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5 Stars - Highly Recommend
JPSE is such a well organized and well run exchange. It has grown quickly and as it's grown, Aleta (creator/administrator) has adapted it to ensure the quality and timeliness of each puzzle swap. I've been a lifetime member for over a year and I've loved the surprise and variety that each exchange brings. Join a great group of puzzle lovers and save money in the process!
B. Finn Charlotte, NC USA
Member since June 2014

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
Love this exchange! This has grown by leaps and bounds in the few years I have been involved and the management has consistently adapted to the challenges. I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of this and became a lifetime member early on. There have been so many puzzles that I have found that I enjoyed that I wouldn’t have purchased myself. It has truly been a great family time builder and people that visit can’t believe how much their screen addicted kids have enjoyed working on puzzles with us. Great use of your mind and your time. Highly recommend!
A. Morris, Strafford, MO USA
Member since November 2014

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
I love the Puzzle Exchange! It is a great way to feed my ‘puzzle habit’ and I enjoy sharing puzzles with people all over the world. Aleta has done a fantastic job as the JPSE has grown and is responsive when questions and needs arise. I am so glad that I took a chance 10 months ago and signed up as it has brought me hours of enjoyment and pleasure.
C. McCarthy, Fairview, NC USA
Member since January 2015

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
We joined Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Exchange back in 2015. I remember a contest that would award a puzzle to the sender of the 1000th puzzle. My how it's grown! Under Aleta's expert management the club has just gotten bigger and better over time. She's quick to respond to any question or issue that a member might have and is always looking for ways to improve the swap and exchange experience. JPSE has provided us with many hours of enjoyment and we're so glad to be members.
K Lewis, Hightstown, NJ USA
Member since February 2015

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
I have been a member now for almost 5 years. It's a great way to find puzzles, especially if you are picky. You can control how many and which puzzles you get. The swap process keeps improving and I love the opportunity for swap meets. It is a well run organization and well worth the membership fee.
P Alexander, Atlanta, GA USA
Member since July 2015

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
JPSE is a wonderful site for all puzzle enthusiasts. Not only do you get to trade puzzles with others across the country who share your interest, but the administrator at JPSE keeps track of all exchanges--a Herculean task in and of itself. I highly recommend this membership of perspicacious puzzle people to all who enjoy this pastime.
A. Muccino, Overland Park, KS USA
Member since September 2015

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
I have enjoyed being a member of JPSE. Such a great variety of puzzles! It is fun to request my favorites and have the lovely surprise of getting notification that I will soon receive one in the mail. Aleta has done such a wonderful job of improving the interactive library. It provides a great tool for managing requests and swaps. And she is always on top of keeping things running smoothly and being responsive to questions. Her efforts are much appreciated!
R Dearing, Orchard Park, NY USA
Member since October 2016

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
I joined JPSE in April 2018 and I have truly enjoyed my membership. It is so fun to see new puzzles that are being added to the inventory, requesting those puzzles and then executing the swap. Once I have completed a puzzle, it is a great feeling passing that puzzle along to another member, and I love reading the puzzle journey sheet, seeing where all a puzzle has traveled. The functionality of the JPSE website has really matured and I appreciate administrators' commitment to enhancing it.
K McClellan, Arlington, TX USA
Member since April 2018

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
Just love the site and swapping. I initially thought of the swap/exchange site as a way to not stockpile puzzles, try out some new puzzles and maybe save a little money. What I didn’t expect and what I am really enjoying is, while starting to work on a swapped puzzle, a feeling of making the puzzle with the folks who built it before me, a sense of ‘puzzle’ community. I am also very impressed at the thought that people are putting into related to the swaps they’re sending me.
E Shephard, Medford, OR USA
Member since April 2020

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
Excellent website and programming. VERY friendly and helpful instructions for new members like me. Personal support and help to correct any false steps or errors I've inadvertently made. Thank you!
L Finertie, Walnut Creek, CA USA
Member since April 2020

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
Love this group!! It is run well and allows members opportunities to trade as much and however they choose to. Highly recommend.
J Brookshire, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA USA
Member since February 2019

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
After 7 years and 172 swapped puzzles, I can highly recommend JPSE to those of you considering joining us.
It is a cost-effective way to trade used puzzles among like-minded individuals - you can choose your own puzzles, or be surprised. Postage is definitely less than buying new puzzles all the time, and it is good for the environment. What more can you ask?
This is a selfish plea - the more people that join, the more puzzles we have in the library to choose from!
S Borkowski, Haddonfield, NJ USA
Member since Mar 2016

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
JPSE is great! The variety of puzzles is extensive, and new puzzles are added on a regular basis. The website is easy to navigate, the swap process is straight-forward, and the administrator is very helpful when you have a question. I love the flexibility I have to set up my puzzle preferences. If you can attend swap meets, I recommend registering for those. I've swapped for some fun puzzles that way, too.
Full 5 stars each to JPSE admin, fellow swappers, and the super puzzle selection.
E Andrae, San Diego, CA USA
Member since Apr 2019

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
Yes, you could buy puzzles cheaper anywhere however this is membership in a group who love puzzles. You are with friends who become family as you trade puzzles across the country (and the world.) Some members specify puzzles they want. I do this but also leave my preferences open to surprise. A member since 2019, love this group!
S Lance, Cerritos, CA USA
Member since Apr 2018

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
Our family really enjoys using the Jigsaw Puzzle Swap Exchange to find puzzles and share them with other members. The website keeps getting better with added tools and functions. You can choose to ask for specific puzzles from other members, or list just general interests and be surprised! Getting a puzzle box in the mail feels like getting a present!
R Esteves, El Cerrito, CA USA
Member since Feb 2017

5 Stars - Highly Recommend
This site is incredible!!! cannot think of a better way to enjoy my most relaxing pastime, meet new people who share the same interest, and to remain as socially distant as the times call for and to keep my inventory from growing out of control! I'm so impressed with how this website has it all! Thank you, JPSE, for everything you have done to build this world for us puzzle lovers. I am here to stay!
R Formeller, Saint Martinville, LA USA
Member since Feb 2023

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