone. If you cannot afford to send items to this value, or you do not have the time to, please do not join.

No recent 1s or 3s. I will be checking profiles.

Only well filled out profiles. If you have an empty or brief profile, you will be removed.

Examples of goodies to send:

Small souvenirs from your country

Pens

Chocolate

Snacks

Note cards

Fridge Magnets

Washi Tape

Sticker sheets

Postcards (4= 1 item)

...The list is endless!!

If you receive something you do not use, save it for another swap. Simple :)

PLEASE REMEMBER TO WRAP YOUR SURPRISES.

I check all profiles, and remove as required immediately prior to assigning partners

Discussion

Tracyt 06/19/2015 #

How will I get my partners address to send my swap to

snailmailer1 06/19/2015 #

I will assign partners the day after the swap cloeses. You'll find the address at the top right side of the page under Swap Members Options.

evemak951 06/20/2015 #

Hi I m new and would like to join the swap.. Not sure if my profile is detailed enough yet....

evemak951 06/20/2015 #

sorry questions...so i need to wrap each item "individually" then put into a a5 package? so 5 wrapped gift in one parcel correct?.?

Niobe 06/21/2015 #

Last time I participated in a similar swap I didin't get anything because a new swap member that participated in the same swap and was randomly picked for me didin't send me anything. This swap I see is also full of newbies. No offence but please respect your swap partners and the host and send your gifts. If you think you won't be able to do that better drop out now. Just saying.

snailmailer1 06/21/2015 #

That's correct evemak951

snailmailer1 06/21/2015 #

@Niobe - while you're shouting your mouth off, please consider the following : this swap has been successfully hosted and undertaken since April 2013; long before you arrived at Swap-bot. If it weren't for swap hosts like me giving newbies like YOU a chance, you wouldn't have the opportunity to improve your ratings. Also, if you wish to comment about something, please at least take the time to read the swap description before committing to your statement. I check all profiles immediately before to assigning partners. Therefore, those signed up aren't necessarily staying in the swap unless I I am happy.

evemak951 06/21/2015 #

got it, thanks! half items are ready, going to shop for the rest tomorrow :) !!!

can't wait to send them out yeah~~~ thx for organising!

potatojem 06/21/2015 #

Thanks for having a newbie-friendly swap (it's really hard to find swaps that will let us in)! I participated in last month's swap and loved it! <3

SpicyJordan 06/22/2015 #

@Niobe I understand and sympathize with your disappointment of being flaked on. But please do not judge every newbie based on one bad experience. I am a newbie, but I will not flake on anyone, and I put a lot of time and effort into the gifts I send.

Johnnie 06/23/2015 #

I am a newbie and I do not flake!!! thanks for letting me join!!!!

evemak951 06/23/2015 #

Newbie first Package ready👏ready to send❤️💋

SpicyJordan 06/23/2015 #

I just got all of my stuff wrapped and ready!!! I am so excited !

snailmailer1 06/26/2015 #

Remember everyone, the deadline for posting your package is 30th June. If you are going to be late for any reason, please contact both myself and your partner.

Johnnie 06/30/2015 #

hi now i find out i am partially suspended, i have a perfect rating and cannot get answers i have sent my items out to all of you and hope to receive some back, if anyone knows the coordinators or why this happened to me please advise

thanks Johnnie

Johnnie 07/ 8/2015 #

i sent more than the usual for my partner and received this message from her I sent her 10 items and have the postage receipt to prove it \

thank you for the nice swap.. the items each item wraps individualy. 4postcard are 1item you have send mu 3items you can send my 2items wraps individually then can i gve youi good raeding 5. thank you for you letter but i can not writting to you i,m sorry i hope you understand.greetings from sonja.

she is so wrong i spentober 8.00 american postage so happy to be away from this operation like I stated in my profile I am a newspaper writer and will be reporting on this abuse, I read the information on the internet about people giving low ratings and wanting more items sent to them this is a hog again i spent over 8.;00 us postage sent her many many items beware of sonja

Johnnie 07/ 8/2015 #

it is a blind surprise swap meaning I pick what I sent, i also took pictures at my local post office before sealing the envelope, lots of waishi and many other things so tired of these greedy crooks looking for more than they are entitled too, again in about month look for my newspaper article from a famous newspaper and sonja you should be ashamed of yourself I sent you much more then the swap called for, it you do not like the items do not participate in a blind swap it is senders choice,

Johnnie 07/ 8/2015 #

i will not be logging in again and will be deleting my account

sonja 07/ 9/2015 #

you are not nice to my you have say to my drop daed i,m verry sad about it....you have not wrappet the items its for my expinsive swap to not fair this i,m good swapper i have no problems whit this swap you have send nice swap. you must raeding the swap good for you yoin the swap....

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