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  •  I don't like the restriction (0+ / 0-)

    that you can only join one group. I wouldn't have been able to get rid of the flotation bed which was a big ticket item if I'd only been limited to one group. I would have had no choice but to trash it.

    I also was sorry to see that the Las Vegas group that helped me to get the dog crate no longer allows pet items. I never would have been able to get the dog crate under the new rules.

    It's my understanding that we're only allowed to join the closest group.

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    by JamieG from Md on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 01:19:36 PM PDT

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    •  Nope. Whichever mod told you that is wrong. (0+ / 0-)

      You can join as many groups as you'd like. Some groups just require that you post in your home (or nearest) group 24 hours prior to posting items in your neighboring groups. They prohibit simultaneous cross-posting between multiple groups to encourage you to FreeCycle within your own community first.

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      by Jojos Mojo on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 01:27:37 PM PDT

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      •  That may be true where you are, (0+ / 0-)

        but in my area they said we could only join the closest group. And they unsubbed me from all but the closest group.

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        by JamieG from Md on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 01:54:35 PM PDT

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        •  That's really odd... (1+ / 0-)
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          ...because unless they mod the other nearby groups, too, they don't have the ability to unsubscribe you from the others. Mods only have control over their own groups.

          There are some rules that are left to the groups to implement or not, and then there are the non-negotiable ones that come from the main FC. This should be one of those from the main FC.

          BTW - I've been involved with FC in three different states. There is variations is some rules from one group to another, but the big rules are all the same.

          "Reality divorced the wingnuts after the wingnuts were discovered to be fucking goofy." - DWG

          by Jojos Mojo on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 11:04:59 PM PDT

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