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Star Trek in a Bag

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Star Trek in a Bag
Group:Fandom in a Bag
Swap Coordinator:KateKintail (contact)
Swap categories: Movies  Television  Themed 
Number of people in swap:6
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:3.90
Last day to signup/drop:May 31, 2016
Date items must be sent by:June 30, 2016
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

The June 2016 Fandom in a Bag swap is Star Trek.

Step 1: Step 1: Please list in the comments your favorite characters, movies, shows, books, or any other preference you may have.

Step 2: After partners are assigned, check to see what your partner likes. You can follow-up with a message if you need to know more. Then scrounge up, buy, and/or create items that fit in a bag. Your bag must contain at least 7 different types of items although more is certainly encouraged (PLEASE try to make it look full). Different types of items means 5 ATCs, 3 pins, 2 postcards would be 10 items but only 3 different types. The swap requirement is for 7 different types in a bag.

Some ideas of themed items: stickers, ATCs, postcards, toys/action figures, comics, note cards, pins/buttons, magnets, jewelry, trading cards, legal music CDs, charms, ornaments, books, bookmarks, address labels, postcards, plushies/stuffies, promo stills/autograph cards, fainfic, zines, etc.

More specific ideas: com badge, Starfleet Academy stickers or acceptance letter, lists of your favorite episodes/quotes, recipes to feed into a replicator, Earl Gray tea, ship blueprints or little models, tie-in books, holodeck program list, a small red shirt, "alien" vocabulary word cheat sheets, an ode to your favorite rule of acquisition, etc.

Be sure to check your partner's profile so you don't send anything he or she might be allergic to.

Step 3: Put the items in a ziplock-type bag. Size: 1 gallon (measures about 10 inches by 11 inches or 28cm by 26.5 cm). You can decorate the bag or incorporate the bag into something (mount it or sew something around it). If you want to make or buy a bag instead of using a ziplock plastic one, that's fine as well, but it should be at least a gallon in size. All items you gather or create should fit into the bag (if a couple are too big, that's fine).

Assemble your bags during the month of June and please send by the deadline (June 30).

Group rating rules apply. NO FLAKING ALLOWED! All flakers will be beamed away to the most boring planet in the galaxy, never to return.

Discussion

ksj1717 05/26/2016 #

Hi. I'm a Star Trek collector, so this is an exciting group for me. That also means that you really can't go wrong when it comes to what you decide to send to me. That being said, here are some of my favorite Star Trek people(s) and/or themes.

  1. Elim Garak
  2. Tribbles
  3. Klingons
  4. Andorians
  5. Jeffrey Combs in general
  6. The U.S.S. Enterprise
  7. Leonard Nimoy
  8. William Shatner
  9. Chris Pine

Thanks so much!

ScrapHappyGabi 05/26/2016 #

I cant join this one this time --- but for all of you Star Trek lovers (Myself included) check this out :) <3

http://creationent.com

ScrapHappyGabi 05/26/2016 #

and click on 50 year mission tour (gold rectangle box) - there are a few conventions coming up in a few cities!! <3 I am a volunteer for Creation so I am on the up and up for all the Star Trek cons ;) xx

raesha 05/27/2016 #

EEEKKKK!!!!! We'll I'm going to end my short Swap-Bot hiatus by signing up for this swap:) Star Trek is one of my all time favorite fandoms:) LOVE LOVE LOVE me some Star Trek. I've been to several conventions and have collected a nice little stash of autographs.

I LOVE The original Series, The Next Generation and Voyager. I never got into Deep Space Nine and haven't had a chance to watch Enterprise yet. I also absolutely love the old movies and the new reboot.

Here's some top 10 of items I would love - though you are going to make me happy no matter what if it's ST related:)

  1. Kirk (Shatner)
  2. Kirk (Pine)
  3. Riker
  4. Spock (Nimoy)
  5. Spock (Quinto)
  6. Tribbles
  7. Handmade items - star trek fabric or space themed
  8. Kahn (CUMBERBATCH!!!!!!)
  9. the women of Star Trek
  10. Pops - I only have Riker so far
WallflowerJenn 05/31/2016 #

Yay yay yay!!! Original and TNG are favorite series ~ All the movies new and old are favorites ~ The cartoon series is a fav also! Top 5 Favorite characters: #1 SPOCK! (Nimoy), #2 Uhura (Nichols), #3 Captain Picard, #4 Jordy, #5 Data Anything that has to do with The Enterprise, 🖖🏼 live long & prosper symbol, ranking symbols/communicator, tribbles, equipment such as phasers/handheld communicator/etc), Pop Vinyls, quotes..... I will be SO excited with anything ST! Handmade Items definitely welcomed too!!

KateKintail 06/ 1/2016 #
  1. Star Trek: TNG as a whole. I adore every bit of that show. Seriously. I rewatch it, like, twice a year. Can't go wrong with ANYTHING related to it (except no books, please, I have about a hundred ST books sitting on Mt. To Be Read still).
  2. The Enterprise
  3. Tribbles (I wear tribble slippers at work)
  4. Pops- I own no ST ones
  5. Reboot movies (Kirk, Spock, Bones, Uhura, Kahn)
  6. Necklaces
  7. Starfleet Academy
  8. DS:9 & Enterprise are both wonderful
  9. Voyager and TOS also have places in my hearts, but they're my least favorite of all the series/movies
  10. Action figures of ST engineers I don't already have for my collection (I still need Trip and TOS!Scotty)

I adore store-bought and handmade. I love to see your creativity and passion for a fandom shine through in a swap. Also, I don't think I have a single ST ATC in my collection!

Oh!! I have a dear friend who loves Nimoy's Spock, so I wouldn't mind something related to him that will be a gift to her. I really like him too, but Uhura was always my favorite from TOS.

If you need any more specifics, see my favorites listed on previous Star Trek fandom in a bag swaps. Or message me. Thank you!

stkirsch 06/ 1/2016 #

Oops almost forgot to post here!

Favorite series original and next gen and the new jj abrams reboot.

I love creativity and art. I've just begun collecting ATCs so anything you'd like to create will be cherished. I'll also read and enjoy anything you choose to write regardless of ships.

Love enterprise and star fleet symbols.

I have a fondness for those poor poor red shirts and red shirt humor.

I love all of the original characters in OST.

Tribbles are so cute

Original Klingons are the best! Not sanguine on subsequent interpretations.

craftwiz 06/ 2/2016 #

I hadn't posted yet because I signed up more for my husband more than anything...he's the Star Trek fan! He loves the Enterprise which he just finish watching again. The Next generation too! I would love to get some Lego or small artwork for him I bought him a LARGE picture of the enterprise and would like to put something around it. Really anything goes....we don't have much, besides the movies.

MsVal313 06/ 4/2016 #

I am so sad I missed this one.

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