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08-01-2004, 06:01 PM #1
Need Help With Coupon Swap Site....
Why do I do these things to myself....
Why do I constantly open my big yap & get myself in over my head....
I'm a FreeCycle member for El Paso/Las Cruces....the other day, someone said, "hey - how about if we swap coupons," and of course being the oh-but-no-let's-stick-to-the-rules type ( ) said, "well, this isn't the forum for it, we'd need another group for local coupon swaps...."
And now I'm the "leader"
And here I am begging for help!!
We're swapping local grocer's coupons, local restaurants, etc....
I know there should be some type of rules established up front to make for nicer trades, etc....
So - what are these rules?!
Surely someone must know of them!!
I can't believe I've opend my mouth yet again & gotten myself into this!!
Any ideas will be greatly appreciated....
Like I said, it's all local stuff, but I'm sure guidelines would help keep things on track!
- 08-01-2004, 11:28 PM #2
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To swap via the Refund Express magazine, they have you send all your coupons in one category (ie: health, pets, frozen, etc) to a coordinator, who in turn sends you back the same number of coupons. You provide a wish list and they try to match it. That might be wwwwaaaayyyy too much work, though, IMHO!
I'm sure you know how Karen has our coupon swap set-up here at the Village-- each person gets a name to send to, and there are just guidelines on what to send: 20 or so coupons plus a bonus "freebie" such as a pack of popcorn or other little surprise.
Good luck!08-01-2004, 11:49 PM #3
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I belong to a coupon group on Yahoo, http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/grou...coupon_group/. You can post your ISOs and everyone has to send out 4 required coupon envies a month. All the wishlists are posted on the group site. It might be easier to coordinate a get together once a month where everyone can bring their coupons to swap, of course that would be more difficult for mothers of small children. We have a local coupon group that does this, and I just don't have enough energy to take a 1 and a 2 year old. Lmk if I can help.
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