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  1. What do the attribute icons for LTC trackers mean?
  2. What should I think about before starting a LTC Swap (tracker)?
  3. How do I let others know I'd like to begin swapping an LTC?
  4. What should I think about before joining an LTC Swap (tracker)?
  5. How do I add my LTC to a tracker?


What do the attribute icons for LTC trackers mean?


Subtypes

AttributeDescription
A singleton is a single LTC card that the tracker owner has available for distribution. Only the tracker's owner can add cards to the tracker.
An LTC swap is an efficient way to trade many cards with many people. Each participant in the tracker provides enough cards for everyone else in the tracker. The cards are usually sent to the tracker owner, who redistributes the cards and mails them back, making sure each person receives one of everyone else's card. Everyone in the tracker is expected to add their own LTC to the tracker.
No subtype is the wild, wild west of LTC trackers. It's not a singleton nor a swap, which are the most common organizations, but what it is is anyone's guess. There may be strange and unusual rules involved, so read the description of the tracker closely to see if it's someone you want to get involved with. Anyone can add their own boxes to such a tracker.

Attributes

AttributeDescription
A swap with no restrictions regarding what sort of theme can be done, and most likely, will have a wide variety of unexpected topics!
The opposite of a potpouri—these swaps have rules that require you to create cards based on a specific theme. (e.g. favorite books, Harry Potter, Christmas, etc.)
You can reuse old LTCs you've created in the past.
These swaps are intended to put the trade into Letterboxer Trading Cards. If you have duplicate cards or want to trade cards you've collected from other people with other people, these are the swaps to look for!


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What should I think about before starting a LTC Swap (tracker)?


  1. Is there enough interest? How do I know?
  2. How big is too big? Remember: the smaller the swap, the higher the quality.
  3. How much lead time will you allow? Remember: too far in the future, people lose enthusiasm.
  4. Am I willing to communicate with the swap participants?
  5. Should it be a 'limited' or 'open' tracker? Are you willing to work with folks you aren't familiar with?
  6. Is your theme clear?
  7. What is your policy on late arrivals? (this needs to be listed on the tracker)
  8. Have I participated in enough swaps to feel confident leading a swap?


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How do I let others know I'd like to begin swapping an LTC?


First, list your LTC so others know you have one! Then post to the LTC: Trades and Trackers board to announce cards that you have for trade.

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What should I think about before joining an LTC Swap (tracker)?


Be willing and able to:






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How do I add my LTC to a tracker?


You can only add a card to a tracker if you are a member, so first make sure to join if you haven't already.

On the tracker page, press the "Add Box" button. You can specify the card either by name or by its unique box number. Enter one of these in the appropriate box and press the submit button. If there is only one matching card listing, it will be automatically added and you will be returned to the tracker page. If there were multiple matches, you will need to choose the correct card from the options provided, or enter a new name or box number.

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