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Apr 30, 2018 6:41 AM CST
Name: Rick Moses
Derwood, MD (Zone 7b)
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We have several new members participating in our upcoming plant swap. We're excited to have them and to meet them. But, they have a slight problem in that they may be new to gardening, and really don't have anything to list in the swap. As a result, they don't get any tickets. Reasons for not having something to offer could be as simple as having moved into a new house and not knowing what they currently have in over abundance.

I have suggested to them that they add something, even if it's a packet of seed, so that the system will start giving them tickets.

I would like to propose what I hope would be a minor change to the swap tool. It would be a yes/no option for the swap host that tells the system to give all participants tickets, whether they have listed something or not.

I think having the option would allow greater participation by new members.

Your thoughts?
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Apr 30, 2018 11:36 AM CST
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Grapevine, Texas (Zone 8a)
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Telling them to add a placeholder item is the right solution. The requirement to have a list before you get tickets is hard coded into this feature and can't be lifted.
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Apr 30, 2018 12:32 PM CST
Name: Rick Moses
Derwood, MD (Zone 7b)
Azaleas Hostas Tender Perennials Ferns Garden Photography Plant and/or Seed Trader
Forum moderator Region: United States of America Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Thanks for the clarification Dave!
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