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Encyclopedia > Swapping


Swapping is the increasingly prevalent informal bartering system in which persons on internet communities trade items of comparable value on a trust basis. Communities that participate in swapping include MakeupAlley, the Lush International Forum, the Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Forum, and others.


While swapping is an excellent way to find and obtain items that are inexpensive, it is reliant upon honesty. On occasion, person can find that they've been swaplifted; ie. they've sent their end of their swap, but the recipient does not complete the transaction. Often recourse is limited to shunning or small claims court. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Excommunication. ... In the law of the United States, many U.S. states have established small claims courts. ...


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Swap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (211 words)
Book swapping is the practice of swapping of books among people.
Vote swapping is a tactical voting practice among voters.
Swapping is an increasingly popular barter system within online communities, in which participants exchange items of comparable value on a trust basis.
Encyclopedia: Hot swap (1254 words)
Hot swapping is the ability to remove and replace components of a machine, usually a computer, while it is operating.
These hot swap operations are generally used either to move a peripheral from one computer to another, or to allow a device to synchronize data with a computer.
These hot swap operations are generally used either to move a ((computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer) peripheral from one computer to another, or to allow a device to synchronize data with a computer.
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