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Adventures of the Traveling Postcard R15

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Swap Coordinator:AnnieMaxine (contact)
Swap categories: Postcards 
Number of people in swap:126
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:October 3, 2013
Date items must be sent by:October 11, 2013
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Wouldn't it be great to send a postcard and see where it had been all around the world? Then get it returned back to you after its adventures were over? Let's do it!

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST ROUND:

Choose a card. A card that you think people would enjoy seeing (however, PLEASE DO NOT USE EXTRA LARGE POSTCARDS THAT WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE!). Put your name and address (including the country!) on the right hand side of the card. Put the title of the swap ("Adventures of the Traveling Postcard") at the top of the left hand side. PUT IT IN AN ENVELOPE and send it off to your partner. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

IF YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE PREVIOUS ROUND(S):

Just write your name, username, city, state/country, on the left hand side of the postcard you received in the previous round. Put it in an envelope and send it to your partner! (DO NOT WRITE YOUR ENTIRE ADDRESS ON THE POSTCARD - THIS TAKES UP TOO MUCH SPACE!)

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Hang on to the postcard(s) that you receive in each round. We will have another round as soon as everyone has clicked "Sent" in the previous round. (Sign up when you receive yours from the previous round, start another one in rotation, or contact me, as I may have a postcard that needs to be put back into rotation as well!) When the left side of the postcard is filled up with the names and cities of those that have received the postcard, the last person will stamp your actual postcard and send it back to you.

Only join if you are awesome and a non-flaker. Well-established folks ONLY (50 or more Type 2/Type 3 swaps - although if you have already been in the swap, you will be allowed in even if you don't have 50) and I will ban if I feel that you may be a questionable swapper. I want to do my best to ensure that everyone receives their postcard back! So don't join if you don't think you can commit to it for the long haul, K? I will be checking EVERYONE'S profile. Thanks and happy swapping!

NOTE: Do NOT send the postcard back to the original owner until the left side of the postcard is completely filled!

Additional Note: I'd love to post some "success stories" for this swap. If you've had yours returned to you, message me and I'd love to post in the comments about it. Maybe that will encourage others to continue to participate!

Discussion

Mimi7 09/24/2013 #

I will be sending Corina Aalberts card on, it started in The Netherlands, and has been to Texa, Brazil and Illinois!!

Mimi7 09/24/2013 #

that is Texas

mdkrouwel 09/24/2013 #

Sherry Harmes card just arrived here today!

user6937 09/24/2013 #

I'll be sending on @Jan218 's card in this round. Jan, I added your username to the card (behind Adventures of the Traveling PC R9 that you put on the card when your started).

Anyone have mine? Sandra Dowkes, Calgary, AB

spinjenny 09/24/2013 #

I have Vanessa Schwittay's card I received for R14, but I still haven't received the card for R13, which was sent on August 29th. Fingers crossed that it turns up soon!

Vickyen 09/24/2013 #

I have three pcs that will continue their travels on the next round - Mandy Jansen from South Africa @inthewilds from R13, Pat Lacastro from FL from R13 and Ann Davies @Alicemayspring from Wales UK, R11 - you are all currently in Waterloo, IL, USA and the weather is lovely! LOL! You all have plenty of room on your pcs, so your travels will continue! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)

Vickyen 09/24/2013 #

@AnnieMaxine - I love your swaps! Always fun! But hey do you know where my pcs are?? LOL! Just teasing with you!! Sending big hugs your way and thanks so much for hosting so many fun swaps! ;)

mcovey 09/24/2013 #

waiting on my pc for this round but will send my own if I have to , love these swaps thanks @AnnieMaxine --Also I have received one of mine back , love to see where they have been .

AnnieMaxine 09/24/2013 #

@Vickyen - SO funny :-p

Jan218 09/24/2013 #

Thanks @user6937 ! I have 1 to send on and 1 to send home! I will be sending Marie-Antoinette Petser's on and Valerie McIntosh's will be going home! I don't have user names for either of them.

preslarb 09/24/2013 #

I will be sending along the pc from @Apelser There's still plenty of room for more signatures!

raspberryrose 09/24/2013 #

I have postcards for @twobluecrows and @deeno1105 both have a lot more room to fill.

fruitbat5150 09/24/2013 #

I have an adorable lamb card belonging to Anne-Marie Anderson (no user name given) of New Zealand.

fruitbat5150 09/24/2013 #

Oh, Anne-Marie's user name is Arikara -- I just didn't see it at first.

Deeno1105 09/24/2013 #

@raspberryrose .....ty for letting me know you have my card. I have 2 circulating right now and haven't heard about either one until now.

Cesaria 09/24/2013 #

I won't be able to participate in this one, but I will join the next swap again.

Hollycarole92 09/24/2013 #

I have Sherry Spurrier's from PA. Anyone have mine?

leilx 09/24/2013 #

I have Karla Cardell's card, which is about half full. No swap name on it.

twobluecrows 09/24/2013 #

@raspberryrose thank so much for letting me know you have my card, I've been wondering. :)

twobluecrows 09/24/2013 #

I don't have a new one yet, but my partner has "sent" from Indonesia, so with a little luck, it'll get here in time for this #15.

pne 09/25/2013 #

I have a R6 card for Brooke Prislupsky (don't know the username) that's two-thirds full and R12(?) for Marcia Loftin @ladeebug .

tizzicat 09/25/2013 #

Haven't received by R14 card yet, but hopefully will turn up in time. If not, I will start a new one.

coolbeans 09/25/2013 #

Nice weather we are having love it. I have Siobnan Henn no swap name on it i will send it out this round it has room for about 3 more name so far it has 9 name

Skron11 09/25/2013 #

I have one of Miss Corina's from the Netherlands.

thisismeAXiD 09/25/2013 #

Tonight I'm having a bunch of friends over for dinner, I cannot wait :)

I have Ms. Patricia B.'s from Connecticut!

KamKat 09/25/2013 #

I have one question. I notice some people are saying they have more than one to send one, is there a limit to how many you can send your partner? or SHOULD I send more than one card? This will be my first round, and I don't want to "short" anyone. But, It also might be odd of me to start two and send them both to one person... I didn't see anything in the rules about how many to send. I would assume one, but I am okay with more...

AnnieMaxine 09/25/2013 #

Two may end up traveling together because mail sometimes gets backed up. Never send two of your own to travel together.

crmc 09/25/2013 #

I'll be sending bgailk's (Gail Knotternerus) card on. It's about 1/2 filled up, having been to UAE, Canada, Netherlands, Brazil and several US stops. I haven't seen my name on any lists in a while, anyone have it?

bookworm66 09/26/2013 #

I was wondering where my card had got to from Round 4?

pne 09/26/2013 #

@coolbeans Siobhan Henn is @Shevvy I think.

EmilyT 09/26/2013 #

I have @amber999 and Carolynne's cards to send out.

sapphiregypsy 09/26/2013 #

I wonder where my PCs are now? Or are they still making the rounds? :)

Anyway, I'll be sending out @rhynah 's pc on its first time travel.

JenniferKG 09/26/2013 #

These types of swaps make me wish I'd already done 50 swaps!! I can't join because I'm too new, but just wait until I've got the prerequisite number of swaps!! I'm totally signing up for this - when you all are on Round 35 or so. :)

Chrizolina 09/27/2013 #

Hello @AnnieMaxine I've only done a few swaps but I really want to take part in this one, will you let me do it? I promise I'll be responsible.

AnnieMaxine 09/27/2013 #

Sorry @Chrizolina I am very strict on the 50 swap rule. Please feel free to join when you have the appropriate amount of swaps.

flowerchild 09/27/2013 #

the following PC's have become such good friends on their travels that they are now traveling together -

"Barnveld round #10" - card is currently touring the USA

"Mimi7 - round #9" - hopefully this round will send this card overseas!

"Debbie T. from Canyonville OR - round #8" your card has been traveling coast to coast!!!

tizzicat 09/28/2013 #

Yay! R14 card now turned up. Charlotte Huntley - still room for a couple more addresses

Vickyen 09/29/2013 #

I also have R7 for Melanie Roscher from Germany - it will be traveling with the 3 other pcs - - I know folks will be happy when their pcs make it home, but lots of room on all four pcs at this point! Happy Traveling! ;)

KamKat 09/29/2013 #

@AnnieMaxine Thank you for clearing that up for me

twobluecrows 09/29/2013 #

I'm going to be sitting on my mailbox for the next couple of days, hoping my next one arrives so I can participate this time!

badandknowsit2 09/29/2013 #

well i had my surgery and as it turns out it is not cancer and though i havent seen my postcards being returned i will join this and start over if thats ok

AnnieMaxine 09/30/2013 #

@badandknowsit2 - I have your postcard! I am going to be sending it on this round!

Deeno1105 09/30/2013 #

@spinjenny ......just received your card from the UK today. I'll be sending it in R14.

Deeno1105 09/30/2013 #

Sorry........R15.

VivaLaDiane 10/ 1/2013 #

I have Dee in South Dakota's and will be sending it off in this round.

alicemayspring 10/ 1/2013 #

Thanks Vickyen, I am looking forward to my PC when it is full. Have a nice day everyone.

alicemayspring 10/ 1/2013 #

Also I have Marcelle Daniels to send on R 15

sleepingrover2010 10/ 1/2013 #

I am looking for my traveling postcards. Please let me know if you have one of my traveling postcards. I have had none sent back to me either which I should have had at least one. Does someone have one that they are sending home to me. Please talk to me. I am sleepingrover2010 Barbara Brandt

AnnieMaxine 10/ 1/2013 #

I have the following postcards that I will make sure get sent out this round: @badandknowsit2 @missyhope @cyph0r (love your PC!) @fruitbat5150 @BlackRainbow

asmom 10/ 1/2013 #

I received R12 this week which is Kelly Haag, I have from Nicki Slater and mamarochat from R14. so I will be forwarding them on.

asmom 10/ 1/2013 #

oh forgot to mention I had Kelly Haag also in R5, so second time i've had it...

asmom 10/ 1/2013 #

oh forgot to mention I had Kelly Haag also in R5, so second time i've had it...

AZmom875 10/ 2/2013 #

I have Jennifer Booties of NJ CARD to mail off this round.

misscorina 10/ 2/2013 #

@Mimi7 Good to see that my card is still out there! Thanks for passing it on!

Cubsfanjennie 10/ 3/2013 #

OMG!!!! I'm soooo excited. I already have the PC I'm using all ready!!!!

twobluecrows 10/ 3/2013 #

no card this time. :(

AmookIslandCreations 10/ 4/2013 #

@sleepingrover2010 I have your "A tiny sampling of feminine namesake plants" PC and will be sending it on in round 15 :) It looks like it has been to 8 places so far! Room for one more addy on the bottom. Hugs from Alaska, Sherry

namabear 10/ 4/2013 #

I have Holly Godbey from Lexington KY no user name. It is headed for Fujairah a long journey from Cali. Still has room for about 4 or 5 more trips...

cmdunderground 10/ 4/2013 #

Carolyn Clark your card is on its way to its next location :)

Cubsfanjennie 10/ 4/2013 #

This might be a dumb question, but am I supposed to put postage om my card for the person who gets to send it back to me? or does the person that gets it full put the postage on?

pne 10/ 4/2013 #

@Cubsfanjennie remember that the last person to fill up your card might be from a different country and so your country's postage wouldn't help them send it back to you :)

Cubsfanjennie 10/ 4/2013 #

Duh!!! Oh yea!!!! Thanks @pne ....brain fart I guess!!!! LOL

SwapsAreFun 10/ 5/2013 #

Has anyone seen Waldo from round One??? Just wondering if he was on his way home? I do have a second Waldo card out as well from round 11 or 12.

Thanks,

Joy aka Swapsarefun

HelloCindi 10/ 5/2013 #

Still haven't received a card from R14, but it's traveling from Indonesia... So it may take a while! Hopefully it'll arrive soon :)

Suzanne1804 10/ 7/2013 #

I also haven't received a card from R14...

user6937 10/ 7/2013 #

Darn! I missed this on my watch list. I'll send out this card in the next round. Sorry, @Jan218 .

Did anyone send mine on? Sandra Dowkes from Calgary

mcovey 10/ 7/2013 #

I sent Melissa from Ca no screen name I am #6 and @cypher I am#5 so there is plenty of room for more travels

porpie5 10/ 7/2013 #

Thanks, tizzicat ~ Yay! It's like you send a card into a big black hole and hope it turns up one of these rounds!

palmettogirl727 10/ 7/2013 #

Still awaiting R14 to arrive from Germany. Hoping it gets here by the 10th! Will start another of my own if not!

ZzMonstruozZ 10/ 8/2013 #

SORRRRRYYYY!!! I forgot to add my comment! A postcard from Dubai to Jennifer Mendoza will travel to the USA this evening! -> swap-bot name is @Sapphiregypsy <-

SabrinaDeeBerry 10/ 8/2013 #

This is exciting! @momoeight postcard is full and I get to send it back to her!

London13 10/ 8/2013 #

Thanks Pne.. I am Brooke Prislupsky, if you haven't sent mine out yet; maybe you could add my swapbot name to it? I have Suszanne Uilenberg from the netherlands. There are only two names, so plenty of room for more.

latentsmile 10/ 8/2013 #

Haven't seen mine for awhile so I am starting another one in the packet I send out next round. I received @mcovey and @ julebear 's cards from Round 13 today.

London13 10/ 8/2013 #

Scratch that. The one I mentioned is for the next round. I was confused because it didn't have the number on it. I will send that one in the next round, this time I am sending Melanie Collyer's.

tao67 10/11/2013 #

Sending Rachel Doyle's (Buckeye, Az) postcard from Iowa to the Netherlands today.

fruitbat5150 10/12/2013 #

@AnnieMaxine thanks for letting me know you have my card -- it's exciting to know where it's at!

Today I received the card belonging to Heather Farah, @AZMom875 so it'll go out in R16.

Mimi7 10/12/2013 #

I am sending Barbara Brandt (Sleeping Grover) card back to her, it is full! :)

spinjenny 10/14/2013 #

I've received @Suzanne1804 's card, the first stop on its journey. :-)

arianneroxa 10/14/2013 #

I have @thisismeAXiD 's postcard with the group of Great Horned Owls. Second stop! :)

Vickyen 11/ 5/2013 #

Hi! I have Kelly Hendrawan from Spain to forward next go round! It is from whenever the 02/06/13 swap started - has made it to six places and now me! Love these swaps! Hugs and Happy Swapping! ;)

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