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Pals that Read Profiles (Snail Mail Pen Pals) #3

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Swap Coordinator:recycleit (contact)
Swap categories: Letters & Writing  Newbie 
Number of people in swap:34
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.00 (unrated swappers allowed)
Last day to signup/drop:August 30, 2019
Date items must be sent by:September 7, 2019
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

If you totally keep your specific pal in MIND when you are writing your intro letter and making it TO that specific person; this is for you.

If you like to receive a letter that is definitely to YOU and YOU alone; this is for you.

If you like to have a TWO WAY conversation via letters; this is for you.

If you tend to write at least two pages, both sides; this is for you.

HOWEVER......

If you are interested in getting more pals to hit a certain # of pals, pals from specific states, or any other methodology that's not specific to a pal; this is NOT for you.

If you generally write letters without reading the profiles, or just skim over them; this is NOT for you.

If you write a letter and you can't tell whom it's to based on what it says within the letter content; this is not for you.

If you write a one page letter, or less; this is not for you.

This is for potential pals who are willing to put in the effort to get to know their partner vs. just writing about what's going on in their life and mailing it out.

Rating based on whether it was obvious that your partner actually read your profile (obvious as in; they commented on multiple topics).


You must have a well filled out profile or will be banned from this swap.

Discussion

Mandafandaa 08/19/2019 #

This is for me! Yayyyy!!!

noname13 08/22/2019 #

Just a note: A rating requirement of 4.00 means that a swapper with 50% 3-ratings could join this swap. You should think about changing your rating requirement at least to 4.95 For more information see this thread http://www.swap-bot.com/forums/topic/127919

recycleit 08/23/2019 #

For swaps that send ITEMS..it's a bigger risk...so I understand why those have higher rating requirements. However, for pen pal/letter swaps, I'm going to disagree. I think more people should have some grace on here, especially since SOME MAY have been rated harshly. (All who have been rated so far in this swap have 5's anyway, so this is irrelevant at this point)

ileimgruber 08/27/2019 #

Well @recycleit I agree with noname13. This is NOT irrelevant because flakers or unreliable swappers tend to join the swap last minute, so you wont see them now, but pay attention of the people who joined your swap, before assigning partners. I had a lot of swaps not sent to me recently, and it was not even for ITEMS swaps... it's sad bu flakers do like to receive long letters and not reply or send anything in return....

thebragal 08/27/2019 #

I agree. No swap should be a 4.00. There’s no reason to allow someone in with that bad of a rating.

pepsimaxx 08/29/2019 #

This is just for the US? :(

MermaidAdriana 08/30/2019 #

can’t wait to find out who my pen pal is☺️

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