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Adventures of the Traveling Postcard Round #73

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Adventures of the Traveling Postcard Round #73
Swap Coordinator:mdkrouwel (contact)
Swap categories: Postcards 
Number of people in swap:71
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.96
Last day to signup/drop:January 2, 2018
Date items must be sent by:January 11, 2018
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

PLEASE NOTE: Well-established folks ONLY (50 or more Type 2/Type 3 swaps completed). I changed the settings to an automatical rating of 4.96. If you wish to participate but your rating is too low, please contact me and I will check your profile and decide whether or not to let you in as well. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PLEASE NOTE TOO: do not ad a new card as long as you still have a card to send out that belongs to someone else. Lately I do receive envies with more then one card (that's okay), but then there is also a brand new card added to join this swap. I have also been contacted about this by other participants. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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 screen name 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!) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Hang on to the postcard(s) that you receive in each round. We will have another round each month. 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. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

IMPORTANT:

1.) Please don't send more than 3 cards per round. Hang on to the extra ones and send them in following rounds. If you have too many, please contact me.

2.) Do not ad a new card as long as you still have a card to send out that belongs to someone else. If you do receive a newly started card as an 'extra' card, please let me know.

3.) Before sending out the cards to the next person, do check if the cards belongs to someone who is still participating. If they are not, please contact me about it.

4.) If you decide to stop the swap, please contact me so you can send your received cards to me and I can keep them in rotation.

5.) Do NOT send the postcard back to the original owner until the left side of the postcard is completely filled unless instructed otherwise. CHECK TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE NOT SENDING YOUR PARTNER'S CARD BACK TO THEM AS PART OF THE SWAP ROUND YOU'RE ON.

6.) 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.

7.) Do not send huge cards! It requirers extra postage! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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 postcards back. So don't join if you don't think you can commit to it for the long haul. I will be checking EVERYONE'S profile and will ban anyone that I feel like. Thanks and happy swapping!

Discussion

kweandee 12/ 8/2017 #

Will take whatever you have that's outstanding that needs signers or to go home ;)

Also when do we make a new card, when the last one comes home?

kweandee 12/ 8/2017 #

I got three in the last round, fair warning for my partner lol

institches 12/13/2017 #

Received in Round 72

Maggie Diamante - started in Round 59 - almost full, one or two signers left

Anastasia Karras - started Round 66

Juniebird 12/15/2017 #

Received in Round 72

@fbresnah - started in round 68

@Reigt - started in round 61 - almost full

@mellyrose89 - started in round 66

Juniebird 12/15/2017 #

Oops, I typed one of the usernames wrong, should be:

@Religt - started in round 61 - almost full

pne 12/17/2017 #

I have a brand new card from @Vickyen

Coss 12/20/2017 #

I have not received a rating from Round 71 that went to the Czech Republic- so they may be lost forever.Nadja from Austria started in round #48, and Jackie from St. Paul,MN from round #65.

I haven't received my card from Round 72 yet (coming from Canada), so I will wait to join after the Christmas holiday if it arrives before the deadline.

NatashaMay 12/20/2017 #

I have cards from @TexyDeb and Judee K. from USA.

Mark63 12/20/2017 #

Forwarding PCs for: Sarah (Cullin?)- AZ, USA, Rita Viana - Canada & Dawn Nivera- GA, USA. *These 3 PCs are less than 1/2 full !!!

noname13 12/21/2017 #

I have R61 for @neekahbelle (who seems to have left SB) and R68 for @dawnielynn

mdkrouwel 12/22/2017 #

Just a short message to let you know I will be away during holidays season and any U2U's will be replied after I return!

Wishing you all a wonderfull time!

mcovey 12/22/2017 #

I have Anna W from Utah started round 68 and @Two turtles started around Round 66 to send on this round !

piratejimbob87 12/24/2017 #

I will be passing on a postcard for Sue, @papergirl46

PeggyO 12/26/2017 #

Has anyone seen my postcard? It has been out there for about a year now, so I thought it would come back to me by now! If no one has seen it, I suspect it is either lost or someone never sent it on.

I think I will start a new card and see if I can get that one back in less than a year! PeggyO

Coss 12/28/2017 #

just sent home R. Watkins to MD today.

LisaLisa3 12/31/2017 #

Has anyone seen mine? Lisa Morris from Texas, I have never received one that I started back. I have one to send on but was wondering about mine or if I should start another one? Would love to get one back.

kgeslab 01/ 2/2018 #

If someone wants to send me an extra card you have I'll take it and start up in the next swap. Contact me in a message.

Artfreak16 01/ 2/2018 #

This will be my first traveling postcard! Super excited!

mdkrouwel 01/ 3/2018 #

Round 74 is here:

http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/255572?new=1

SatisHuman 01/ 3/2018 #

I am mailing @preslarb

ReLigt 01/ 3/2018 #

I am mailing cards belonging to Charlotte in Elkhorn, WI (no user name) and @LisaLisa3 both starred in round 64. Lisa, yours is almost full! These are going to a fabulous place on my travel wish list. :)

Thank you @Juniebird for the update on my card!

Johanna51 01/ 4/2018 #

I send the postcard of Katka Loutilova to the next round.

spinweaver 01/ 5/2018 #

I will be sending on a pc from suesuzieg which started on July 29, 2014!! Still room on it, too. Also Inger Amundsen's card and Patty LaPierre's card.

elinor 01/ 6/2018 #

I'm sending on the cards of @tyracrafty (almost full!) and @caddi Looks like the card I sent out has got lost somewhere along the way too...

dawnielynn 01/ 6/2018 #

Sending @taleo postcard back home! (Tammy Donnelly)

preslarb 01/ 7/2018 #

Sending on: Jane from Witham, England and @circlebfarms10

LovelyLindaSwap 01/ 9/2018 #

Sending on @taledo from round 71 and @McCovey from round 64.

LovelyLindaSwap 01/10/2018 #

@elinor I have one of your traveling cards, but you are my partner this round, so I did not send it. I will forward it in a later round.

pne 01/11/2018 #

I also sent on a card from @theaterfan23 .

TexyDeb 02/ 3/2018 #

I'm forwarding one for Charlotte H. It's only half full. No swap-bot user name for her. It started in round #64

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