Pet Swap 2014 - **CANCELLED due to lack of interest!**

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General Swap Requirements:


General Swap Requirements: Each swapper will send at least one package containing items in relation to a pet/animal. *Minimum* package value must be at least $15, not including the price of postage. Remember to send a package you would like to receive.

Items do not have to be crochet or fiber related, but all should fit the pet/animal theme. (Examples: pet toys, leash, special treat, etc.)


Items for this swap do not have to be crochet or fiber related, but all should fit the pet swap theme(s) of your partners’ choosing.


This is an exchange where getting to know your partner is very important!! The biggest part of having a fun exchange for both people involved is good communication. Email your partner at least once a week. Read their survey and ask questions.


Important Dates:

Sign Ups: February 20February 28, 2014 at 10 p.m. EST

Partners Assigned: March 1, 2014 by 5 p.m. EST

Swap Dates: March 1April 16, 2014

Mailing Deadline: April 9, 2014


REMEMBER: Crochetville admin limits Villagers to *TWO* swaps at one time. If you are already signed up for two swaps, one must be completed before this swap starts for you to be eligible to swap. See the Swap Guidelines. A swap will count as completed if you have mailed your final package and delivery confirmation information shows your package has been received OR your swap partner has posted a thank-you in the swap thread.



Here are the rules. Please read them thoroughly and completely before signing up.


1. Please submit a survey (See 2nd post for Survey information) if you want to participate in this swap. Surveys should be emailed to the swap coordinator, sahm2g1b, at this email address: sahm2g1b (AT) gmail (DOT) com. I will send you a confirmation email when I receive your survey, and your name will be added to the list of swappers posted below. Surveys can be submitted until: February 28, 2014 at 10 p.m.(EST).


2. It is not required that you answer all the questions on the survey (except for name, address, and C'ville nickname), but it is a good way for your partner to know your other preferences, favorite color, favorite genre of books, allergies, etc.


3. Partner assignments will be e-mailed to you by: March 1, 2014 at 5 p.m. Packages must be POSTMARKED by: April 9, 2014. Delivery Confirmation is required whenever it is available (all domestic packages), and the delivery confirmation number MUST be emailed to the swap coordinator. Please email the swap coordinator, sahm2g1b(AT) gmail (DOT) com, when you receive your exchange partner's information so that I know you received it. All packages must be received by the end of the swap on: April 16, 2014.


4. By submitting a survey, you agree to follow the Swap Guidelines, as well as the General Forum Guidelines. **Please note — there is a new requirement for digital patterns**


5. E-mail the swap coordinator, sahm2g1b, at this email address: sahm2g1b(AT) gmail (DOT) com, when you receive your partner information at the start of the swap, and when you send and receive your exchange item(s) so that I can record who has sent and received.


6. Please thank your partner for their thoughtfulness when you receive your swap package. It will make their day. A thank you MUST be posted on the swap thread, but you can post links to your blog for photos, etc., if you choose. A thank you is REQUIRED!! Please also thank your partner personally with a private email, as well as a post to the swap thread. The private thank-you lets your partner know that their package has been received, and the public thank-you lets the other swappers know what you received and adds to everyone’s enjoyment of the exchange. Both public and private thank-you’s are required.


7. Make sure your postage and receiver's address are correct before mailing. Mark your package with "Crochetville Pet Swap". Do not forget delivery confirmation is required whenever it is available, and the delivery confirmation must be emailed to the swap coordinator. This is not only proof of mailing, but enables you to trace the package if it is lost in the mail.


8. If you have a problem with your partner or an item you receive, please DO NOT post complaints to the swap thread. Please PM or email the swap coordinator privately.


9. If your package is not postmarked by the POSTMARK BY date of April 9, 2014, you will be subject to the consequences listed in the Swap Guidelines. Please contact the swap coordinator BEFORE the mailing deadline passes if there is a problem.


10. Since we are an international group, everyone is more than welcome to participate. That means that your exchange partner may live across the world and packages may take longer to arrive and cost more to ship. Keep this in mind when mailing items.


11. Most importantly, have fun! Happy Swapping!




The information you provide in your survey is provided to assigned swap partners. Information may also be provided to the Swap Coordinator Leader (DesertCrocheter) and Crochetville administration (AmyS and Donna) for the purposes of swap coordination only. With prior permission, survey information may also be shared with members sending “Angel” replacement packages, if necessary.

Edited by sahm2g1b

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Pet Swap Survey

1. What is your full name (for mailing purposes only)?

2. What is your C'ville nickname?

3. Email address for swap information?

4. What is your mailing address?


5. Can you send to an international partner?

6. Are you willing to exchange with a smoker?

7. Do you smoke?

8. Does anyone in your household smoke?

9. Are you allergic to any types of animals? (If you are allergic, please be specific.)

10. How many pets do you have?

11. What kinds of pets do you have?

12. Do you have any other allergies besides pets or smoke?? (fiber allergies, food allergies, etc)

13. What are your favorite colors? Please be specific.

14. Are there any colors you don't like?

15. What sort of items would you like to receive?

16. Are there items that you do not wish to receive?

17. Are there any crochet or fiber art items that you particularily enjoy receiving?

18. What other crafts besides crochet do you enjoy, if any?

19. Does your pet wear clothing?

20. Does your pet wear jewelry?

21. If you answered yes to question 18 or 19, what kind?

22. Have you participated in a swap at C'ville before? Which ones?

23. Are you already signed up for two swaps?

24. What extra goodies do you/pet enjoy? (tea, coffee, cocoa, etc -- these aren't required items for this swap, but this info is useful if your partner wishes to send some extras).

25. Anything else you want your partner to know?

26. Is there anything you need the swap coordinator to know? (This will be removed before your survey is sent out to your swap partner.)


27. Have you read all of the swap rules, both for this specific swap and the Swap Guidelines? And do you agree to follow these rules?

**Submitting a survey means that you have read the swap rules in entirety and understand the consequences of not sending your exchange items as agreed, or for sending your swap items late.**


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Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the pet swap! If you want to participate, you need to hurry & get your questionnaire sent in!

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