Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Anchorage, ALASKA
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Yes, it's extremely active. We've given away tons of stuff over the years. I still check occasionally just for curiousity. There are some silly items but some really great, useful items as well. Quick turnover & high attendance.
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> 1) My first message posted to Freecycleanchorage must be ___
> 2) All messages posted to Freecycleanchorage must begin with one of
> four words. Those words are OFFERED, WANTED, RECEIVED and
> 3) If I post a wanted message and don't get what I asked for, I
> must wait at least _30_____ days before I can post another wanted
> message for the same or similar item.
> 4) A Received message is used to say "Thank you" when someone gives
> you something. (T or F) True
> 5) We do not use "Pending pick-up" or PPU in the_________Subject line_________
> _______because all TAKEN messages are presumed to be pending, but if
> I really want to I can put that in the body of my email.
> 6) Four things that cannot be offered on Freecycle are live
> animals,_______guns_____, _____tobacco_______, and ___drugs____.
> 7) If I have a bunch of stuff to give away it should all be put in
> one email. (T or F) TRUE
> 8) The purpose of Freecycleanchorage is to help people in need. (T
> or F) FALSE
> 9) My approximate location must be in the subject line of every
> message, but I am encouraged to put the parts of town to which I am
> willing to drive to pick up articles in the __message__________of my
> 10) If I don't have lots of computer time, it is a good idea to
> post my phone number so people can call me, rather than emailing
> me. (T or F) TRUE
> 11) The format of the subject line is very important. It must
> be: ACTION: Item- Location. (T or F) TRUE
> 12) The goal of Freecycleanchorage is___Reduce, reuse,________________________
> __________________________________________________ ________________
> __________________________________________________ ___________________
So you have to take a test?
My dh is born and bred Alaskan and is going up to clean out his grandparents house this June. His grandparents have lived in the same house since the early 50's and grandma was a horder. They are both off to the Pioneer home now and it's his job to organize and clean out the house. He only has a week so this would have been a great option but if he has to take a test and get accepted than no way. Easier to get the ARC come and get it all.
My MIL is the remaining kid and wants pretty much nothing to do with it.
Yeah, I do and it does.
GE, large capacity.
I have a matching washer too, that one does need a timer ($150 part!)
We just upgraded instead of fixing it.
sure thing. Just email me or whatever for directions.
they have been outside but under the carport. they are dusty but never wet.
I was beginning to think I was the only person denied on the Anchorage Freecycle! The moderator must have been on her highest defenses, because she told me (after I failed and questioned the validity of the test) that her elementary school aged-son got 100%...yikes.
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