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ISS: Flat Mail Round Robin #1

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ISS:  Flat Mail Round Robin #1
Group:International Small Swaps
Swap Coordinator:sassafrass (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Random Items 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:June 30, 2014
Date items must be sent by:September 30, 2014
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

For this swap, you will be participating in a Round Robin. You may join in any round you wish, if this swap continues. You need not have been a participant in a previous round to join the current round.

I will start the swap by placing 6 random goodies in an envelope and mailing to my "send to" partner. That person will rate me, and then take out any items they wish, and replace with the same number of items (if they remove 4, they put 4 new items in). The goodies will then be put in a new envelope and sent to their "send to" partner. This will continue down the line. Everyone will be rated, and everyone will have the envelope. The last person will send the envelope to me.

If you sign up, you must wait until you receive the envelope from your "receives from" partner before you send to your "sends to" partner. Once I have assigned partners, I will email everyone and post below with the order in which the envelope will be passed, so that we will have an idea when we might expect the swap to arrive.

The "Send By" date on this swap is to be ignored and is for admin reasons only. The date has been sent for the far future to allow us each to get and send the envelope. You will need to pass the envelope to your partner within 3-4 days of receiving it.

Important Notes

  • You must send the envelope within 3-4 days of getting it
  • Please rate your partner as soon as you receive the envelope
  • There must always be 6 items in the envelope
  • You must take and add AT LEAST one thing, but you may take and add up to 6 items if you wish (the whole envelope)
  • If possible, I would like us each to post below when we receive/send the envelope so we each know how it's progressing

VERY IMPORTANT

You will only have a few days to turn the envelope around, so please do not join if you do not feel you will have the time to dedicate to this swap and get it out in a maximum of 4 days, or if you are going to be away or have other commitments during the time frame. I understand that life happens and things come up, but if you know of something going on that might impede on your swapping, please reconsider joining. This is a BIG commitment, so please keep this in mind when joining.

This is not a way to destash junk! Please only send new items you would be happy to receive. Also, please keep in mind that this is all sender's choice and is completely random. If you do not like the element of "surprise" you may wish to reconsider :)

Please PM me with questions.

Discussion

samandlevi 06/19/2014 #

Hi, is this a type 1 or type 2 swap? It's listed as a type 1 but it seems like a type 2?? Thanks

AtelierEem 06/20/2014 #

I would like to participate, but I'm on holiday from july 19th until august 10th...

sassafrass 06/21/2014 #

@samandlevi changed to Type 2. Thank you for catching that!

@AtelierEem If this one goes well, I will do another one in future. Hopefully you'd be able to participate at another time :)

samandlevi 06/21/2014 #

Thanks and your welcome ;) @sassafrass

samandlevi 06/21/2014 #

I want join so badly but will be on vaca from July 12 - 17 :( so bummed.

sassafrass 06/21/2014 #

Nice for you to have vaca though @samandlevi :)

I will do another in the fall, once summer vacation time is over.

sassafrass 07/ 1/2014 #

Hey gang! I've just assigned partners, and will be posting the sending list as soon as I can in the morning. I will be sending first, so no panic yet! :D Thank you all that joined. I'm really looking forward to this!

sassafrass 07/ 2/2014 #

Here is the sending order for the Round Robin:

@Sassafrass - Canada
@technicolorwallflower - U.S.A.
@priscilla - Netherlands
@Hoosfoos - South Africa
@sleepingrover2010
@Toupti - Canada
@miia - Finland
@StickerLady - Canada
@jep1068 - Australia
@mickeykul - Israel
@sassafrass - Canada

Any questions, please msg me :)

sassafrass 07/ 7/2014 #

The envelope is on the way to @technicolorwallflower :)

technicolorwallflower 07/19/2014 #

I received from @sassafrass and will be sending to @priscilla on Monday! :D

priscilla 07/29/2014 #

I received the envelope today Thanks I sending the envelope tomorrow to @hoosfoos

Hoosfoos 08/17/2014 #

Hi! The envelope is heading out to @sleepingrover2010 today!

priscilla 08/18/2014 #

Can you give me rating please

sleepingrover2010 08/29/2014 #

Hi! The envelope is on its way to @Toupti yesterday.

Toupti 09/ 6/2014 #

Hi,

Just received the envie this morning, so many cute things! I will mail it back monday am (tuesday at the latest). I'll write back to confirm that it has been sent.

Toupti 09/ 9/2014 #

The package has now been mailed to @miia Hopefully Canada to Finland won't take forever!!!

miia 09/15/2014 #

The envelope is here! :) I'll let you know when I mail it, probably tomorrow. :)

miia 09/15/2014 #

The envelope is on it's way to @StickerLady

sassafrass 09/16/2014 #

Just checking in here. Way to go ladies! You are all soooo awesome! It's nice to see our envelope moving along. I hope you are all enjoying this swap :)

mb58ca 09/22/2014 #

I received from @miia today. Will post when it is mailed to the next swapper.

mb58ca 09/23/2014 #

The round robin is now heading to @mickeykul in Israel!

mickeykul 10/ 3/2014 #

Got it yesterday :) sending it back home to @sassafrass today :)

sassafrass 10/ 6/2014 #

Yayyy!! I'll be keeping my eyes open :)) I hope you ladies have enjoyed this swap!

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