Anyone interested in setting up a soap swap?

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RobertBarnett

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I know Bramble Berry does one twice a year. I think it might be fun. What I was thinking is those that want to participate can send in 5 bars of their soaps (each a different kind) and say a check for $7.00 or whatever it is for a flat rate priority mail box to the lead person. That person that mixes up the soaps making sure that each person gets 5 different bars along with the makers name and e-mail address.

If people are uncomfortable sending a check they could simply include the stamps for the flat rate priority box and we could do it that way. Personally I like the idea of each person including the stamps for postage. Then we don't have to worry about problems with checks.

I think we would have to limit this to the USA only. I don't know how we would deal with the postage for other countries. Any ideas on this?

I am willing to run this if everyone is comfortable with that. Otherwise maybe someone that has been on the forums longer could do it. Irishlass, etc.

Anyone interested? Ideas? Thoughts? Suggestions?
 

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Thank you for the link. The rules are fair and with in reason.

First I want to say I didn't mean to crunch any toes with the swap post. I thought it would make more sense to see if there was enough people interested in one before bothering the moderators about it. If there are just a couple of people then there isn't much point. My apologies if I stepped on some toes.

When was the last time the forum had a swap? I think it would be kind of fun and a good way to see what others are making and for others to try out my soaps. I would love the feedback. In fact the feedback would be invaluable especially if you don't sell.

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Again, check out the swap section of the forum to see when a swap was.

You hadn't read the rules before you posted that, so you didn't think it would make more sense to check out interest before bothering a mod. From your post, it sounds as if you didn't even know that there was a soap swap process for the forum.

I'm locking this thread. Please go through the proper process of starting a swap, keeping the rules and requirements in mind, and then we see how many people are interested. To be honest, a USA swap with an interesting idea will be sure to have a good amount of interest
 
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