Trading & Contest Etiquette

At Gymboutiques, we take the friendship, security, and well-being of everyone who visits here very seriously, and we have set-up guidelines in order to try to protect everyone here.  As a reminder, everyone needs to read the 

Commenting, Trading, & Posting Etiquette & Guidelines‏ Page in full BEFORE commenting on the blog!

We care about you and want to be sure that everyone participates in a spirit of kindness, friendship, and generosity!

To highlight a couple of areas:

COMMENTING:

*Do not post personal information. (Children should never post their age, grade in school, or city where they live.)

 *NEVER share account information.  This opens up opportunities to scam and be scammed.  You should also make sure your password is “obscure” and something that someone else could not figure out based on information that you might share on the blog.

 *Be polite.  Prizes on contests are offered from the generosity of the people here.  Please remember that even sending these prizes cost kinzcash and a lot of time, so be patient & gracious if you are lucky enough to receive a prize.  Code prizes are purchased with our own money and given by the people here at the blog.  Please do not attempt to “resale” or trade these codes.  If you do, we reserve the right to invalidate the code, block you from the blog, disqualify you from contests, etc.

TRADING:

  • No trading accounts.  Someone can trade an account and still have access to it based on their original information even if you change the password.  Please do not offer accounts for trade at all.
  • No Auctions.
  • Offer fair trades.  Consult the WI GEV (Gift Exchange Value) when in doubt of the value of items offered in a trade.
  •  Please allow others to complete trade negotiations before offering for an item that is already being negotiated in a trade with someone else.  Please do not offer items already offered in an active/pending trade to someone else.
  • If you are unsure about a trade, just say so . . .  If you agree to trade, keep your word.
  • People NOT on the trusted traders list should always send first.
  • DO NOT offer items you really don’t want to trade or items you do not actually have!
  • In order to protect the young people at this site we recommend no trading Codes and no trading through email – if you do trade through email it is at your own risk.  Trading for pet codes can lead to hacking and should be done at your own risk!  We ONLY recommend accepting pet codes from Gymbo, momskinz, or crazywebkinzchic for your own account security and always having a ‘secret’ account that you use for pet codes won in contests or through trades.

When in doubt, Ask an Admin (Gymbo, momskinz, or crazywebkinzchic)! 

35 Comments

  1. momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:17 am

    To clarify we recommend trading via the site so others can help assist in making fair trades – this is not a RULE – just an advisory to use your own best discrection and to remind you that you enter these trades at your own risk! :-)

  2. momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:19 am

    Also – if you are not on the Trusted Traders List, please post here with the words Trusted Traders in your comment – clearly I need to update this list!

    yikes! inlaws & me in my pjs!

  3. momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:19 am

    brb

  4. 4 dee said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:22 am

    post 2

    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
    I can so see you with your hair sticking up and donut crumbs on you!
    ha ha ha

    oh yeah and doodle drops all over
    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
    and the kids are playing with firecrackers
    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

  5. 5 dee said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:23 am

    yeah
    we are finally leaving

    Moms give us a wave in about 2 and a half hours

  6. crazywebkinzchic said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:33 am

    8) sweet post.

    over & out!! :mrgreen:

  7. 7 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:35 am

    Ugh.. i am soo tired.

  8. 8 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:37 am

    I have to take a shower. My plan is to go to Kay’s Hallmark at 2pm. There webkinz will be 50% (even though the sign is buy 1 get 1 free) they said the display will be up at 2pm.

  9. 9 Gwenda (wk2nd) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:42 am

    Where is the TRUSTED TRADER list? Does that work?

  10. 10 Oompa (WWID: ssb1000) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:43 am

    heyy guys

  11. 11 Big Oompa (WWID:ccjs1000) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:44 am

    sorry i meant to say big oompa

    it spazzed!

    i was watching really funny youtube videos

    i ♥ mark3611 and barely political ♥

  12. 12 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:47 am

    We really need to clean sweep the trusted traders list.
    Some of the people who haven’t been here in a while could come back and return evil. JK :P
    We do have trading tables so..

  13. 13 Gwenda (wk2nd) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:47 am

    Momz-Thanks for your kind words & Prayers. ♥

    Okay-That list needs SERIOUS updating ..

  14. 14 Big Oompa (WWID:ccjs1000) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:47 am

    bye guys

    i’m having breakfast

  15. 15 Gwenda (wk2nd) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:49 am

    I agree with Flow…not kidding

    Hi & bye Big :)

  16. 16 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:51 am

    Esp. Flow, she’s a total mind changer.

  17. 17 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 10:57 am

    When in doubt (#3), go to the trading room!

  18. 18 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:01 am

    who is a mind changer?

  19. 19 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:02 am

    Whenever I put dresses on my mazin hamster, she looks pregnant. And her being pregnant wouldn’t be good, a bunch of more mouths to feed w/o recieving money. =(

  20. 20 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:04 am

    I throw together her room with a bunch of green stuff, and the kinzville stuff on the wall.

  21. 21 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:08 am

    I sent you an email moms

  22. 22 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:12 am

    BOOMPA – will you check yours & lil’s wwis on the tt page?

  23. 23 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:15 am

    flowiing – you did? i didn’t receive? or the one that i’m ignoring about 29???

  24. 24 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:21 am

    Probably the one you are ignoring

  25. 25 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:21 am

    no donut crumbs, but you have never seen me run up stairs so quickly! bah ha ha ha!

    okay, but i do need to get off of here and be pleasant to the outlaws ;-)

    back later!

  26. 26 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:21 am

    Okay well I sent it like 10 minutes ago so

  27. 27 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:21 am

    flowiing – doe a deer, a female deer . . .

    *snort*

  28. 28 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:23 am

    ‘Your message has been sent’

  29. 29 Flowiing said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:24 am

    ANYWAY I am going to go shower. Because I have an appointment at 2 ish.

  30. 30 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:24 am

    Okay, peeps, read this:

    I’ve done a ‘sweep’ of the Trusted Traders List Page for the blog. If you are NOT on the list and think you should be, comment here with TRUSTED TRADER at the beginning of your comment in all caps and tell me your WWIDs. If you have other WWIDs you want listed, also post here with TRUSTED TRADER at the beginning of your comment and tell me what you want updated. Anything else? Let me know! :D

    Here’s a Link to the TT List page, you can also find it by looking at the list of Pages on the top right hand side of the blog:
    http://www.thelamberts.com/webkinz_blog/?page_id=747

  31. 31 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:25 am

    Flow – got it! WAIT and let me email you back!

  32. 32 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:39 am

    okay, i’m out for now

    i think i’ve answered all emails ;-)

  33. 33 Kaythemonkey said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:41 am

    where am i on that thing?? LOL

    thanks for the post momz.

  34. 34 Kaythemonkey said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:41 am

    TRUSTED TRADER

    kaythemonkey :wink:

    *edited by momskinz: TT list updated!

  35. 35 lbksgramma(BLG610) said,

    December 28, 2010 @ 11:49 am

    TRUSTED TRADER

    BLG610

    *edited by momskinz: TT list updated!

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