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Adventures of the Traveling Postcard #77

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Adventures of the Traveling Postcard #77
Swap Coordinator:mdkrouwel (contact)
Swap categories: Postcards 
Number of people in swap:75
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.96
Last day to signup/drop:May 1, 2018
Date items must be sent by:May 10, 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

institches 04/10/2018 #

I have the following postcards:

Jackie Flaherty of St. Paul, MN , USA - will be mailing home to her as it's full

Inger Amundsen (?) - of Norway - will be passing on for this round

Artfreak16 04/10/2018 #

I have the following postcards:

Katka Louzilova (i think that's the spelling for the last name) of Czech Republic - will be mailing home

@Petercure of Hong Kong - will be passing on

judee0624 04/12/2018 #

I received my original card after nearly 2 years! I never thought I would see it again. Now what do I do?

EmilyT 04/13/2018 #

If that was your only in rotation start a new one this round(according to swap description), unless you get an envelope with 3 PCs, then I'd wait until next round. Or if you have other PCs already out there the host has expressed in comments to wait until you have to send someone else's home-then start a new one.

Jafferty 04/14/2018 #

I am mailing home two cards this round:

Patricia LaPierre of New Hampshire (USA)

Susan Oler @Suesuzieq Idaho (USA)

Also forwarding Inger Amundsen (Norway) to next person

Coss 04/14/2018 #

I am forwarding Charlotte from WI on to the next person

PeggyO 04/15/2018 #

I have had 2 cards out in the world somewhere for nearly 2 years---I'm wondering if someone just stopped participating and never sent them on. Does that happen for that reason or any others? I'm getting weary of waiting and am a bit disappointed. I sent a new one out in the last round, hoping it might have better luck.; I hope that was OK.

tizzicat 04/16/2018 #

I'm the same @PeggyO I think I've got four out there somewhere ...

cmalaina 04/19/2018 #

Is this similar to a traveling letter

cmalaina 04/19/2018 #

Is this similar to a traveling letter

EmilyT 04/20/2018 #

It probably is similar to a traveling letter but there isn't room to write much, most of us just write our profile name, real name, location & round # of the swap.

pne 04/25/2018 #

I have cards for Mandy Jansen, Christina Cavett, and Linda Harris.

thisismeAXiD 05/ 1/2018 #

1 went home to Alaska.

Sending on Peggy O.

mdkrouwel 05/ 2/2018 #

Partners are assigned! Round 78 is here:

http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/262004

ReLigt 05/ 2/2018 #

Sending on a card belonging to Katka in Czech Republic this round.

spinjenny 05/ 3/2018 #

I am sending a card from @preslarb in this round.

spinjenny 05/ 3/2018 #

Oops, I just looked at the card again and it is actually from Chen Zax - @preslarb was the first signer.

Tessssssa 05/ 4/2018 #

Sending on a card from @spinjenny

noname13 05/ 4/2018 #

Sending #68 from @fbresnah #75 from @papergirl46 and a card from @elinor started 2/2017 with one space left.

noname13 05/ 4/2018 #

Unfortunately my letter from R75 seems to be lost in space as it still hasn't arrived at my swap partners home :(

LovelyLindaSwap 05/ 6/2018 #

I have Melanie from Australia from R66, and Bonnie from USA from R72.

Mark63 05/ 8/2018 #

I'm forwarding PCs for: Bobbie Hill (x2) (USA) & Chen Zax (Israel)

Mark63 05/ 8/2018 #

I've just received PCs for Round #77, so I'll forward these with the others that I'm posting today. They are for Candace Russell (USA) & Rita Cerniglia (USA)

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