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#406 Mar 30, 2004

The following beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: For our first swap, What would you guys

like to create?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Necklace, 7 votes, 12.73%

- Earrings, 7 votes, 12.73%

- Bracelet, 20 votes, 36.36%

- Ring, 1 votes, 1.82%

- Anklet, 6 votes, 10.91%

- Tiara, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Charms, 2 votes, 3.64%

- Bookmarks, 5 votes, 9.09%

- Favorite Bead, 5 votes, 9.09%

- Watches, 2 votes, 3.64%

- Other, please email me your response, 0 votes, 0.00%

INDIVIDUAL VOTES

- Necklace

- hhgifts2004@...

- sddavis@...

- angel@...

- monvictorian@...

- amycarnes@...

- nowheregrl@...

- deanna_stermer@...

- Earrings

- hhgifts2004@...

- sddavis@...

- persiaa66@...

- americangirl062@...

- vampkitty_designs-beading1023@...

- monvictorian@...

- nowheregrl@...

- Bracelet

- hhgifts2004@...

- sddavis@...

- mmcclana@...

- angel@...

- frances40@...

- jzbytovsky@...

- fwm4kfv02@...

- Ravenofchaos@...

- joann205@...

- Ilefkowitz@...

- colormehappy@...

- americangirl062@...

- dijones@...

- maniacforbeads@...

- histrngbdz@...

- ctlists@...

- amycarnes@...

- nowheregrl@...

- esobieck@...

- jhammers58@...

- Ring

- hhgifts2004@...

- Anklet

- hhgifts2004@...

- sddavis@...

- mmcclana@...

- angel@...

- snomo20012001@...

- amycarnes@...

- Tiara

- Charms

- hhgifts2004@...

- americangirl062@...

- Bookmarks

- hhgifts2004@...

- pattimacdesigns@...

- johnsonc@...

- ctlists@...

- nowheregrl@...

- Favorite Bead

- hhgifts2004@...

- persiaa66@...

- sp1cey@...

- tovemarenhill@...

- nowheregrl@...

- Watches

- monvictorian@...

- amycarnes@...

- Other, please email me your response

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#1478 Apr 21, 2004

The following beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: We're considering starting a group

chat session. What time zone do you

reside in?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Atlantic, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Eastern, 13 votes, 40.62%

- Central, 5 votes, 15.62%

- Mountain, 3 votes, 9.38%

- Pacific, 9 votes, 28.12%

- Alaska, 1 votes, 3.12%

- Hawaii-Aleutian, 1 votes, 3.12%

- Other, 0 votes, 0.00%

INDIVIDUAL VOTES

- Atlantic

- Eastern

- tovemarenhill@...

- theladyinblack3@...

- computerdiva_97@...

- Ldyjane27@...

- jadestone123@...

- calat@...

- lmdragos@...

- keaton2@...

- beadbuyher@...

- awest4@...

- eschnell@...

- colormehappy@...

- gepper524@...

- Central

- itsluck2004@...

- cdpicou@...

- cbdustin@...

- slc4053@...

- joann205@...

- Mountain

- tris_ket@...

- DebbieRHCB@...

- kjscrim80@...

- Pacific

- 2heartscreations@...

- dijones@...

- ctlists@...

- deanna_stermer@...

- journallady2001@...

- spgafford@...

- ladybead@...

- qtdesignscom@...

- aladyda1@...

- Alaska

- pattimacdesigns@...

- Hawaii-Aleutian

- nowheregrl@...

- Other

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#6317 Aug 20, 2004

The following beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: How many of you own your own business,

or are reps of other companies?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Own my own Jewelry Business, 16 votes, 59.26%

- Rep of a Jewelry Business, 1 votes, 3.70%

- Own my own non-jewelry business, 7 votes, 25.93%

- Rep of a non-jewelry business, 0 votes, 0.00%

- None, 3 votes, 11.11%



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#12863 May 7, 2005

The following beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: What types of swaps would you like to participate in?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Ugly Bead Bag Swap, 3 votes, 2.63%

- Beaded Ring, 12 votes, 10.53%

- Beaded Flowers/Bouquet, 4 votes, 3.51%

- Beaded Oddities (non-wearable objects), 8 votes, 7.02%

- Beaded Pen, 9 votes, 7.89%

- Beaded Bottle, 10 votes, 8.77%

- Beaded Pocket Tissue Cover, 1 votes, 0.88%

- Beaded Animal, 6 votes, 5.26%

- Beaded Picture Frame, 5 votes, 4.39%

- Beaded Hairpins, 7 votes, 6.14%

- Beaded Amulet Bag, 5 votes, 4.39%

- Beaded Belt, 3 votes, 2.63%

- Beaded Belt Loop Charm, 6 votes, 5.26%

- Beaded Barefoot Sandals, 6 votes, 5.26%

- Beaded Suncatcher, 6 votes, 5.26%

- Beaded Lamp/Light Pull, 7 votes, 6.14%

- Beaded Winter Snowflake/Ornament, 16 votes, 14.04%



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#14606 Aug 25, 2005

The following beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: How many are interested in a beaded vessel swap?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- I'm up for it!, 7 votes, 41.18%

- No Thanks., 3 votes, 17.65%

- Okay but maybe another time :), 7 votes, 41.18%



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#17716 Feb 16 6:39 AM

The following beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Which would you like as the next swap in 2006?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Earring Swap, 13 votes, 52.00%

- Cell Phone Charm Swap, 4 votes, 16.00%

- Ankle Bracelets Swap, 8 votes, 32.00%



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#20867 Aug 8, 2006

The following beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: This one's for Sue: Pick the line that describes your preferences (favorite first, least favorite last).

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Stealth SpiderWire, Power Pro, Fireline, 1 votes, 6.67%

- Stealth SpiderWire, Fireline, Power Pro, 1 votes, 6.67%

- Power Pro, Fireline, Stealth SpiderWire, 2 votes, 13.33%

- Power Pro, Stealth SpiderWire, Fireline, 1 votes, 6.67%

- Fireline, Stealth SpiderWire, Power Pro, 4 votes, 26.67%

- Fireline, Power Pro, Stealth SpiderWire, 6 votes, 40.00%



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#36209 Sep 13, 2007

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: How do you create?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- I use tutorials I've found online, 10 votes, 11.11%

- I do projects from classes I've taken, 5 votes, 5.56%

- I modify projects I've found to suit my style/skill/beads, 24 votes, 26.67%

- I always make up my own designs, 13 votes, 14.44%

- I try to recreate pieces I've seen, 13 votes, 14.44%

- I do the projects from bead magazines, 14 votes, 15.56%

- I do projects from beading books, 11 votes, 12.22%



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#37430 Oct 10, 2007

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Do you use bead/jewelry auction websites?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- I buy/bid on ebay.com, 54 votes, 55.67%

- I buy/bid on justbeads.com, 8 votes, 8.25%

- I buy/bid on overstock.com, 5 votes, 5.15%

- I buy/bid on another auction site, 10 votes, 10.31%

- I sell on ebay.com, 12 votes, 12.37%

- I sell on justbeads.com, 1 votes, 1.03%

- I sell on overstock.com, 0 votes, 0.00%

- I sell on another auction site, 7 votes, 7.22%



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#38292 Oct 29, 2007

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Do you have a website for your beadwork?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- I have my own website(s) and I maintain it myself, 21 votes, 40.38%

- I have my own website(s) that someone else maintains., 2 votes, 3.85%

- I use someone else's site for my beadwork., 0 votes, 0.00%

- I use a commercial site to sell/display my beadwork., 8 votes, 15.38%

- I own a domain(s) but haven't built my site yet., 3 votes, 5.77%

- I want to get a website but haven't yet., 5 votes, 9.62%

- I'm trying to decide on a domain/website name., 1 votes, 1.92%

- This whole website thing intimidates me., 6 votes, 11.54%

- I have no plans to have a website., 6 votes, 11.54%



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#39616 Dec 5, 2007

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Do you name your beadwork?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Yes, I name all my pieces, 14 votes, 25.00%

- I've named a few special pieces, 17 votes, 30.36%

- No I don't name them, 15 votes, 26.79%

- Names? I have enough trouble remembering peoples names. ;-), 10 votes, 17.86%



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#44871 Apr 17, 2008

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: How has the downturn in the U.S. economy affected your beading?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Not at all, I just bead occasionally for fun., 18 votes, 19.57%

- Not at all, I'm oversees and don't purchase from U.S. suppliers., 1 votes, 1.09%

- My product sales have gone down., 12 votes, 13.04%

- I've had to increase my prices to keep up with supply costs., 8 votes, 8.70%

- I've had to change what I use because of supply costs., 9 votes, 9.78%

- I've had to make more lower-cost items so customers can better afford things., 13 votes, 14.13%

- I'm working harder to find deals to make my costs lower., 17 votes, 18.48%

- I've stopped trying to sell items., 6 votes, 6.52%

- I've closed my website, store, etc., 3 votes, 3.26%

- I'm doing fewer shows, etc., 5 votes, 5.43%



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#47677 Jul 1, 2008

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: If you won a $1000 beading shopping spree what would you spend it on?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Mostly on findings, 8 votes, 7.27%

- Mostly on gemstones, 20 votes, 18.18%

- Mostly on pearls, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Mostly on other glass beads, 3 votes, 2.73%

- Other, 4 votes, 3.64%

- Mostly on seed beads, 17 votes, 15.45%

- Mostly on Swarovski crystals, 20 votes, 18.18%

- Mostly on sterling or gold beads, 6 votes, 5.45%

- Mostly on wire, 5 votes, 4.55%

- Mostly on tools (kilns, rotary tools, tumblers, etc.), 16 votes, 14.55%

- Mostly on PMC, 2 votes, 1.82%

- Mostly on lampwork beads, 4 votes, 3.64%

- Mostly on classes, tutorials, etc., 5 votes, 4.55%

- Mostly on beading books, 0 votes, 0.00%



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#51617 Dec 3, 2008

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Which do you spend more time doing?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Reading beading books, 2 votes, 2.22%

- Reading beading magazines, 8 votes, 8.89%

- Thinking of bead projects, 7 votes, 7.78%

- Planning a bead project, 3 votes, 3.33%

- Shopping for beads, 9 votes, 10.00%

- Researching bead projects on the internet, 17 votes, 18.89%

- Reading/writing emails about beading ;-), 9 votes, 10.00%

- Organizing beads, 8 votes, 8.89%

- Actually beading, 27 votes, 30.00%



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#58663 Dec 22, 2009

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: What is something you can't live without?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Swarovski Crystals, 30 votes, 21.13%

- Pearls, 9 votes, 6.34%

- Delicas, 23 votes, 16.20%

- Bali Silver, 3 votes, 2.11%

- Gemstones, 17 votes, 11.97%

- Lampwork, 7 votes, 4.93%

- Cane Glass, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Gold or Gold-filled, 3 votes, 2.11%

- Hill Tribe Silver, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Bugles, 2 votes, 1.41%

- Sterling Wire, 10 votes, 7.04%

- Pewter or Brass, 1 votes, 0.70%

- Copper, 7 votes, 4.93%

- Beadingaholics :o), 21 votes, 14.79%

- Czech Fire Polished, 9 votes, 6.34%



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#58664 Dec 22, 2009

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: What kind of swap would you like to see next?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Necklace Swap, 3 votes, 6.00%

- Pendant Swap, 5 votes, 10.00%

- Earring Swap, 11 votes, 22.00%

- Brooch/Pin Swap, 5 votes, 10.00%

- Bracelet Swap, 9 votes, 18.00%

- Ring Swap, 3 votes, 6.00%

- Anklet Swap, 3 votes, 6.00%

- Bead Swap, 4 votes, 8.00%

- Let's do another challenge instead!, 7 votes, 14.00%



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#62403 Apr 6, 2010

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: When do you bead typically? (You may choose more than one.)

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- In the morning , 8 votes, 4.79%

- During the day, 21 votes, 12.57%

- At night after work, 15 votes, 8.98%

- In the evening , 24 votes, 14.37%

- After kids are asleep, 3 votes, 1.80%

- On weekends, 33 votes, 19.76%

- Before work, 1 votes, 0.60%

- As time will allow, 38 votes, 22.75%

- All day, 10 votes, 5.99%

- Late at night, 14 votes, 8.38%



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#64840 Jul 30, 2010

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: What is your bead-related plan for the summer?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Buy more beads!, 22 votes, 10.73%

- Finish current project(s), 28 votes, 13.66%

- Start new project(s), 28 votes, 13.66%

- Finally organize my beads, 16 votes, 7.80%

- Start holiday items early (I mean it this year), 10 votes, 4.88%

- Build up inventory for fall/winter shows, 11 votes, 5.37%

- Try to master a new stitch/technique/medium, 16 votes, 7.80%

- Open an online shop, 6 votes, 2.93%

- Read more beading books/magazines, 10 votes, 4.88%

- Write instructions/tutorials for my projects, 6 votes, 2.93%

- Communicate with my Beadingaholics friends, 11 votes, 5.37%

- Work on marketing/promoting , 7 votes, 3.41%

- Take beading/jewelry classes, 9 votes, 4.39%

- Learn to use that cool tool I bought and have never used, 4 votes, 1.95%

- Clean my bead room, 21 votes, 10.24%



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#67292 Jan 1, 2011

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Are you beading gifts this holiday season?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- I'm making 2-4 gifts, 10 votes, 18.87%

- I'm beading 5-8 gifts, 8 votes, 15.09%

- I'm beading 9 or more gifts, 5 votes, 9.43%

- Just one, 3 votes, 5.66%

- This is the first time I'm giving my beadwork as a gift., 2 votes, 3.77%

- I always give beadwork as gifts, 4 votes, 7.55%

- I just hope I'll finish in time, 10 votes, 18.87%

- Maybe next year if I start earlier, 3 votes, 5.66%

- People request my beadwork as gifts, 4 votes, 7.55%

- Yes, and I'm finished with them too, 4 votes, 7.55%



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#69264 May 20, 2011

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: We know you're obsessive about beads and beading in general, what specifically can you never, ever have enough of?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Tools, 14 votes, 8.19%

- Bead Patterns, 19 votes, 11.11%

- Swarovski crystals, 21 votes, 12.28%

- Bead Books, 16 votes, 9.36%

- Thread/wire, 10 votes, 5.85%

- Seed beads/Delicas/ etc., 34 votes, 19.88%

- Gemstone beads, 12 votes, 7.02%

- Firepolished beads, 8 votes, 4.68%

- Metal beads (sterling, copper, etc.), 6 votes, 3.51%

- Clasps and findings, 12 votes, 7.02%

- Charms, 3 votes, 1.75%

- Pendants, 4 votes, 2.34%

- Jump rings, 6 votes, 3.51%

- PMC, 1 votes, 0.58%

- Chain, 5 votes, 2.92%



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#71986 Jan 9, 2012

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: If you sell jewelery or beading supplies online, where do you sell them?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- A website I own, 9 votes, 15.79%

- On ebay, 4 votes, 7.02%

- I have a shop on etsy.com, 12 votes, 21.05%

- I have a shop on Artfire.com, 8 votes, 14.04%

- I have a shop on another site, 4 votes, 7.02%

- Facebook or other social media , 9 votes, 15.79%

- Other, 11 votes, 19.30%



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#72937 Apr 1, 2012

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: I want to start a new swap, asap. Any suggestions on which type of swap would be best???

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Necklace, 3 votes, 9.38%

- Pendant, 3 votes, 9.38%

- Bracelet, 7 votes, 21.88%

- Anklet, 1 votes, 3.12%

- Earrings, 9 votes, 28.12%

- Ring, 2 votes, 6.25%

- Charm, 2 votes, 6.25%

- Bead Swap, 4 votes, 12.50%

- Head piece, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Toe ring, 1 votes, 3.12%



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#73474 May 23, 2012

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Beading for me is. . .

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- a family tradition, 1 votes, 0.45%

- a lifestyle, 8 votes, 3.57%

- new!, 10 votes, 4.46%

- a profession, 5 votes, 2.23%

- an obsession, 43 votes, 19.20%

- a part-time business, 30 votes, 13.39%

- a hobby, 61 votes, 27.23%

- an interest, 18 votes, 8.04%

- therapy, 48 votes, 21.43%



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#74202 Aug 2, 2012

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: Do you buy beading and jewelry books and/or videos? Why?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- To make the projects shown, 13 votes, 20.63%

- To learn about historical jewelry designs , 0 votes, 0.00%

- Because I like the author, 2 votes, 3.17%

- I obsessively love beading books ;-), 11 votes, 17.46%

- To learn about a new medium (PMC, chain maille, lampworking, etc.), 5 votes, 7.94%

- To view for inspiration, 13 votes, 20.63%

- To learn new techniques, 19 votes, 30.16%



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#76396 Jun 17, 2013

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: I want to start a new swap, asap. Any suggestions on which type of swap would be best???

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Necklace, 8 votes, 21.05%

- Pendant, 1 votes, 2.63%

- Bracelet, 12 votes, 31.58%

- Anklet, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Earrings, 11 votes, 28.95%

- Ring, 1 votes, 2.63%

- Charm, 2 votes, 5.26%

- Bead Swap, 3 votes, 7.89%



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#77441 Jun 17, 2014

The following Beadingaholics poll is now closed. Here are the

final results:

POLL QUESTION: It's been awhile, so let's gauge interest. Only respond here if you want to join a swap. What would you like to swap?

CHOICES AND RESULTS

- Bracelet, 5 votes, 26.32%

- Anklet, 1 votes, 5.26%

- Ring, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Pendant, 6 votes, 31.58%

- Charms, 1 votes, 5.26%

- Necklace, 0 votes, 0.00%

- Beads, 2 votes, 10.53%

- Earrings, 4 votes, 21.05%



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#77444 Jun 18, 2014

earring swap I would be interested inRebecca Lorimerx2fatcats@



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#77449 Jun 24, 2014

I'd be interested in an earring swap.

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