Welcome to the Mehrican Exchange Version 7.0 and let me start off by saying that I am sincerely sorry you all found your way here. This exchange stemmed from a small group of people on deals.woot frustrated with their inability to gain a Woot Bag of Crap. @studerc started it and ran the first 4 exchanges (so regardless of who the goat is, this is all his fault!) and @Yoda_Daenerys volunteered to run exchange #5 (labeled 4.01a V.2 if you want to search for it). @kidsandliz was coerced into running #6 and this one (#7). The basic premise of this exchange is simple:
YOU SEND STUFF…YOU GET STUFF…
You will have the opportunity to exchange a total of 3 boxes (typically they are medium priority mail size although you are not bound by that). Essentially how this works is that for each box you agree to send out, you will get one in return, 2 for 2, 3 for 3. It is pretty much up for whatever you want to do. Search the person you are sending to on old posts on meh, google them, whatever…(as long as it is legal). You will be the one paying for the shipping for each box you give out so it’s pretty much up to your wallet. Please review the following guidelines in ensure that each Mehrican is provided with an at least mediocre exchange experience.
Tread lightly with homemade or perishable food items. Furthermore all food items that are sent must be completely sealed. (this step was taken from the start in which multiple participants mentioned food allergies).
This does not follow the same guidelines as a Fuku/obukuro or Woot BOC in terms of quantity of items. Glance at older exchanges to get an idea of what people have sent in the past. Don’t be THAT GUY that sends a crappy box in hopes to get something decent in return. ALSO, although there is no limit on the cost of your box, we all come from different socioeconomic statuses. Be respectful of that. Some will be able to send more, others will not. All part of the game.
Please follow all posted mailing guidelines regarding sending explosives, alcohol, drugs, you know that bureaucratic BS that will get people in “trouble”.
Do not send a box of broken objects, objects that could easily be broken in transit, things that could be considered trash, etc. Nobody wants a box like that and again, it’s just a terrible move. Plus people can get hurt and stuff.
Please keep in mind and follow all of the expectations regarding the send out dates and etc. Do not sign up for more than you can actually send out in a timely manner.
IF this is your first exchange, you will only be permitted to exchange one box.
When shipping out your box, please include your username somewhere in or on the parcel. It makes it so much easier to recognize and thank someone that way!
When you get your box you need to post to the meh exchange 7.0 reveal thread. Preferably with photos. It is very disappointing for the sender if you do not do that. And I will nag you if you don’t. So if you don’t want to be nagged then just do it.
AND THAT’S IT!
Please keep in mind, the point of this exchange is to be fun and community oriented. Don’t be THAT PERSON who goes and ruins the fun for everyone else. Likewise, keep in mind that I am human, I make mistakes and things might change along the way to create the best experience for everyone.
TO SIGN UP
I set this up so that you (theoretically) don’t need to sign into google to be able to fill out the sign up form. If it refuses to let you fill it out then try signing in to google. Also let me know if that happens.
Form is located here:
SEND ME AN EMAIL AT MehricanExchange6@yahoo.com (notice it says 6 and not 7) when you have signed up so that I know for sure I have your form. If you have any questions email me at this email address.
Emails out on 2/13-15
Boxes out from 2/16-2/21 (ish)
Post to the reveal thread when you receive your box(es)
PLEASE NOTE: Please have your box(es) ready to go when you sign up (or shortly thereafter) so you can mail them in a timely manner. If some reason you will not be home when your box(es) might arrive and want them sent to arrive later, please note that on the sign up sheet so that I can include that information when I send out your information.
Thanks to @studerc, the originator of this exchange, for allowing me to plagiarize his previous efforts. If you don’t like it blame either him or the goat!