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Stockpile stuff you wouldn't mind donating or trading to another SDer
I was wondering if anyone had ever considered starting up a thread for donating stuff that you got free or cheap to another SDer?
I remember reading recently, but can't remember where, of someone who was looking for the soyjoy bars for a cancer patient. I, for one, have several boxes that I won't eat, and wouldn't mind donating to someone who could use it on here. Also, back when WAGS had their brand of claritin on special, I recall someone looking for extra boxes, which I might have as well.
I thought maybe folks would be willing to donate to another SD person if they needed a product. Kinda like the RAOK coupon thread, but with actual items. Of course, it would be up to you if you wanted to ship for free, .
Last edited by serra; 09-24-2012 at 09:44 PM..
Reason: removed part asking for people to cover shipping expenses
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Last edited by nuffsaid; 12-26-2012 at 02:24 PM..
Just a thought here. Instead of listing in the wiki, maybe this could work like the raok/trading thread??
If people would like to donate then they could mention their region (City, State) first, then say FREE, then mention whether they want S&H and list what they have to offer. When someone PM's them they can work out the details.
If they want to trade, this could work just like trading thread, but again list region (City, State) first, then the OFFER and WANTED
If they just want something, the could again list region, then say IN SEARCH OF..
Fairfax, VA(pickup, or paid S&H - PM for details) FREE
Glade Plugins - 12
Crest toothpaste 4 oz - 10
Fairfax, VA (Pickup only) OFFER
Glade Plugins - 12
Crest toothpaste 4 oz - 10
Cheerios cereal - 5
Fairfax, VA(will pay S&H or pick up): IN SEARCH OF
IVDSO Shutterfy free shipping code that works on any order - found in an email from P&G, Stonyfield, Bing
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