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Adventures of the Traveling Postcard R29

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Swap Coordinator:AnnieMaxine (contact)
Swap categories: Postcards 
Number of people in swap:101
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:July 20, 2014
Date items must be sent by:July 28, 2014
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") and your screenname 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 completed) 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 and will ban anyone that I feel like. 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 unless instructed otherwise.

ALSO: Do not destroy, bend, write on the front of, or ANYTHING else that destroys the integrity of the postcard. Treat the postcard how you would want yours treated. That's just etiquette, folks!

Additionally: If you stop swapping for more than three rounds, your name will be placed on the "Send Back To" list and your card will be sent back to you if it's still in rotation. This is only fair...why should a few of us do all the work and you just get to sit back and wait?!

And too: If you ever receive more than 3 postcards in any round, please contact me, so I can get a few back from you. Just trying to keep postage down for everyone!

Discussion

NatashaMay 07/13/2014 #

I'm sending one from @Sacha from the Netherlands.

flowerchild 07/13/2014 #

I seem to have a passed on PC that has went MIA. I keep really good records of who I pass on in each round except for the round the PC went MIA...figures. If the person who sent (passed on) a PC in round #22 TO nightrainboww has any record of whose PC you sent I would really appreciate it if you would share the info with me. I feel bad that someone's traveling PC left my hands and was lost and would love to start another PC for them. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

tao67 07/13/2014 #

I will be forwarding Kadie de Rooy's postcard (from Vancouver, BC Canada). I received it R25, but missed a round and without the email reminder I just couldn't get signed up in time. :-( Glad to finally get back into the swap!!!!!

yureebok 07/13/2014 #

I'm sending along Barbara B (Albuqueque, NM)'s PC started in R14! Only room for a name or two more!

bookworm66 07/13/2014 #

I have Arlyna Blanchard from Shanghai's card. It's half full at the moment.

danushaj 07/14/2014 #

finally happy to be back in the loop after being away due to surgery

Anyone have any of my cards?

EmilyT 07/14/2014 #

I have to sit out this round, but I should be back in for R30. I will be passing on the PC belonging to @yureebok at that time.

churlann 07/14/2014 #

I dropped this swap at 22 but I never got my postcard back. It should have been filled by now. Is there any way of tracking it?

leilx 07/15/2014 #

I have Fatima Tuzzahro's card, her fifth one, which I will pass on this round. I have never seen any of mine come back or heard they are still in the rounds. Anyone seen them? Camellia El-Antably

mariamichelle 07/15/2014 #

Last round I received 3 postcards. One for flowerchild, just started in R26, one for Stephanie Lee-almost full, and one for misscorina-almost full. I'll be sending these out this round. Has anyone seen mine by chance?

mdkrouwel 07/15/2014 #

As already mentioned to the host, I won't be participating in this round due to holidays/travel abroad. I will send the cards in the next round!

AnnieMaxine 07/15/2014 #

If you think you may not receive your postcard from the last round in time for this one (and you live in the US), please let me know. I have a few that I need to get out this round!

Thanks!

preslarb 07/15/2014 #

I will be sending Mandy Jansens card in this round. Still plenty of room for siggies.

crmc 07/15/2014 #

I'll be sending Charlotte Huntley's card on. 4 more rounds to fill up the card.

ToshaV 07/15/2014 #

I have Deno Moss @deeno1105 postcard and I am the first signer!

marknitall 07/15/2014 #

I have 2 p c - one from S. Martin of Oregon City and A. Apelsen of South Africa - both have some spare spaces still.

Cubsfanjennie 07/15/2014 #

I'll be sending BeckyG56's pc on this round!!!

spinjenny 07/15/2014 #

I have cards from @Mimi7 , @tatntole and @manders2280 to pass on in this round.

Elisabeth 07/16/2014 #

I have Mary Covey's postcard.

mcovey 07/16/2014 #

I have Kelly H from Ga.--almost filled couple more spaces

ladydy5 07/16/2014 #

Where oh where has our little cards gone? No one seen mine yet. Diane Yates ?

AnnieMaxine 07/16/2014 #

I have several cards, but will be sending a couple off to be sent for this round to a couple of other users: @nicholes @Vickeyen @misscorina @emilynhr @sweetsaltfish @smokeyquartz1980

AgnesP 07/17/2014 #

AnnieMaxine, I will be back from myvacation on 28th so, even though i am used to sendmy swaps early , this time , i won't be able to send before the lat day .. don't worry!

gusmom2000 07/17/2014 #

I will be passing on @flowerchild 's card started in Round 22. I will be at camp all next week, but will have it ready to go and will mail on the 27th or 28th. How do some people have multiple cards?

dlchick 07/17/2014 #

I'm sending one that belongs to Merideth Bushy that I received in round 26.

AnnieMaxine 07/17/2014 #

Some have multiple cards because the mail doesn't arrive to all people in time for each round, so they may receive two for the following round.

flowerchild 07/17/2014 #

So happy to see 2 of my 3 children alive and well and traveling the world...without me...

qwerty2k 07/17/2014 #

I will be moving on a card that belongs to Meredith in WI.

twobluecrows 07/18/2014 #

I'm sending out @flyingfox 's card (Nana Treadwell), I'm the first to sign on it.

Anyone seen mine?

ToshaV 07/19/2014 #

Oh no I hate that I missed the sign up! I have been on vacation! If Anyone would take an extra partner, I have a round 28!

AnnieMaxine 07/20/2014 #

You can sign up through today!

Eponita 07/20/2014 #

MADE IT!

AleutianGoddess 07/20/2014 #

Wow! What a great idea! If I didn't have such wonky mail service I would join. Give yourself a pat on the back for organizing this!

ToshaV 07/21/2014 #

I made it!! I am sending deeno1105!

pne 07/21/2014 #

I am sending on two cards: one from @ZzMonstruozZ to @riftvegan which is pretty new and one from/for Shirley Kimball which is about half full.

Deeno1105 07/21/2014 #

@ToshaV Thanks for the update.

NOTE TO M. VANDERBURG I just got your card hand delivered to my door Apparently it's been lost in the mail. The last signer was R26.

Mimi7 07/21/2014 #

I am sending on Tania Neirinckx card from Belgium and Natasa May card from Slovenia

Mimi7 07/21/2014 #

By the way , Natasa I love this dragon postcard :)

VioletFaye 07/21/2014 #

I'm sending home Cindi Fontanilla's ( @HelloCindi PC from R# 14

knitterofhats 07/21/2014 #

I'm sending two cards I got in R27. One is from @AgnesP and the other is from @mariamichelle Both are more than half full.

NatashaMay 07/22/2014 #

@Mimi7 thanks! I love it, too. The green dragon is a city symbol of our capitol city where I was born and raised. :)

Sternenfee 07/23/2014 #

@pne you card took a trip to Germany. I will pass it on this round. Wonder if anyone has seen one of my cards...I'm so curious ;)

lorettadog 07/25/2014 #

Just sent out @Happycrazylion pc! :o)

Bluegirl 07/25/2014 #

I haven't received anything yet. if I don't get anything I'll send a new card in this round.

inthewild 07/27/2014 #

Thanks for update Preslarb - good to see my p/c is still traveling :)

sunspot 07/28/2014 #

Sending out mine today. Last round I got 2. I think one has to go home now, but I'm not sure. It seems to me that it's filled, but it looks like the original owner had put extra lines above their own address. Generally here, the post people really don't like when there is extra stuff written above the address and under the stamp. Too much room for confusion. So I'm going to use my best judgment and send home. It has plenty of names already, so I think missing out on the possibilities of a few more but being sure of getting it home is best. :)

sunspot 07/28/2014 #

So what I'm trying to say is Danushaj, one of your cards is headed home!! :D

hazan33 07/28/2014 #

I didn't receive anything yet. Will send a new card today.

Soph 07/29/2014 #

I'll be sending a filled postcard home to Lynnette in Iowa (no swap-bot name).

AnnieMaxine 07/29/2014 #

Still waiting on 11 people to Send!

smokeyquartz1980 07/30/2014 #

Sorry, I sent last week and forgot to hit the button!!!!

Deeno1105 07/31/2014 #

*Wanted to thank everyone who signed my Cruisin' Route 66 card. I received it with open arms yesterday all filled. Thank you to @mamarochat for returning it and actually received it twice on its journey.**

spinjenny 08/ 1/2014 #

My card started in R14 has just made it home. Thanks go to @newrule , @flowerchild , @penandink . @JanHardt and Tania (no username given)! It appears to have been stuck for 8 months at one point, so I hope its eventual arrival encourages people still waiting for their own cards to return.

All my own cards are now back, so I'll send out a new one for the next round along with one from @jeepermom which has just enough room for one more entry.

NatashaMay 03/23/2015 #

I'm sorry to see this swap end. Thanks @AnnieMaxine for keeping it going for so long. Hope I get to see my postcards return to me. I have lost track of them a while ago. Nataลกa May, Slovenia

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